Football editor of The Times of London and is also the author of Far Foreign Land:Pride and passion the Liverpool way. Formerly leader of the Brass section in The Farm.

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AKINWALE AROBIEKE: TONY EVANS ON ‘PURPLE AKI’

29 April 2015

AT first, it seemed like a joke. The name sounded funny: Purple Aki. It was Spring Heeled Jack for the 1980s. Just another terrifying urban legend that spread through fear and mass hysteria. The whole thing appeared preposterous. My younger …
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Get yer Scouse in order…

25 October 2013

 “WE’RE not English we are Scouse!” It’s the chant that irritates opposing fans more than any other. You can see the bewilderment; the disgust. You can almost see the thought process: “What makes you so different? What makes you special?” Even …
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