Players - Chris Pile

Chris Pile
Birthdate: 4 April 1967
Birthplace: Huyton, Liverpool, England
Other clubs: Tranmere Rovers (1987), Bury (1987), Waterside Karori (1988-90), Southport (1991-92)
Bought from: Local
Signed for LFC: Joined 1983 - Professional 04.04.1984
Contract expiry: 1987
LFC league games/goals: 0 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 0 / 0

Player Profile

Goalkeeper who was on the bench in the 1985 European Cup final, only 18 years of age, in the absence of the injured Bob Bolder. Pile has been living in New Zealand on and off since 1989. He worked for Soccer New Zealand as a goalkeeping coach for kids aged 15-20. However, he is currently the goalkeeping coach for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League.
Appearances per season
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-1985 0 0 0 0 0 0
A more detailed look at the player's appearances
Total Opponent
Total Started/substitutions
0 Started
1 On the bench
0 Substitute
0 Substituted
Total Competition
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Chris Pile - Goalkeeper makes history

Chris Pile could have been a more familiar name among the Liverpool faithful, had it not been for bad luck with injuries. He was the youngest player ever to be involved in a European cup final when he had just turned 18.