Liverpool F.C.

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Liverpool
Full name Liverpool Football Club
Nickname(s) The Reds
Founded 15 March 1892; 122 years ago (1892-03-15)[1]
Ground Anfield
(capacity: 45,522[2])
Owner Fenway Sports Group
Chairman Tom Werner
Manager Brendan Rodgers
League Premier League
2012–13 Premier League, 7th
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

Liverpool Football Club is an English football club. They were created on March 15, 1892, and are also known as The Reds. The club plays in the Premier League. The stadium they play in is Anfield. The club is managed by Brendan Rodgers. The club is owned by John W Henry.

History[change | change source]

Liverpool won their first Football League championship in 1901, and their second in 1906. They played their first FA Cup final in 1914, but lost 1-0 to Burnley. The last trophy they won was the Carling cup in February 2012, after beating Cardiff City. They have also won the European Cup five times, with the 5th success in Istanbul in 2005. The game was won after Liverpool drew 3-3 with A.C. Milan and then won the penalty shootout, partly due to goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek's heroics. Liverpool F.C. have won England's top football league, the Premier League (this includes the First Division), 18 times.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 3rd
2001/02 Premier League 2nd
2002/03 Premier League 5th
2003/04 Premier League 4th
2004/05 Premier League 5th
2005/06 Premier League 4th
2006/07 Premier League 4th
2007/08 Premier League 3rd
2008/09 Premier League 2nd
2009/10 Premier League 6nd
2010/11 Premier League 8th
2011/12 Premier League 7th
2012/13 Premier League 7th

Former positions[change | change source]


Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 2 September 2013.[3]
No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Brad Jones
2 England DF Glen Johnson
3 Spain DF José Enrique
4 Côte d'Ivoire DF Kolo Touré
5 Denmark DF Daniel Agger (Vice-Captain)
6 Spain FW Luis Alberto
7 Uruguay FW Luis Suárez
8 England MF Steven Gerrard (Captain)
9 Spain FW Iago Aspas
10 Brazil MF Philippe Coutinho
12 Nigeria FW Victor Moses (on loan from Chelsea)
14 England MF Jordan Henderson
15 England FW Daniel Sturridge
16 Uruguay DF Sebastián Coates
17 France DF Mamadou Sakho
20 France DF Aly Cissokho (on loan from Valencia)
No. Position Player
21 Brazil MF Lucas Leiva
22 Belgium GK Simon Mignolet
24 Wales MF Joe Allen
26 Portugal DF Tiago Ilori
31 England MF Raheem Sterling
33 England MF Jordon Ibe
34 England DF Martin Kelly
36 Germany FW Samed Yeşil
37 Slovakia DF Martin Škrtel
38 England DF Jon Flanagan
43 Northern Ireland DF Ryan McLaughlin
45 Germany DF Stephen Sama
48 England FW Jerome Sinclair
50 England FW Adam Morgan
51 Wales DF Lloyd Jones
52 Wales GK Danny Ward

References[change | change source]

  1. "Liverpool Football Club is formed". Liverpool F.C. http://www.liverpoolfc.com/history/timeline/1892-1917/liverpool-football-club-is-formed. Retrieved 15 March 2013. "Liverpool F.C. was formed on 15 March 1892. It was at John Houlding's house in Anfield Road that he and his closest friends left from Everton FC, formed a new club."
  2. "Liverpool Football Club". Premier League. http://www.premierleague.com/page/liverpool-football-club. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  3. "First Team". Liverpool F.C.. http://www.liverpoolfc.tv/team/first-team. Retrieved 1 September 2010.