Kop


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Kop

A Dutch unit of volume equivalent to one liter. It was adopted in 1817, soon after the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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Two years ago, residents of the Headland who make up the Friends of Spion Kop Cemetery decided to take action and launched a major facelift at the site.
This approach does not seem to make much sense, even though both the clubs involved co-operated with KOP which also urged betting companies not to take any bets on Ermis' matches for the rest of the season.
But in doing this they must not forget that the Kop is the true heart of Anfield.
|Liverpool FC fan group, Spion Kop 1906, unveil a No More Knives banner at the Baltic Triangle
Still, KOP's move has raised some eyebrows, as it might give rise to the notion that henceforth betting patterns will dictate whether matches actually take place.
There is already a plaque in memory of the 96 who died during the Hillsborough disaster in 1989 at the original Spion Kop hill.
Its charitable project 'Kop Kits' for example aims to provide football kit and equipment to disadvantaged children and young people in the developing world.
KOP spokesman Kyriacos Giorgallis said the body's executive committee would be convening today to discuss the matter.
Despite talking about Liverpool's Kop end origins, the 61-year-old says that the Battle of Spion Kop's mark on the world could have been even greater, had the lives of three men who were involved been jeopardised.
Within minutes, though, the Kop were booing and for a split second Houllier must have thought there is no pleasing these people.
Proclamation (King Kenny, King of the Spion Kop) KENNY our very own knight in shinning armour on so many occasions I've lost count of so many many times He did battle for us fans both on and off the field We the fans bestowed the highest title in the land King Kenny, Why wait for the Establishment No need, we Reds took the decision No if no buts, in plain Scouse terms Without frills nor standing on ceremony We pronounced you King Kenny of the Spion Kop You have your own personal flag, that flies not from the mast, but from the Spion Kop, Your domain, your very own anthem Sung with pride and gratitude Oh yes, we threw in naming the stand in your honour lad Just for good measure, I ask you?
The Weir Group PLC has entered into an agreement to acquire KOP Surface Products, a provider of advanced surface pressure control technologies, systems and services for the oil and gas industry for US$114m in cash.