Right back David Raven came through the Academy and was given his first team chance by Rafael Benitez during the run to the Carling Cup final in 2005.
Raven made his first team debut during the Carling Cup tie at Tottenham in December 2004 and made one memorable goal saving tackle in particular to deny Jermaine Defoe a certain goal. Liverpool won the game on penalties and Raven was named Man of the Match
A big Liverpool fan who swopped a potential career as a musician to ply his trade in football, Raven was captain of the England youth team.
In search of regular first team football he left Anfield to join Carlisle United in the summer of 2006.