LIVERPOOL 

("Reds" or "Pool")

Year formed1892
Turned professional1892 
Limited company 1892 
Previous namesNone
GroundAnfield, Anfield Road, Liverpool L4 0TH

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 75 yards (101 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity54,074
Record attendance at present ground

61,905 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, FA Cup 4th round,

2nd February 1952 (won 2-1)

League career

Lancashire League: 1892 - 1892

Division Two: 1893 - 1894

Division One: 1894 - 1895

Division Two: 1895 - 1896

Division One: 1896 - 1904

Division Two: 1904 - 1905

Division One: 1905 - 1955

Division Two: 1955 - 1962

Division One/Premiership: 1962 - .

First Football League game2nd September 1893 v Middlesbrough Ironopolis, Division Two, won

2-0

Honours
EuropeanEuropean Cup/Champions League winners: 1976-77, 1977-78,

1980-81, 1983-84, 2004-05

European Cup/Champions League runners-up: 1984-85, 2006-07, 2017-18

European Cup-Winners' Cup runners-up: 1965-66

UEFA Cup winners: 1972-73, 1975-76, 2000-01

UEFA Europa League runners-up: 2015-16

European Super Cup winners: 1977-78, 2001-02, 2005-06

European Super Cup runners-up: 1978-79, 1984-85

Intercontinenal Club Cup runners-up: 1984-85

Domestic - League

Division One champions: 1900-01, 1905-06, 1921-22, 1922-23,

1946-47, 1963-64, 1965-66, 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1978-79,

1979-80, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1987-88, 1989-90

Division One/Premiership runners-up: 1898-99, 1909-10, 1968-69,

1973-74, 1974-75, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1988-89, 1990-91,

2001-02, 2008-09, 2013-14

Division Two champions: 1893-94, 1895-96, 1904-05, 1961-62

Lancashire League champions: 1892-93

Second World War West Division runners-up: 1939-40

Second World War North Division runners-up: 1942-43

Second World War North (second championship) champions: 1942-43

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1964-65, 1973-74, 1985-86, 1988-89, 1991-92,

2000-01, 2005-06

FA Cup runners-up: 1913-14, 1949-50, 1970-71, 1976-77, 1987-88

League/Milk/Coca-Cola/Worthington Cup winners: 1980-81, 1981-82,

1982-83, 1983-84, 1994-95, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2011-12

League/Littlewoods/Carling Cup runners-up: 1977-78, 1986-87,

2004-05

Charity/Community Shield winners: 1966-67, 1976-77, 1979-80,

1980-81, 1982-83, 1988-89, 1989-90, 2001-02, 2006-07

Charity Shield joint holders: 1964-65, 1965-66, 1974-75, 1977-78,

1986-87, 1990-91

Charity/Community Shield runners-up: 1921-22, 1971-72, 1983-84,

1984-85, 1992-93, 2002-03

Screen Sport Super Cup winners: 1985-86

FA Youth Cup winners: 1995-96, 2005-06, 2006-07

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1962-63, 1971-72, 2008-09

Lancashire Cup winners: 1918-19, 1923-24, 1930-31, 1932-33, 1943-44,

1946-47, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1972-73, 2009-10, 2016-17

Lancashire Cup joint winners: 1919-20

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position11th, Division Two, 1954-55
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points 
2 for a win68, Division One, 1978-79
3 for a win90, Division One, 1987-88
Fewest League points
2 for a win22, Division One, 1894-95
3 for a win54, Premiership, 1998-99
Most League goals scored106, Division Two, 1895-96
Most League goals conceded96, Division Two, 1954-55
Fewest League goals scored42, Division One, 1901-02, 1970-71
Fewest League goals conceded16, Division One, 1978-79
Most wins in a League season30, Division One, 1978-79
Fewest wins in a League season7, Division One, 1894-95
Most draws in a League season19, Division One, 1951-52
Fewest draws in a League season2, Division Two, 1895-96
Most losses in a League season23, Division One, 1953-54
Fewest losses in a League season0, Division Two, 1893-94
Record League win10-1 v Rotherham Town, Division Two, 18th February 1896 
Record Cup win

11-0 v Stromsgodset Drammen, European Cup-Winners' Cup 1st round

1st leg, 17th September 1974

Record defeat1-9 v Birmingham City, Division Two, 11th December 1954
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season41, Roger Hunt, Division Two, 1961-62
in total245, Roger Hunt, 1959-69
Most League goals in one match5, Andy McGuigan v Stoke City, Division One, 4th January 1902

5, John Evans v Bristol Rovers, Division Two, 15th September 1954

5, Ian Rush v Luton Town, Division One, 29th October 1983

Most League appearances 640, Ian Callaghan, 1960-78
Most capped player114, Steven Gerard for England, 2000 - 2014
Youngest League player

Max Thompson, 17 years 128 days v Tottenham Hotspur, 8th May 1974 

Highest Transfer Fee Received£142,000,000 for Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, January 2018
Highest Transfer Fee Paid

£75,000,000 for Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, January 2018