Liverpool FC Facts and Information

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  • The club was founded in 1892, and joined the Football League the following year. The club has played at Anfield since its formation.
  • Liverpool established itself as a major force in both English and European football, during the 1970s and 1980s, when Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley, led the club to 11 League titles and seven European trophies.
  • To date the club has won 5 European Cups, 3 UEFA Cups, 3 UEFA Super Cups, 18 League titles, 7 FA Cups, a record 8 League Cups, and 15 FA Community Shields.
  • Liverpool was the ninth highest-earning football club in the world for 2014 15, with an annual revenue of €391 million
  • The club holds many long-standing rivalries, most notably the North West Derby against Manchester United, and the Merseyside derby with Everton.
  • The club's supporters have been involved in two major tragedies. The first was the Heysel Stadium disaster in 1985, where escaping fans were pressed against a collapsing wall in the Heysel Stadium, with 39 people, mostly Italians and Juventus fans dying
  • The second was the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, where 96 Liverpool supporters died in a crush against perimeter fencing.
  • The team changed from red shirts and white shorts, to an all-red home strip in 1964, which has been used ever since.
  • The club's anthem is "You'll Never Walk Alone".
  • Ian Callaghan is the clubs record appearance holder, he played 857 games
  • Liverpool's record goalscorer is Ian Rush, who scored 346 goals in 660 appearances