Saturday, October 20, 2018

Smokin’ Joe

This is my tribute to one of the most down to earth, easy going, coaching genius’s that our club has ever had, R.I.P. Joe...

August 30th 1953

The following article is the preface to Peter Etherington's book One Boy And His Kop. 29th August 1953: Bootle Hospital Maternity Ward: 7:30 p.m. "Yer...

Don’t Buy The Sun

A play by Peter Etherington Cast: Peter Etherington (Narrator and Evo) John Maguire (Dicko – a Liverpudlian Sun reader) John McCormick (Macca - a Liverpudlian Echo reader) Vic...

Tribute to Bob Paisley

Let's start straight away by saying Bob didn't really want the job as manager after Shanks resigned. The popular avuncular figure saw himself more as...

Back in 1965, when the great Bill Shankly was alive

May 1st 1965 was one of the greatest days in the history of Liverpool Football Club; the day we won the FA Cup for...

That Lad

A poem about the horrors of Hillsborough. April fifteenth, nineteen-eighty-nine. Semi-final day, the weather was fine. Set off for Hillsborough in our mini-bus. Laughing and...

LFC Glamsters

Believe this or believe this not: LFC fans have been known to wear make-up. "Nothing unusual about that," you might think, "loads of women...

Having A Go

A poem about life in the 70's for a Liverpool fan, by Peter Etherington... Late sixties - early seventies you had to be tough. Give...

Ninety Six Souls – A Survivor’s Story

Six minutes past three on that tragic day. The pain and the trauma won't go away. Crushed as I was in that terrible pen. Dead bodies around...

Liverbird Upon My Chest

Relative of mine. Good decent person. From the same working class stock as myself. Has done well and lived the past twenty years or so...