Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

So Long Emre

As Emre Can prepares to head for pastures new, we compare him to another Liverpool player who thought he was too good for the club.

A Red Odyssey

All five of us for two and six Watched Billy Liddell get his kicks And Albert Stubbins on the ball Awaiting Sergeant Pepper's call We...

The One And Only Billy Liddell

Sir William Liddell - to bestow upon him a title he more than earned - WAS Liverpool Football Club. He was its spirit. He...

Bob Paisley: Jane’s Story

Caz had told me several times in the weeks leading up to Christmas about how big a Liverpool fan her dad was. He’d even...