Why Are Everton FC Called the Toffees?

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Everton FC is nicknamed the Toffees or The Toffeemen and this came up after Everton had moved to Goodison. There was a toffee shop, which advertised and sold sweets, including the Everton Mint and it was located opposite where Everton crest is based.
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Everton's nickname comes from two shops very close to the club in it's early years, Ye Anciente Everton Toffee House and Mother Nobletts Toffee Shop.
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It could be because they used to hold Football meetings at the Queen`s Head Hotel, and near by there was a house called ye old ancient toffee house the word toffee was also a slang
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because a stripped black and white mint with a soft centre was/is made in the local sweet factory and they are called everton mints. hence the local team being called the toffees.
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