FOOTBALL AND POLITICS: VOTING TO SAVE THE GAME

7 May 2015

FOOTBALL minus supporters is nothing so let’s begin with one, writes SIMON HUGHES. I bumped into an old friend last week — an Evertonian. He’s been a season ticket holder for as long as I’ve known him. That’s roughly a quarter …
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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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AINTREE RACES: LIVERPOOL’S GRAND DAY OUT

8 April 2015

ORGANISED horse racing in the UK predates professional football by more than 100 years and the Grand National, first run officially at Aintree in 1839 and won by an aptly named beast, “Lottery” is the most world-renowned race on the calendar. …
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GIG OF THE WEEK: RED SAILS RELEASE PARTY

6 February 2015

THERE is a game of football on this weekend. You may have heard. But the city of Liverpool beats on and there is plenty going on to distract nerves on Friday or help you celebrate Saturday (and into Sunday) if …
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LIVERPOOL: THE SLOW DEATH OF THE FANZINE

20 January 2015

LAST WEEK Red Issue, the United fanzine, announced that their January edition would be their last. After 25 years of following the most successful period in their history, they, like Ferguson, have called it a day. I’ve never read it …
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THE TAW MATCH DAY PUB GUIDE

12 January 2015

WE’RE going to try and regularly write about stuff to do around the game. And what better place to start than the boozers? Loads you may know. Some you might not. But here are the thoughts of some of the TAW crew …
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EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #2

10 December 2014

I’M getting bored of the recriminations. It’s easy to talk about whose fault this season is. It’s easy to talk about fixing it with knee-jerk sackings and ‘I never thought he was any good anyway’ tirades. Easy to point out the …
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RUSH TO JUDGEMENT

28 October 2014

“We don’t stand a chance without Suarez. You wait. You mark my words.Next season’s going to be a disaster” HELLO. My name is Martin, I’m 43 years old and I’m a JFK assassination researcher. Don’t go away, just yet. Let me explain. …
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TAW MAGAZINE #13

24 October 2014

Another month, another #TAWMAG in issue 13 Neil Atkinson, John Gibbons and Andy Heaton have a sit down with Stephen Warnock about his progression from Academy to the Liverpool first team and career after Liverpool, the mag is live now on …
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MIGHTY RED – WHY HE’S NOT FOR US

12 September 2014

EVERYONE remembers their first game don’t they? I think I’ve told you mine but I’ll tell you again. May 1990, I’d just turned 8 years old, and my dad had two tickets for Liverpool vs QPR at Anfield. When he …
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TAW MAGAZINE #11

8 August 2014

AFTER a brief Summer hiatus, issue 11 of The Anfield Wrap’s digital extravaganza is now live and available to download via iTunes or as a web app. In the latest issue amongst the usual suspects we’ve got Stephen Morris on the life …
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THE WRAP PARTY: AUGUST 15 2014

28 July 2014

THE VIPER KINGS, KOF, CITY WALLS THE FIRST Liverpool International Music Festival in 2013 was a resounding success, leaving the The Mathew Street Festival it had replaced a distant memory. This year it looks better again, with artists such as Ian …
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