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Rob Jones

Rob was a red since childhood as his grandfather, Bill Jones, had been on Liverpool's books from 1938-1954, playing 277 games. Even though Bill spoke very little about his Liverpool career, it is obvious that Rob had enormous affection for his grandfather: “I always enjoyed my grandad’s company. There was just something about his presence that felt magical.” Even during his days as a fledgling professional at Crewe, Rob still travelled to attend home matches at Anfield as often as he could. Rob started out at fourth division…

Birthdate: 5 November 1971
Birthplace: Wrexham, Wales
Other clubs: Crewe Alexandra (1987-91), West Ham United (1999)
Nationality: England
Bought from: Crewe Alexandra
Signed for LFC: £300,000, 04.10.1991
Liverpool debut: 06.10.1991
Last appearance: 25.04.1998
Contract expiry: 27.05.1999
Honours: FA Cup 1992; League Cup 1995
League games / goals / assists: 183 / 0 / 11
Total games / goals / assists: 243 / 0 / 17
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 183 27 22 11 0 243
1991-1992 28 9 0 2 0 39
1992-1993 30 2 3 2 0 37
1993-1994 38 2 5 0 0 45
1994-1995 31 7 8 0 0 46
1995-1996 33 7 3 4 0 47
1996-1997 2 0 1 0 0 3
1997-1998 21 0 2 3 0 26
1998-1999 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-1992 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992-1993 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-1994 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-1995 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-1996 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-1997 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997-1998 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-1999 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Peter Robinson May 2001

"One of the things Gerard recently reminded me of is that during that first meeting I told him he wouldn't have to worry about finding a world class midfielder.

I told him there was a young player in our youth team who would be world class within two years. We all know how good Steven Gerrard is now!"

The last ...

Game was against
Crystal Palace on Sunday, 23 May 2021
Goal was scored by
Sadio Mané against Crystal Palace on Sunday, 23 May 2021
Own goal was scored by
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Manchester City on Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
Sending off was
Alisson Becker against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, 30 Nov 2019
Penalty goal was
Mohamed Salah against Manchester City on Sunday, 07 Feb 2021
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Crystal Palace on Sunday, 23 May 2021
Home draw was against
Newcastle United on Saturday, 24 Apr 2021
Home defeat was against
Fulham on Sunday, 07 Mar 2021
Away win was against
Burnley on Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Away draw was against
Leeds United on Monday, 19 Apr 2021
Away defeat was against
Real Madrid on Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC have scored 10072 goals in 5795 competitive matches registered at LFChistory.
  • 203 of those goals are own goals and 528 came from the penalty spot.
  • 460 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 426 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool have scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 777 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 15046 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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