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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.

Former England schoolboy Roy Evans makes his debut 12 December 2003

Former England schoolboy international Roy Evans speaks on the eve of his Liverpool debut against Sheffield Wednesday.

A debut to remember 28 November 2003

Ian Callaghan's debut for Liverpool was memorable for many reasons.

Kenny admits why he quit Liverpool 25 November 2003

Kenny Dalglish admits the strain of the Hillsborough disaster caused him to quit Liverpool.

Jan Mølby done with jail 2 November 2003

Jan Mølby is released from prison in 1988 and gets the best news he could have ever wished for.

Mølby's jailhouse rock 23 October 2003

When Jan Mølby was enjoying his best years in the red jersey, he had an unfortunate incident with the law and was sent to jail. Thankfully LFC took him back, but of course this was a harrowing experience.

Liverpool player misled police over crash 6 October 2003

Neil Ruddock had difficulty in staying away from trouble at Liverpool.

Ruddock breaks Andy Cole's legs 1 October 2003

Andy Cole has slammed Liverpool's Neil Ruddock for the tackle that cracked both his legs and put him out of football for at least three months.

Neil Mellor - Evidently he loves it 26 September 2003

Neil Mellor interviewed by

Michael Owen makes Euro history 25 September 2003

Michael Owen scored his 21st goal in European competitions versus Olimpia Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Ian Rush - The greatest goalscorer 21 September 2003

An exclusive interview with Ian Rush by

Shankly's arrival 12 September 2003

Mr Bill Shankly, manager of Huddersfield Town was last night appointed manager of Liverpool Football Club in succession to Mr Phil Taylor, who resigned on November 17.