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Rivalry Turned Into Hatred – Scousers and Mancs

Rivalry? Hatred? – Liverpool FC and Manchester United Just when was it that rivalry turned into hatred between the two most successful football teams in England? The gulf between the two clubs is much wider and longer than 30 or so miles of the East Lancs Road that physically separates Anfield and Old Trafford. To be precise,  that gulf exists between the fans and not so much the owners, directors and players of both clubs. I am not sure I could have written that last sentence when SAF was still manager of ManU. He stoked the passion of the fans on both sides with his now infamous statement that he intended to “knock Liverpool off their f***ing perch”! I became prompted to write this post in… Read More

Angry Facebook User

I have no idea why this has popped up on my page! I’d rather boil my head in a bucket of swine flu! This was a comment posted on my Facebook page by an angry Facebook user – an English guy.  I have called him Mr. Blogg so as not to identify him by name. I think it is amusing so I replied – Thank you Mr. Blogg but please don’t do that. Sounds rather painful! His comment was  in response to my post titled Liverpool Football Club that was published both here and on my Facebook Page as well as other social media sites. This ‘Boil my head in a bucket of swine flu” comment is both graphic and nonsensical. It may also be indicative of… Read More

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