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61 Minutes in Munich: The Story of Liverpool FC’s First Black Footballer

In April 1981, Howard Gayle was summoned from the substitutes’ bench and sent on to play for Liverpool in the second leg of a European Cup semi-final at German champions Bayern Munich.

The previous October, by filling the same role at Manchester City, he became the first black footballer in Liverpool’s 89-year history to play at first team level.

Gayle’s Liverpool career proved to be short. He would pull on the red shirt only five times in total, scoring once.

Yet he is remembered as a…

Anfield Rising: Liverpool The Early Years

Liverpool Football Club.

Just three words. But over the years they have provoked both fear and respect throughout world football.

And for the club’s vast armies of fans, both on the banks of the Mersey and around the globe, the same three words have inspired bonds of strength and solidity unequalled in sport.

But what is the source of that enduring ‘hope in your hearts’?

From the foundation of Liverpool Football Club in 1892 and their rapid rise from the regional Lancashire League, to the…

When Football Was Football: Liverpool: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the…

HardCover. Pub Date :2009-08-04 Pages: 207 Language: English Publisher:. Haynes Publishing This is a unique and magnificent collection of photos of the Liverpool Football Club from the early days until 1992 These superb photos. many of them previously unpublished . document the rise of the most successful football club in the English game.New
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