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Bill Keech

Keech represented Liverpool in six successive second division matches in the club's third season as members of the Football League in 1895/96. He played in Liverpool's half-back line, an area of the team where numerous changes were made during the course of the season. Considering that the club won the second division championship that year it was surprising that the team was not really settled with no player being 'ever-present'. Keech later played as forward for Leicester Fosse, scoring five goals in 15 League games, before returning to…

Birthdate: 22 February 1872
Birthplace: Irthlingborough, England
Other clubs: Irthlingborough Revellers (1888-1889). Irthlingborough (1889-92), Wellingborough Town (1892-93), Irthlingborough Wanderers, Barnsley St Peter's (1894-95), Barnsley St Peter's (2 / 1897), Blackpool (1897-98), Leicester Fosse (1898-99), Loughborough Town (loan 1899), Queens Park Rangers (1899-1902), Brentford (1902-03), Small Heath (1903), Kensal Rise United (1904-)
Date of death: 6 September 1948
Bought from: Barnsley St Peter's
Signed for LFC: 10.09.1895
Liverpool debut: 26.10.1895
Last appearance: 30.11.1895
Contract expiry: 1897
LFC league games/goals: 6 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 6 / 0
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 6 0 0 0 0 6
1895-1896 6 0 0 0 0 6
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0
1895-1896 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Gary Mac on his spectacular free-kick 40 yards from goal deep into injury time in the Merseyside derby at Goodison

Just a moment of inspiration I just went for it and it just managed to creep in the bottom corner, it just manages to miss a couple on the 18 yard line a few of the Everton players who could have got a head on it I think they were taken a wee bit by surprise that I went for goal, I think it was even suggested that it was a fluke but no, I´ve got to tell you that I did mean it, I did mean it!

The last ...

Game was against
Fulham on Sunday, 17 Mar 2019
Goal was scored by
James Milner against Fulham on Sunday, 17 Mar 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
James Milner against Fulham on Sunday, 17 Mar 2019
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Burnley on Sunday, 10 Mar 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
Fulham on Sunday, 17 Mar 2019
Away draw was against
Everton on Sunday, 03 Mar 2019
Away defeat was against
Wolves on Monday, 07 Jan 2019
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC has scored 9827 goals in 5673 competitive matches registered at LFChistory..
  • 193 of those goals are own goals and 513 came from the penalty spot.
  • 451 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 419 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.
  • 14627 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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