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…
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.
Metropolitano Stadium | Saturday 01 Jun 2019
Klopp's message to Liverpool fans was simple enough in his first interview as boss: "We have to change from doubter to believer... now."
Why not highlight the amazing progress Liverpool has shown under Klopp by reminding us all of some of the painfully average players Reds fans have had to put up with in the past?
When Liverpool have sold key players in recent years, it has had a tendency to backfire on them but not so in this particular case.