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Tom Reid

Thomas Joseph Reid played in a number of different positions for Liverpool but was predominantly used in the forward-line. By no means speedy or graceful, he was the archetypal old-fashioned centre-forward who happened to be a goalscoring machine! Reid made his Liverpool debut on the final day of the 1925/26 season in a home fixture with Sheffield United, scoring after only eight minutes and added another goal to help his team secure a point from a 2-2 draw. Reid often scored in 'pairs'; the next season he repeated that two-goal debut…

Birthdate: 15 August 1905
Birthplace: Motherwell, Scotland
Other clubs: Blantyre Victoria (1923-25), Clydebank (1925-26), Manchester United (1929-33), Oldham Athletic (1933-35), Barrow (1935-36), Prescot Cables (1936-38), Rhyl Athletic (1938-39)
Date of death: September 1972
Bought from: Clydebank
Signed for LFC: £1,000, 12.04.1926
Liverpool debut: 01.05.1926
Last appearance: 19.01.1929
Debut goal: 01.05.1926
Last goal: 10.09.1928
Contract expiry: 31.01.1929
League games / goals: 51 / 30
Total games / goals: 55 / 30
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 51 4 0 0 0 55
1925-1926 1 0 0 0 0 1
1926-1927 20 1 0 0 0 21
1927-1928 25 2 0 0 0 27
1928-1929 5 1 0 0 0 6
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 30 0 0 0 0 30
1925-1926 2 0 0 0 0 2
1926-1927 11 0 0 0 0 11
1927-1928 15 0 0 0 0 15
1928-1929 2 0 0 0 0 2

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Phil Taylor in 1950

"As a schoolboy footballer, my one ambition was to assist Bristol Rovers. The possibility of one day playing for such a club as Liverpool and getting a First Division championship medal never entered my head. Certainly a possible Wembley appearance was beyond my wildest dreams. Had my football career not turned out successful, my next ambition was to be a county cricketer."

The last ...

Game was against
Real Madrid on Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
Goal was scored by
Trent Alexander-Arnold against Aston Villa on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
Own goal was scored by
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Manchester City on Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
Sending off was
Alisson Becker against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, 30 Nov 2019
Penalty goal was
Mohamed Salah against Manchester City on Sunday, 07 Feb 2021
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Aston Villa on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
Home draw was against
Real Madrid on Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
Home defeat was against
Fulham on Sunday, 07 Mar 2021
Away win was against
Arsenal on Saturday, 03 Apr 2021
Away draw was against
Newcastle United on Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020
Away defeat was against
Real Madrid on Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC have scored 10057 goals in 5788 competitive matches registered at LFChistory.
  • 203 of those goals are own goals and 528 came from the penalty spot.
  • 457 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 423 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool have scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 777 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 15039 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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