Saul was a full-back who had impressed in two seasons at Plymouth Argyle featuring in 94 matches and scoring four goals from 1904-1906. Argyle fans were sorry to see him go to Liverpool prior to the 1906/07 season in which he made 24 consecutive first division appearances and 33 in all as a right-back taking over from Alf West who was injured four games into the campaign. Saul was inconsistent in his debut season at Liverpool but had been making progress in his second season as was commented upon in the club programme on 30 September…
"Technically, I thought Gerard was brilliant. Melwood, the training ground, is like a five-star hotel and it is all due to him. He said 'I want this there, that there, I want the swimming pool'. We've got the lot there but tactically, I just don't know. I went to a lot of the games at home and I wasn't too pleased at what I saw and obviously something had to happen."
Anfield | Saturday 14 Sep 2019
It still feels strange to watch a Liverpool side which doesn't include Steven Gerrard. It's even stranger to see him on the touchline at Ibrox. But the former Liverpool skipper was always destined for a managerial role.
During Jürgen Klopp’s tenure at Anfield, the jovial German has had a tendency to up the ante and go one better each season. This was highlighted when Liverpool rallied from their Champions League defeat to Real Madrid in 2018 and went on to win the competition in style the following year
There’s nothing in football like the Kop. It throbs like some huge factory. Those fans come not only to be entertained, but to entertain.’ – From a press report in 1963.