With the clay came plant species not usually found at Spion Kop
employs 450 people and is a provider of wellheads, surface trees, valves, actuators and aftermarket services for the oil and gas industry.
Commendable as this initiative may have been, underlining the KOP
's commitment to the fight against match-fixing, it nevertheless set a bad precedent.
"With the World Cup taking place in South Africa next year, I hope fans from Liverpool will come and see the site which gave the Kop
lives for nights like this and on the day Liverpool were granted planning permission for the new Anfield, they must ensure this unique fervour survives.
"We were, of course, more than happy for the banner that the Spion Kop
1906 lads have produced to be displayed.
currently has such an arrangement with Betfair.
He is also backing the suggestion that Liverpool Football Club also erect a memorial plaque on the Kop
to those who died during the battle.
The Brighton Kop
is also a successful community project raising money for numerous charities.
said it was postponing indefinitely the match between First Division sides Paralimni and Ermis due to the fact that the betting volume on the game was "irrationally excessive".
"I am told there are 23 different grounds with a Kop
Before the game, the Kop
displayed a huge banner saying 'Allez' and during the match they sang 'Allez, Gerard Houllier'.