In comes Spud
1997 - Danny Murphy arrived from Crewe Alexandra for an overall £3m fee. Spud was nearly on his way out early into his Anfield career, but later established himself as a vital squad member. He made 249 first-team appearances, scoring a useful 44 times, before moving to Charlton Athletic for £2.5m in August 2004. He had helped us to claim the UEFA Cup, FA Cup, UEFA Super Cup, League Cup and FA Charity Shield in his time at the club.
The Wright signing
1991 - Mark Wright arr
1997 - Danny Murphy arrived from Crewe Alexandra for an overall £3m fee
1987 - Peter Beardsley signed from Newcastle United for a then British record fee of £1.9m. He netted eighteen times in his first season at Anfield as he and fellow new signing John Barnes inspired the reds to some fantastic football - better than the Brazilians even! He made a total of 175 appearances, scoring 59 times, before Graeme Souness sold him to Everton for £1m in August 1991.
1975 – Full-back Joey Jones signed from Wrexham for £110,000. He made exactly a century
1987 - Peter Beardsley signed from Newcastle United for a then British record fee of £1.9m
A-L-B-E-R-T, Albert Stubbins is the man for me
1919 - Legendary reds centre-forward Albert Stubbins was born in Wallsend. He signed from Newcasle United for a British record £12,500 fee in September 1946 and struck 83 times in 178 reds matches, helping to power us to the first League championship played after the Second World War. He became a scout for the club in 1954, a post he held for the rest of the decade, He was also the only footballer to appear on the cover of The Beatles’ “Sgt. Peppe
1919 - Legendary reds centre-forward Albert Stubbins was born in Wallsend
1974 - Bill Shankly resigned as Manager after fifteen years in charge, leaving reds fans bemused and shocked. He had led us to three League titles, UEFA Cup, two FA Cups and the Second Division championship.
His final significant act as boss was to sign Arsenal forward Ray Kennedy for a club record fee of £180,000, announced the very same day. Razor went on to net 72 times in 393 reds games, helping us to claim six League titles, three European Cups, UEFA Cup, UEFA Super Cu
1974 - Bill Shankly resigned as Manager after fifteen years in charge, leaving reds fans bemused and shocked
2014 - Luis Suárez was sold to Barcelona for a club record £75m, having struck 82 times in 133 reds games since his arrival from Ajax for a club record fee of £22.8m in January 2011, capturing the hearts of all reds. He helped us to claim the League Cup the following season, helping the Catalans to the UEFA Champions League and four La Liga titles amongst many honours before joining Club Atlético de Madrid in September 2020.
On the same day, defender Gareth Roberts signed for C
2014 - Luis Suárez was sold to Barcelona for a club record £75m, having struck 82 times in 133 reds games since his arrival from Ajax for a club record fee of £22.8m in January 2011
In comes Divock
2019 – Belgian forward Divock Origi signed a new contract, just a few days after scoring in the UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid. He netted 41 times in 175 outings before leaving at the end of last season, also helping us to claim the Premier League title, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup and League Cup.
Bells rung out
2007 - Craig Bellamy was sold to West Ham United for £7.5m, the record fee paid by the Irons until Andy Carroll took the same path for £15.5m in J
2019 – Belgian forward Divock Origi signed a new contract, just a few days after scoring in the UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid
1987 - John Barnes and new record signing Peter Beardsley both made their official reds debuts as we beat Arsenal 2-1 at Highbury, thanks to goals from John Aldridge and Steve Nicol, who scored an extraordinary header from the edge of the penalty box. This was Kenny Dalglish’s fiftieth League win as reds boss, coming in his 85th game - still the best record of any reds boss.
Happy birthday Ox
1993 – Midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was born in Portsmouth. He signed fr