AKINWALE AROBIEKE: TONY EVANS ON ‘PURPLE AKI’

AKINWALE AROBIEKE: TONY EVANS ON ‘PURPLE AKI’

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 brothers — five and...
TONY EVANS: FA should act now and make change at the top

TONY EVANS: FA should act now and make change at the top

THE defence for Roy Hodgson seems to come from two angles. The first is based on the assertion that he is a “nice man”. The second is that there is no other viable candidate for the England manager’s job. The apologists at the FA also believe that Hodgson has overseen...

Get yer Scouse in order…

 “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 within Liverpool, there...