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29 December 2012Paisley's opinion on Steve Nicol

Bob Paisley puts the spotlight on one of the best utility players in Liverpool's history. More

28 December 2012ROBBED - The Rob Jones Story

Chris Wood shares his opinion on Rob Jones' autobiography. More

20 December 2012Paisley's opinion on Bruce Grobbelaar

Bob Paisley had the best insight in football. Here is his view on Bruce Grobbelaar. More

20 November 2012Liverpool on derby day 1894

Go back to October 1894 when Everton and Liverpool met at Goodison Park. A neutral observer witnessed the match and paints a vivid scene of a Merseyside derby day 118 years ago! More

31 October 2012Eee Aye Addio, Denis Law’s a twerp!

The Liverpool Echo reports on the Kop's treatment of Manchester United's Scottish legend, Denis Law, in April 1964 as Liverpool were on their way to their first League title in 17 years. More

24 October 2012The team behind the team

Come for a visit to Liverpool's famed backroom staff, the Bootroom boys, who were hard at work preparing for the eighties. Transcribed by kjelhanssen.com. More

22 October 2012The Roger Hunt & Bill Shankly showdown

Hunt was called off the pitch and substituted by reserve Bobby Graham 17 minutes from the end of Liverpool's cup-tie with Leicester on 3 March 1969. More

21 October 2012Ian Callaghan – still going strong

Published in the Sunday Express on 23 December 1979. More

21 October 2012They should make a Liverpool-documentary

The Daily Mirror press report on West Bromwich Albion 0 - 2 Liverpool on 29.12.1979. More

21 October 2012King Kenny torments Derby

The Sunday Express press report on Derby County 1 - 3 Liverpool on 22.12.1979. More

17 October 2012An article written by Liverpool's manager in 1899

In July 1896 Liverpool pulled off a masterstroke by convincing the best manager in the country, Tom Watson, to leave Sunderland and join the Anfield brigade. Published in conjunction with kjelhanssen.com. More

16 October 2012Steven Gerrard: My Liverpool Story

Chris Wood's review of "Steven Gerrard : My Liverpool Story". More

10 October 2012Liverpool celebrates its twenty-first birthday

As usual the club enjoyed the hospitality of the Sandon, which had once been owned by John Houlding, founder of the club. Spirits were high this February evening in 1913. In conjunction with kjellhanssen.com. More

9 October 2012Rafa Benitez: Champions League Dreams

Chris Wood's review of "Champions League Dreams : Rafa Benitez" written in conjunction with Rory Smith. More

6 October 2012Elisha Scott by Elisha Scott

Published in Manitoba Free Press, Winnipeg, Canada on 23 October 1929. More

4 October 2012The Seven-Year Itch: The Story Of Liverpool’s 1972-73 Season

Chris Wood's review of Steve Horton's book about Liverpool's 1972-73 First Division Championship and UEFA Cup triumph. More

3 October 2012When did an Everton full back play in goal for Liverpool?

Kjellhanssen.com presents 30-year-old Everton player, George Jackson, who made history in Merseyside football. More

25 September 2012Shut yer gob, wack!

How was it to be among the Liverpool crowd in 1967? A reporter tried to experience it one afternoon. Published in conjunction with kjellhanssen.com. More

18 September 2012It is better to be a live sparrow than a stuffed eagle

Kjellhanssen.com brings us back to Melwood in August 1977 when there were many legends around, including the newly-signed Kenny Dalglish. More

11 September 2012Liverpool’s 1914 FA Cup final through the ears of a blind man

In conjunction with kjellhanssen.com an astounding account of a blind man who "heard" the FA Cup final in 1914. More

4 September 2012Liverpool History Now in eBook Format

120 years after Liverpool’s first game – an 8-0 win over Higher Walton at Anfield in the Lancashire League – deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce publication of an acclaimed account of LFC history in eBook format. More

4 September 2012Pop-singing goalkeeper shot to pieces at Anfield

In conjunction with kjellhanssen.com we present to you Petar Radenkovic who was not disheartened despite picking the ball eight times from his net at Anfield. More

29 August 2012Nuri Sahin in profile

A profile of Nuri Şahin who will no doubt strengthen Liverpool's ranks considerably. Also included a great video that gives us a glimpse at his fantastic career to date. More

30 July 2012The King's Last Stand

Chris Wood's review of "The King’s Last Stand: The Final March With Kenny’s Army" by David Usher. More

1 June 2012Brendan Rodgers - Liverpool's Ulsterman takes over

In being officially unveiled on 1 June 2012 as the man to replace Kenny Dalglish as manager of team affairs at Liverpool Football Club, 39-year-old Ulsterman Brendan Rodgers became the club’s youngest appointee to that position since Graeme Souness arrived as a 37-year-old in 1991. More

15 May 2012Gary Ablett: The Game of My Life

In essence this is a happy story because Gary Ablett was able to play football at a high level for many years. But it is not a story with a happy ending. More

3 May 2012Cup final blues yet victorious by Wooltonian

An excerpt from Derby Day Trilogy written by Wooltonian focusing on two FA Cup finals. More

13 April 2012Liverpool and Everton clash in an FA Cup semi-final

The tension was more than palpable when Merseyside neighbours Liverpool and Everton were drawn against each other in the FA Cup semi-finals in 1950. More

4 April 2012All you need to know about the opposition!

We have created individual pages for each team that Liverpool have faced in their illustrious history or done business with, 637 in total. More

13 March 2012Opposition line-ups

LFChistory.net is thrilled to announce that its vast database now includes every single opposition player who has faced Liverpool Football Club since the first League season in 1893-1894. To date that is no less than 13,352 players! More

8 March 2012Glen Johnson interview in the Daily Mail

From the Daily Mail on 7th March 2012. By IAN LADYMAN. More

7 February 2012Peter Thompson - Shankly's wing wizard

When asked if I was ready to take a 550-mile round trip to spend a couple of hours with Peter Thompson in Kent, I said instantly 'Yes, I am going all-in.' More

6 February 2012Billy and Barnes at Anfield

It was a momentous occasion when one of the best players in the history of the club, rated by many supporters even as the very best, Billy Liddell, met Liverpool's talisman, John Barnes, in the early 90's, at Anfield. More

1 February 2012Dominic Matteo: In my Defence

Matteo's story is an interesting one where he has opened his heart and spoken very honestly about what he has achieved and, just as importantly, what he learnt from battling with the negative influences that surround the game. More

25 January 2012The Didi Man: My Love Affair with Liverpool

This book will make you laugh and occasionally cry (apart from crying with laughter, that is!) but above everything else it will make you glad that you read it as it's filled with warmth and happiness. More

6 January 2012On the March with Kenny's Army

Co-author Gary Shaw co-wrote “At The End Of The Storm”, which told the story of Liverpool winning the first championship after WWII. So he knew exactly how to approach a project like this. More

20 December 2011Reaction to the Complete Record

We want to share with you some of the feedback we've been receiving since the release of our book "Liverpool: The Complete Record." More

30 November 2011A unique Gerrard poster for free with our book!

"Buy Liverpool: The Complete Record" before 31 December at deCoubertin books and get a FREE limited edition Steven Gerrard Print! More

27 November 2011The Team of All the Macs

Alan Wilson’s “Team Of All The Macs” concentrates on the deliberate recruitment of Scottish players as the fledging Liverpool Football Club attempted to make an immediate impact. More

23 November 20111950 Cup final profiles

From a souvenir brochure dedicated to the Liverpool players who fought for the FA Cup 1950. More