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20th June

Jun 20 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Defensive recruits 2001 - John Arne Riise signed from AS Monaco for £4m. He netted 31 times in his 348 first-team appearances, at either left-back or on the left side of midfield, but left for Roma for the same fee he was signed for in June 2008. He he...

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19th June

Jun 19 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Andy off 2013 – Centre-forward Andy Carroll was sold to West Ham United for £15.5m, their record fee paid. He had spent the previous season on loan at Upton Park after netting eleven goals in 58 games since arriving at Anfield from Newcastle United for...

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18th June

Jun 18 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Arrivederci JAR 2008 - John Arne Riise was sold to Roma for £4m after 348 reds appearances and 31 goals since his arrival for the same fee from AS Monaco in June 2001. He helped us to win the European Cup, FA Cup League Cup, two UEFA Super Cups and two...

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17th June

Jun 17 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Happy birthday Jordan 1990 – Midfielder Jordan Henderson was born in Sunderland. He signed from his hometown club earlier for £16m in June 2011 after netting five times in 79 outings while on Wearside. He has notched 22 times in 212 reds games to date,...

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16th June

Jun 16 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Time for the Rafalution 2004 - Rafael Benítez was appointed Manager. His first season in charge saw him lead us to glorious victory in the Champions League Final in Istanbul, to claim the European Cup for the fifth time in our history. He then added th...

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15th June

Jun 15 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Sander arrives 1999 - Sander Westerveld signed from Vitesse Arnhem for £4m, a then British record fee for a goalkeeper. He made 103 appearances between our sticks, helping us to claim five trophies in 2001, before moving on to Real Sociedad in December...

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14th June

Jun 14 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Title number five 1947 - We clinched our fifth League title when Stoke City lost 2-1 at Sheffield United. We therefore finished one point ahead of Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers, and two ahead of the Potters. The news came through on the...

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13th June

Jun 13 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Happy birthday Jocky 1955 - Alan Hansen was born in Sauchie, Clackmannan, Stirlingshire. He signed from Partick Thistle for £100,000 in May 1977 and was a classy figure in the centre of our defence on 620 occasions, notching fourteen times and helping...

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12th June

Jun 12 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Happy birthday Phil 1992 – Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho was born in Rio de Janeiro. He signed from Internazionale in January 2013 for £8.5m. He has so far bagged 28 goals in 145 appearances. Souey departs 1984 - Graeme Souness left for...

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11th June

Jun 11 2016 08:00 AM | Will in June

Another record for St. Michael 2003 - Michael Owen became England’s youngest ever player to reach fifty caps. He captained the side, bagging a brace, including a penalty, as they beat Slovakia 2-1 in a Euro 2004 qualifier at the Riverside Stadium. Stev...

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