Penman replaced the regular left-back of the time, Donald Mackinlay, when Bradford Park Avenue came to Anfield on 6 November 1920, a match the visitors won by one goal to nil. The club programme commented on his debut and only appearance for the Reds' first team: "He shaped very promisingly in the first half, and his first experience in League football should be beneficial. His kicking was clean, but there was a tendency in the second half towards hesitancy in tackling an opponent."
"People get involved in sport mainly because they have a passion rather than for the money. There are far better investments I could make than buying a football team."
St Mary's | Saturday 17 Aug 2019
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.
Liverpool have now contested the UEFA European Super Cup six times in their history. The Reds have won four of those and are unbeaten since the format changed from two legs to a single game in a neutral venue.
Liverpool will be looking for a return on their investments in the coming years.