Fanfare: Peter Phillips

Here’s this week’s Fanfare feature where we caught up with Peter Phillips.

We ask him about past, present and future goings-on, as well as his ultimate Liverpool FC eleven.

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After a short break last week we are back with another fantastic Fanfare interview for you to enjoy. This week is the turn of a season ticket holder of over 20 years. Peter is a former semi-professional footballer and has his FA level 2 badges and coaches Steven Gerrard’s old team, Whiston Juniors.

Name: Peter Phillips

Age: 35

Twitter: @peterphillips_


First Liverpool game attended? Boxing Day 1984 v Leicester

What do you remember from this game? Not much apart from being in the KOP with my dad and LFC scoring a pen. We also got beat 2-1 :(

Fondest moment as a LFC supporter? Istanbul

Worst moment as a LFC supporter? Defeat by Arsenal last game of the season when Michael Thomas scored.

Best LFC game you’ve been to/seen? AC Milan 2005 Istanbul

Shankly or Paisley? Shankly!!!

If you could have a conversation with any past player or manager, who would it be and what would you ask them? Graeme Souness and ask him why he bought so many bad players.

Which opposition player would you have loved to have seen play for Liverpool? Lionel Messi

Best past player and why? John Barnes. Exciting, Skilful and scored some brilliant goals.



Favourite current player and why? Steven Gerrard. Best player for the past ten years in the premier league.

Redvelopment of Anfield or new stadium?  Redvelop Anfield

If you could take any current footballer out for a “bro date” for the whole day, who and why would you take them and where would you take them? It would had been Carra but now it has to be Gerrard. Game of golf then a few pints in the clubhouse.

If you were Brendan Rodgers, what would be your dream team starting XI?  Mingolet, Alves, Baines, Agger, Tiago, Silva, Ronaldo, Gerrard, Xavi, Iniesta, Suarez, Messi.

What opposition player would you like to see sign for the club and why (realistic or unrealistic)? Rooney to put the Mancs in trouble.

What area of the squad needs improving? Left back. More creativity in the midfield and another quality striker.

If you were the manager and were given 50 million, who would you spend it on and why? Alonso for creativity. Lewandowski for goals and Baines for left back.

Best purchase of the summer transfer window and why? Sakho who has had a lot of experience despite only being 23.

Who will be our “little gem” of the season and why? Couthino for his passing and creativity.

Realistic aim for 2013/2014 season? (League Finish, Cup Runs etc…) TOP 4 and FA Cup Win.


Your all time LFC Idol? Kenny Daglish

Your all time favourite LFC Manager? Kenny Daglish

Any pre-match Rituals? Not really. Just the usual excitement of the game ahead.

The first person you text after a LFC game? My Fiancée (GINA)

Merseyside Derby or LFC vs. Man United? Merseyside Derby.

Your last LFC shirt you bought? This season’s home shirt.

Do you have any numbers or names on the back of your shirts, is so…why? Nope.

All time favourite LFC shirt? 2005 European cup winning shirt.

All time worst LFC shirt? None. They are all class!

Best ground you’ve been to apart from Anfield:?Wembley

What’s the furthest you’ve travelled to see the mighty reds play? Wembley

Your all time favourite LFC chant/song? YNWA

If you could make up a chant for a player/manager who would it be for and what would the chant be? Sakho!!!

Million pounds or score the winner for LFC at Anfield? Score the winner at Anfield.

European Cup or Premier League Title? Premier League


Tough decision as LFC has had so many top draw players over the years but here goes…

Bruce Grobelaar, Rob Jones, Sami Hyypia, Alan Hansen, Alan Kennedy, John Barnes, Steven Gerrard, Peter Beardsley, Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush, Robbie Fowler

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