Why Liverpool kop?

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The Kop is named after hill called Spion Kop in South Africa, the scene of a battle during the Boer War.

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How did the stand get called the Kop at Liverpool Football Club?

The famous stand in Liverpool is called the kop because of a war what happened in Africa and it killed so many people.

What is the Liverpool's famous stand called?

Kop End... The Spion Kop, apparently in the early history of Anfield there was just a steep hill which reminded Boar War veterans of the Spion Kop in South Africa, the scene of a famous battle. Christened by the locals, the name stuck. Liverpool is not the only British football club to have a Spion Kop or Kop but it's certainly the most famous and probably the first, all Liverpool Football Club supporters are known as Kopites.

When did the new spion kop open?

If you mean the Spion Kop at Liverpool FC's ground, Anfield, then the new (all-seater) Kop opened at the start of the 1995-96 season.

When did the spion kop open?

The Spion Kop at Anfield (Liverpool FC's ground) originally opened in 1906. After the Taylor report on English Stadia the Kop was rebuilt as an all-seater stand. This new version opened in 1995.

What information is included in the Red and White Kop?

The Red and White Kop is an independent internet forum for Liverpool Football Club. Information included in the forum includes: rememberance of the Hillsborough disaster; ticketing and travel information; history of Liverpool Football Club, and more.

Why are the the supporters of the Liverpool Football Club called The Kops?

It's the actual stand that's called 'THE KOP' it was named after Spion Kop, a battle during the Boer War in which many Liverpool born soldiers died, the original mound of cinders which stood where it was built resembled the hill on which the battle was fought.

What information can be found on the Kop Magazine website?

The information found on the Kop Magazine website is not the information contained in their printed magazine. The Liverpool focused website contains analysis and opinions, comments and humor not available elsewhere.

What is kopstand?

Kop Stand is the designation for the home end of the soccer field in Liverpool, England. It's named after a battle in the Boer War.

What information can be found at the Red and White Kop website?

The Red and White Kop websites is a Liverpool Football Club website that offers an online community for fans that has an array of forums and ticket exchange information. They also celebrate their fans birthdays on their calender.

Who is the greatest Liverpool defender of all time?

I wonder if a certain Mr Hansen has an opinion on this one. Emlyn Hughes is a contender. 'Crazy Horse' was a favourite of the Kop.

When was August Kop born?

August Kop was born in 1904.

When was Petr Kop born?

Petr Kop was born in 1937.