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1st December

Dec 01 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1959 - Bill Shankly was appointed reds boss, with the intention that he would take over in the New Year



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2nd December

Dec 02 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2007 - Steven Gerrard converted a penalty to score in his sixth consecutive home game as we thumped Bolton Wanderers 4-0 in a Premiership fixture at Anfield



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3rd December

Dec 03 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2005 - Peter Crouch finally scored his first goals for the club after eighteen goalless outings with a brace in our 3-0 defeat of Wigan Athletic at Anfield, our first ever League encounter with the Latics



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4th December

Dec 04 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2013 - Luis Suárez scored four sublime goals as we thumped Norwich City 5-1 at Anfield, his third hat-trick against the Canaries



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5th December

Dec 05 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1964 - Roger Hunt scored a hat-trick as we thumped Burnley 5-1 in a top-flight meeting at Turf Moor



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6th December

Dec 06 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1977 - Terry McDermott grabbed a hat-trick as we thumped Hamburger SV 6-0 at Anfield in the second leg of the UEFA Super Cup, to win the trophy 7-1 on aggregate



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7th December

Dec 07 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1991 - Jamie Redknapp scored his first reds goal as we held Southampton to a 1-1 League draw at The Dell



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8th December

Dec 08 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2004 - We reached the knock-out stage of the Champions League as we came from behind to beat Olympiacos 3-1 at Anfield in our final group game



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9th December

Dec 09 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2001 - We were named Team of the Year at the BBC’s Sports Personality Of The Year ceremony



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10th December

Dec 10 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1975 - Jimmy Case scored a hat-trick as we beat Polish side Slask Wroclaw 3-0 at Anfield in our UEFA Cup Third Round second leg tie



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11th December

Dec 11 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1961 - Steve Nicol was born in Irvine



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12th December

Dec 12 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1984 – Danish centre-back Daniel Agger was born in Hvidovre



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13th December

Dec 13 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1980 - Ian Rush made his reds bow, replacing Kenny Dalglish who was missing his first League game after 147 consecutive appearances



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14th December

Dec 14 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1959 - Bill Shankly took over as Manager, thirteen days after his appointment was announced



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15th December

Dec 15 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1984 - Centre-back Martin Škrtel was born in Handlová



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16th December

Dec 16 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1969 - ‘Sir’ Roger Hunt was sold to Bolton Wanderers for £33,000, after ten years at Anfield



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17th December

Dec 17 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2001 - Michael Owen was named European Footballer of the Year, winning the Ballon d’Or ahead of Real Madrid’s Raúl and Bayern München keeper Oliver Khan



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18th December

Dec 18 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1992 - Stig Inge Bjørnebye signed from Rosenborg BK for £600,000



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19th December

Dec 19 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1959 - Bill Shankly’s first game in charge ended in a convincing 4-0 defeat at home by Cardiff City, who were promoted ahead of us that year



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20th December

Dec 20 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1986 - Gary Ablett made his reds bow, replacing the injured Alan Hansen as we held Charlton Athletic to a goalless draw at Selhurst Park



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21st December

Dec 21 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1991 - Steve McMahon played his 277th and final reds game as we drew 2-2 at home with Manchester City, whom he was shortly to join, as was widely known at the time



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22nd December

Dec 22 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2002 - We were held to a goalless draw in the Anfield derby to end a run of four consecutive League defeats



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23rd December

Dec 23 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1995 - Robbie Fowler bagged a hat-trick as we came from behind to beat Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield, in what was boss Roy Evans’ hundredth game in charge



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24th December

Dec 24 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1991 - Steve McMahon was sold to Manchester City for £900,000



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25th December

Dec 25 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1964 - Gary McAllister was born in Motherwell



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