Merseyside derby: It’s the hope that kills you

I’ve often said that Everton builds character, not champions.

“The worst part about football in general and the derby in particular is not the disappointment, it’s the endlessly renewed hope,” he said. “It’s the hope that kills you.”

Simon Critchley, a philosophy professor at The New School, confided, “I hate watching the Derby. There is too much emotion at stake, and although I would never miss it, all I want to happen is for it to end.”

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