Before the likes of Gerry Byrne, Ron Yeats, Tommy Smith and Jamie Carragher, the defender who had his opponents shaking in their boots was Liverpool's original hard man, Walter Wadsworth from Bootle. After reading through several match reports at the time it becomes quite evident that Wadsworth was the quintessential tough man who referees had on quite a few occasions give a talking to because of the severity of his challenges. Wadsworth wasn't though just going around kicking people and was quite an accomplished…
"Of all the players I have seen though, the outstanding one was Billy Liddell. When he was at his peak just after the war, George Kay used to hold pre-match tactical talks and just tell the others: "Give the ball to Billy whenever you can, and he'll win it for us." He usually did too."
Anfield | Wednesday 14 Apr 2021
Despite 2020/21 not being the season Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side were hoping for, confidence is high in betting circles that the Reds will finish the season strong enough to secure Champions League football next year. Fancied ahead of out-of-form Leicester and surprise package West Ham, Liverpool are 8/11 to make the top four after getting their season back on track with several good performances.
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