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Kop Stories by Chris Wood 13 October 2004

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

Unique Programmes: The beginning 11 October 2004

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

Shoot! Focus on Kevin MacDonald 10 October 2004

A Shoot! focus on "Albert" from 1985.

Shoot! Focus on Alan Kennedy 8 October 2004

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

Major site news: Mission completed! 7 October 2004

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

Unique Programmes: The First League Cup Win 4 October 2004

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.

Paisley's opinion on John Wark 1 October 2004

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

Unique Programmes: An Impressive Debut 27 September 2004

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

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

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

Unique programmes: On tour in Europe 20 September 2004

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

Erik Meijer - The big Dutchman 17 September 2004

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.

The first European night at Anfield 14 September 2004

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

477 games added to LFChistory with line-ups 13 September 2004

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.

444 new games with line-ups + 79 player profiles! 8 September 2004

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!

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

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

Wonder Wark 29 August 2004

Article from Shoot! in 1975.

Olympic gold for Liverpool 29 August 2004

Two Liverpool players have won Olympic gold medals!

Unique programmes: Two Legends Arrive 27 August 2004

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

Unique programmes: 1914 FAC Final 20 August 2004

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.

Detailed player profiles on LFChistory 19 August 2004

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.

European debut in Iceland 17 August 2004

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

Major site news on LFChistory 17 August 2004

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.

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

Rafael Benitez in profile 3 June 2004

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

Djibril Cissé in profile 26 May 2004

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.

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

Two bad breaks 13 May 2004

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.

Ten years on 30 April 2004

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

Kop moments 30 April 2004

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

Michael Owen's penalty record 18 March 2004

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

Elland Road Deadlock!! 1 March 2004

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.

Liverpool revival comes too late 24 February 2004

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

Phil Neal exclusive: Gerrard best ever captain 24 February 2004

lfchistory met briefly with Phil Neal. We asked him about the current state of affairs. Neal promised a detailed interview on lfchistory about his career with Liverpool in a not too distant future.

Alan A'Court - 2nd Division International 23 February 2004

In 2004 interviewed Alan A'Court who is in Liverpool FC's Hall of Fame.

Ron Yeats - Chief scout and Shankly's captain 17 February 2004

lfchistory was lucky enough to interview Ron Yeats exclusively at Melwood and the big man didn't disappoint. The interview was published online in February 2004.

Ready......Set......GOAL!! 26 January 2004

Liverpool defeated the Toon Army this Saturday at Anfield to progress into the 5th round of the FA Cup. It was Bruno Cheyrou who stole the show as a fantastic, solid performance put Liverpool through.

White Hart Pain!! 19 January 2004

After another disappointing twist in this season's league campaign, Adam Elce reviews this Saturday's performance against Spurs.

This ain’t the time for singing the Blues!! 8 January 2004

Adam Elce has joined the ranks at and will expand on players past and present on our site hopefully for a long time to come. His first article is on the historic game between Chelsea and Liverpool.

Roy Evans quits as Liverpool boss 17 December 2003

Roy Evans today parted company with Liverpool, the club he has served for 35 years. Joint manager Gerard Houllier will take sole control of the club.

Roy Evans fulfilling his destiny 15 December 2003

Roy Evans was appointed Liverpool's ninth post-war boss, as expected following the resignation of Graeme Souness.