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I think the best passer from the contenders was Xabi Alonso. He's a class passer, the master of passing. And he can shoot as good as his pass. Totally class...
Pringgo_Anfield
4th Dec 2012 12:49
lenniemac
4th Dec 2012 12:52
"Nice to hear Molby get a mention, Souness forgotten about as was Whelan. "
ANI-ROAD-03
4th Dec 2012 13:57
"Tough question. Xabi's passing was like something I had never seen but Molby had his better years when I was young 16/17 before Molby's career started to descend and I didn't really go to many games and football wasn't as accessible on TV at that time 1991 ish. I do remember Molby's calmness (like Alonso) but seem to rememebr Molby setting up more goals. (I may be wrong?) "
degsy62
4th Dec 2012 13:59
"There are a few to choose from. Alonso, Molby, Souness but then Gerrard's incisive passes have led to so many goals. Also Ian Callaghan could ping a pass when he moved into central midfield from the wing. It's difficult to pick who comes out on top of this lot."
JUDGE123
4th Dec 2012 14:05
"yes, it's alonso"
rosso76
4th Dec 2012 14:37
"I am really embarassed as I have a soft spot for and love all three, but the choice for me falls on Stevie G, John Barnes and Xabi Alonso, I say Stevie G as he's my favourite local lad of any era! anyway three fantastic different types of passer! YNWA"
Butholezwe
4th Dec 2012 16:05
"XAVI ALONSO OFF COURSE"
blacksus
4th Dec 2012 16:28
"definitely stevie!!!"
NASHTY
4th Dec 2012 16:39
"1.Alonso 2.Gerrard"
brimac123cat
4th Dec 2012 17:00
"Bob Paisley said that the best passer of a football in the fifty-odd years he was at LFC was Jan Molby. Alonso is not bad either."
RopMange
4th Dec 2012 17:45
"Stevie G is the master of killer passes."
observantred
4th Dec 2012 17:55
"Molby (I am in my 40s) was amazing. He could side foot with such power (yes, even from free kicks as well as penalties.) Saw him side foot a free kick past Spurs once (3-1 I think). That is very hard as most players dont have have power, accuracy and the calmness to do it. He could also hit the long passes with precision. Wow. Xabi is a close second. "
Highjuls
4th Dec 2012 18:11
"McManaman men ;)"
LFC THRU THICK + THIN
4th Dec 2012 18:33
"XABI ALONSO - COME BACK XABI, CLASS ACT !!! JAN MOLBY - VERY SIMILAR TO XABI BUT PROBABLY SCORED MORE GOALS. STEVIE.G - ALWAYS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A KILLER BALL AND MORE PROLIFIC AND INFLUENTIAL THAN MOLBY AND ALONSO. "
VixterK1J
4th Dec 2012 20:23
"Stevie and Xabi are both strong contenders but anybody who was around in the 80s will tell you it has to be Jan Molby. I'm not an Allen knocker, but he has yet to earn his place on such an illustrious list."
fergalthegreat
4th Dec 2012 20:56
"Molby, but special shout to Xavi (we miss you and want you back)... :) "
spw211
4th Dec 2012 21:32
"It seemed like most of the lads in the 70's 80's early 90's could accurately pass a long ball.Molby stands out but others were great too.One of todays so called good passers however can't even play a long ball, not strong enough to kick it that far!Maybe Lucas can kick it for him!"
classANDsuccess
4th Dec 2012 22:21
"Bit early to mention Allen? Jimmy Case was underated, Souness too."
cestip
4th Dec 2012 22:27
"Stevie G for consistency"
wmraker
5th Dec 2012 2:11
"Kenny Daglish , John Barnes and Xabi Alonso...in that order "
DWH
5th Dec 2012 4:07
"Dave Wilson-Howarth was/is an outstanding passer, and such foresight to create plays, can not believe he has been missed off this list. Yule.N.W.A"
AlexR-LFCNZfan
5th Dec 2012 7:10
"As much as I loved/love Alonso, I still think Gerrard is the better passer. Alonso's standing with Liverpool fans has somewhat increased since he left Liverpool because we missed him, but that doesn't make him better than Stevie. Part of the effect was that there were two of them, so teams couldn't just mark one of them out of the game like they did with Gerrard since (notably in 09-10)."
mimihyypia
5th Dec 2012 9:25
"Obviously Jan Molby, all day, every day."
Dhushan
5th Dec 2012 11:02
"As much as I love & adore Xabi I think from what seniors have said it's Molby"