Rumoured to be occasionally native to Mersyside, although this has ever been verififed and is thought to be an urban myth.
Often wears badges and scarves, they live in the 70's in a fashion sense and cloud cuckoo land in every other sense.
"Kopites are vermin and if you find them they should be hung on the banks of the Royal Blue Mersey with their own scarves. This will help to keep their numbers down at a manageable level." - D Moyes, Vermin control expert.
(They will mate with their own relatives given the chance and can breed at an alarming rate, particularly when there is a sniff of a trophy in the pestilent air around their place of congregation analfield). They may also be related to the common woodlouse as so many of them come out of the woodwork at these times.
"Take that scarf off you beaut, it makes you look like a kopite"