Andy Burnham resigns from Shadow Cabinet with Liverpool joke
Evertonian Andy Burnham was booed after saying he would back “both City and United” to beat Liverpool during his Labour Party conference speech.
The shadow home secretary, who is hoping to be Manchester’s regional mayor, opened his speech at the ACC Liverpool by telling how he would deal with his football loyalties.
Aintree-born Andy Burnham told how Walton MP Steve Rotheram “asked me how I’m going to handle my football loyalties”.
He told the audience: “It’s very simple, Steve. I will be utterly impartial.
“As Mayor I will be equally in favour off both City and United beating Liverpool on... read more
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