Fernando Torres heads Liverpool FC fifty goal marksmen

FERNANDO TORRES' winning goal in last night's Villa Park clash saw him become the fastest Liverpool player ever to hit 50 league goals.

The Spanish hitman got to the half century mark in just 72 appearances, a strike-rate that leaves him well clear of Sam Raybould and Albert Stubbins, both of whom reached the landmark after 80 matches.

Games it took the greats to hit 50:

72 Fernando Torres

80 Sam Raybould

80 Albert Stubbins

81 Roger Hunt

82 Jack Parkinson

83 John Aldridge

84 Ian Rush

88 Robbie Fowler

90 Gordon Hodgson

98 Harry Chambers

98 Kenny Dalglish

98 Michael Owen

104 Joe Hewitt

105 Ian St John

111 John Barnes

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