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ALAN BLEASDALE etched these BLACKSTUFF-lite tales of the eponymous Scouse kid (ANDREW SCHOFIELD) kicking in phone boxes and failing a trial for Liverpool FC. Began life as stories told by then-English teacher Bleasdale to his pupils.

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  1. Glenn Aylett

    June 30, 2020 at 6:14 pm

    Liverpool stereotype then, did he live on a council estate and sign on when he left school, while dreaming of playing for Liverpool, even though nearly as many people in the city follow Everton? From Rocky O Rourke to One Summer, the Liverpool teenage male was always portrayed as living on a council estate with no prospects and finding a release through football and petty crime.

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