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? Allan
non contract player who played once for the reserve side in 1993-94.  
 
 
 
 
 
? Armstrong
played for the Reds reserves in 1969/70 but never made it to the first team.  
 
 
 
 
 
Adilson
Brazilian trialist who came to Melwood and played two reserve games for the Reds before being packed off back home again in April 1999.  
 
 
 
 
 
Ahmed Ally
academy player who first appeared in a Reds youth side late in the 2008-9 season  
 
 
 
 
 
Alan A'Court
Alan A'Court was born in Liverpool and signed for the Reds at 18. He made his debut in 1953 on the wing. He was capped at England level which included appearances at the world cup in 1958. He finally lost his place to Peter Thompson and moved to Tranmere in 1964. In total he made 382 appearances for the Reds with 63 goals to his credit.  
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Alan Arnell
Alan Arnell signed in 1953 as an amateur player and turned professional the year after having made his debut for the Reds. He scored 33 goals in 69 appearances for the Reds but was a victim of the first Shankly clear out in 1961 and went to play for Tranmere.  
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Alberto Aquilani
Aquilani was signed as a replacement for the departed Xabi Alonso in the summer of 2009. He was injured on arrival at the club so went straight in to physio work. After a lengthy period out he failed to really hold down a place in the side and after loan deals away from the Reds he finally left in August 2012.  
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Alf Arrowsmith
Alf Arrowsmith was born in Manchester and joined the Reds in 1960 and made only 50 appearances over eight years at the club although he did score 24 goals. He was prolific in the 1964-65 season getting 15 goals in 20 games but was never played much after that season and eventually he was sold to Bury for 25,000.  
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Ali Asgari
Young academy player with the Reds  
 
 
 
 
 
Alvaro Arbeloa
Alvaro Arbeloa Coca signed for the Reds on transfer deadline day in January 2007. The right back came from Deportivo La Coruna where he played 19 times. Prior to Coruna he had played for Real Madrid having come through their youth system. Arbeloa actually played under Rafa Benitez as a youngster so was known to the manager. After two and a half seasons Arbeloa was allowed to leave the Reds for Real Madrid following the signing of Glen Johnson.  
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Andrew Aitken
Made just one league appearance for the Reds in the 1930-31 season. He played in goal in a 3-3 draw away at Blackburn Rovers.  
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Astrit Ajdarevic
The Swede has a great left foot and arrived at the academy in January 2007  
 
 
 
 
 
Attila Abu
trialist from MTK Budapest 2009  
 
 
 
 
 
Charlie Adam
Charlie Adam signed for the Reds in the close season ahead of 2011-12. Adam had been courted by the Reds six months earlier but failed to agree a fee with Blackpool. However the Reds never took their eye off Adam and he was landed just ahead of the Reds tour to China.

After a season at the Reds he moved on when he didn't feature in Brendan Rodgers plans and he joined Stoke for 4 million pounds.  
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Charlie Ashcroft
Charlie Ashcroft joined the Reds through the war years but never established himself as a main Reds keeper. He did manage 87 appearances though. He finally left the club in 1955 and joined Ipswich Town.  
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Chris Ashton
academy trialist in 2004-05  
 
 
 
 
 
Dan Agger
Agger was signed from Brondby in the January 2006 transfer window and after adapting quickly to the Reds side became an established defender for the Reds. However after a number of injuries he slipped down the pecking order under Brendan Rodgers and finally re-joined his former club in the summer of 2014.  
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Daniel Ayala
youngster brought to the club by Rafa Benitez in the Summer of 2007 and impressed. He was taken on tour with the Reds in the pre-season of 2009 and following injuries he was picked as a sub on the opening day of the season. He subsequently came off the bench to make his debut.

However after four years at the club he had failed to make the impact on the first team that had been hoped and he was sold to Norwich City at the start of the 2011-12 season.  
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David Amoo
Youngster brought in by Rafa Benitez in the summer of 2007. However despite being a regular at the Reds reserve level he never made the next step and after a number of loan deal he joined Preston when his contract ended.  
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Eric Anderson
Eric Anderson signed for the Reds from the army in 1951 and made 73 appearances over six years for the Reds. He was sold to Barnsley for 4,000  
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Fabio Aurelio
Aurelio arrived on a free transfer during the summer of 2006. His contract ran out at Valencia and the Brazilian player joined the Reds for free. The left sided player was in and out of the squad in his first season mainly through injury.

After four years at the club which showed some quality but sadly too much injury he was offered a new deal on a pay as you play basis but elected to leave on a Bosman in the same way he joined the club. However the Brazilian then decided to re-sign for the Reds in late July 2010 after impressing new manager Roy Hodgson.  
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Gary Ablett
Gary Ablett joined the Reds as an apprentice in 1983 and made his full debut through the 1986-87 season. He was a regular when the Reds won the league in 88 and part of the FA cup winning side in 1989. He played a total of 109 games for the Reds before being transferred to Everton for 750,000.

Later in his career Ablett returned to the Reds from Everto's coaching team to manage the reserves before later leaving. Tragically in 2012 Ablett passed away after suffering from illness.  
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George Ackerley
never actually played for the Reds at first team level and later left to join Leeds City  
 
 
 
 
 
George Allan
George Allan joined the Reds in 1895 from Leith. He stayed for two years before going to Celtic although he was to return to the Reds later. He was a prolific scorer in his time at Anfield getting 60 in 97 games including part of the amazing 106 in a 30 game season of 1896. He was capped at Scotland level but tragically died of TB when he was only 24 years old.  
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Godwin Antwi
Antwi was signed by Rafa Benitez and placed in the reserve team setup at Melwood. After a good start to his reserve career he failed to make the next step and after loan deals he was allowed to leave in June 2009.  
 
 
 
 
 
Iago Aspas
The striker was signed shortly after the 2012-13 season had ended by Brendan Rodgers as he looked to strnegthen the front line  
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Ian Armstrong
Academy player who progressed through to the reserve side in April 1999. In thirty starts he scored just a single goal and finally joined Port Vale.  
 
 
 
 
 
Ian Ayre
 
 
 
 
 
 
J Arkwright
played for Liverpool reserves between 1951/2 and 1956/7 but never made the first team.  
 
 
 
 
 
Jack Alexander
young Scotland schoolboy at teh Reds academy  
 
 
 
 
 
Jeffrey Ainsworth
apprentice at the Reds in the mid seventies. Signed in July 1975 he scored 10 reserve goals in 150 appearances without ever making it to the first team.  
 
 
 
 
 
Joe Allen
Joe Allen became Brendan Rodgers second major signing since his arrival at the club. Allen followed Rodgers from Swansea having worked under him for two seasons.  
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John Aldridge
John Aldridge was the ready made replacement when Ian Rush left for Juventus and scored numerous goals for the Reds in one of the best teams of the eighties. Born in Liverpool he started his career with Newport County. He came to the Reds from Oxford United under Kenny Dalglish. He finally left the club after Rushes return for more than a million pounds. He was capped by Eire throughout his Anfield career and after his time in Spain he came back to Merseyside to play for Tranmere where he now manages. He scored 50 goals in only 83 goals and can still be found at the match when time allows him too.  
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Krisztian Adorjan
Originally taken over for a trial at the Reds he was then given a year loan deal with the Reds. He was later taken on full time at the Reds but despite being a reserve team regular he had a loan season in 2013-14 and then left the club on summer 2014.  
 
 
 
 
 
Lee Andrews
member of the Reds' youth side back in 1996  
 
 
 
 
 
Luis Alberto
An Attacking midfielder he had been in the Barcelona B side in 12-13 impressing greaty and the Reds made a move after Barcelona turned down their option to buy him  
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Mattone Awang
Awang came through the ranks at the academy but was released at the end of his scholarship in 2008  
 
 
 
 
 
Medi Abalimba
Abalimba trialled in a reserve game for the Reds in the 2008-09 season  
 
 
 
 
 
Messina Allman
Made just one league appearance for the Reds back in 1908-09 against Bristol City at Anfield. He arrived at the Reds from Plymouth Argyle  
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Mihail Alexandrov
Youngster brought in by Rafa Benitez in the summer of 2007  
 
 
 
 
 
Nicolas Anelka
Signed on a loan deal at the end of 2001 from Paris St Germain. The move to the Reds came as a shock to many but despite playing well in his time at the Reds Gerard Houllier decided against making the move a permanent one.  
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Norman Alden
an inside right player who was on the Reds books in 1933-4 season but never played a first team game for the Reds  
 
 
 
 
 
Norrie Alden
signed in 1933 Alden played for the Reds reserves and in the local Senior cup ties but never made it to the first team and moved on in 1935  
 
 
 
 
 
Oussama Assaidi
Assaidi was signed just before the 2012-13 season started by Brendan Rodgers. The young winger was signed from Heerenveen in the Netherlands. Born in Morocco he had been brought up since the age of three in the Netherlands  
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Paul Anderson
Paul Anderson was signed as an exciting prospect from Hull City with Reds midfield John Welsh going the other way. He is now an established reserve team player but hasn't yet made it to the first team.  
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Pegguy Arphexad
Bought as cover in goal for Sander Westerveld originally from Leicester City on a Bosman transfer. Arphexad became third keeper behind Jerzy Dudek and Chris Kirkland and following the end of his contract in 2003 he was not kept at the club.  
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Peter Aylmer
academy player who first appeared in a Reds youth side late in the 2008-9 season  
 
 
 
 
 
Steve Arnold
Made just one Reds appearance against Manchester City in the league at the end of the 1970-71 season. He was signed at the start of the season from Crewe for 10,000.  
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Steven Arnold
played for the reserve side during 1955-56 season but never progressed to the first team.  
 
 
 
 
 
Ted Adams
goalkeeper who never played a first team game for the Reds in his season with the Reds during 1927-8.  
 
 
 
 
 
Tom Armstrong
Made one goalkeeping league appearance during the 1919-20 season away at Sheffield Wednesday.  
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Trent Arnold
young player at the Reds academy who first played for England schoolboys in November 2013  
 
 
 
 
 
Viktor Arnarsson
Icelandic trialist who came over to the Reds but never quite made it. He played only one reserve game.  
 
 
 
 
 
Xabi Alonso
Alonso joined the Reds from Real Sociedad in the summer of 2004 and was an integral part of the Liverpool midfield. A champions League winner amongst others in his time with the Reds he became a player to dictate the pace of games.

In the summer of 2009 though Alonso couldn't resist a move to Real Madrid and when the Reds were offered 30 million the player moved on.  
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Non Player A to Z Information
Name Description
Anfield
Anfield is the home of Liverpool and has been ever since they were formed. The ground was originaly used by Everton FC but following a rent dispute they left. Liverpool who were the new club born as a result have occupied Anfield ever since. Today the ground is deemed to small for the Reds and a new ground is scheduled to be built for 2009.  
Appearances
The record number of appearances for the Reds is 843. This is held by Ian Callaghan who spanned his playing career from 1960 to 1978.  
Attendance
The record attendance recorded at Anfield is 61,905. It came in the fourth round of the FA Cup on 2 February 1952. Liverpool won the match 2-1. The highest league attendance was 58,757 on the 27th of December 1949 when the Reds drew 2-2 with Chelsea.  
David Ashworth
David Ashworth managed the Reds in the early twenties. He guided the team to fourth place in his first season before claiming the clubs third championship a year later but left halfway through the following season when the Reds again won the league. He joined for Oldham for what are still unknown reasons and his new team were relegated. He died in 1947.