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  • n. a terrace at a football ground, originally for standing spectators, though all-seater stadia have been mandatory for larger UK clubs since 1994

Etymologies

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From Spion Kop

Examples

  • I really like Chris McGrath's work - so if using him suggests that Ex-Kop is some sort of hardboiled SF cop story, you can count me in.

    Books Received: October 6, 2008

  • It said Cpl Rachata, also known by his nickname Kop, is a member of the armed militia that supported the red shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD).

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • In fact the event the club regressed, and his exit will end a volatile six-year tenure notable for European success and political intrigue, but not the title the Kop craved.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • STEVEN GERRARD'S injury could have saved Yossi Benayoun's long-term Kop future

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  • Lombard's Kop, which is the higher, lies in the left.

    Ladysmith The Diary of a Siege

  • Pretoria that the enemy under Erasmus and Viljoen were present in force at a place called Rhenoster Kop, which is about twenty miles north of the Delagoa Railway line and fifty miles north-east of the capital, it was arranged that Paget should attack them from the south, while

    The Great Boer War

  • Oldham right back Tom Adeyemi was visibly upset late in the game at Anfield after seemingly taking offence from something shouted from the Liverpool-supporting area known as The Kop.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • But the Kop was his preferred destination before he left

    tribalfootball.com

  • The financial black hole otherwise known as Kop Football Limited - or KFL, the holding company of Liverpool - owed a total of £421. 6m to creditors at the end of the 2007-08 financial year, but Liverpool's manager, Rafa Benitez, will still be given summer transfer funds of around £20m plus whatever he makes in sales, according to sources close to the club's owners, Tom Hicks and George Gillett.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The financial black hole otherwise known as Kop Football Limited - or KFL, the holding company of Liverpool - owed a total of

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