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Fred Buck

Small inside-forward Buck was selected for the first eight League games of the 1903/04 season but on 17 October 1903 he was sent off for kicking and punching a Stoke player by the name of James Bradley, who signed for Liverpool two years later. The Football League suspended Buck for six weeks, from 27 October onwards. Buck returned for the home match with Wolverhampton a couple of weeks before Christmas but was immediately left out again and made only a further four appearances in the first team. Buck's only goal for the club came in…

Birthdate: 2 November 1879
Birthplace: Audley, Staffordshire, England
Other clubs: Stafford Wesleyans (1895-97), Stafford Rangers (1897-1900), West Bromwich Albion (1900-03), Plymouth Argyle (1904-06), West Bromwich Albion (2 / 1906-14), Swansea Town (1914-17)
Date of death: 5 June 1952
Bought from: West Bromwich Albion (1)
Signed for LFC: 11.05.1903
Liverpool debut: 05.09.1903
Last appearance: 09.01.1904
Debut goal: 26.12.1903
Last goal: 26.12.1903
Contract expiry: 16.04.1904
LFC league games/goals: 13 / 1
Total LFC games/goals: 13 / 1
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 13 0 0 0 0 13
1903-1904 13 0 0 0 0 13
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1903-1904 1 0 0 0 0 1

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Kop Quote

From a press article on Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool debut vs Manchester United in August 1977

Of course the big interest for Liverpool fans centred around the debut of £440,000 Kenny Dalglish, the Scottish striker who has the daunting task of trying to replace Kevin Keegan in the Kop's affection. Dalglish certainly showed every sign of doing just that. The United fans started by chanting "What a waste of money" but long before the end of the first-half it was the Liverpool fans who were replying chanting his name in delight as he showed a series of sparkling touches.

The last ...

Game was against
Tottenham on Saturday, 01 Jun 2019
Goal was scored by
Divock Origi against Tottenham on Saturday, 01 Jun 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
Mohamed Salah against Tottenham on Saturday, 01 Jun 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
Tottenham on Saturday, 01 Jun 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 9858 goals in 5685 competitive matches registered at LFChistory..
  • 194 of those goals are own goals and 515 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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