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Do you remember him being called Chick now and then? nt
In his twelve seasons with Everton, Meagan was not always first choice either in midfield or at full back. In the championship-winning side of 1962-63, however, he was almost a regular, playing at both right and left back.
Based on the white-shirted opponent in the OS photo and the games in which all four blues played together (thanks evertonresults.com), I think the match was on the last day of the 1962-63 season. Roy Vernon scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 win against Fulham.
The line-up that day was Dunlop, Parker, Meagan, Gabriel, Labone, Kay, Scott, Stevens, Young, Vernon, Temple
Fulham's team included luminaries such as George Cohen, Alan Mullery, Bobby Robson, and Johnny Haynes.
As a student at King's College, London, I couldn't go to that match; however, I did see the famous 1-0 victory over Spurs while home for Easter. I was also at Upton Park for the nail-biting 2-1 win against West Ham in late April. The Hammers took the lead in that match thank to an own goal by . . . Meagan.
Goals by Vernon and Temple secured the win, though in the closing minutes I recall seeing Blues' defenders wellying the ball upfield. It resembled kicking for touch in Rugby Union: not School of Science, but effective nonetheless.