The County Road Cutters are a hooligan firm linked with Everton Football Club.
During a clash with the Red Army, which is a firm associated with Manchester United. Many hooligan supporters of the two sides clashed outside Goodison Park after the game, which Everton won 1-0 thanks to a Duncan Ferguson headed goal. This clash went down in folklore and is referred to as “The Battle of Everton Valley”.
Around 100 United fans were left bloodied and injured, and within the hooligan circles, the “battle” is widely regarded as a win for the Country Road Cutters.
The name derives from Country Road, the road which leads up to Everton’s home ground, Goodison Park and also from the firms use of Stanley Knives when fighting with other hooligan firms.
The peak of the County Road Cutters was during the 1980s and 1990s and were one of the biggest hooligan firms in England.
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