The second season of the Premier League era proved to be a tricky one for a side who had won the league title just seven years earlier. Howard Kendall, who was in his second spell in charge, had an inconsistent start to the season, winning five of their first eight, including a 2-0 home victory over rivals Liverpool, but he lost the other three.
One win in their next nine saw the Toffeess slip perilously close to the relegation zone, and the Norwich manager, Mike Walker, who had helped the Canaries to a third-placed finish the previous season, made the move to the Merseyside club to steer them from the drop.
Walker was unable to get consistency out of his Blues side and after a 3-0 defeat to Leeds United in their penultimate game, Everton sat in the bottom three, a point behind a group of four teams: Ipswich Town, Sheffield United, Southampton and Manchester City.
45 minutes into their final game against Wimbledon, it looked even bleaker for Walker’s side as they were 2-0 down and staring down the barrel of Division One football. Barry Horne and Graham Stuart were the saviours for Everton as they saved themselves and condemned Sheffield United to the drop.
Not just was it remarkable for a club of their stature to be down there, that final game against Wimbledon remains one of their most famous simply because of how times could've changed for them if they had lost.