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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Team Preview: Liverpool Football Club

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Liverpool FC


The club was formed in 1892. They are known as the "Reds."

Team Colors

Red and white.

Playing Stadium

Anfield Road. Capacity of a little over 45,000.

Team Honors

English League: 18 times.
FA Cup: 7 times.
League Cup: 7 times.
Community Shield: 15 (5 were shared).
European Cup/Champions League: 5 times, which is a record for English clubs.
UEFA Cup: 3 times.
UEFA Super Cup: 3 times.

European Players of the Year

Michael Owen: one time.


Mr. Tom Hicks and Mr. George Gillette, who are both North American.

Mr. Tom Hicks and Mr. George Gillette.

Head Coach

Mr. Rafael Benitez.

2007-2008 European Competition

Qualifying round of the Champions League.

Team roster and image courtesy of Wikipedia under the terms of their GNU Free Documentation License.

Current as of 10 August 2007:

Position Player
3 Flag of Ireland DF Steve Finnan
4 Flag of Finland DF Sami Hyypiä
5 Flag of Denmark DF Daniel Agger
6 Flag of Norway DF John Arne Riise
7 Flag of Australia MF Harry Kewell
8 Flag of England MF Steven Gerrard (captain)
9 Flag of Spain FW Fernando Torres
10 Flag of Ukraine FW Andriy Voronin
11 Flag of Israel MF Yossi Benayoun
12 Flag of Brazil DF Fábio Aurélio
14 Flag of Spain MF Xabi Alonso
15 Flag of England FW Peter Crouch
16 Flag of England MF Jermaine Pennant
17 Flag of Spain DF Álvaro Arbeloa
18 Flag of the Netherlands FW Dirk Kuyt
19 Flag of the Netherlands FW Ryan Babel
20 Flag of Argentina MF Javier Mascherano

Position Player
21 Flag of Brazil MF Lucas Leiva
22 Flag of Mali MF Mohamed Sissoko
23 Flag of England DF Jamie Carragher (vice-captain)
25 Flag of Spain GK José Manuel Reina
30 Flag of France GK Charles Itandje
33 Flag of Argentina MF Sebastián Leto
34 Flag of England MF Jay Spearing
35 Flag of England MF Ray Putterill
36 Flag of Scotland MF Ryan Flynn
38 Flag of England FW Craig Lindfield
39 Flag of England DF Stephen Darby
40 Flag of England GK David Martin
41 Flag of Austria FW Besian Idrizaj
42 Flag of Morocco FW Nabil El Zhar
44 Flag of England DF Robbie Threlfall
46 Flag of England DF Jack Hobbs
48 Flag of Argentina DF Emiliano Insúa (on loan from Boca Juniors)

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