Left-winger Pearson made a scoring debut as Liverpool opened the 1919/20 campaign with a 3-1 victory at Bradford City. He missed only nine League matches that season and added a further three goals in David Ashworth's first season as Liverpool's manager. But in the second of Pearson’s two years on Liverpool’s books, Harold Wadsworth was outside-left more often than him. Just as Liverpool embarked on their most successful years to date Pearson moved to second division Port Vale. In December 1921 he was so described by the Derby…
"Liverpool never left a man isolated on or off the pitch. The attitude at the club was, if we're going to be successful, we can't do it individually. We have to do it as a team."
Old Trafford | Sunday 24 Jan 2021
You can’t achieve great success without having a great leader.
If you have ever been on a tour of Anfield as a Liverpool Football Club fan, you will be very aware of the famous sign that adorns the wall. We are talking about the sign that reads, ‘This is Anfield’. This sign has a lot of significance for the football club and there is a lot of history around it that people are not aware of. So, let’s learn more about this famous saying and what the sign really means.
Assessing the relative success of football managers, especially in historical periods, is what nowadays would be called challenging – that is, just this side of foolhardy. There are so many variables which can affect a team and club’s performance - financial backing, transfers in and out, league levels, and so on, over which the manager has little or no control. Former LFC players have managed at many different levels, from top tier to well below the fourth tier.