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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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30th December

Dec 30 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1971 - Ron Yeats signed for Tranmere Rovers



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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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31st December

Dec 31 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2005 - Peter Crouch scored our hundredth home League goal against West Bromwich Albion as we won 1-0 at Anfield



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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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26th December

Dec 26 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2001 - Nicolas Anelka made his red bow as we won 2-1 at Aston Villa with goals from Jari Litmanen, gifted to him by Peter Schmeichel, and Vladimír Šmicer



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29th December

Dec 29 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2001 - Michael Owen scored his hundredth reds goal after Trevor Sinclair had given West Ham United the lead, as we drew 1-1 at Upton Park



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28th December

Dec 28 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

2002 - Legendary reds centre-forward Albert Stubbins died



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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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27th December

Dec 27 2015 08:00 am | Nathan Explosion in December

1982 - Kenny Dalglish scored a hat-trick as we beat Manchester City 5-2 at Anfield, with Phil Neal and Ian Rush adding the others



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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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