Inside-forward Willie Walker was a regular in Liverpool’s side in September and October of the 1897/98 season. During his brief stay with the club the transfer system came into operation, and a sum of £100 was put on his head. Through a singular mistake in the list which Liverpool sent to F.A. headquarters his name read “J. Walker” instead of “W. Walker”. It was only a slip, but the wrong initial was made to stand, and the Scotsman was allowed to join his old club, Leith Athletic, for free!
"I remember Jimmy Harrower being egged on by the Kop when we were playing Swansea. Their goalkeeper got into a shoulder charging war with Jimmy until the red shirt stepped out of the way and the keeper thundered into the goalpost - almost knocking himself out. Harrower looked innocent and the Kop fell about laughing. Great moments in sport."
Anfield | Wednesday 11 Mar 2020
The Shankly Hotel on Victoria Street in Liverpool opened its doors in August 2015.
Liverpool have been working hard getting their new training ground ready for the coming season, whenever that will start considering the terrible state of affairs in the world today.
On 29th November 1998, Steven Gerrard made his Liverpool debut as a second-half substitute against Blackburn Rovers at Anfield.