Burnley (away), Saturday (3pm), 22nd October
Live TV: none ... Live Radio: none
This year's AGM will be held on Tuesday (8pm), 8th November ...and the venue will be the King's Head, Belfast.
The club's Accounts for the year ending 31st May 2016 ...includes the Treasurer's Report and the Auditors' Report... are now available to download from our password-protected 2016 AGM webpage.
Incidentally, all five of the existing committee members have been automatically re-elected for their existing posts, as no new nominations were received.
(updated 20 Oct)
Burnley (away): Saturday, 22nd October
ESCNI will have seven people at Saturday's game at Burnley.
The current weather forecast is for a dry afternoon with sunny intervals, and a temperature of 11°C.
Fixture News: December/January Games
The selection of the third batch of televised Premier League games (covering the games in December and January) was announced on Friday ...and our members were immediately texted accordingly. During this period, there are five home games that could have been affected...
- Man Utd (Sat 03 Dec)
- Arsenal (Wed 14 Dec)
- Liverpool (Sat 17 Dec)
- Southampton (Mon 02 Jan)
- Man City (Sat 14 Jan)
Remember, updated fixture information on all home games is available from our password-protected Flight Prices webpage; and we also text out to our members immediately we know that the dates of the games have been confirmed.
In order to receive our text information immediately, take out an ESCNI membership via our Membership webpage.
Over 925 Follow ESCNI Twitter
Our ESCNI Twitter account now has over 925 followers.
If you aren't already one, please take a moment to read our Social Media webpage in order to learn of the advantages of being one of its followers.
In an effort to not overload you with tweets, we assume that you already follow the official Everton account (@Everton) and, consequently, we generally do not retweet Everton’s own tweets. Our tweets tend to be ones (such as fixture, travel, accommodation and ESCNI‑related information) relevant to our own unique position.
Man City (away): Saturday, 15th October
ESCNI will have 15 people at Saturday's game at Man City.
The current weather forecast is for a mixed afternoon of showers and sunny intervals, and a temperature of 14°C.
easyJet Admin Fee rises to £14
When booking (or even pricing) flights, remember that easyJet add an £14 administration fee on every booking, irrespective of the number of people or number of flights it is for.
Consequently, it pays to team up with others or (if possible) to simultaneously book multiple return flights (however, it should be noted that each party of travellers must comprise exactly the same names) using the Add More Flights button.
As an example, if you can book as a pair it will instantly save each of you £7 per person.
For the last two months of the season, the first Saturday morning flight is at the unearthly time of 06.45 (for the first half of
April the next flight is at 12.10, then 08.20 from then on) with the only evening return at 20.40 ... so, it could be a very long day for
On Sundays, the only morning flight out is at 08.20 with return flights at 17.50, 19.40 and 20.40.
'MEMBERS ONLY' Area
Today, 2nd October, we changed the password and texted our current members with the new one for our website.
Remember, our website has a Members Only area that (as the name suggests) is intended for ESCNI members only; and access to it requires the use of a password.
This password will be changed occasionally. However, members will be advised of any change via an email and a text message. If you have forgotten the password, simply email or text (078 5408 2080) the Secretary for a reminder.
As you can see from our sitemap, this area contains most of our fixture and travel information, together with our club's internal business (Rules, AGM and Committee information, etc).
Crystal Palace (home): Friday 30th September
ESCNI will have 17 people at tomorrow evening's game against Crystal Palace.
The current weather forecast is for a dry evening, and a temperature of 13°C.
Norwich - League Cup (home): Tuesday 20th September
ESCNI will have four people at tomorrow's League Cup game at home to Norwich.
The current weather forecast is for a dry cloudy evening, with a temperature of 15°C.
Ryanair: City of Derry to Liverpool
Ryanair are reducing their Derry/Liverpool service to just two flights per week from next April.
- Sat: 16.05
- Tue: 12.40
- Sat: 14.40
- Tue: 11.15
They are also axeing completely their Derry/London Stansted service.
A reminder to all of our North West members that Ryanair operate a direct air service between City of Derry and Liverpool airports.
Currently (Aug to Oct ‘16), their timetables are...
- Sat, Tue & Thu*: 09.00 (*08.25 in Aug)
- Sun: 14.25 (16.05 in Oct)
- Mon: 13.00 (15.30 in Oct)
- Sat, Tue & Thu*: 07.35 (*07.00 in Aug)
- Sun: 13.00 (14.40 in Oct)
- Mon: 11.35 (14.05 in Oct)
Arriva 500 Bus: Update
Arriva’s bus service 500 (which operates between the airport and the Liverpool One bus station) now calls in at Liverpool South Parkway train station in both directions.
Their schedules have also changed slightly...
- the first bus departs from the airport at 4.31am
- and the last one (to the airport) departs from Liverpool One at 7.05pm
...full details are available from the relevant Arriva webpage.
New Investment, New Manager, New Fixtures... now's the optimum time to join us...
ESCNI Membership 2016/17
Membership fees for Season 2016/17 remain unchanged at...
- Adult: £15
- Junior (born after 31st December 2000): £6
- Senior (born before 31st December 1951): £6
- Family (max 2 adults, unlimited children): £30
As part of their ESCNI Membership Package, each of our 2016/17 members will be issued with our new ESCNI enamel badge (pictured right).
Anyone renewing before 31st August will also be in the draw for a signed replica home shirt.
The quickest and easiest way of joining/renewing ESCNI is via our Membership webpage.
Merseytravel Pass (Walrus)
A reminder that Merseytravel have replaced their Saveaway scratchcard with their Walrus smartcard and, with this, you can then travel all day on Liverpool's buses for only £3.90 (child: £2.30).
Furthermore, as well as all Liverpool's buses, it will also let you travel on the trains ...including the service from the city centre to Kirkdale Station (it takes less than 10 minutes, followed by a 16 minute walk to Goodison).
The Walrus smartcard can be purchased from the Spar shop, adjacent to the arrivals exit point, on the ground floor of the airport.
So, providing time permits, you can avoid the need for expensive taxis and travel all day for only £3.90.