Profile: 10 years at Liverpool - What does John Henry want next?

23 October 2020

John W. Henry
Photo: PA Images John W Henry (waving to the fans) in the stands at Goodison Park, during the Barclays Premier League match against arch rivals Everton on the 17th of October 2010. This was the first match he attended as the new owner of the Merseyside club.

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James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

On a bright Autumn morning ten Octobers ago, the late sports PR Svengali Mike Lee was on Goodison Road, making his way to Everton’s Old Lady ahead of a derby match.

A day earlier he had been in Qatar – or was it Korea? – where he was spindoctor in chief on the country’s putative World Cup bid, while simultaneously running strategy for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic bid.

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