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Liverpool FC

Liverpool FC
Steven Gerrard lifts the UEFA Champions League trophy aloft after Liverpool's remarkable comeback against Milan in Istanbul ©Getty Images

Liverpool FC

Formed: 1892
Nickname: The Reds

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Champion Clubs' Cup: 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005; (1985), (2007)
• UEFA Cup: 1973, 1976, 2001
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: (1966)
• UEFA Super Cup: 1977, 2001, 2005; (1978), (1984)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 18 (1990)
• FA Cup: 7 (2006)
• League Cup: 7 (2003)

History
• Liverpool came to being after city mayor John Houlding bought Anfield following the departure of Everton to Goodison Park. Higher Walton were beaten 8-0 in the club's first official match on 3 September that year, while promotion to the top flight followed in 1894 and a first title in 1901.

• The appointment of Huddersfield Town FC manager Bill Shankly on 1 December 1959 changed the history of the club forever. The Reds won three league championships, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup under the Scot before his surprise retirement after the 1974 FA Cup final.

• His replacement, Bob Paisley, would emerge as the club's most successful manager, his haul of 17 trophies including a UEFA Cup in 1976 and European Champion Clubs' Cup triumphs in 1977 (3-1 v VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach, Rome), 1978 (1-0 v Club Brugge KV, London) and 1981 (1-0 v Real Madrid CF, Paris).

• Liverpool won a fourth European Cup under Joe Fagan, defeating AS Roma on penalties in 1984. In the following years the club had to cope with the tragic events of Heysel in 1985 and the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.

• The Merseysiders claimed their 18th and last English crown in 1990, although the treble triumph of 2001 (League, FA and UEFA Cups) masterminded by the club's first foreign manager, Gérard Houllier, revived memories of the glory years. Then there was the incredible UEFA Champions League final victory in 2005, when Rafael Benítez's team fought back from 3-0 down at half-time to defeat AC Milan in Istanbul.

Club records
Most appearances: Ian Callaghan (857)
Most goals: Ian Rush (346)
Record victory: Liverpool 11-0 Strømsgodset IF (European Cup Winners' Cup, 17 September 1974)
Record defeat: Birmingham City FC 9-1 Liverpool (Second Division, 11 December 1954)

* Last updated on 7 July 2010

Last updated: 24/01/11 11.18CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 13/04/2014 02:00 CET
LiverpoolLiverpool1-0StokeStoke
Aston VillaAston Villa0-1LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool4-2Notts CountyNotts County
LiverpoolLiverpool1-0Man. UnitedMan. United
SwanseaSwansea2-2LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool0-1SouthamptonSouthampton
Man. UnitedMan. United1-0LiverpoolLiverpool
SunderlandSunderland1-3LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool3-1Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace
NewcastleNewcastle2-2LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool4-1West BromWest Brom
ArsenalArsenal2-0LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool4-0FulhamFulham
EvertonEverton3-3LiverpoolLiverpool
HullHull3-1LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool5-1NorwichNorwich
LiverpoolLiverpool4-1West HamWest Ham
TottenhamTottenham0-5LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool3-1CardiffCardiff
Man. CityMan. City2-1LiverpoolLiverpool
ChelseaChelsea2-1LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool2-0HullHull
LiverpoolLiverpool2-0OldhamOldham
StokeStoke3-5LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool2-2Aston VillaAston Villa
BournemouthBournemouth0-2LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool4-0EvertonEverton
West BromWest Brom1-1LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool5-1ArsenalArsenal
FulhamFulham2-3LiverpoolLiverpool
ArsenalArsenal2-1LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool4-3SwanseaSwansea
SouthamptonSouthampton0-3LiverpoolLiverpool
Man. UnitedMan. United0-3LiverpoolLiverpool
CardiffCardiff3-6LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool2-1SunderlandSunderland
LiverpoolLiverpool4-0TottenhamTottenham
West HamWest Ham1-2LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool14:37Man. CityMan. City
NorwichNorwich13:00LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool15:05ChelseaChelsea
Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace21:00LiverpoolLiverpool
LiverpoolLiverpool16:00NewcastleNewcastle

Trophy cabinet

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    17/09/1974, Liverpool 11-0 Strømsgodset, Liverpool
  • Biggest defeat:
    07/12/1966, Ajax 5-1 Liverpool, Amsterdam
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  20
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  5
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Super Cup:  5
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  12
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 149
    Jamie Carragher (  ENG)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 39
    Steven Gerrard (  ENG)
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