By Stephen F. Kelly
'When The Kop is roaring it truly is like having a 12th guy available in the market at the pitch. They're the easiest enthusiasts within the state - by means of miles.' - Jamie Carragher
The Spion Kop is likely one of the most renowned, emotive and atmospheric vantage issues in all of recreation. The one-time terracing that may 'suck the ball into the net' - in invoice Shankly's immortal word - nonetheless conjures up and intimidates this day. as soon as the house of greater than 25,000 swaying, making a song, status Kopites, it's now seated and will carry in simple terms part that quantity, yet its magic nonetheless is still.
In this absolutely revised and up-to-date version, Stephen F Kelly makes use of eyewitness stories from Kopites, policemen, cleaners and referees in addition to newspaper reviews and the memories of avid gamers and bosses to track the historical past of this awesome and engaging stand - every one anecdote splendidly evoking the spirit of the altering occasions the Kop has skilled.
Stirring, emotional and marvellously readable, The Kop is a needs to for any Liverpool fan and somebody attracted to what it ability to be a supporter of any soccer membership.
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The Kop: Liverpool's Twelfth Man by Stephen F. Kelly