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This is new – Everton fans show Liverpool their backside

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Perhaps the start of a new craze, as Everton fans turned their backs on a packed Anfield as the crowd bellowed You’ll Never Walk Alone.

At every home game, as the Liverpool heroes take to the hallowed turf of Anfield, Gerry, and the Pacemakers, You’ll Never Walk Alone booms through the stadium speakers.

The Anfield faithful shout and roar the famous words with their red scarves and flags held aloft.

It’s an event that will make even the most anti-Liverpool fan’s hair stand up on the back of their neck.

Today though we saw something you don’t see every day. In fact, I’m not sure I’ve ever seen it before.

It appears though that Evertonians have come up with a novel way of diminishing its impact on visiting supporters.

During the FA Cup third-round clash, the visiting fans stood in unison ad turn their backs to the pitch.

Their head held high and their hands aloft, with a gesture of “F*** Off” to the gloating rivals.