Football entertainment in Liverpool
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Doff o' the cap to Evertonians and Beatle-maniacs, but no single institution represents the Mersey spirit and strong sense of identity more powerfully than Liverpool FC, who won everything in the 70s and 80s but have struggled ever since: they last won the league title in 1990 and in 2011 their bitter rivals Manchester United won their 19th title – one more than Liverpool.
In 2010 the club was bought by US sports investment company Fenway Sports Group, who know a thing or two about turning longstanding disappointment around - they also own the Boston Red Sox baseball team - and Liverpool fans have pinned their hopes on also being delivered to the promised land (although…
Liverpool's blue half consoles itself for existing in the shadow of its more successful neighbour with the historical truth that 'we were there first' - founded in 1878, Everton FC are the city's first club.
Tours of Goodison Park run throughout the year, except on the Friday before home matches. Take bus 19, 20 or 21 from Paradise St Interchange or Queen St Bus Station.