2007 – The year in numbers

8 January, 2008

The number of minutes Liverpool fans held aloft ‘The Truth’ mosaic in their protest against Kelvin McKenzie in the FA Cup third round tie against Arsenal. Symbolic to the time the 1989 Hillsborough disaster match was postponed at.

The total number of appearances veteran defender Sami Hyypia made during the calendar year – despite many claims that he lacked the ability to play regularly for the club any more.

The total number of players – including youth players – that where signed during summer 2007.

The reported ‘official’ attendance for the Champions League match in Athens – accurate?

The amount Liverpool Football Club was valued at when Tom Hicks and George Gillett took control of the club on February 6th this year.

The number of minutes it took Fernando Torres to score his first goal at Anfield – against Chelsea on August 19th.

lfc80besiktas.jpgThe number of goals scored in the Champions League record win over Besiktas; scored by Benayoun (3), Crouch (2), Gerrard and Babel (2).

Total number of games played (including friendlies) during 2007; winning 36, drawing 14 and losing 15.

Number of clean sheets kept in the Premiership during 2007.

Number of goals conceeded in just 4 League Cup matches during 2007 (6 by Arsenal, 2 at Reading, 1 vs Cardiff and 2 at Chelsea).

The number of players who have scored hat-tricks for LFC in 2007 including youngster Besian Irdizaj’s against Wrexham in a pre-season friendly, Fernando Torres’ vs Reading in the Carling Cup and Yossi Benayoun’s vs Besiktas.

Points won in the Premier League during the calendar year – from a possible 108.

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