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Jermaine Pennant

Pennant became the most expensive teenager in history when he signed for Arsenal for £2million from Notts County in January 1999. Arséne Wenger is a master at turning youngsters into full-fledged professional footballers, but couldn't handle the rebellious Pennant who was discovering the bright lights of London. He only played 26 games for Arsenal in six and a half years, his highlight a hat-trick in a 6-1 win over Southampton in the Premier League in May 2003. Those three goals turned out to be his only ones for the club.…

Birthdate: 15 January 1983
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Other clubs: Arsenal (1999-2005), Watford (loan 2002 + 2002-03), Leeds United (loan 2003-04), Birmingham City (2005-06), Portsmouth (loan 2009), Real Zaragoza (2009-10), Stoke City (2010-14), Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan 2012-13), Pune City (2014), Wigan Athletic (2015), Tampines Rovers (2016-17), Bury (2017), Bill­ericay Town (2017-)
Bought from: Birmingham City
Signed for LFC: £6.7m, 26.07.2006
Liverpool debut: 09.08.2006
Last appearance: 29.10.2008
Debut goal: 20.01.2007
Last goal: 19.04.2008
Contract expiry: 01.07.2009
LFC league games/goals: 55 / 3
Total LFC games/goals: 81 / 3
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 55 3 3 19 1 81
2006-2007 34 1 2 14 1 52
2007-2008 18 2 0 5 0 25
2008-2009 3 0 1 0 0 4
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 3 0 0 0 0 3
2006-2007 1 0 0 0 0 1
2007-2008 2 0 0 0 0 2
2008-2009 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Kop Quote

Ron Yeats, February 2003

Liverpool legend Ron Yeats was awarded the Bill Shankly Memorial Award for 2002

"I'm incredibly proud to receive this award. I loved Bill Shankly. I just wish he was here to hand me this award himself. He made me feel I could do anything. I never felt I was the greatest centre half, or most skilful player, but I would always give everything for him and the team.

It's been a pleasure for me as both a player for 11 years, and chief scout for the last 17, to be able to go to work, no matter what's been happening on the field."

The last ...

Game was against
Wolves on Sunday, 12 May 2019
Goal was scored by
Sadio Mané against Wolves on Sunday, 12 May 2019
Own goal was scored by
Joël Matip against Bayern Munich on Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019
Sending off was
James Milner against Crystal Palace on Saturday, 19 Jan 2019
Penalty goal was
James Milner against Cardiff City on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Wolves on Sunday, 12 May 2019
Home draw was against
Bayern Munich on Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
Home defeat was against
Chelsea on Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018
Away win was against
Newcastle United on Saturday, 04 May 2019
Away draw was against
Everton on Sunday, 03 Mar 2019
Away defeat was against
Barcelona on Wednesday, 01 May 2019
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC has scored 9856 goals in 5684 competitive matches registered at LFChistory..
  • 194 of those goals are own goals and 514 came from the penalty spot.
  • 452 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 420 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool has scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 748 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 14655 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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