Liverpool F.C.

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Full nameLiverpool Football Club
Nickname(s)The Reds
Short nameLFC
Founded3 June 1892; 127 years ago (1892-06-03)[1]
Ground Capacity53,394[2]
OwnerFenway Sports Group
ChairmanTom Werner
ManagerJürgen Klopp
LeaguePremier League
2018–19Premier League, 2nd of 20
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Liverpool Football Club (/ˈlɪvərpl/) is a professional association football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. They play in the Premier League, the top tier of English football. The club has won 6 European Cups, an English club record, 3 UEFA Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, 18 League titles, 7 FA Cups, a record 8 EFL Cups, and 15 FA Community Shields. Liverpool's anthem is "You'll Never Walk Alone".

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, losing 1–0 to Burnley. The last trophy they won was the EFL Cup in February 2012, after beating Cardiff City. They have also won the Champions League six times, the most of any British side. Their 5th success was in Istanbul in 2005. The game was won after Liverpool tied 3–3 with A.C. Milan, after being down 3–0 at half-time. The Reds then won the penalty shootout, partly due to goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek's saves. Their 6th and most recent success was in 2019 when they beat fellow Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid. Liverpool F.C. have won England's top football league 18 times. The club's last league title win was the 1989/90 season.

Liverpool has had two tragedies in their history. The first was the Heysel Stadium disaster of 1985 and the second was the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, which lead to the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

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 3rd
2006/07 Premier League 3rd
2007/08 Premier League 4th
2008/09 Premier League 2nd
2009/10 Premier League 7th
2010/11 Premier League 6th
2011/12 Premier League 8th
2012/13 Premier League 7th
2013/14 Premier League 2nd
2014/15 Premier League 6th
2015/16 Premier League 8th
2016/17 Premier League 4th
2017/18 Premier League 4th
2018/19 Premier League 2nd

Former positions[change | change source]

Players[change | change source]

First-team squad[change | change source]

As of 26 August 2018[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Brazil GK Alisson Becker
2 England DF Nathaniel Clyne
5 Netherlands MF Georginio Wijnaldum
6 Croatia DF Dejan Lovren
7 England MF James Milner (vice-captain)
9 Brazil FW Roberto Firmino
11 Egypt FW Mohamed Salah
12 England DF Joe Gomez
14 England MF Jordan Henderson (captain)
15 England FW Daniel Sturridge
16 Serbia MF Marko Grujić
17 Estonia DF Ragnar Klavan
18 Spain DF Alberto Moreno
10 Senegal FW Sadio Mané
20 England MF Adam Lallana
No. Position Player
21 England MF Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
22 Belgium GK Simon Mignolet
23 Germany MF Emre Can
26 Scotland DF Andrew Robertson
28 England FW Danny Ings
29 England FW Dominic Solanke
32 Cameroon DF Joël Matip
34 Hungary GK Ádám Bogdán
38 England DF Jon Flanagan
50 Serbia MF Lazar Marković
52 Wales GK Danny Ward
53 England MF Ovie Ejaria
58 Wales FW Ben Woodburn
59 Wales MF Harry Wilson
66 England DF Trent Alexander-Arnold

Honours[change | change source]

League[change | change source]

Cups[change | change source]

European[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Happy birthday LFC? Not quite yet..." Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 15 March 2014. Liverpool F.C. was born on 3 June 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. "Premier League Handbook 2019/20" (PDF). Premier League. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. "First team". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2017.