Unique Programmes: After the Lord Mayors Show 20 May 2005

With this season's F.A. Cup Final fast approaching it gives a good opportunity to look back at a time when Liverpool were involved in this event.

Unique Programmes: Anfield's Record Crowd 7 February 2005

With plans for a new stadium and its capacity still ongoing, it remains to be seen whether a Liverpool home match will have an attendance greater than that which saw an FA Cup fourth round tie against Wolves in February 1952.

Unique Programmes: The ball burst twice! 30 January 2005

Whenever one acquires an old programme it is always a bonus to discover that the issue holds extra historical significance.

Unique Programmes: A Non-League Team Visits 23 January 2005

It seems strange today with Southampton having been in the top flight of English football for so long, that when they first visited Anfield they were a non-league side.

Unique Programmes: The Beginning of the League Cup. 20 December 2004

Although Liverpool were late developers in the League Cup we have certainly made up for lost time – winning it a record seven times since its inception in the 1960-61 season.

Unique Programmes: FA Cup vs Fulham 13 December 2004

On the 13th January 1934 Liverpool played an FA Cup third round match against Fulham at Anfield.

Unique Programmes: A Rare Pre-war Friendly 6 December 2004

One of the most interesting areas to collect is the realm of the friendly issue.

Unique Programmes: Joint match programme 29 November 2004

As I have mentioned in previous articles, just a few seasons after their formation, Liverpool began to issue a joint match programme with Everton.

Unique Programmes: Shankly Arrives 22 November 2004

Having previously reviewed what is probably the most valuable Liverpool home match programme in monetary terms it is now worth looking at one that could be seen as being the most valuable in historic terms – that which saw Bill Shankly’s first match in charge of the Reds.

Unique Programmes: Newcastle away 15 November 2004

On October 4th 1930 Liverpool travelled to St James Park to play Newcastle United in a Division One fixture.

Unique Programmes: Middlesbrough 1939 8 November 2004

The 1939-40 Football League programme was only three games old when war was declared on September 3rd and the competition abandoned.

Unique Programmes: Blackburn in FA Cup 1 November 2004

Pre-war football programmes have always been highly sought after, with certain clubs issues being harder to obtain than others.

Unique Programmes: FA Youth Cup 25 October 2004

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.

Unique programmes: 1977 EC Final Article 18 October 2004

Rome 1977 will always be associated with Liverpool Football Club.

Unique Programmes: The beginning 11 October 2004

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.