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Kevin Keegan

Keegan joined Scunthorpe as an apprentice in 1968 and made his name as a midfield player in the Fourth Division playing 120 League games. He was signed when Liverpool were busy preparing for their FA Cup final date with Arsenal at Wembley. Shankly knew he had signed a player of exceptional potential whom he supposedly envisaged replacing Ian Callaghan on the right flank as the veteran had serious ligament problems. The 20-year-old Yorkshireman was left behind when Liverpool flew off on their traditional pre-season tour. Four days before…

Birthdate: 14 February 1951
Birthplace: Armthorpe, England
Other clubs: Scunthorpe (1967-71), Hamburg SV (1977-80), Southampton (1980-82), Newcastle United (1982-84), Blacktown City Demons (1985)
Bought from: Scunthorpe
Signed for LFC: £33,000, 03.05.1971
Liverpool debut: 14.08.1971
Last appearance: 25.05.1977
Debut goal: 14.08.1971
Last goal: 03.05.1977
Contract expiry: 03.06.1977
Honours: League Championship 1972/73, 1975/76, 1976/77; FA Cup 1974; European Cup 1977; UEFA Cup 1973, 1976; FWA Footballer of the Year 1976
League games / goals / assists: 230 / 68 / 50
Total games / goals / assists: 323 / 100 / 72
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 230 28 23 40 2 323
1971-1972 35 3 1 3 0 42
1972-1973 41 4 8 11 0 64
1973-1974 42 9 6 4 0 61
1974-1975 33 2 3 3 1 42
1975-1976 41 2 3 11 0 57
1976-1977 38 8 2 8 1 57
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 68 14 6 12 0 100
1971-1972 9 2 0 0 0 11
1972-1973 13 0 5 4 0 22
1973-1974 12 6 1 0 0 19
1974-1975 10 1 0 1 0 12
1975-1976 12 1 0 3 0 16
1976-1977 12 4 0 4 0 20

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Kop Quote

Cissé on July 1st 2004

"I'm not yet at Thierry Henry's level. I don't think you can compare us as players at the moment because it's an insult to Thierry Henry.

People often try to compare me to him when he was starting off, but there are still light years between us. Maybe we've got speed in common, but he's more subtle. I'm a real brute compared to him. But I try and draw inspiration from him."

The last ...

Game was against
Ajax on Tuesday, 13 Sep 2022
Goal was scored by
Joël Matip against Ajax on Tuesday, 13 Sep 2022
Own goal was scored by
Alisson Becker against West Ham United on Sunday, 07 Nov 2021
Sending off was
Darwin Nunez against Crystal Palace on Monday, 15 Aug 2022
Penalty goal was
Mohamed Salah against Manchester City on Saturday, 30 Jul 2022
Missed penalty was
Mohamed Salah against Leicester City on Tuesday, 28 Dec 2021
Home win was against
Ajax on Tuesday, 13 Sep 2022
Home draw was against
Crystal Palace on Monday, 15 Aug 2022
Home defeat was against
Inter Milan on Tuesday, 08 Mar 2022
Away win was against
Southampton on Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Away draw was against
Everton on Saturday, 03 Sep 2022
Away defeat was against
Napoli on Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC have scored 10240 goals in 5867 competitive matches registered at LFChistory.
  • 206 of those goals are own goals and 538 came from the penalty spot.
  • 466 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 430 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool have scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 791 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 15302 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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