Born in 1997, winger Harry Wilson joined Liverpool at under 9 level and rose through the age groups to become a full time member of the under 18s squad for 2013-14. He finished the season as joint top scorer and was rewarded with his first professional contract in the summer. By this time he was already a Welsh international, having come on as a late substitute against Belgium in October 2013 at the age of just 16 years and 207 days. This made him both Wales and Liverpool's youngest ever international but although he featured in the club's…
"Geoff was a fantastic guy and a great fella to have around Anfield at the time. He always had a story to tell about football. You could sit there all day and listen to him.
You just have to look at the players he helped sign, the likes of Alan Hansen, Phil Neal, Ray Clemence and Ian Rush. They are all legends in their own right, I could go on and on.
Geoff possessed a special eye for a player and I think that is what he will always be best remembered for. If he recommended a player, you knew that player had to be good. He was very gifted in that line of work. Geoff done some miles and put in some hours for the good of this club. The role he played in our success cannot be underestimated and we are eternally thankful to him for that."
Emirates Stadium | Thursday 20 Jan 2022
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