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The Liverpool Boys are in Town: The Birth of Terrace Culture



This book documents a youth culture that had a burgeoning start on the Football Terraces of Liverpool. Being a Season Ticket holder at Anfield in the late 1970s Dave is able to give a first hand account in the re-telling of the culture now known as Casuals. With quotes from fellow supporters, including Farm singer Peter Hooton and author Nicholas Allt, plus an intro from Head of adidas Global Marketing Gary Aspden, the adventurous tales of acquiring the latest trainers and coveted clothing…

Stand Up Pinocchio – Thommo from the Kop to the top – My Life Inside Anfiel…



Phil Thompson was born and bred a Liverpudlian and remains committed to the cause. Few others can offer such a remarkable insight into life at Anfield from Shankly to Houllier and beyond.

Born in Liverpool in 1954, Phil later moved to his spiritual home of Kirkby where his footballing abilities were soon noticed and he quickly acquired a range of schoolboy honours before signing professional forms for his beloved Reds in 1971.

As he staked a claim for a first-team place, Kop messiah Bill…

Carra: My Autobiography



For the Anfield faithful, Jamie Carragher represents everything that is great about Liverpool Football Club, prompting the Kop to sing ‘we all dream of a team of Carraghers’. The club’s vice-captain, longest-serving player and one of a select band of players to have made more than 500 appearances for the Reds, Carra never gives less than 100 per cent for the cause. He is the embodiment of old-fashioned football values – a rarity in the modern game – honest and uncompromising.

In Carra: My…

Men in White Suits: Liverpool FC in the 1990s – The Players’ Stories



In Men in White Suits, Simon Hughes meets some of the most colourful characters to have played for Liverpool Football Club during the 1990s. The resulting interviews, set against the historical backdrop of both the club and the city, deliver a rich portrait of life at Anfield during a decade when on-field frustrations were symptomatic of off-the-field mismanagement and ill-discipline. After the shock resignation of Dalglish and Graeme Souness’s ill-fated reign, the Reds ? under the…