Archive for the May Category


Happy Anniversary-Istanbul 25th May 2005

Was it really 8 years ago? Where has that time gone. Like so many Liverpool fans today I have swapped “Happy Anniversary” text messages as we all remember that sensational night at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul. Mind you, let’s not forget the 1977 European Cup Final as well as it is the anniversary of […]

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12th May 1984

Liverpool draw with Notts County 0-0 at Meadow Lane as Southampton draw 0-0 with Birmingham City at St Andrews, meaning that Liverpool won the Division One title for the third consecutive season. Liverpool had effectively won the title on 7th May when they beat Coventry City 5-0 at Anfield, a win that ensured that Liverpool […]

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11th May 1996

Liverpool fell to a late Eric Cantona goal to lose 1-0 to Manchester United in a very poor FA Cup Final at Wembley. The game proved to be Ian Rush’s last game for Liverpool as he left the club to join Leeds United after scoring 346 goals for Liverpool over the course of 16 years.

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11th May 1993

Almost 12,000 fans packed into Wrexham’s Racecourse Ground as Liverpool played Wrexham in European Cup Winner Joey Jones’ testimonial. The game ended 2-2, with Liverpool’s goals coming from Ian Rush and Don Hutchison. Jones signed for Liverpool from Wrexham in July 1975 for £110,000. He rejoined The Robins three years later, then had spells in […]

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10th May 1986

Two second half goals from Ian Rush and one from Craig Johnston cancels out the opener in the first half from Gary Lineker as Liverpool beat local rivals, Everton, 3-1 in the FA Cup Final. The Cup Final win completed a domestic League and Cup double for Liverpool who also pipped Everton to the Division […]

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10th May 1978

Kenny Dalglish scores the only goal as Liverpool win the European Cup again with a 1-0 win against Club Brugge at Wembley. It was Liverpool’s second consecutive European Cup triumph. Notable absentees in this final were David “Doc” Johnson, who strained his knee ligaments earlier in the season and Tommy Smith, who dropped a pick-axe […]

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9th May 2011

A Luis Suarez and Maxi Rodriguez inspired Liverpool thrashed Fulham at Craven Cottage 5-2 with a brilliant display that Fulham struggled to cope with all night. A Maxi double and a Dirk Kuyt third put Liverpool 3-0 up after 16 minutes. Two more second half goals from Maxi again, to complete a brilliant hat-trick – […]

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Liverpool Dominate A Very Poor Chelsea – Liverpool 4 Chelsea 1

Liverpool ended their disappointing Premier League home campaign in style as they hammered Chelsea 4-1, a scoreline that flattered Roberto Di Matteo’s side. Right from the off Liverpool dominated Chelsea who had the dispirited looking Fernando Torres making his first return to Anfield in a blue shirt. He hit the bar in the first half […]

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9th May 1992

Graeme Souness wins his first major trophy as Liverpool manager as Liverpool defeat Sunderland by 2-0 in a rain-soaked FA Cup Final at Wembley. Michael Thomas scored a brilliant volley to open the scoring for Liverpool two minutes into the second half. Ian Rush scored a second midway through the second half when he beat […]

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8th May 1971

Charlie George scores the winner as Division One champions, Arsenal, come from behind to clinch a domestic League and Cup Double by beating Liverpool 2-1. Steve Heighway opened the scoring for Liverpool in the first minute of the extra-time period after the first 90 minutes finished 0-0. Eddie Kelly equalised ten minutes later before George’s […]

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