Wednesday, December 19, 2018

My Istanbul Story

Reds of my generation, or more precisely my age, have a curious relationship with the European Cup. In 1977 watching the Reds was a...

Sir Roger Hunt (An Appreciation)

Advancing years has its advantages, not many I grant you and these tend to be outweighed by dribbling senility and incontinence. One however is...

The Justice Bell

This is dedicated to the families and loved ones of all those who fell on 15th April 1989. Through lack of justice, they have...

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...