WACKER: THE SPIRIT OF SCOUSE – FRIDAY’S COLUMN

ON the infamous Panorama documentary, with the iconic black and white footage of a boisterous, swaying 1960s Kop, there is a reference to “Wacker – The Spirit of Scouse.” The term “Wack” (or Whack) is a precursor, taken from “The Sailors Farewell” printed in 1768, to...
LIVERPOOL: “YOU’RE NOT SINGING ANYMORE”

LIVERPOOL: “YOU’RE NOT SINGING ANYMORE”

IT’S a debate that has been going on for years. How do we reclaim The Kop? How do we bring back the famous atmosphere that made Anfield different, that made it special and so revered? It’s a debate that needs to be had. Yet it’s a debate that always...