Can Liverpool FC make history with 14 wins in a row?

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After eight Premier League victories in a row, Liverpool FC need six more to guarantee their 19th league title. Can it be done?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 30, 2014: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop before the Premiership match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)
Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop before the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Only once in the history of the top-flight English football has a team won 14 league games in a row. This was the Arsenal side of 2002 who did so, but spanned the end of the 2001/02 and beginning of the 2002/03 campaigns.

No side, in Premier League or Football League top-flight has won 14 in a row in one campaign.

Liverpool are on eight, an impressive feat in itself, with six remaining; West Ham, Norwich and Crystal Palace away; Manchester City, Chelsea and Newcastle at home.

Victory in those six would mean history in more ways one than; no side has ever gone from seventh to first the following Premier League campaign. It would be unprecedented.

Up to now, Liverpool’s longest Premier League winning run is 10 in a row; which occurred between 29 October 2005 and 31 December 2005, and included eight consecutive clean sheets.

That season, 2005/06 ended with 12 victories in a row (in all competitions, and including the FA Cup Final victory on penalties).

The best finish to a season was in 1981/82 when The Reds ended with 13 victories in their last 16 league games, including 11 in a row, winning the title in the process.

Can Brendan Rodgers’ side do the unprecedented and win their six remaining fixtures to make it 14 in a row?

All stats via LFCHistory.net.

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