THE BBC’s Mark Chapman will be the host of Everton’s prestigious annual End of Season Awards ‘The Dixies’. The lifelong sports fan is best known for anchoring BBC’s Match of the Day 2, presenting BBC Radio Five Live’s ‘5 Live Sport’ show as well as working on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The inaugural ‘Dixies’ will take place on Tuesday 9 May at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and is part of a revamp of the awards which is set to be bigger, better and more inclusive than ever before with over 1,300 Evertonians having a chance to enjoy the ceremony. Fans will be joined on the evening by a host of Blues legends – as well as Ronald Koeman and the entire Everton first-team squad. Not only are there 10 prestigious ‘Dixies’ to be awarded on the night, there will also be special guests, interviews with first-team stars, live music and video clips. Tickets start at £30 in the Rear Circle and rise to £36 in the Upper Circle, £42 in the Grand Circle (limited availability) and £72.50 for the first two rows in the Grand Circle. There are also two different VIP Packages, with seats in the stalls available from £99, including an event programme and complimentary drink on arrival, however private boxes for the event have now sold out. Tickets to ‘The Dixies’ are available to purchase either online here or alternatively you can call The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Box Office on 0151 709 3789*. * Note booking fees do apply, there is a charge of 7.5% fee for online and telephone sales and a charge of 2% for in person credit card payments. The 7.5% charge includes postage.