LFC Players 1999-2009: Where are they now?

With the new decade now upon us, TIA’s Michael Sweeting puts together an impressive list of players who represented the Reds during the last decade to find where they are now.

The list includes all players who played for the Liverpool first team or reserves and have since left the club.

1999-2009: Where are they now?

Jorgen Nielsen – GK – Retired (Liverpool 1997-2002)
Sander Westerveld – GK – Monza (Liverpool 1999-2001)
Brad Friedel – GK – Aston Villa (Liverpool 1997-2000)
Rigobert Song – CB – Trabzonspor (Liverpool 1998-2000)
Frode Kippe – CB – Lillestrom SK (Liverpool 1998-2002)
Djimi Traore – LB – AS Monaco (Liverpool 1999-2006)

Stephen Wright Coventry City 2008/09
Full back STEPHEN WRIGHT impressed
back in 2001 but was sold to Sunderland
after just 21 appearances.

Stephen Wright – CB – Coventry City, Captain (Liverpool 1997-2002)
Sami Hyypia – CB – Bayer Leverkusen (Liverpool 1999-2009)
Stephane Henchoz – CB – Retired (Liverpool 1999-2005)
Bjorn Tore Kvarme – CB – Retired (Liverpool 1997-1999)
Steve Staunton – Manager – Darlington (Liverpool 1986-1991/1998-2000)
Phil Babb – CB – Retired (Liverpool 1994-2000)
Vegard Heggem – RB – Retired (Liverpool 1998-2003)
Stig Inge Bjornebye – LB – Retired (Liverpool 1992-2000)
Dominic Matteo –CB – Retired (Liverpool 1992-2000)
Vladimir Smicer – AM – Retired (Liverpool 1999-2005)
Dietmar Hamann – DM – Free Agent (Liverpool 1999-2006)
David Thompson – RM – Retired (Liverpool 1996-2000)
Leyton Maxwell – CM – ENTO Aberaman Athleltic; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 1999-2001)
Danny Murphy – CM – Fulham, Captain; Goals – 13 (Liverpool 1997-2004)
Patrik Berger – LM – Sparta Prague; Goals – 6 (Liverpool 1996-2003)
Jamie Redknapp – CM – Retired (Liverpool 1991-2002)
Haukur Ingi Gudnason – ST – Keflavik; Goals – 5 (Liverpool 1997-2000)
Robbie Fowler – ST – North Queensland Fury; Goals – 9 (Liverpool 1993-2001/2006-2007)
Emile Heskey – ST – Aston Villa; Goals – 4 (Liverpool 2000-2004)
Jon Newby – ST – Northwich Victoria; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 1998-2001)
Titi Camara – ST – Retired (Liverpool 1999-2000)
Erik Meijer – ST – Retired (Liverpool 1999-2001)
Michael Owen – ST – Manchester United; Goals – 7 (Liverpool 1996-2004)
Karl-Heinz Riedle – ST – Retired (Liverpool 1997-1999)
Pegguy Arphexad – GK – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2003)
Gregory Vignal – DL – Birmingham City (Liverpool 2000-2005)
Christian Ziege – DL – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2001)
Bernard Diomede – ML – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2003)
Nick Barmby – ML – Hull City; Goals – 20 (Liverpool 2000-2002)
Gary McAllister – MC – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2002)
Igor Biscan – DC – Dinamo Zagreb; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2000-2005)
Daniel Sjolund – ST – Djurgardens IF; Goals – 22 (Liverpool 2000-2002)
Chris Kirkland – GK – Wigan Athletic (Liverpool 2001-2006)
Jerzy Dudek – GK – Real Madrid (Liverpool 2001-2007)
Markus Babbel – DR – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2004)

MLS: LA GALAXY v FC DALLAS March 15, 2008
ABEL XAVIER ended up at the LA
Galaxy before recently changing
his name to Faisal after converting to Islam.

Faisal (Abel) Xavier – DR – Retired (Liverpool 2002-2003)
John Arne Riise – DL – AS Roma; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2001-2008)
Bruno Cheyrou – MR – Rennes; Goals – 9 (Liverpool 2002-2006)
Milan Baros – ST – Galatasaray; Goals – 25 (Liverpool 2002-2005)
El Hadji Diouf – ST – Blackburn Rovers; Goals – 2 (Liverpool 2002-2005)
Nicolas Anelka – ST – Chelsea; Goals – 25 (Liverpool 2002)
Patrice Luzi – GK – Stade Rennais (Liverpool 2002-2005)
Salif Diao – DM – Stoke City (Liverpool 2002-2007)
Alou Diarra – DM – Bordeaux; Goals – 6 (Liverpool 2002-2005)
Neil Mellor – ST – Preston North End; Goals – 26 (Liverpool 1999-2006)
Carl Medjani – DC – AC Ajaccio; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2003-2006)
Jon Otsemobor – DR – Norwich City; Goals – 2 (Liverpool 2002-2005)
Steve Finnan – DR – Portsmouth (Liverpool 2003-2008)
John Welsh – MC – Tranmere Rovers; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2002-2006)
Anthony Le Tallec – ST – Le Mans; Goals – 5 (Liverpool 2003-2008)
Florent Sinama-Pongolle – ST – Sporting CP (Liverpool 2003-2006)
Harry Kewell – ML – Galatasaray; Goals – 17 (Liverpool 2003-2008)
Richie Partridge – MR – Kettering Town; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2000-2005)

Football - Wales v Finland 2010 World Cup Qualifying European Zone
Finnish legend JARI LITMANEN
is still playing today aged 38.

Jari Litmanen – ST – Lahti; Goals – 5 (Liverpool 2001-2002)
Scott Carson – GK – West Bromwich Albion (Liverpool 2005-2008)
Mauricio Pellegrino – DC – Liverpool (Coach) (Liverpool 2005)
Josemi – DR – Mallorca; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2004-2005)
David Raven – DR – Carlisle United; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2004-2006)
Zak Whitbread – DC – Millwall; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2003-2006)
Luis Garcia – MR – Racing Santander (Liverpool 2004-2007)
Xabi Alonso – DM – Real Madrid (Liverpool 2004-2009)
Antonio Nunez – MR – Apollon Limassol; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2004-2005)
Stephen Warnock – DL – Aston Villa (Liverpool 1998-2007)
Darren Potter – MC – Sheffield Wednesday; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2003-2007)
Mark Smyth – ST – Witton Albion (Liverpool 2002-2005)
Robbie Foy – MR – Scunthorpe United (Liverpool 2004-2006)
Fernando Morientes – ST – Marseille; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2005-2006)
Jan Kromkamp – DR – PSV; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2006)
Djibril Cisse – ST – Panathinaikos; Goals – 11 (Liverpool 2004-2006)
Peter Crouch – ST – Tottenham Hotspur; Goals – 8 (Liverpool 2005-2008)
Momo Sissoko – DM – Juventus; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2005-2008)
Bolo Zenden – ML – Sunderland (Liverpool 2005-2007)
Besian Idrizaj – ST – Swansea City (Liverpool 2005-2008)
Danny Guthrie – MC – Newcastle United; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2005-2008)
Antonio Barragan – DR – Valladolid (Liverpool 2005-2006)
David Mannix – CM – Chester City; Goals – 2 (Liverpool 2004-2007)
Mark Gonzalez – ML – CSKA Moscow; Goals – 2 (Liverpool 2006-2007)
Jermaine Pennant – MR – Real Zaragoza (Liverpool 2006-2009)
Craig Bellamy – ST – Manchester City; Goals – 11 (Liverpool 2006-2007)
Paul Anderson – MR – Nottingham Forest; Goals – 2 (Liverpool 2006-2008)
Gabriel Paletta – DC – Boca Juniors; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2006-2007)
Adam Hammill – MR – Barnsley; Goals – 4 (Liverpool 2006-2009)
Lee Peltier – DM – Huddersfield Town (Liverpool 2004-2008)
Craig Lindfield – ST – Macclesfield Town (Liverpool 2006-2009)
Sebastian Leto – ML – Panathinaikos; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2007-2009)
Alvaro Arbeloa – DR – Real Madrid (Liverpool 2007-2009)
Alan Navarro – DM – Brighton & Hove Albion (Liverpool 2000-2002)
John Miles – ST – Accrington Stanley; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2001-2002)
Michael Foley – RM – Longford Town (Liverpool 2002-2004)
Paul Harrison – GK – TNS (Liverpool 2003-2005)
Rob Jones – DR – Retired (Liverpool 1991-1999)
Gareth Roberts – ST – Doncaster Rovers; Goals – 5 (Liverpool 1994-1999)
Ian Armstrong – ST – Retired (Liverpool 2000-2001)
Paul Jones – GK – Retired (Liverpool 2004)
Miki Roque – DC – Real Betis (Liverpool 2005-2009)
Jack Hobbs – DC – Leicester City; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2005-2009)
Astrit Ajdarevic – AM – Leicester City (Liverpool 2007-2009)
Daniele Padelli – GK – AS Bari (Liverpool 2007)
Danny O’Donnell – DC – Crewe Alexandra; Goals – 3 (Liverpool 2005-2007)
James Smith – DR – Altrincham (Liverpool 2005-2007)
Robbie Keane – ST – Tottenham Hotspur; Goals – 11 (Liverpool 2008-2009)
Jamie Cassidy – CM – Burscough (Liverpool 1996-1999)
Sean Dundee – ST – AmaZulu (Liverpool 1998-1999)
Jean-Michel Ferri – DM – Retired (Liverpool 1998-1999)
Steve Harkness – DL – Retired (Liverpool 1989-1999)
Paul Ince – Manager – Milton Keynes Dons (Liverpool 1997-1999)
David James – GK – Portsmouth (Liverpool 1992-1999)
Oyvind Leonhardsen – CM – Retired (Liverpool 1997-1999)
Jason McAteer – CM – Retired (Liverpool 1995-1999)
Steve McManaman – ML – Retired (Liverpool 1989-1999)
Ray Putterill – ML – Free Agent (Liverpool 2001-2009)
Tony Warner – GK – Leicester City (Liverpool 1990-1999)
Danny Williams – CM – Droylsden; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 1997-1999)
Jason Massie – CM – Harrisburg City Islanders (Liverpool 1997-2004)
Matty Murray – Free Agent (Liverpool 2000-2003)
Chris Butler – DL – Sligo Rovers (Liverpool 1997-2002)
Carl Clampitt – MR – Colwyn Bay (Liverpool 2001-2002)
Steven Gillespie – CF – Colchester United; Goals – 4 (Liverpool 2003-2004)
Stephen Vaughan – DR – Northwich Victoria (Liverpool 2003-2004)
Tim Dittmer – GK – Marine (Liverpool 2001-2003)
Jimmy McNulty – DC – Brighton & Hove Albion; Goals – 1 (Liverpool 2001-2002)
Neil Prince – ST – Southport (Liverpool 2002-2003)
Godwin Antwi – DC – Vejle BK(Liverpool 2006-2009)
Ramon Calliste – ST – Braintree Town (Liverpool 2006-2008)
Michael Burns – DL – Carlisle United (Liverpool 2001-2007)
Ronald Huth – DC – Vicenza (Liverpool 2007-2009)

* Goals indicates number of goals scored for their current club and does not include goals scored for other clubs since leaving Liverpool.

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