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You just can't beet Knowsley.

Byline: Brian Reade

THE question of the year is where the hell did Ricky Lambert come from? The answer is Knowsley.

The small Scouse enclave where Steven Gerrard came from, where Wayne Rooney grew up a misplaced volley from, and the only other Englishman outside of Rooney to be named in U E FA's top-50 players of last season, Leighton Baines, was born and bred.

The borough i (and pr Europe) produced European winning capta Thompson, Ast Dennis Mortim Gerrard.

The only borough in Britain (and probably Europe) to have produced three European Cupwinning captains: Phil Thompson, Aston Villa's Dennis Mortimer and Gerrard.

Maybe England find out wha water the bottle it. be the be Maybe England should find out what's in the water there, and bottle it. It could be the beetroot.
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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion, Column
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 14, 2013
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