George Sephton Smithdown Litfest

George Sephton

George Sephton is a stadium announcer, matchday DJ and voiceover artist. He is popularly known as ‘The Voice of Anfield’.

George’s relationship with Liverpool Football Club began in 1971 when he wrote to the club secretary applying to be the stadium announcer. His first match also marked the debut of Kevin Keegan. For the past fifty years, Sephton has been at Anfield for all but a handful of home fixtures, as well as travelling with the team to major finals.

The Voice of Anfield by George Sephton

From the highs of winning numerous league titles and European Cups, to the lows of Heysel and Hillsborough, Sephton has been with Liverpool through it all. From encounters with great managers and legendary players – from Bill Shankly to Kenny Dalglish, John Barnes to Jurgen Klopp, he tells his unique and entertaining story of the greatest club in the world.

Find George and his book online:
George on Facebook
George on Twitter
George’s book on Hive
George’s book on Amazon

George was in conversation with Ragnhild Lund Ansnes. Ragnhild is an author, journalist, motivational speaker, broadcaster and co-owner of the LFC boutique Hotel TIA in Anfield Road.

She is the author of four books about Liverpool FC and was the editor for the Norwegian translation of Bill Shankly’s autobiography and she has written Bruce Grobbelaar’s autobiography «Life in a Jungle».

She hosts the weekly podcast, LFC Talk @ Hotel Tia, alongside David Fairclough and guests, she is also the founder of Livergirls International.

Her specialty is storytelling and to make people open up in conversations with her – for books, on stage, for TV, podcasts and radio.

Find Ragnhild online:
Ragnhild on Instagram
Ragnhild on Twitter
Hotel TIA
Podcast: LFC Talk @ Hotel Tia