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20 May 2005Unique Programmes: After the Lord Mayors Show

With this season's F.A. Cup Final fast approaching it gives a good opportunity to look back at a time when Liverpool were involved in this event. More

7 February 2005Unique Programmes: Anfield's Record Crowd

With plans for a new stadium and its capacity still ongoing, it remains to be seen whether a Liverpool home match will have an attendance greater than that which saw an FA Cup fourth round tie against Wolves in February 1952. More

30 January 2005Unique Programmes: The ball burst twice!

Whenever one acquires an old programme it is always a bonus to discover that the issue holds extra historical significance. More

23 January 2005Unique Programmes: A Non-League Team Visits

It seems strange today with Southampton having been in the top flight of English football for so long, that when they first visited Anfield they were a non-league side. More

20 December 2004Unique Programmes: The Beginning of the League Cup.

Although Liverpool were late developers in the League Cup we have certainly made up for lost time – winning it a record seven times since its inception in the 1960-61 season. More

13 December 2004Unique Programmes: FA Cup vs Fulham

On the 13th January 1934 Liverpool played an FA Cup third round match against Fulham at Anfield. More

6 December 2004Unique Programmes: A Rare Pre-war Friendly

One of the most interesting areas to collect is the realm of the friendly issue. More

29 November 2004Unique Programmes: Joint match programme

As I have mentioned in previous articles, just a few seasons after their formation, Liverpool began to issue a joint match programme with Everton. More

22 November 2004Unique Programmes: Shankly Arrives

Having previously reviewed what is probably the most valuable Liverpool home match programme in monetary terms it is now worth looking at one that could be seen as being the most valuable in historic terms – that which saw Bill Shankly’s first match in charge of the Reds. More

15 November 2004Unique Programmes: Newcastle away

On October 4th 1930 Liverpool travelled to St James Park to play Newcastle United in a Division One fixture. More

8 November 2004Unique Programmes: Middlesbrough 1939

The 1939-40 Football League programme was only three games old when war was declared on September 3rd and the competition abandoned. More

1 November 2004Unique Programmes: Blackburn in FA Cup

Pre-war football programmes have always been highly sought after, with certain clubs issues being harder to obtain than others. More

25 October 2004Unique Programmes: FA Youth Cup

Once the programme collecting bug has well and truly bitten, many collectors move on from just focusing on first team related issues to obtaining programmes from any fixture featuring all levels of their chosen side. More

18 October 2004Unique programmes: 1977 EC Final Article

Rome 1977 will always be associated with Liverpool Football Club. More

11 October 2004Unique Programmes: The beginning

The founding of Liverpool FC is closely linked with two people. More

4 October 2004Unique Programmes: The First League Cup Win

The 1980-81 season proved to be very memorable for both of today’s sides due to the success that they achieved. Aston Villa claimed the League Championship whilst Liverpool lifted the European Cup for the third time and won the League Cup for a first time. More

27 September 2004Unique Programmes: An Impressive Debut

One of the all time greats for the Reds (and there have been quite a few) is Kenny Dalglish. More

20 September 2004Unique programmes: On tour in Europe

The area of programme collecting that has seen the greatest increase in interest is the European away issue. More

3 September 2004Unique programmes: Chelsea's first home game

Liverpool hold a prominent place in Chelsea's history, being the first team to play them in a match at Stamford Bridge. More

27 August 2004Unique programmes: Two Legends Arrive

The first post-war season of 1946-47 saw Liverpool being crowned as Champions of England. Their second home match pitted them against Chelsea. More

20 August 2004Unique programmes: 1914 FAC Final

Interest in the clubs great history has surged in the last few years. Having the match programme provides a direct link to the club's past and helps bring alive many memories of both the good times and the bad. More