Gylfi Sigurdsson may have already scored Everton ’s Goal of the Season .

But Siggy’s wonder strike was scored at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium in front of 3,200 elated Evertonians.

What about the greatest goal Goodison Park will witness this season?

That has still to come. Or what about the greatest goal Goodison has ever seen?

The Liverpool Echo asked readers that very same question in 2011 after Everton celebrated their 5,000th home goal against Blackpool .

And there was one contender which cropped up over and over again.

One goal from 1971 cropped up again and again

Everton FC's Jimmy Husband sprints after the ball
Everton FC’s Jimmy Husband sprints after the ball

It seems Jimmy Husband might just have scored the greatest goal Goodison has ever seen!

But we asked our readers – and some of our writers – for their own favourites.

And there were a few left-field contenders!

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Barry Connor: Interesting article and as an Evertonian of 60plus years I wouldn’t disagree with the choice of best EVERTON goal at Goodison (although I am sure Dixie probably scored a few gems).

However, the headline was greatest goal, not greatest Everton goal – so what about Albert’s goal for Hungary v Brazil in the 1966 group game – which I was fortunate to be at?

Bearing in mind the opposition on the day, Albert’s volley from a cross from the wing must force it’s way into the reckoning!

Andy McKeown: Hi Dave, How about James McFadden’s brilliant volley from the edge of the box against Charlton?

James McFadden
James McFadden

After controlling the game and then conceding what appeared to be a late Darren Bent equaliser it all seemed so very Everton. I remember wondering what the hell he was doing as he chipped the ball over the defender’s head but the finish was sublime and we won 2-1 after seemingly throwing it all away.

If Bergkamp had have scored it it would’ve been replayed over and over. Great goal in the context of the game and the technique was flawless.

Matthew: Hello Dave I could be imagining it or it might have happened somewhere else but I seem to recall a spectacular Tony Cottee goal against someone or other (Bradford City? QPR ?) – a bicycle kick or at least an acrobatic volley, certainly both feet off the ground….I have to say that from the descriptions I’ve read, Jimmy Husband’s goal sounds like a worthy winner, though Wayne’s ‘remember the name’ effort was very special.

Mike Peacock wrote: Alan Shackleton, full-length diving header v WBA on 12/12/59. About the only good thing he ever did!

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James Mackinnon

Jimmy Husband was a fantastic player till Dave Mackay did him on the halfway line one night against Derby . Does anyone remember a Gerry Humphreys goal, early seventies? Can’t remember who against. A shot from nowhere!

Phil Murray

Not saying it should be the greatest ever but I think Arteta ’s strike v Fiorentina deserves an honourable mention. My voice box nearly shattered when that went in.

Jim McGrath

Adrian Heath scores for Everton against Tottenham, 25 August 1984

Love Prenno’s trips down memory lane, that Adrian Heath goal from Sheeds chipped pass was actually a one-two after Big.

Nev found Heath on the touchline with a pass Pickford would’ve been proud of.

William Toner

Beckford .

Gill Devaney Mcpartland

I have seen a lot of goals at Goodison but that one of Husband ’s is out on its own, brilliant.

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Phil Kirkbride

Romelu Lukaku v Chelsea

Romelu Lukaku

Goodison hadn’t rocked like that for some time before and hasn’t done since.

A tight and scrappy FA Cup quarter-final with Chelsea was balanced at 0-0 but Romelu Lukaku broke the deadlock with a sublime slalom through the visitors’ defence.

It was Farhad Moshiri’s first game at Goodison after buying into the club and he picked a good one to start with.

Adam Jones

I’m convinced this is a very generational thing. So, the best goal I can remember might not have meant much in the grand scheme of Everton’s history, but it massively sticks out to me.

Yes, it’s James McFadden against Charlton.

It’s just so unique – the little flick over a helpless Madjid Bougherra took the whole stadium by surprise.

Honourable mention goes to Leon Osman for that one against Larissa, as much for the build-up as the exquisite strike.

Sam Carroll

The best goal I’ve ever seen with my own two eyes at Goodison Park is probably Romelu Lukaku’s opener against Chelsea in the FA Cup back in 2016.

Roberto Martinez ’s reign was in the dying embers, and the Blues fielded a team that included Ramiro Funes Mori, Tom Cleverley and Aaron Lennon. In short, Everton needed something from their star man.

And boy did he deliver. Gareth Barry nicked the ball back in his own half and supplied Ross Barkley , who played a seemingly harmless ball down the channels for the Belgian to chase.

Then, in a blur of sheer power and fancy footwork, Lukaku had left Branislav Ivanovic in a heap on the floor, muscled Cesar Azpilicueta into Stanley Park and then slalomed past both John Obi Mikel and Gary Cahill before slotting under Thibaut Courtois .

A truly stunning individual goal that helped drag the Blues to Wembley.

David Prentice

The 1978/79 Everton v Liverpool derby with Andy King just having scored a goal

Unlike the trio of goal-getters above, I have 43 years of Goodison-going to sift through – and happily the ‘What A Goal!’ moments are frequent.

Sharp’s volley v Spurs, Reid’s cross …. Gray, Tricky Trev in the same game, Latchford v Coventry, Lukaku v Chelsea, Arteta v Fiorentina … they’d all figure in the top 10.

Remember the name, Wayne, comes very, very close.

But it has to be the day Andy King, already an icon, became a cherished crowd idol forevermore.

Everton had not beaten Liverpool for seven long years – and such was the class of Bob Paisley’s multi-trophy winning side that any improvement on that grim statistic didn’t look likely.

But Gordon Lee had fashioned an attractive side of wannabes – and King was the unpredictable maverick at the heart of it.

Liverpool conceded just 16 league goals that season – two of them from the right boot of Andy King – and none were more sweetly struck than that October 1978 exocet.

In that night’s Match of the Day commentray John Motson screamed: “Would you believe it? And Goodison Park goes absolutely mad.”

We did. And it did.

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