Above Us Only Sky by Paul Tomkins
Liverpool’s third season under Rafael Benítez was a tumultuous time both on and off the pitch. In 2007 Liverpool FC finally changed hands, with Americans George Gillett Jr. and Tom Hicks buying the club; work began on a radically redesigned state-of-the-art stadium at Stanley Park, and the team reached a seventh European Cup final. Without doubt a new era has begun. Above Us Only Sky is much more than just the story of one season. As well as reflecting on the recent past, this book looks to the future, to examine how the new regime can make the Reds competitive in all aspects of the game – from silverware, and the pounds (and dollars) that help secure it, through to the players to whom Gillett and Hicks will be looking to achieve success on the pitch, including exciting new signings Fernando Torres and Ryan Babel, to name just two. What do the Reds need to do to win a 19th league crown ? Above Us Only Sky also examines how Liverpool FC has evolved from the provincial club of the 1960’s, to now touch the lives of people in every corner of the globe. What does it mean to be a Liverpool fan in the new millennium, either as a native Liverpudlian or as one born thousands of miles away ? How can the club move forward with a large and diverse fan base whose members, both local and global, have very different needs and desires ?
About The Author
Paul Tomkins is an English football columnist and author. He writes solely about Liverpool F.C., of whom he is an avid fan. He is 36 years old and was diagnosed with Chronic fatigue syndrome in 1999. As a fan first, Tomkins’s articles mainly focus on statistics and analysis in context, while assessing management decisions from both positive and negative aspects. Paul is currently spending the majority of his time working on his internet blog, called The Tomkins Times.
His support of Rafael Benitez has come under much criticism (as well as the manager himself) among fans of other clubs and even among some Liverpool fans. His support for Rafael Benitez has also received widespread praise; among journalists and fans of Liverpool and other clubs, for his analytical and statistical research, culminating in a direct argument against many unfounded assumptions.
2008 saw his book ‘Dynasty’ reach the top bestseller lists on many internet booksellers websites, notably Amazon.
- Golden Past, Red Future (2005)
- Red Revival (2006)
- The Red Review (2006)
- An Anfield Anthology (2006)
- Above Us Only Sky (2007)
- Dynasty Fifty years of Shankly’s Liverpool (2008)
- Compendium (2008)
- Pay As You Play: The True Price of Success in the Premier League Era (2010) (Co-Authored with Graeme Riley and Gary Fulcher)
- These Turbulent Times (2013)
- They Dared To Dream: How Rodgers’ Liverpool Went So Close (2014)
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