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      Kopite78
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #25: Apr 28, 2020 05:19:59 pm
      Genuinely quite surprised how many teams Suarez gets in
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #26: Apr 28, 2020 06:49:09 pm
      Genuinely quite surprised how many teams Suarez gets in

      He was f**king amazing the time he was with us. Never seen defenders more scared of one other player.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #27: Apr 28, 2020 06:54:07 pm
      He was f**king amazing the time he was with us. Never seen defenders more scared of one other player.

      Yeah for 18 months he was.. but theres more to it than a great (and it was great a 18 months) months

      And he was a c**t of the highest order as well which many other legends before (and after) weren't

      And those many that weren't cu*ts before or after him won things

      He was brilliant for 18 months but personally he would just about break top 10 in my all time strikers let alone top 2
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      Reply #28: Apr 28, 2020 07:13:45 pm
      Yeah for 18 months he was.. but theres more to it than a great (and it was great a 18 months) months

      And he was a c**t of the highest order as well which many other legends before (and after) weren't

      And those many that weren't cu*ts before or after him won things

      He was brilliant for 18 months but personally he would just about break top 10 in my all time strikers let alone top 2

      Get what you’re saying and agree that he was a pr**k. I wasn’t going on trophies and behaviour, just on the best players I have seen and he for me was right up there.

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      Reply #29: Apr 29, 2020 09:34:54 am
      Genuinely quite surprised how many teams Suarez gets in

      Most talented player I've seen in 2 decades of watching Liverpool. Along with Gerrard he was the first name on my teamsheet
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      Reply #30: Apr 29, 2020 10:09:55 am
      Yeah for 18 months he was.. but theres more to it than a great (and it was great a 18 months) months

      And he was a c**t of the highest order as well which many other legends before (and after) weren't

      And those many that weren't cu*ts before or after him won things

      He was brilliant for 18 months but personally he would just about break top 10 in my all time strikers let alone top 2

      Totally see where you come from mate but still he is one of the most gifted footballers I've ever seen play for us and although he didn't make my first 11 I had him on the bench.

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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #31: Apr 29, 2020 11:11:04 am
      Fowler was probably my favourite growing up, whilst I think the current squad is the best overall that I’ve seen.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #32: May 03, 2020 05:27:50 am
      I like threads like this. I’m 32 so here’s my team.

      Alisson - Best GK I’ve ever seen play for us, no question. I loved Reina but he’s nowhere near Alissons level and any other keeper we’ve had during my time have been pretty awful in truth. Becker is the best GK in the world right now.

      Trent - We’ve had some great right backs during my time. Babbel was a brilliant player and Steven Finnan was massively under rated too. I’m old enough to remember Rob Jones playing but injury problems stopped him from becoming a true great.  Trent gets the nod for me, he’s the best right back in the world currently so you can’t leave him out.

      VVD - Best CB we’ve had during my lifetime, no question. Again, best in the world currently. He has no weaknesses.

      Sami - Basically the exact same player as VVD but without the pace. Sami was fantastic though, a great centre half. The only weakness Sami had was his pace!

      Robbo - Left back had been a major problem for us for a good 20 years or so. Riise was considered a good left back by most reds but was he? He was bang average in truth but a few rocket goals papered over the cracks for him. Aurelio was a very good player but similar to Jones he was plagued by injury. I always liked Insua whenever he played, what ever happened to him? Weird how his career went to sh*t after a promising start. I liked Arbeloa too, a steady eddy. But anyway, it’s now that we have Robbo you realise just how poor our previous left backs were really, none of them are anyway close to Robbos level.

      Mascherano - The amount of ground he covered was unreal. Constantly won the ball back for us. Massively under rated, maybe not by reds but certainly by other fans. He was unreal. He allowed xabi and Gerrard to play.

      Alonso - The passer of a ball I’ve ever seen and had a great partnership with Stevie.

      Gerrard - The greatest midfielder of his generation and walks into any team, not just a Liverpool one. I’m not being biased but it really annoys me the whole Lampard Gerrard scholes debate.  Lampard was a great goal scoring midfielder but people forget he was surrounded by superstars. Scholes was a great passer of the ball but again he had great players around him who could turn a bad pass into a good one.  Stevie on the other hand played alongside igor f**king biscan. Not only that, he could do everything. Run, tackle, pass, shoot, score. He was THE BEST.

      Suarez - The best footballer I’ve ever seen wear red. Truly unbelievable. In terms of sheer entertainment and being wowed then he is miles ahead of everyone.

      Torres - I really didn’t want to put him in because I’m still fuming he left us for those rent boys and I always will be. I think he gets a pass from our fans because he flopped it there but had he been a big success then I imagine more reds would still feel bitter towards him.  That said, during his time at Liverpool he was the best centre forward in the world. Deadly. Whenever he had a chance you knew it was flying in. Such a shame we never got to see him and Suarez play together - even though it’s rumoured Torres was finished before we sold him.

      Fowler - god. Whenever I pick Liverpool teams, Fowler is the first name that goes in. People who are too young to remember let me tell you, when pundits etc talk about him you will always hear them say ‘the most natural goal scorer they have ever seen’ and it’s so true.  My first ever Liverpool game was in 1993 and I was 5 years old. It was a league cup match against Fulham at anfield and fowler scored 5 in a 5-0 win. From that moment on i was obsessed with Liverpool, anfield and fowler. Playing football in the streets I always pretended to be him. His name went on the back of all my shirts. He was my hero and still is. My favourite ever Liverpool player.

      What a team. A few people narrowly missed out. Mainly forwards.  Michael Owen, although an absolute manc c**t, he was unbelievable in his day too. I watched a documentary on him only a few days ago and when he broke onto the scene he was unplayable. 

      Our current front three are all worthy of being in the line up too, they are the best attack in world but I just couldn’t leave the three that I chose out.




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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #33: May 03, 2020 02:31:01 pm
      I like threads like this. I’m 32 so here’s my team.

      Alisson - Best GK I’ve ever seen play for us, no question. I loved Reina but he’s nowhere near Alissons level and any other keeper we’ve had during my time have been pretty awful in truth. Becker is the best GK in the world right now.

      Trent - We’ve had some great right backs during my time. Babbel was a brilliant player and Steven Finnan was massively under rated too. I’m old enough to remember Rob Jones playing but injury problems stopped him from becoming a true great.  Trent gets the nod for me, he’s the best right back in the world currently so you can’t leave him out.

      VVD - Best CB we’ve had during my lifetime, no question. Again, best in the world currently. He has no weaknesses.

      Sami - Basically the exact same player as VVD but without the pace. Sami was fantastic though, a great centre half. The only weakness Sami had was his pace!

      Robbo - Left back had been a major problem for us for a good 20 years or so. Riise was considered a good left back by most reds but was he? He was bang average in truth but a few rocket goals papered over the cracks for him. Aurelio was a very good player but similar to Jones he was plagued by injury. I always liked Insua whenever he played, what ever happened to him? Weird how his career went to sh*t after a promising start. I liked Arbeloa too, a steady eddy. But anyway, it’s now that we have Robbo you realise just how poor our previous left backs were really, none of them are anyway close to Robbos level.

      Mascherano - The amount of ground he covered was unreal. Constantly won the ball back for us. Massively under rated, maybe not by reds but certainly by other fans. He was unreal. He allowed xabi and Gerrard to play.

      Alonso - The passer of a ball I’ve ever seen and had a great partnership with Stevie.

      Gerrard - The greatest midfielder of his generation and walks into any team, not just a Liverpool one. I’m not being biased but it really annoys me the whole Lampard Gerrard scholes debate.  Lampard was a great goal scoring midfielder but people forget he was surrounded by superstars. Scholes was a great passer of the ball but again he had great players around him who could turn a bad pass into a good one.  Stevie on the other hand played alongside igor f**king biscan. Not only that, he could do everything. Run, tackle, pass, shoot, score. He was THE BEST.

      Suarez - The best footballer I’ve ever seen wear red. Truly unbelievable. In terms of sheer entertainment and being wowed then he is miles ahead of everyone.

      Torres - I really didn’t want to put him in because I’m still fuming he left us for those rent boys and I always will be. I think he gets a pass from our fans because he flopped it there but had he been a big success then I imagine more reds would still feel bitter towards him.  That said, during his time at Liverpool he was the best centre forward in the world. Deadly. Whenever he had a chance you knew it was flying in. Such a shame we never got to see him and Suarez play together - even though it’s rumoured Torres was finished before we sold him.

      Fowler - god. Whenever I pick Liverpool teams, Fowler is the first name that goes in. People who are too young to remember let me tell you, when pundits etc talk about him you will always hear them say ‘the most natural goal scorer they have ever seen’ and it’s so true.  My first ever Liverpool game was in 1993 and I was 5 years old. It was a league cup match against Fulham at anfield and fowler scored 5 in a 5-0 win. From that moment on i was obsessed with Liverpool, anfield and fowler. Playing football in the streets I always pretended to be him. His name went on the back of all my shirts. He was my hero and still is. My favourite ever Liverpool player.

      What a team. A few people narrowly missed out. Mainly forwards.  Michael Owen, although an absolute manc c**t, he was unbelievable in his day too. I watched a documentary on him only a few days ago and when he broke onto the scene he was unplayable. 

      Our current front three are all worthy of being in the line up too, they are the best attack in world but I just couldn’t leave the three that I chose out.

      I'm all over this, couldn't have put it better myself..brilliant briliant team and post.
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      Reply #34: May 03, 2020 08:12:32 pm
      Hello friends.  xxxxx:action-smiley-065: Back on the boards after a six year absence. Last Post in 2014!

      GK: Allison
      RB: Trent
      RCB: Hyypia
      LCB: Big Virgil
      LB: Robertson
      DM: Der Kaiser
      CM: Gerrard
      RM: Mane
      LM: Digger
      Deep lying forward: King Kenny
      Centre forward: Suarez

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      Reply #35: May 03, 2020 09:09:12 pm
      The 1987/1988 team was the best of that time period (late 70's and 80's) when we were winning almost everything. No European cup ban, we could arguably have 8 or 9 European cups by now. 

      The past two seasons, 2018/2019 and the current one are the best teams that we have put together since those winning days.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #36: May 03, 2020 09:09:49 pm
      The 1987/1988 team was the best of that time period (late 70's and 80's) when we were winning almost everything. No European cup ban, we could arguably have 8 or 9 European cups by now. 

      The past two seasons, 2018/2019 and the current one are the best teams that we have put together since those winning days.

      sorry, saw that you wanted a mix of the best players
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      Reply #37: May 03, 2020 10:31:34 pm
      Hello friends.  xxxxx:action-smiley-065: Back on the boards after a six year absence. Last Post in 2014!

      GK: Allison
      RB: Trent
      RCB: Hyypia
      LCB: Big Virgil
      LB: Robertson
      DM: Der Kaiser
      CM: Gerrard
      RM: Mane
      LM: Digger
      Deep lying forward: King Kenny
      Centre forward: Suarez



      Welcome back
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #38: May 13, 2020 12:02:20 am
      Saturday 2nd September 1978, I managed to get a ticket, row 2, right on the half way line, Kemlyn rd stand.
      I was 14 years old.
      That day I witnessed a game that would live in my memory forever.
      https://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/1046
      Tottenham had just signed Villa & Ardilles after the Argentine World Cup success a couple of months earlier and a young Glen Hoddle was in the starting line up too. Didn't make any difference whatsoever !
      We absolutely battered them.
      That Reds team was the best I have ever seen ;
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #39: May 13, 2020 07:14:48 am
      Don’t let Mo stumble upon this thread.
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      Reply #40: May 13, 2020 09:32:49 pm
      Saturday 2nd September 1978, I managed to get a ticket, row 2, right on the half way line, Kemlyn rd stand.
      I was 14 years old.
      That day I witnessed a game that would live in my memory forever.
      https://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/1046
      Tottenham had just signed Villa & Ardilles after the Argentine World Cup success a couple of months earlier and a young Glen Hoddle was in the starting line up too. Didn't make any difference whatsoever !
      We absolutely battered them.
      That Reds team was the best I have ever seen ;
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      I was on the Kop purring especially when Terry Mac scored the 7th...what a day !!
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      Reply #41: May 17, 2020 08:51:59 pm
      Impossible task, been following us for 5 decades, too many great players.

      Agree.
      Supported the lads since old 2nd division champions.
      62 onwards.
      May 1st 65 as Billy says ... St John with his horizontal header to win it.
      So many teams .

      I'll start work on this.

      As Scott said as he left the igloo :

      " I may be a little while ......."

      Posted that on April 25th  .........


      Seen em all from St John / Hunt /Thommo /Cally / Yeats / Flying Pig Lawrence / Melia  etc onwards.


      Still thinking .....

      Brain hurts.
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      Reply #42: May 17, 2020 09:23:04 pm
      Posted that on April 25th  .........


      Seen em all from St John / Hunt /Thommo /Cally / Yeats / Flying Pig Lawrence / Melia  etc onwards.


      Still thinking .....

      Brain hurts.

      Don't think to hard hun, just go with your instinct  ;D trouble is..............we've had soooooo many excellent players over the decades, it is hard to pick a team.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #43: May 23, 2020 05:26:49 pm
      Allison

      Trent       Hyypia       Virgil     Robertson

      Hamann       Alonso

      Salah         Gerrard      Barnes

      Fowler

      Reina
      Nicol
      Hansen
      Henderson
      Suarez
      Mane
      Torres

      Think that's mine. Like Kopite if I had Hansen and Nicol in their prime they would be starters for me so Robbo and Virgil just edge them out.

      Fowler was my favourite player in the 90's and Barnes probably my all time favourite.



      That is some team. That's what I'd have wouldn't change a thing.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #44: May 23, 2020 11:45:21 pm
      Tough one this when you've got 5 decades of players to choose from.

      Clem
      Trent
      Kennedy
      Hansen
      Virg

      Emlyn
      Souey
      Gerrard

      Kenny
      Rush
      Mane

      Reserves

      Alisson
      Nichol
      Neal
      Lawrenson
      Thommo

      Case
      Xabi
      Hendo

      Fowler
      Mo
      Tosh

      I've probably missed loads out that I'll be kicking myself for.

      I've obviously gone with those who I grew watching and who all have a lot of medals (league titles) apart from our current players who I've included as our future greats.
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      Reply #45: Yesterday at 11:06:12 pm
      Had a similar thing pop up as a challenge on Facebook, so here is my list.

      GK - Pepe Reina
      LB - Robertson
      CB - Hyppia
      CB - Van Dijk
      RB - TAA
      RM - Salah
      CM - Gerrard
      CM - Alonso
      LM - Mane
      ST - Suarez
      ST - Torres

      Subs: Firmino, Finnan, Cisse, Owen, Hamann, Riise and Allison.
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #46: Today at 01:41:19 am
      My Liverpool team goes back to when I first started properly following our beloved club back in 1985/86.
      It’s incredibly difficult obviously to pick a squad of 18 players.
      If I could have chosen 30 players it still would have been very tricky

      GK: Alisson
      RB: TAA
      CB: Hansen
      CB: VVD
      LB: Robertson
      CM: Gerrard
      CM: Molby
      LW: Barnes
      RW: Salah
      ST: Suarez
      ST: Rush

      Bench:
      Grobalaar
      Hypia
      Nicol
      Alonso
      Mane
      Torres
      Fowler
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      Re: Best team you've seen in your time as a red
      Reply #47: Today at 07:17:01 pm
      I was on the Kop purring especially when Terry Mac scored the 7th...what a day !!

      Me to. I remember the kop singing...
      ‘The right side’ then ‘The left side’
      then all together, ‘Liverpool’

      Never ever forget that game. I travelled from near Bath to make the match, but always made the spurs fixture. At that time they hadn’t won at Anfield for 62 years 😁.

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