1977 - One of Anfield’s greatest ever nights took place as ‘les verts’ of Saint-Étienne arrived with a 1-0 first-leg lead in the European Cup Quarter-final. We eventually won 3-1 on the night, with David Fairclough grabbing the crucial third after Kevin Keegan’s early speculative long-distance strike from a corner had been cancelled out by Dominique Bathenay’s second-half thirty-yard thunderbolt. Ray Kennedy gave us the lead on the night, but we still trailed on aggregate before Supersub’s late winner.
1983 - We beat Widzew Lódz 3-2 in L4 at the same stage, with Ian Rush and David Hodgson adding to a Phil Neal penalty. Unfortunately, we went out 4-3 on aggregate.
Thumping the Mancs
2014 - We ran out easy 3-0 winners against David Moyes’ side at Old Trafford, with Steven Gerrard converting penalties either side of half time before hitting the post with a third. Nemanja Vidić was sent off for Manchester United, his fourth dismissal against the reds. Luis Suárez added a late third goal.
1970 - Roy Evans made his first reds appearance, nearly five years into his Anfield career. Roy told the Liverpool Echo, “When I told my mum I was in the team, she was so surprised she couldn’t eat her tea.” Chris Lawler, Ron Yeats and Bobby Graham netted as we beat Sheffield Wednesday 3-0, with future red Jack Whitham stretchered off while playing for Wednesday.
1968 - Left-back Peter ‘Max’ Wall made his debut in our 3-2 home League win over Burnley, the first of only 42 appearances for the reds. Tony Hateley bagged a brace, with Geoff Strong also on the scoresheet as Ralph Coates struck two of his four goals against the reds.
1925 - Fred Baron debuted in our 1-0 top-flight win at Sheffield United, when Danny Shone nabbed our goal as forward Dick Forshaw played his 200th League game for the reds and winger Cyril Gilhespy turned out for the nineteenth and last time.
1946 - We also faced the Blades in a Wartime League match at Anfield, going down 3-0.
2002 - Vladimír Šmicer made his hundredth reds appearance in our 2-1 win at Middlesbrough that briefly sent us back to the top of the table, thanks to goals from Emile Heskey and John Arne Riise.
2003 - Michael Owen, Emile Heskey and Steven Gerrard all netted at Tottenham Hotspur as we came from behind to win 3-2. Teddy Sheringham struck the last of his seven goals past us, with Mauricio Tarrico also on target.
2005 - We were held to a frustrating goalless draw at Anfield by Blackburn Rovers.
2013 – We lost 3-1 at Southampton, when Philippe Coutinho scored our goal. Joe Allen had to be replaced at half time as he ended his season early. Morgan Schneiderlin, future red Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez all netted for the Saints, the latter with the first of his four goals past us to date.
2015 – Jordan Henderson grabbed the only goal of our trip to Swansea City’s Liberty Stadium.
Spurs take their time
1912 - Tottenham Hotspur won 2-1 at Anfield when Billy Lacey netted our consolation, the first of his 29 reds strikes. Ernie Newman and Tom Mason struck for the visitors.
1985 - That was the last time they won at Anfield in the League until they repeated the feat thanks to Garth Crooks scoring the only goal of the game, one of his four past us.
1971 - We also played Spurs, winning a Sixth Round FA Cup replay at White Hart Lane on our way to Wembley, thanks to a Steve Heighway goal.
Two ton Stevie
1974 – Steve Heighway played his 200th reds game, scoring the only goal of our League meeting with Leeds United at Anfield.
Setting an unbeaten record
1988 - Craig Johnston scored in our 1-1 draw at Derby County, a game postponed from two months earlier. This was our 31st consecutive undefeated League match, then a League record. However, we lost our next League match, 1-0 at Goodison.
What a goal!
1984 - Danny Wallace struck a brace that included a spectacular overhead kick as we lost 2-0 at Southampton. It was later named ‘Goal of the Season’ by the BBC’s Match Of The Day.
1996 – Robbie Fowler played his hundredth League game, netting as we beat Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield with Mark Wright also on target as Roy Evans reached a century of League games in charge.
A fair old thumping
1893 - We trounced Fairfield 5-0 in a Lancashire League meeting, with John Miller netting twice and Hugh McQueen and Tom Wyllie also on the scoresheet, as we also benefited from an own goal.
1963 - We won an FA Cup Fifth Round tie 2-1 at Highbury thanks to a Jimmy Melia strike and a penalty from Ronnie Moran, which came a week after our previous game, a 2-2 top-flight draw at the same venue. We made it as far as the Semi-final that year, before losing out to Leicester City.
Disappointment against the Mancs
1895 – We were held to a 1-1 draw by Newton Heath, as Manchester United were then known, in a Palatine League game at Anfield. Hugh McQueen netted our goal.
1940 – We lost a Wartime League encounter 1-0 at Old Trafford.
2016 – Ben Woodburn scored his only goal for Wales Under-17’s in their 2-0 European Championships qualifying win in Croatia.
1949 – South African winger Bob Priday moved on to Blackburn Rovers. His chances had been limited to forty reds games after he made the switch from Cape Town City in December 1945, as he was behind Billy Liddell in the pecking order. He notched seven times while at Anfield.
1961 – Scottish inside-forward Jimmy Harrower was sold to Newcastle United. He had signed from Hibernian for £11,000 in January 1958 and bagged 22 goals in 105 reds games.
2007 - Two reserves moved on loan to Championship sides. Lee Peltier joined Hull City, while Besian Idrizaj signed on for Luton Town. They both turned out seven times for their temporary employers before returning to Anfield. On the same day, it was announced that Gary Mackay-Steven had agreed to join from Ross County in the summer.
Charnock signs on
1992 - Midfielder Phil Charnock signed on as a professional. He only made two senior appearances, including his debut against Apollon Limassol in September 1992 when he became our youngest ever European player.
1993 – He signed a new contract with the reds.
Billy misses out
1954 – We played in a testimonial match for Carlisle United favourite Billy Hogan at their Brunton Park ground. The game ended 3-3, with our goals coming from Jimmy Melia, Phil Taylor and a William Pringle penalty. Unfortunately, Hogan could not play in the game as he missed his train and was stranded at home!
Other reds games
1991 – We beat Sunderland 2-1 at Anfield despite falling behind. Ian Rush levelled the scores before Gary Owers deflected a Peter Beardsley shot into his own net.
1957 – We won a Second Division fixture 2-1 at Port Vale as Tony Rowley scored two headers.
1935 – We lost 5-3 at Wolverhampton Wanderers. Billy Wrigglesworth struck twice with Bob Iverson also scoring and Gordon Hodgson converting a penalty as we went in 3-1 down at the break. Iverson and future red Billy Hartill struck for the home side in the second half, as did Alf Hanson and Vic Wright for the reds.
1929 – Birmingham City held us to a goalless draw at St. Andrews.
1907 – We lost 3-1 at Preston North End with Jack Cox bagging our late consolation.
1901 – Andy McGuigan and John ‘Sailor’ Hunter struck as we beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park.
Beaten by the rest
1932 – Future reds Ernie Blenkinsop and Tosh Johnson featured as England lost 4-1 to The Rest in a trial match in Huddersfield.
Also on the move
1989 - Future reds loanee keeper Mark Prudhoe joined basement side Darlington from Carlisle United for £10,000. He had played 36 times for the Cumbrians.
2005 - Former Under-13’s Coach Mike Sheron joined Shrewsbury Town from Macclesfield Town on a free transfer, netting twice in seven outings for his final League club as a player.
1908 – George Latham and Maurice Parry both played for Wales as they were thrashed 7-1 by England in the British International Championships in Wrexham.
1914 – Ex-red Sam Hardy was in the England goal as they beat Wales 2-0 in the same competition in Cardiff.