In the red corner

Article archive

26 October 2004How Shankly helped St John to avoid a suspension

Chris Wood has been looking into aspects of LFC statistics for LFChistory that are often difficult to find and difficult to check... like players sent off and missed penalties etc. More

25 October 2004Football: Thomas turns the ignition for Liverpool drive

The Independent press report from Liverpool - Norwich on 25.10.1992. More

25 October 2004Unique Programmes: FA Youth Cup

Once the programme collecting bug has well and truly bitten, many collectors move on from just focusing on first team related issues to obtaining programmes from any fixture featuring all levels of their chosen side. More

24 October 2004Ged Rea: We haven't got it wrong

Statistician Ged Rea (author of among others: Liverpool FC - The Ultimate book of stats and facts 1892-2001) answered our news report: "The Official LFC site got it wrong". More

20 October 2004Paisley explains his controversial decision

Rarely does the manager change his captain after the season starts. When Gerrard replaced Hyypia on 15th of October 2003 it was by no means a unique occurance at Anfield. More

18 October 2004Unique programmes: 1977 EC Final Article

Rome 1977 will always be associated with Liverpool Football Club. More

15 October 2004The Official LFC site got it wrong

The Official site of Liverpool got it wrong when saying that the game vs. Fulham on Saturday is going to be Liverpool's 4000th league game. More

13 October 2004Paisley's opinion on Jan Mølby

Bob Paisley could always appreciate good footballers. Here he shares his views on the Great Jan Mølby. More

13 October 2004Kop Stories by Chris Wood

Chris Wood is a veteran of 1000 LFC games and has just about seen anything. More

11 October 2004Unique Programmes: The beginning

The founding of Liverpool FC is closely linked with two people. More

10 October 2004Shoot! Focus on Kevin MacDonald

A Shoot! focus on "Albert" from 1985. More

8 October 2004Shoot! Focus on Alan Kennedy

An old focus from Shoot! on the left-back of old, who feels somebody owes him a drink. More

7 October 2004Major site news: Mission completed!

LFChistory has now the line-ups for every single season, from 1892 to 2004. 4874 games. 8423 goals. 623 players. More

4 October 2004Unique Programmes: The First League Cup Win

The 1980-81 season proved to be very memorable for both of today’s sides due to the success that they achieved. Aston Villa claimed the League Championship whilst Liverpool lifted the European Cup for the third time and won the League Cup for a first time. More

1 October 2004Paisley's opinion on John Wark

Bob Paisley had incredible insight. Here are his views on midfield goalscorer John Wark. More

27 September 2004Unique Programmes: An Impressive Debut

One of the all time greats for the Reds (and there have been quite a few) is Kenny Dalglish. More

27 September 2004Added: 636 games with line-ups + 109 profiles

636 games + 109 player profiles as LFChistory adds full line-ups and goalscorers from 1899-1900 to 1914-15. More

20 September 2004Unique programmes: On tour in Europe

The area of programme collecting that has seen the greatest increase in interest is the European away issue. More

17 September 2004Erik Meijer - The big Dutchman

Erik Meijer is still a popular figure with Liverpool fans because of his fighting spirit. The BIG Dutchman is now the captain of 2nd division Alemannia Aachen in Germany and he spoke exclusively to LFChistory about his Liverpool career. More

14 September 2004The first European night at Anfield

Forty years ago Liverpool played their first European game at Anfield Road. More

13 September 2004477 games added to LFChistory with line-ups

477 games from seasons 1919/20 - 1928/29 are now complete on LFChistory with line-ups & scorers. All players from seasons 1919-1929 have been added, a total of 55 new profiles. More

8 September 2004444 new games with line-ups + 79 player profiles!

Seasons 1929/30 - 1938/39 are now complete on LFChistory with line-ups & scorers. A total of 444 games. All players from seasons 1929-1939 have been added. That is a total of 79 new player profiles! More

3 September 2004Unique programmes: Chelsea's first home game

Liverpool hold a prominent place in Chelsea's history, being the first team to play them in a match at Stamford Bridge. More

29 August 2004Wonder Wark

Article from Shoot! in 1975. More

29 August 2004Olympic gold for Liverpool

Two Liverpool players have won Olympic gold medals! More

27 August 2004Unique programmes: Two Legends Arrive

The first post-war season of 1946-47 saw Liverpool being crowned as Champions of England. Their second home match pitted them against Chelsea. More

20 August 2004Unique programmes: 1914 FAC Final

Interest in the clubs great history has surged in the last few years. Having the match programme provides a direct link to the club's past and helps bring alive many memories of both the good times and the bad. More

19 August 2004Detailed player profiles on LFChistory

Chris Wood recently gave himself the enormous task of compiling profiles on every player who has represented Liverpool’s first team from the start in 1892 until the late-1980’s. More

17 August 2004European debut in Iceland

Forty years ago today Liverpool played their first European game in Iceland of all places. More

17 August 2004Major site news on LFChistory

All games from 1946 to 1959 have been added to LFChistory. This means you can go to Season archive and see details on all matches from 1945/46 to the current season. More

7 July 2004Igor Biscan - Footballer's life is boring interviewed Igor Biscan at Melwood. More

3 June 2004Rafael Benitez in profile

Rick Parry and the Liverpool board had one man particularily in mind when replacing Gerard Houllier. His name: Rafael Benitez. More

26 May 2004Djibril Cissé in profile

Djibril Cissé who made a deal with Liverpool in January to join them on the 1st of July 2004 is the king of the scoring charts in the French league for the second time in the last three seasons. More

19 May 2004Houllier's stats is designed for every statistician who wishes to study Liverpool's history through facts and figures. More

13 May 2004Two bad breaks

Fortunately it's not too common for footballers to break their legs. One game this season saw two leg breaks. Back in the 1986/87 season, two Liverpool players broke their legs destroying their Liverpool careers. More

30 April 2004Ten years on

More Liverpool supporters reminisce about The Kop's last stand. More

30 April 2004Kop moments

Friday 30th April marks the 10th anniversary of the last time that the Kop stood for a home game at Anfield. More

18 March 2004Michael Owen's penalty record

13 out of 23 penalties scored. Not a good record by any means. More

1 March 2004Elland Road Deadlock!!

Harry Kewell silences the home crowd as Liverpool fail to beat Premiership basement boys, but earn a point in a good weekend for the Reds. More

24 February 2004Liverpool revival comes too late

The Guardian report on Basel - Liverpool on 12 November 2002. More