The fully revised and updated 2012 edition of The Liverpool Miscellany is essential reading for fans in the red half of Merseyside. Written by respected football journalist Leo Moynihan, a lifelong Liverpool fan, this goldmine of information reveals all manner of facts, feats and stories from the proud history of one of English football's most successful clubs. A rich source of quirky trivia, the book explains how Liverpool twice made history on 'Match of the Day', what happened when a Mr Whippy van spared the blushes of a European Cup-wining captain, and reveals the lucky mascot that inspired one of the club's greatest ever managers. In addition, it also tells the story of Anfield's legendary stadium announcer, reveals the full list of Pepe Reina's matchday superstitions and celebrates the wit and wisdom of the great Bill Shankly in a special chapter containing some of his finest quips. Alongside these meticulously researched entries are biographical sections on club heroes like Billy Liddell, Kevin Keegan, Emlyn Hughes, John Barnes, Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard and Kenny Dalglish as well as detailed season-by-season records to satisfy even the most ardent of statisticians. With its extensive array of facts, feats and anecdotes to chew over, this labour of love is the perfect Christmas present for the Liverpool fan in your life - young or old. Beautifully printed on imitation cloth.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 166 pages, black and white throughout
- Publisher: Vision Sports Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/10/2012
- Category: Sports teams & clubs
- ISBN: 9781907637698