Tony Evans

Tony Evans is a journalist and author. He began writing professionally in his late 20s. Before that he worked a variety of jobs to finance his efforts to follow Liverpool around Britain and Europe. He was Football Editor of The Times for eight years and is now a broadcaster and columnist
Tony Evans
Tony Evans is a journalist and author. He began writing professionally in his late 20s. Before that he worked a variety of jobs to finance his efforts to follow Liverpool around Britain and Europe. He was Football Editor of The Times for eight years and is now a broadcaster and columnist

Latest from Tony Evans

Opinion | Are The Beatles responsible for Liverpool’s present dominance over local rivals Everton?

Could BBC’s Panorama programme be part of the reason for the mythologising of Liverpool’s Spion Kop?

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Could BBC’s Panorama programme be part of the reason for the mythologising of Liverpool’s Spion Kop?

Are The Beatles responsible for Liverpool’s present dominance over local rivals Everton?
Opinion | Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain among Liverpool players facing a do-or-die preseason

Several of Jurgen Klopp’s squad players need a solid preseason to stake a claim for a place in the German’s starting 11, with club still thought to be in the market for a backup striker.

14 Jul 2019 - 2:22PM

Several of Jurgen Klopp’s squad players need a solid preseason to stake a claim for a place in the German’s starting 11, with club still thought to be in the market for a backup striker.

Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain among Liverpool players facing a do-or-die preseason
Opinion | Rafa Benitez’s Chinese adventure is not about the money but everything to do with his love for the game

Former Newcastle and Liverpool manager eats, sleeps and breathes the sport and wants to add to his trophy collection in China.

5 Jul 2019 - 1:58PM

Former Newcastle and Liverpool manager eats, sleeps and breathes the sport and wants to add to his trophy collection in China.

Rafa Benitez’s Chinese adventure is not about the money but everything to do with his love for the game
Opinion | For the love of Liverpool: FSG prove they’re not playing favourites and can finally boast about their UK investment

Liverpool cap a superb 2019 for their American owners, Fenway Sports Group, who are also proud owners of reigning MLB champions Boston Red Sox.

28 Jun 2019 - 4:34PM

Liverpool cap a superb 2019 for their American owners, Fenway Sports Group, who are also proud owners of reigning MLB champions Boston Red Sox.

For the love of Liverpool: FSG prove they’re not playing favourites and can finally boast about their UK investment
Opinion | Would any of Liverpool’s latest Champions League winners make a Jurgen Klopp team for the ages?

Having won the Champions League a British record six times, Liverpool have a rich history of European champions. Whittling them down to 11 is a tough task.

21 Jun 2019 - 3:38PM

Having won the Champions League a British record six times, Liverpool have a rich history of European champions. Whittling them down to 11 is a tough task.

Would any of Liverpool’s latest Champions League winners make a Jurgen Klopp team for the ages?
Opinion | Dejan Lovren, the last reminder of a chaotic period for Liverpool, has reached the end of his time with Klopp’s Reds

The defender has failed to live up to the initial excitement surrounding his £20 million switch from Southampton in 2014 and is now well down manager Klopp’s pecking order.

14 Jun 2019 - 4:21PM

The defender has failed to live up to the initial excitement surrounding his £20 million switch from Southampton in 2014 and is now well down manager Klopp’s pecking order.

Dejan Lovren, the last reminder of a chaotic period for Liverpool, has reached the end of his time with Klopp’s Reds
Opinion | Liverpool can dominate but Jurgen Klopp must forge Bob Paisley’s mean-eyed attitude to winning

Developing a mentality that ‘the next trophy is always the best’ is the next step in this team’s progression – they must always be thinking ahead, like Bob Paisley.

8 Jun 2019 - 2:59PM

Developing a mentality that ‘the next trophy is always the best’ is the next step in this team’s progression – they must always be thinking ahead, like Bob Paisley.

Liverpool can dominate but Jurgen Klopp must forge Bob Paisley’s mean-eyed attitude to winning
Mauricio Pochettino destined for the big time, says the man who brought him to English football

Former Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese says the Spurs manager ‘wants to be up there with Mourinho and Guardiola – but doesn’t have the titles yet’

1 Jun 2019 - 8:59AM

Former Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese says the Spurs manager ‘wants to be up there with Mourinho and Guardiola – but doesn’t have the titles yet’

Mauricio Pochettino destined for the big time, says the man who brought him to English football
Opinion | Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp can’t afford to lose Champions League final tactical battle against Tottenham

Jurgen Klopp has spent a lot of time in the past weeks thinking through what happened in the second half at Anfield when they were overrun by Spurs.

31 May 2019 - 9:42PM

Jurgen Klopp has spent a lot of time in the past weeks thinking through what happened in the second half at Anfield when they were overrun by Spurs.

Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp can’t afford to lose Champions League final tactical battle against Tottenham
Opinion | How a Tel Aviv training camp turned into a drunken brawl and almost cost Liverpool the 1984 European Cup

Jurgen Klopp has his players in a thoroughly professional Spanish training camp ahead of Champions League final, but Liverpool’s preparations weren’t always as smooth

24 May 2019 - 1:56PM

Jurgen Klopp has his players in a thoroughly professional Spanish training camp ahead of Champions League final, but Liverpool’s preparations weren’t always as smooth

How a Tel Aviv training camp turned into a drunken brawl and almost cost Liverpool the 1984 European Cup
Opinion | Can Liverpool ever escape its past? Success breeds scorn as rivals ramp-up stereotypes of the club, and the city

Manchester City staff are recorded singing an offensive song after their title win and offer a tone-deaf justification as vitriol for the club, and the city, is heightened during a successful period

17 May 2019 - 3:57PM

Manchester City staff are recorded singing an offensive song after their title win and offer a tone-deaf justification as vitriol for the club, and the city, is heightened during a successful period

Can Liverpool ever escape its past? Success breeds scorn as rivals ramp-up stereotypes of the club, and the city