Tag Archives: Liverpool FC

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To be clear. I do not support Liverpool Football Club. I am old enough to remember them in the old Second Division. They got promoted around 1962 and were an instant “hit”, bringing a breath of what they believed was … Continue reading

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Cyril Smith MP : Nice One Cyril

One of the odd things about Blogging is the assumption that my readers are as much political anoraks as I am …or as old. Take Cyril Smith…Liberal MP for Rochdale in the north of England. Rochdale is a seat that … Continue reading

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Here We Go! Here We Go! Here We Go!

So in a few hours the 2013-14 Premiership Season gets under way. Tonight some teams will have three points on the board. Some will have one point. Some will have none. There will be at least one first day shock, … Continue reading

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If Political Parties Were Football Clubs….

In 1998, we had a family holiday in North Wales. One day we went up to Manchester. On another day we went to Liverpool…obviously we went to Old Trafford, Anfield and Goodison Park. The city of Liverpool…I like it. All … Continue reading

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Suarez Bites Yer Elbow

As a Manchester United fan, I am supposed to have a default for Liverpool FC. But I dont. As I have said before at the time of the Munich Air Crash, only two clubs offered help to Old Trafford. Nottingham … Continue reading

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“We Won The War …And The HP Sauce!”

West Belfast circa 1962. When we played football against the boys from the other end of our street……..and we played for hours on end…….when one team reached ten goals it was half-time. And the first team to reach twenty goals … Continue reading

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This Football Season Just Got Worse………Evra & Saurez (continued)

There are two responses to the Patrice Evra-Luis Saurez incident today. The first response is to over-state it. And the second response is to under-state it. Earlier today…Manchester United played Liverpool at Old Trafford (Manchester). United won 2-1 but my … Continue reading

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Racism And Football. Two Cases.

I am an Anti-Racist. Thats how I am. I like to claim that I was a member of the Anti-Apartheid Movement in the 1970s and 1980s. The reality is that I was only a member for about seven or eight … Continue reading

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