Hicks and Gillett versus the board of Liverpool FC – the soap opera continues! A lot of people must be wondering how the board can sell the club from under the owners. A lot more don’t really care, they just want Statler and Waldorf out of the door. In fact, so keen are most Liverpool fans to get rid of the pair, they don’t seem to care too much who takes over.
Apparently it’s all now going to court, but forget that – it’s just handing over cash to lawyers. We want to see this settled mano e mano!
We could go for an arm wrestle. We’d all watch a boxing match, but we reckon that could be over too quickly. What we really want to see if a WWE-style tag-team show-down.
Broughton and Purslow versus Hicks and Gillett! A not very Royal Rumble in the centre circle at Anfield! The costumes, the masks, the baby oil, I can see it now in my mind’s eye, and I can tell you: it’s not pretty.
Broughton and Purslow have a slight age advantage. But I reckon the Americans will fight mean and dirty.
Who’s my money on? Here’s the clincher for me – Tom Hicks’ middle name is “Ollis”. Anyone who survived high school with that middle name must know how to handle himself…