, Liverpool business
, destination kirkby
, Everton FC
, john denham
, Liverpool FC
, liverpool-everton groundshare
, stanley park
I hate to say I told you so but, as I predicted, Destination Kirkby has been thoroughly kiboshed by the government.
It was, financially, a good deal for Everton and an affordable way out of a crumbling ground badly served by surrounding infrastructure.
But it was also a good few miles away from Goodison and came with a bundle of other leisure and retail strings attached.
Communities secretary, John Denham, was apparently worries about the negative impact on surrounding areas of a vast out-of-town development.
It’s almost enough to make one what Liverpool One’s management team made of it all.
Some amusing news from Comscore.com reveals what Blues knew all along: most Liverpool Football Club fans are not from Liverpool. According to Comscore: Out of all U.K. visitors to Evertonfc.com, 46.8 percent come from the North West, compared to just 16.8 percent of all U.K. visitors to Liverpoolfc.tv!
Here’s Setanta’s advert promoting the forthcoming Liverpool Everton Merseyside derby on 19 January, featuring the impressions of local lad made good Darren Farley.