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Ian St John has mixed feelings about Shankly 3 October 2007

"Not so long ago, I found myself standing alone behind the Kop at Liverpool's football ground, staring intently at the bronze image of Bill Shankly. Bill Shankly, for me, will always be flesh and blood, human to a fault."

Champions league curse? 26 September 2007

Our columnist Alex has been looking at how Liverpool have done in the league or cup after and before a Champions League game.

An inspirational leader at Liverpool 24 September 2007

Bob Paisley profiles the Crazy Horse.

Alan and Ray Kennedy were an odd couple 17 September 2007

Alan and Ray Kennedy were an interesting duo on the left flank at Liverpool.

The quiet man makes an impression at Liverpool 10 September 2007

Chris Lawler was one of Liverpool's most consistent performers.

Houllier's recruits in 2000-2001 3 September 2007

Liverpool's summer signings in 2000-2001 raised more than a few eyebrows.

Local boy Hughes leaves Tranmere for Liverpool 27 August 2007

Liverpool born and bred Laurie Hughes started out at Tranmere but starred at Liverpool.

George Best's opinion on Bill Shankly 20 August 2007

George Best's take on Shanks from his book 'The Best of Times'.

Ron Yeats - Unbeatable at the back 13 August 2007

LFChistory's second one-on-one with former Liverpool captain, Ron Yeats.

Seven arrive in the summer of 1999 6 August 2007

There has been a lot of activity on Liverpool's behalf in the transfer market in the summer and we wanted to refresh your memories how Liverpool has done in the market in recent years.

Liverpool's Champions league stats 7 May 2007

Alex has compared Liverpool's progress in the Champions League to the other top English three in great detail.

A Liverpool player has rarely been so badly treated by supporters 2 May 2007

Jack Balmer's career at Liverpool was no walk in the park.

You'll never get past Sissoko! - comparison with Alonso 25 April 2007

Statistically it is difficult to measure the worth of midfielders as clean sheets and goals are not the fairest measure of a working midfielder who wins the ball and distributes it to team mates.

Carragher equals Callaghan's European record! 24 April 2007

Jamie Carragher equals Ian Callaghan's appearance record in European competition when he features vs. Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Only One Steven Gerrard 23 April 2007

There has been much talk of Liverpool being a ‘one man team’ and depending entirely on Steven Gerrard. Alex takes at look at some Stevie G facts and figures.

Match tickets - a growing collecting area 18 April 2007

Although programmes are a central focus of interest for most collectors, there is a vast range of memorabilia to collect.

Ron Yeats' reunion with Liverpool's first Euro opponents 12 April 2007

The Icelandic Liverpool supporters' club recently invited Ron Yeats as honourary guest at its annual festival in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital.

Rafa report vs. top sides in the Premiership 11 April 2007

There was optimism and much expectancy among Liverpool fans that 2006/7 would see Liverpool challenging for the Premiership. Alex analyses how Liverpool have coped against the top sides.

Bob Paisley was a big fan of little Sammy Lee 4 April 2007

Sammy Lee could run and run. He was small in stature but had the heart of a lion!

Paisley added 10% to persuade Celtic to sell Kenny Dalglish 27 March 2007

The story of how Liverpool's greatest legend joined the Reds.

A player who wasted his great talent at Liverpool 20 March 2007

Bob Paisley's opinion on Alec Lindsay.

How important is Fowler to Liverpool's strikeforce? 13 March 2007

Alex has detailed Fowler's scoring stats to show how his decent scoring record is maintained despite being fourth choice and without the time on the pitch to improve it.

Liverpool's player career ended with 19 leg fractures against Man Utd 5 March 2007

Eddie Spicer suffered the worst of luck regarding injuries. The second leg break of his career retired him.

The wonder left wingers of Liverpool 26 February 2007

John Martin talks about his favourite players on the left hand side of Liverpool throughout his years supporting the Reds.

Shankly tricked Ray Clemence into signing for Liverpool 22 February 2007

Bill Shankly convinced Ray Clemence that the first team's goalkeeper's position would be his and his only soon after his arrival. A slight exaggeration on Shankly's part.

Toshack and Keegan as Batman and Robin 19 February 2007

John Toshack and Kevin Keegan were the quintessential strike pair.

Double Up - Neal and Thompson get the perm 7 February 2007

The years 1977-1978 carried many alarming changes in society and Phil Thompson created an alarming trend at Liverpool.

The historic Liverpool takeover statement 6 February 2007

The press statement that Liverpool released on the momentous day that George Gillett and Tom Hicks took over Liverpool Football Club.

Historic match: Shankly's first game in charge 2 February 2007

Match report from News Chronicle and Daily Dispatch on Liverpool - Cardiff City 19.12.1959. This was Bill Shankly's first game in charge.

The magnificent 1961/62 promotion season 31 January 2007

John Martin remembers the fateful 1961/62 Liverpool season when the Reds got back into the top division.

Arbeloa says farewell to Depor fans on his homepage and hello to Liverpool 31 January 2007

Arbeloa's farewell letter to the Depor fans on his homepage.

Paisley's opinion on Peter Thompson 25 January 2007

How do you take over from a living legend?, is the first question Bob Paisley poses in his profile of the Liverpool great, Peter Thompson.

Peter Thompson almost messed up his transfer to Liverpool 22 January 2007

Peter Thompson almost messed up his transfer to Liverpool.

McDermott arrives in James Bond style 11 December 2006

Phil Thompson explains in his autobiography how Terry Mac's arrival at Liverpool came about.

Focus on Steve McMahon in Shoot! in 1985 7 December 2006

Shoot! profiled new Liverpool player Steve McMahon in 1985.

McMahon once a Blue, always a Red 4 December 2006

Steve McMahon once turned down Liverpool, but didn't made that mistake again.

Peter Beardsley sets a new standard 27 November 2006

Peter Beardsley was bought for a British record fee in 1987.

Billy Liddell in his own words 20 November 2006

Sir Matt Busby was the one who recommended Billy Liddell to Liverpool.

The agony and the bliss of the 1964-65 Liverpool season 17 November 2006

John almost got caught up in a Hillsborough-like disaster and witnessed one of the greatest days in Liverpool's history.

Kevin Keegan on a dustbin 13 November 2006

Kevin Keegan waited for Shankly on a dustbin to complete his move to Liverpool.