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Article archive

7 September 2017A Banquet Without Wine

Anthony Stanley’s account of how Liverpool fell from their perch in the 90s is truly excellent. More

25 August 2017An exclusive interview with Sami Hyypia

LFChistory had a frank discussion with the simply brilliant Sami Hyypia, a fantastic player and a genuine fella. More

27 June 2017Review of Liverpool's Newspaper history

Historic Newspapers is a back-issue newspaper company that holds the world’s largest archive of original newspapers. More

9 June 2017Review of Quiet Genius

The question is what Ian Herbert, who is the Independent's chief sportswriter and former deputy editor of the Liverpool Daily Post, can add to Bob Paisley's legacy. More

13 May 2017Terry lives for the moment

A review of Terry McDermott's autobiography. More

22 March 2017RIP Mr Liverpool

Only three weeks ago the book we wrote about Ronnie Moran "Mr Liverpool" was published. This morning Ronnie passed away. More

19 March 2017Rare and unseen pictures of Berry Nieuwenhuys

LFChistory.net is pleased to be able to share with you these images that are from Carole Jean Richards, Berry Nieuwenhuys' daughter. More

13 February 2017Mr Liverpool out now!

LFChistory.net presents its third book, that follows The Complete Record and Liverpool Encyclopedia. More

6 December 2016Bob Paisley - This is your Life discovered!!

The original recordings of the show from 1977 had been destroyed and it was only in the faint hope that someone who had recorded this on VHS back in 1977 would one day upload this. That has finally come true!! More

6 December 2016Liverpool Captains. A Journey of Leadership from the Pitch

LFChistory.net highly recommends Ragnhild's latest book that focuses on the captains of Liverpool FC. More

2 December 2016An audience with legends

Here are two ideal shows to book tickets to.. Great idea for Christmas gifts. Hosted by John Keith, who as a reporter, was part of Bill Shankly's inner circle when he reigned at Liverpool. More

27 October 2016Book review of 5 league titles and a packet of crisps

As soon as I got word that Mark Donaldson at ESPN was writing his colleague’s memoir named appropriately "5 league titles and a packet of crisps," I was very excited to see the finished product, More

11 September 2016A Big Pole in Our Goal

The story of THE HERO of Istanbul. More

7 September 2016Howard Gayle - A pioneer and an activist

Howie Gayle is a trailblazer, an idealistic man who tried to break through at Liverpool FC at the height of their success. More

30 August 2016Ring of Fire - Liverpool FC into the 21st Century

Simon Hughes' latest publication in his trilogy of the modern history of Liverpool Football Club. More

5 August 2016Bruce Grobbelaar - 13 medals in 13 years

LFChistory.net wanted to get to know the man behind the myth and what drives Bruce Grobbelaar. More

3 June 2016And The Sun Shines Now by Adrian Tempany

Many might perceive this to be “just another Hillsborough book”. But it is more than that. Much more More

24 March 2016View from the people - Jimmy McGovern

Jimmy McGovern wrote the screenplay for "Hillsborough", his wonderfully evocative screenplay about the eponymous 1989 tragedy. More

18 March 2016Rob Jones - Right-back destined for the top

Rob talks to LFChistory.net about the highs and lows of his remarkable playing career. More

15 March 2016Shankly on the Kop

16 months after leaving the managerial seat at Liverpool, Shankly returned to watch his beloved Liverpool on the Kop among the Reds faithful on 22 November 1975. More

28 February 2016The Liverpool Academy

Rob Jones very kindly invited LFChistory.net to join him at the Liverpool Academy in Kirkby where he currently works as a mentor to the youngsters. More

26 February 2016The Shankly hotel

LFChistory had the great opportunity to spend an evening at the recently opened Shankly hotel in Victoria Street in Liverpool. More

9 February 2016Michael Robinson - leaving Liverpool for Spain

LFChistory.net recently met former striker Michael Robinson in Madrid and had a good chat with him about his career. More

2 February 2016The Untold Story of Billy Howard - Part 2

Last week we introduced you to Billy Howard, an ardent Kopite who also had the pleasure and privilege to be on Liverpool Football Club's books. We hope you will enjoy reading this article as much as we enjoyed interviewing this gentleman. More

29 January 2016The Untold Story of Billy Howard

Greats like Billy Howard have gone by unnoticed, since they never really made an impact on Liverpool FC's first team, but have given so much to the community of Liverpool, working with the local kids and helping them develop through football.and the More

16 January 2016Roy Evans - 35 years of pure dedication

Roy Evans; youth player, first-team player, kit washer, physio, coach, reserve and first-team manager of Liverpool Football Club. An exclusive interview by LFChistory.net. More

30 December 2015Michael Robinson - joining his boyhood club

LFChistory had the rare opportunity of spending an evening with Michael Robinson, a warm individual who possesses such an abundance of intelligence and enthusiasm towards sport and life in general. More

21 December 2015Vic Gill - I Could Have Been a Contender - part 3

This is the final part of Vic's story of being at LFC when it ascended to the top of English football after a decade and a half in the doldrums. Vic was also about to become a part of Bill Shankly's family. More

15 December 2015Vic Gill - I Could Have Been a Contender - part 2

The life of 16-year-old Victor Gill took a dramatic turn when Bill Shankly took over at Liverpool Football Club. More

11 December 2015Golden tickets for exclusive access to Liverpool Euro legends

Nick Tanner has provided LFChistory.net with two pairs of Golden tickets for the European Legends Tour to give away. More

10 December 2015View from the people - Brian Bentley

The former editor of Teamtalk has certainly a tale or two to tell from his years of supporting the Reds. More

7 December 2015Vic Gill - I Could Have Been a Contender - part 1

Victor Gill was just one of the apprentices when Bill Shankly took over. Victor was destined not to reach greatness at Liverpool FC but to marry his boss' daughter. More

3 December 2015View from the people - Adrian Colley

This is the first time that we feature a Liverpool fan. Adrian Colley a schoolteacher from Yorkshire, tells us the great tale of his first European away adventure in the Spanish capital in 2002. More

30 November 2015One-Cap Wonders!

Owen Collins looks at the players who have gained international recognition without necessarily making the grade at the club but particularly one name on this list is a great surprise given his success. More

29 November 2015Steven Gerrard - One of a Kind

Carl Clemente's tribute to the longest-serving captain in Liverpool FC's history as 17 years ago today he made his debut. More

28 November 2015Gerry Byrne - The toughest of them all!

We published this interview initially on 29 October 2008 on LFChistory.net. Gerry passed away today at 77 years of age and this warm man who was tough as nails on the pitch will be sorely missed. More

27 November 2015A stunning John Barnes graphic

Freelance illustrator Chris Watson who runs CDW Illustration has made good use of the amount of data at hand at LFChistory.net. More

26 November 2015European Legends' night at the Shankly Hotel

A fantastic chance to see SIX Liverpool European Cup-winning legends and enjoy the many voices of Darren Farley. More

19 November 2015View from the people - John Keith

As a press reporter John Keith followed the Reds every step as they rose to prominence under Bill Shankly and reigned supreme in Europe and England under Shankly's disciple, Bob Paisley. More

12 November 2015View from the people - Linda Robinson

We are joined by Linda Robinson, who was a valued employee at Liverpool in the club's halcyon days in the late 1970s and early 1980s. More