Having recently added yet another European title to their trophy cabinet, Liverpool are followed around the globe for their exploits on the pitch over the years. Based at Anfield, the club are known for their success in European competitions across the years, as well as their successes in the English top division.
This quiz includes questions which test your knowledge not only of statistics and club legends, but also of trivia associated with the club. Whilst we have given opportunities for beginners to demonstrate their knowledge, some of the questions will test even some of the Merseyside club’s most passionate followers. Find out if you fit in the casual fan or full time red in our quiz below.
Liverpool won which of these trophies during their 2018/2019 campaign?
Liverpool of course won the champions league during the 2018/2019 season. The reds beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in an all English final, thanks to an early Salah penalty followed by a late goal from Origi. Some would argue that the final was not even the most memorable game of the tournament for Liverpool, as their famous comeback against Barcelona, which made the trophy win possible, was lauded across the world.
How many times have Liverpool won the League Cup?
Liverpool have won the League Cup a total of 8 times, and are the team to have won the trophy the most times in English football. Altogether, Liverpool have won the league cup in 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2001, 2003, and 2012. This is two more times than the current holders, Manchester City.
Who is Liverpool's top scorer?
Ian Rush holds the title of top scorer at Liverpool, having amassed a total of 346 goals during his time at Anfield. This is quite a significant amount more than Roger Hunt, who scored a total of 285 goals for Liverpool, and around double the amount of goals scored by more recent club legends Robbie Fowler (who scored 183 goals), and Michael Owen (who scored 158 goals).
In which year were Liverpool founded?
Liverpool were founded in 1892, and went on to become one of the early members of the football league the following year in 1893. Remarkably, the club has played at their current home of Anfield since they were first founded, and the history of the club is definitely palpable when the club plays their home games.
When did Liverpool win their first league title?
Liverpool first won a league title in 1901, under a decade after they were founded and entered the football league. The team won the old ‘first division’ title, and followed this up with another league title in the same competition five years later in 1906. The 1901 title was by no means easy, as Liverpool came back from a shaky first half of the season to win 9 of their 12 final games (drawing three others) to win the title.
What is the postcode of Anfield?
Liverpool’s famous home is located at L4 0TH. The stadium has a current capacity of 54,074. Saying this, the record attendance at a game was much higher, and is recorded as 61,905 for a game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1952.
Kenny Dalglish joined Liverpool from which club?
Kenny Dalglish was signed from Celtic as a replacement for Kevin Keegan. He quickly managed to fill Keegan’s boots, scoring 31 goals in total in his debut season and winning a European Cup winner’s medal. Dalglish of course went on to manage Liverpool across two separate spells.
Whilst playing in the 1979/80 season, Liverpool were the first English team to use what?
Liverpool were the first team in English football to wear shirt sponsors. The shirt sponsors for this season were the Japanese company Hitachi. With the large amounts of money in football, and especially the premier league, it is hard to imagine a game not saturated with sponsorship, but just over 40 years ago this was the reality for English football.
Who succeeded Bill Shankly as Liverpool manager?
Bob Paisley took over from Bill Shankly as Liverpool’s manager, having previously worked as a coach alongside Shankly. Bob Paisley was at Anfield for nearly fifty years altogether, and had spells as player, physiotherapist, coach and finally manager. Bob Paisley is also one of only three managers to have won the European cup three or more times.
In the 1978 European Cup final, who scored Liverpool’s only goal?
Liverpool won the 1978 European Cup final thanks to a Kenny Dalglish goal. Dalglish scored 118 goals in total for Liverpool during a spell which saw him appear 355 times for the Anfield side. The game was played at the old Wembley Stadium, and saw Liverpool retain the European trophy during a very successful spell in their history.
From which team did Liverpool sign Dietmar Hamann?
Liverpool signed Dietmar Johann Wolfgang Hamann, understandably nicknamed ‘Didi’ by the Anfield faithful, from Newcastle United in 1999. Hamann played over 100 games for Liverpool, including the famous 2005 Champions League final win over AC Milan. He went on to play for teams including Manchester City and MK Dons, before moving in to management.
Between 1896 and 1915, how many managers did Liverpool have?
Remarkably, Liverpool had only one manager over this 19-year spell, Tom Watson. The moustachioed manager was in charge of only two clubs during his time in management; Sunderland and then Liverpool. Tom Watson oversaw a period which saw Liverpool establish themselves in the football league pyramid, and win multiple football league titles.
Who was Liverpool's first manager?
Liverpool’s first manager was William Edward Barclay, who managed the club between 1892 and 1896, when the position was taken over by Tom Watson. William Edward Barclay was not only the first manager of Liverpool, he was also the first manager of Liverpool’s rival neighbours; Everton.
The famous Kop and Anfield song ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ was famously rewritten and released in 1963 by which singer/songwriter?
Gerry Marsden of Toxteth, Liverpool rewrote the tune and enjoyed chart successes with his version. The singer, perhaps best known for his band Gerry and the Pacemakers, reached Number one in the UK charts with this song. He is also known amongst the Liverpool faithful for writing ‘Ferry Across the Mersey’.
Whilst visiting England on a 1944 promotional tour, which boxer signed for Liverpool in a promotional publicity stunt?
The answer is Joe Louis, an American boxer who was world heavyweight champion twelve years during the 1930’s and 1940’s. Joe Louis had a career which spanned further than boxing, having been involved heavily in the sport of golf too.
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