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100 Days That Shook The Kop

No. 1: Hillsborough

On April 15th 1989, over 25,000 Liverpool supporters travelled down to Hillsborough for the FA Cup semi-final. Ninety six fans never returned. '100 Days That Shook The Kop' reaches its climax with a day no one will ever forget

5th Jan 2003

7:01 mins

No. 2

No one will ever forget the tragic events of Heysel. Instead of leaving Brussels having seen our team lift a fifth European Cup, Liverpool supporters travelled home having witnessed the deaths of 38 Italians and one Belgian.

5th Jan 2003

10:10 mins

No. 3: Shankly Retires

No Liverpudlian old enough to remember will forget where they were the day Bill Shankly announced his retirement as Anfield boss. The bombshell reverberated through the football world and stunned Reds fans to the core.

5th Jan 2003

5:13 mins

No. 4: Kings of Europe 1977

May 25 1977 is a date that will forever hold special significance for Liverpudlians. For it was on this balmy night in Rome that Emlyn Hughes proudly held aloft the gleaming silver trophy that is the European Cup for the first time.

5th Jan 2003

5:35 mins

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No. 5: Clinching the FA Cup in 1965

For 73 years the FA Cup remained a notable absentee on Liverpool Football Club's roll of honour. That changed on the unforgettable afternoon of May 1 1965 when goals from Hunt and St John helped defeat Leeds 2-1.

5th Jan 2003

3:48 mins

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No. 6: Treble Celebrations

The red half of Merseyside partied like never before the day Gerard Houllier's treble winning heroes returned home to parade their magnificent and unprecedented haul of silverware.

5th Jan 2003

3:57 mins

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No. 7

"It broke my heart to leave Liverpool," a clearly stunned and emotional Kenny Dalglish told a packed press conference at Anfield in 1991 to announce his resignation as Liverpool manager. A decision that stunned the football world

5th Jan 2003

7:47 mins

No. 8: Clinching the double

Liverpool beat Everton 3-1 at Wembley in the first all-Merseyside FA Cup Final and make history by clinching the coveted league and cup double.

5th Jan 2003

1:49 mins

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No. 9: Fairclough sinks St Etienne

Anfield was shaken to its foundations and a legend was born the night the French aristocrats of St Etienne came to town in March 1977.

5th Jan 2003

4:45 mins

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No. 10: The Kop's Last Stand

April 30th 1994 marked the end of an era at Anfield as Liverpool entertained Norwich in the last ever game to be played in front of the standing Kop.

5th Jan 2003

4:44 mins

No. 11: Shankly arrives

On December 1st 1959 Liverpool Football Club announced that Huddersfield boss Bill Shankly would be their new manager. Life at Anfield would never be the same again.

5th Jan 2003

7:30 mins

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No. 12: Inter sent back to Italy 1965

Recalling the night Liverpool recorded a famous 3-1 victory over the reigning world champions Inter Milan in 1965 European Cup semi-final 1st leg.

5th Jan 2003

3:38 mins

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No. 13: 1988/89 Title Decider

The 1988/89 title race boiled down to the most dramatic in history, but sadly it's one Liverpudlians would rather forget as a last gasp Michael Thomas goal at Anfield snatched the championship for Arsenal.

5th Jan 2003

6:27 mins

No. 14: UEFA Cup 2001

Liverpool's class of 2001 etched their indelibly into the history books, after they completed an unprecedented cup treble with an amazing 5-4 victory over Alaves in the UEFA Cup Final.

5th Jan 2003

5:38 mins

No. 15: Euro glory 1984

On a dramatic night in Rome Liverpool triumphed against all the odds to win a fourth European Cup courtesy of a nailbiting penalty shoo-out.

5th Jan 2003

5:16 mins

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No. 16: UEFA Cup win 1973

Liverpool clinched their first European trophy in May 1973 courtesy of a memorable two-legged victory over the highly-rated Borussia Monchengladbach.

5th Jan 2003

3:06 mins

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No. 17: King Kenny signs for LFC

They thought Kevin Keegan could never be replaced but how wrong they were! On August 10th 1977 Liverpool signed Kenny Dalglish as his replacement and the rest is history.

5th Jan 2003

5:37 mins

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No. 18: FA Cup Final 2001

In one of the most dramatic climaxes to a FA Cup Final Michael Owen scored twice in six minutes to snatch the Cup for Liverpool on a never-to-be-forgotten day in Cardiff.

5th Jan 2003

3:17 mins

No. 19: Rush scores four

On November 6th 1982 Ian Rush wrote his name indelibly into Merseyside derby folklore with a phenomenal four goal blast as Liverpool emphatically defeated Everton 5-0 at Goodison.

5th Jan 2003

5:02 mins

No. 20

On a dramatic night at Molineux in May 1976 Liverpool came from behind to defeat Wolves 3-1 and clinch the first league title of Bob Paisley's managerial reign.

5th Jan 2003

6:50 mins

No. 21

Anfield is one of the oldest and most famous football grounds in the world but on May 17 2002 LFC announced plans to move to a new stadium on Stanley Park.

5th Jan 2003

4:19 mins

No. 22: Roma Return

We look back to the night of 19th March 2002, when Gerard Houllier returned from life threatening heart surgery to lead Liverpool to a Champions League victory over AS Roma. A deafening roar from the Kop signalled Houllier was back.

5th Jan 2003

5:51 mins

No. 23: Seven Up

Tottenham paraded Argentina World Cup heroes Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles plus a young Glenn Hoddle but Liverpool set about showing them a thing or two about the art of football as Paisley's men won 7-0.

5th Jan 2003

5:56 mins

No. 24: 1974 FA Cup Final

Liverpool win the FA Cup in 1974 and in doing so set about teaching the Geordies and Malcolm MacDonald a football lesson by winning 3-0

5th Jan 2003

6:05 mins

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No. 25: Euro Champs '78

Twelve months after being crowned kings of Europe for the first time Liverpool retained the European Cup after a 1-0 win over FC Bruges at Wembley in 1978. The goal was a touch of class from Kenny Dalglish.

4th Jan 2003

4:54 mins

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No. 26: Barney sinks Real Madrid

Left back Alan Kennedy becomes a hero as his goal wins the 1981 European Cup Final for Liverpool, beating Real Madrid 1-0 in Paris and Scousers left declaring their love for a new Kop hero nicknamed Barney Rubble.

4th Jan 2003

5:18 mins

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No. 27: Classic 4-3 win

Enjoy highlights of Liverpool's amazing 4-3 win over Newcastle United in April 1996. The sight of Reds legend Kevin Keegan slumped on the bench in disbelief after Stan Collymore's sensational finish is one no-one will forget.

4th Jan 2003

6:01 mins

No. 28

John Barnes was one of the best players to don the red shirt of Liverpool and it was a shrewd piece of business by Kenny Dalglish who signed him from Watford in 1987. The England winger went on to delight the Reds fans.

4th Jan 2003

6:07 mins

No. 29

Four minutes into injury time Gary McAllister steps up to curl a 44-yard free-kick past Paul Gerrard to give Liverpool a 3-2 win at Everton. One of the most amazing moments in Mersey derby history, the goal changes Liverpool's season.

4th Jan 2003

3:22 mins

No. 30

You couldn't have scripted this any better. Needing to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, player-manager Kenny Dalglish scores the goal that gives Liverpool a 1-0 win and the League Championship.

4th Jan 2003

3:18 mins

YNWA v Leicester (1973)

When Liverpool won the League Championship in 1973 no-one knew it was to be Bill Shankly's last as Reds manager. The Reds clinch a record eighth league title and Shankly's team takes on new heights. An historic moment in many ways.

4th Jan 2003

2:33 mins

No. 32: Forest put to the sword 1988

Even the great Tom Finney called this Liverpool performance one of the best he has seen. Kenny Dalglish's side hit top gear to demolish Brian Clough's side. This was Barnes, Beardsley and Aldridge at their best.

4th Jan 2003

5:36 mins

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No. 33

A moved that stunned Liverpool fans. On November 29th, 2001, after intense speculation for two years the inevitable happens when Gerard Houllier sells Kop hero Robbie Fowler to Premiership rivals Leeds United.

4th Jan 2003

5:47 mins

No. 34: Battle of Britain 66

A match dubbed the unofficial battle of Britain, this game had everything. Liverpool 1-0 down from the first leg, produced a great comeback and a stunning Geoff Strong header put the Reds into their first European Final.

4th Jan 2003

3:00 mins

No. 35: Auxerre 1991

Never before had Liverpool recovered from a two-goal first leg deficit in Europe. Only 23,094 bothered to turn up at Anfield for the second leg, but those who stayed away missed a European classic in which Mark Walters was the hero.

4th Jan 2003

3:00 mins

No. 36

Liverpool found themselves 2-0 down at Anfield to Bruges in the first leg of the UEFA Cup Final at Anfield, but the Reds stormed back to win 3-2. A 1-1 draw in the second leg ensured more silverware for Bob Paisley's men.

4th Jan 2003

2:38 mins

No. 37

One of the most emotional FA Cup Finals ever witnessed, Liverpool beat Everton 3-2 at Wembley in a victory dedicated to the memory of the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives at Hillsborough. Ian Rush came on to score twice.

4th Jan 2003

3:01 mins

No. 38

After eight years in the Second Division Bill Shankly's new Liverpool make it back to the top flight in 1962. It had been a hard slog but the cheers that greeted a 2-0 victory over Southampton meant Liverpool were back in the big time.

4th Jan 2003

4:14 mins

No. 39

Howie Gayle, an early replacement for the limping Dalglish, runs the Munich defence ragged, and by the time he himself was substituted late in the second half, Liverpool secure a 1-1 draw and a place in the European Cup Final.

4th Jan 2003

6:39 mins

No. 40

Picture the scene. An FA Cup replay with Manchester City 2-1 up against Liverpool. There's seconds remaining when Billy Liddell scores a great goal to make it 2-2. The players and fans celebrate but the referee disallows the goal.

4th Jan 2003

2:11 mins

No. 41

Brian Hall desribes Shankly's Chairman Mao speech as 'genius.' It came after the 1974 FA Cup Final and a reference by Shanks to the Chinese dictator when he said

4th Jan 2003

3:04 mins

No. 42: Reds Barca Joy

On March 30th 1976 Liverpool became the first, and so far only, English team to defeat Barcelona in the world famous Nou Camp. John Toshack scored the only goal of the UEFA Cup semi-final tie to silence the home fans.

4th Jan 2003

1:32 mins

No. 43

The mere mention of the name Worcester City is likely to send a shudder down the spine of any Liverpudlian old enough to remember the infamous day when Second Division Liverpool were dumped out of the FA Cup.

4th Jan 2003

2:40 mins

No. 44: Careless Hands!

In December 1967 Leeds United's goalkeeper Gary Sprake committed one of the funniest and most unusual moments Anfield has ever witnessed. Sprake threw the ball into his net to the astonishment of the whole ground.

3rd Jan 2003

2:20 mins

No. 45

The Liverpool team of 1978-79 has often been dubbed one of it not the best ever seen at Anfield. Kenny Dalglish and co made the league their own tearing up the record books in the process. A record 68 points told its own story.

3rd Jan 2003

2:10 mins

No. 46

July 16th 1998 is the time Gerard Houllier arrived at Anfield to become joint manager alongside Roy Evans. Despite starting well, after a few bad results Roy Evans resigned with Houllier taking up sole management of Liverpool.

3rd Jan 2003

4:38 mins

No. 47: 1946/47 Champions

Of Liverpool's 18 League title triumphs the one clinched in 1946/47 was perhaps the most unexpected. George Kay's Reds were written off but a famous win at Wolves clinched the championship.

3rd Jan 2003

5:26 mins

No. 48: Heads the Reds win

Goalless on aggregate after two legs and 2-2 following extra-time it came down the lottery of a toss up to determine the winners of the European Cup quarter-final tie between Liverpool and Cologne. The coin favoured Liverpool.

3rd Jan 2003

1:46 mins

No. 49

Three-nil down at home to your greatest rivals with millions watching live on television, it doesn't get much worse than that. However Liverpool produced an amazing comeback and Neil Ruddock powered home a header to make it 3-3.

3rd Jan 2003

4:12 mins

No. 50

This occasion certainly didn't live up to the title FA Charity Shield. Liverpool's Kevin Keegan had a fight with Leeds Billy Bremner and both were sent-off. For the record Liverpool won the game on penalties.

3rd Jan 2003

4:08 mins

No. 51: First Visit to Wembley

Liverpool's first visit to the twin towers of Wembley was not to be a good one as Arsenal won 2-0 in 1950. Such was the demand for tickets over 100,000 Reds fans applied for tickets but only 10,000 were available!

3rd Jan 2003

3:33 mins

No. 52

It was raining goals at Anfield on September 17th 1974, as Liverpool demolished Norwegian part-timers Stromsgodset 11-0 in a record victory. It was a fitting way to mark Bob Paisley's first European tie as boss.

3rd Jan 2003

3:31 mins

No. 53

No one expected Liverpool to lose the 1988 FA Cup Final except Wimbledon. The underdogs went on to produce a big cup shock by winning 1-0 thanks to a goal from Lawrie Sanchez. John Aldridge also missed a penalty.

3rd Jan 2003

1:25 mins

No. 54: Robbie's record

We go back to August 1994 and Robbie Fowler's personal destruction of Arsenal with his four minute hat-trick.

3rd Jan 2003

3:28 mins

No. 55

We go back to November 21st 1970 when Liverpool produced a memorable derby comeback at Goodison Park. Everton went 2-0 up but Liverpool responded magnificently and Chris Lawler popped up for the winner to seal a 3-2 win.

3rd Jan 2003

3:22 mins

No. 56

Gerard Houllier wins his first trophy as Liverpool manager in February 2001, as he guides the Reds to victory in the Worthington Cup Final at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. Birmingham didn't make it easy but Liverpool won on penalties.

3rd Jan 2003

5:44 mins

No. 57

After just one season in Italy with Juventus Kenny Dalglish produces a transfer sensation to bring Kop legend Ian Rush back to Anfield. For Rush a chance to play in front of the Kop again is just too good to resist.

3rd Jan 2003

2:38 mins

No. 58: Classic derby memories

Everton defender Sandy Brown endeared himself to be a Kop hero on December 6th, 1969 as he scored a memorable derby goal for Liverpool.

3rd Jan 2003

2:21 mins

No. 59

A 3-1 home defeat by Manchester City on Boxing Day 1981 saw everyone write off Liverpool's championship hopes. How wrong they would be as Bob Paisley's team proved it to be lucky 13, as the Reds won their 13th title.

3rd Jan 2003

2:38 mins

No. 60

The first all Merseyside Cup Final was the 1984 Milk Cup when Liverpool played Everton at Wembley. Thousands of fans, red and blue travelled together to London. After a draw at Wembley, Liverpool won the replay.

3rd Jan 2003

2:27 mins

No. 61

Leading 3-1 from the first leg Liverpool went to Italy confident of reaching the European Cup Final. A Spanish referee by the name of Ortiz de Mendibil was to have other ideas though as Inter came back to win. Shankly was furious.

3rd Jan 2003

4:25 mins

No. 62

We go back to September 1989 and a night to remember at Anfield. Kenny Dalglish's side turned on the style to demolish Crystal Palace 9-0 and an emotional John Aldridge scores his last goal for the Reds on his final appearance.

3rd Jan 2003

2:18 mins

No. 63

We recall the day Bill Shankly decided to change Liverpool's strip to all red in November 1964. Previously Liverpool had worn white shorts, red shirts and red socks, but wanting a psychological advantage Shanks changed it to all red.

3rd Jan 2003

1:15 mins

No. 64

Gerard Houllier returned from life threatening heart surgery to deliver an emotional speech at the club's AGM on December 10th, 2001. He spoke to a captivated audience at the AGM in a moving and, at times funny, delivery.

3rd Jan 2003

4:54 mins

No. 65

Bill Shankly swoops to sign Ron Yeats from Dundee United in the summer of 1961. Described by Shanks as 'six foot tall and strong as an ox' Yeats becomes the colossus of the Reds team and Liverpool captain.

3rd Jan 2003

2:42 mins

No. 66

Liverpool win the League Cup for the second season in succession thanks to two goal hero Ronnie Whelan. Steve Archibald put Spurs ahead, but Whelan equalised three minutes from time. Ian Rush also scores as Reds win 3-1.

3rd Jan 2003

1:29 mins

No. 67

Jack Balmer created an unprecedented new scoring record on November 23rd, 1946, when he became the first player ever to score three times or more in three consecutive games. A hat-trick against Arsenal completed his feat at Anfield.

2nd Jan 2003

4:34 mins

No. 68

May 9th 1972 is a day many Reds fans won't forget. Needing a victory at Arsenal on the final day of the season John Toshack scores two minutes from time, but joy turns to despair as referee Roger Kirkpatrick disallows it for off-side.

2nd Jan 2003

3:25 mins

No. 69: 1996 FA Youth Cup

Liverpool's 1996 FA Youth Cup victory is one that should never be overlooked. It was the first time we had ever won the competition and a certain Michael Owen was coming through the ranks on the road to stardom.

2nd Jan 2003

4:03 mins

No. 70: Shankly's first title

It was in 1963/64 that the nation first awoke to the sound of Bill Shankly's red army. After more than a decade in the football wilderness a sixth League Championship success was confirmed, and Shankly's first.

2nd Jan 2003

3:00 mins

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No. 71

We recall the time Roy Evans paid a club record fee of #8.5 million to capture Stan Collymore from Nottingham Forest. Collymore turned down Everton to join Liverpool and it was to be the start of a turbulent relationship.

2nd Jan 2003

5:16 mins

No. 72

Liverpool slump to an embarrassing FA Cup exit to Second Division Watford in 1970 and Bill Shankly takes drastic action. The Reds manager is furious and will quickly set about changing his team and bringing new players in.

2nd Jan 2003

2:20 mins

No. 73: Fowler's five v Fulham

In the autumn of 1993 an 18-year old striker by the name of Robbie Fowler breezed into the Liverpool first team like a breath of fresh air. Fulham were on the receiving end of Fowler scoring five against them at Anfield.

2nd Jan 2003

5:16 mins

No. 74: Super Cup Memories

Just months after leaving Liverpool in a much publicised move to SV Hamburg during the summer of 1977, former Kop favourite Kevin Keegan made an eagerly anticipated return to Anfield with his new club in the Super Cup Final.

2nd Jan 2003

4:34 mins

No. 75: Mandela and the Reds

At the end of the 1993-94 season Liverpool went on a ground breaking tour of South Africa. Along with matches against Aston Villa, Cape Town Spurs and Kaizer Chiefs the highlight was meeting President Nelson Mandela.

2nd Jan 2003

3:47 mins

No. 76: Stubbins in the Snow

A never-to-be forgotten goal from Albert Stubbins in the snow. Of the 83 goals Albert Stubbins scored, it is a spectacular diving header in an FA Cup tie against Birmingham City in March 1947.

2nd Jan 2003

4:53 mins

No. 77

A match that was dubbed the McManaman final, after Steve McManaman's two goals gave Liverpool a 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers at Wembley, to lift the Coca Cola Cup. Watch McManaman's two great goals again.

2nd Jan 2003

5:25 mins

No. 78

Michael Owen had a sensational 2001 for Liverpool and was named European Footballer of the Year 2001. Owen beat off the challenge of Raul and Oliver Khan to win the award and became the first ever Reds star to win it.

2nd Jan 2003

2:07 mins

No. 79

We recall the day 56,000 fans packed into Anfield to pay tribute to the man the Kop dubbed 'Sir Roger' Hunt. Despite the torrential rain the Reds fans wanted to pay tribute to their hero.

2nd Jan 2003

2:36 mins

No. 80

We have all forgotten the 1996 FA Cup Final defeat by Manchester United, but no one will forget the style of the Liverpool players. Before the game the players went out for a walkabout onto the Wembley pitch in cream suits.

2nd Jan 2003

3:16 mins

No. 81

We go back to September 1978 to recall a moment that left Liverpool deflated. The Reds were looking for a third straight European Cup victory but Nottingham Forest had other ideas, and beat Liverpool in the first round over two legs.

2nd Jan 2003

3:38 mins

No. 82: Last League Title

We recall Liverpool's 18th League Championship success in May 1990. The stakes were high when the Reds played QPR at Anfield.

2nd Jan 2003

5:15 mins

No. 83: 1971 FA Cup Final

We recall Liverpool's 2-1 defeat to Arsenal at Wembley in the 1971 FA Cup Final. Tommy Smith said:

2nd Jan 2003

3:46 mins

No. 84: Record 1-9 Defeat

11th December 1954 has gone down in the history books as the day Liverpool Football Club sunk to their lowest depths. We recall the record 9-1 defeat against Birmingham City.

2nd Jan 2003

2:11 mins

No. 85: Keegan's Debut

When Bill Shankly dipped into the transfer market to sign the virtually unknown Kevin Keegan from Scunthorpe in May 1971 it was a move that caused barely a ripple of excitement among Liverpudlians. We recall his debut v Nottingham Forest.

2nd Jan 2003

3:23 mins

No. 86: First time in Europe

We recall the Reds first ever game in Europe against the part-time Icelandic champions of KR Reykjavic in 1964

2nd Jan 2003

1:55 mins

No. 87: Relegation

17th April 1954 was a dark day for Liverpool Football Club as fifty consecutive seasons of top-flight football came to an end. Defeat at home to Cardiff City consigned Don Welsh's Reds to the dreaded drop, a moment we recall.

2nd Jan 2003

2:33 mins

No. 88: Ajax v Liverpool

We recall the time Liverpool suffered their most comprehensive thrashing in European competition. In thick fog Shankly's team infamously crashed to a 5-1 defeat against the then relatively unknown Ajax of Amsterdam.

2nd Jan 2003

3:36 mins

No. 89: McManaman's Bosman

We recall the time on June 1st 1999, when #10million-rated Steve McManaman left the club as a free agent to join Real Madrid. Rick Parry says it's a transfer that won't happen to Liverpool again.

2nd Jan 2003

3:09 mins

No. 90: Kenny's 1995 title

We recall the day when Kenny Dalglish won the Premier League Championship with Blackburn at Anfield in 1995 beating Manchester United to the crown

2nd Jan 2003

3:25 mins

No. 91

We recall the day Terry McDermott was sent-off after a famous mersey derby brawl. In his own words he was 'a big girls blouse,' so it was out of character.

2nd Jan 2003

1:21 mins

No. 92

On 29th December 2001 Michael capped an unforgettable 12 months by registering his 100th Liverpool goal against West Ham at Upton Park. Two minutes remained in the final Premiership fixture of the year when Owen struck the equaliser.

1st Jan 2003

1:44 mins

No. 93

We take a trip back through time to recall the time Liverpool played in their first ever European Final. Glasgow was the venue for the 1966 European Cup Winners Cup Final but it wasn't to be Liverpool's night and the Germans won 2-1.

1st Jan 2003

1:52 mins

No. 94

We recall the moment on November 4th 2001, when fans on the Kop paid the ultimate tribute to Gerard Houllier when they unveiled an impressive mosaic in the recovering Liverpool manager's honour.

1st Jan 2003

5:04 mins

No. 95

Recall the day then 2nd Division Liverpool made the trip to Stanley Park to meet 1st Division Everton in the fourth round of the 1955 FA Cup.

1st Jan 2003

2:52 mins

No. 96

After writing themselves into the history books for playing their part in possibly the greatest European final ever in Dortmund, Gerard Houllier's weary troops won 4-0 at Charlton to qualify.

1st Jan 2003

6:00 mins

No. 97: Stanley Park Switch

We recall the moment an unprecedented furore erupted on Merseyside on November 6th, 1959, when Liverpool signed Everton centre forward Dave Hickson to boost their promotion chances. The move across Stanley Park divided an entire city.

1st Jan 2003

2:09 mins

No. 98: 1st League Cup

The League Cup was a competition never deemed high on the list of Liverpool FC but that all changed on April Fools Day 1981, when skipper Phil Thompson lifted the trophy on the Reds behalf for the first time. We recall the moment.

1st Jan 2003

1:43 mins

No. 99: The Anfield Rap

We present the Anfield Rap video featuring the 1987-88 squad and talk exclusively to John Barnes about the classic football song. As Barnes says: "It's still the best football record ever."

1st Jan 2003

3:18 mins

No. 100: Backing the Dockers

We recall the day when Robbie Fowler backed the striking Liverpool Dockers. After scoring a goal against Brann Bergen, Fowler lifted his Reds top to reveal a supportive t-shirt for the dockers

1st Jan 2003

3:46 mins

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