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Liverpool FC: Ending the Seven-Year Itch: The Story of Liverpool’s 1972-73 …



After feasting on success in the mid 1960s, fans of Liverpool FC had to wait seven years before they next saw the team win a trophy.

Bill Shankly broke up his first great side and blended an exciting crop of experienced players together with youngsters that had come through the ranks and been plucked from the lower divisions. They combined perfectly, only to go agonisingly close in 1971 and 1972, when they lost an FA Cup final in extra time and missed out on the title despite winning 13 of…

Merseyside’s Old Firm?: The Sectarian Roots of Everton and Liverpool Footba…



There remains an enduring fascination with Merseyside football’s relationship with religion. A prodigious amount of anecdotal evidence exists claiming Everton FC to be the team traditionally supported by the city’s Catholic population and Liverpool FC predominantly supported by Protestants ─ a proposition summarily dismissed by most serious commentators as more urban myth than reality.

This somewhat controversial subject, though, has never been investigated to any great depth and…

Liverpool FC: The Greatest Goals



This official Liverpool FC publication celebrates 50 of the greatest goals witnessed at in the Reds’ fantastic history. Ian Rush, Roger Hunt, Billy Liddell; Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard; John Barnes, Daniel Sturridge, Fernando Torres, Luis Suarez, Kevin Keegan…the list goes on. Liverpool Football Club has been blessed with some truly great players, all of whom have scored some fabulous goals. The 50 great goals witnessed at Anfield, and beyond, have been selected from…

Match! the Liverpool Story (Match! History of Football)



Join us on an epic journey as we tell the story of Liverpool FC – one of the most famous football clubs in the world. As we follow this blockbuster of a story we learn how the name Liverpool also became synonymous with European football. The club still holds the English record for European cups with five, the last of those producing what has become known as ‘The Miracle of Istanbul’. Considering their league success, we also learn that it took Liverpool until the 1960s to win the FA Cup for…

My Liverpool Home



Kenny Dalglish’s relationship with Liverpool Football Club is one of the great love stories of sport. From the moment he first set foot in the Anfield dressing room nervously asking for autographs while having a trial at the club, Dalglish felt a passion for Liverpool stir within him. After joining from Celtic in 1977, the supremely gifted striker was embraced by Liverpool fans, for the goals and the glory, and most especially for the three European Cups. The Kop’s adoration of King Kenny…

REVIE…Revered and Reviled



REVIE
Revered and Reviled
The Authorised Biography by
RICHARD SUTCLIFFE
Don Revie remains, more than two decades on from his untimely death at the age of just 61, one of football’s most controversial and complex characters. After a playing career that brought plaudits and the prestigious Footballer of the Year award, Revie moved into management with Leeds United in 1961. By the time he left Elland Road to take charge of the England national team 13 years later, he had built one of the best teams…