Kenny Dalglish, Bob Paisley - archive-181209-3 New Liverpool signing Kenny Dalglish admires the silverware in the club's trophy room with manager Bob Paisley. 1977

Liverpool FC Records and Facts

Last updated: 1st September, 2022

Appearance Records

Most first team appearances: Ian Callaghan (857)
Most League appearances: Ian Callaghan (640)
Most FA Cup appearances: Ian Callaghan (79)
Most League Cup appearances: Ian Rush (78)
Most European appearances: Jamie Carragher (150)

Oldest Player: Ted Doig, 41 years and 165 days (vs. Newcastle, 11.03.1908)
Youngest Player: Jerome Sinclair, 16 years and 6 days (vs. West Brom, 26.09.2012)

(Picture by: Peter Robinson / EMPICS Sport)

Most Season as an Ever Present: Phil Neal (9)
Most Consecutive Appearances: Phil Neal (417, from 23.10.76 to 24.09.83)

Longest Serving Player: Elisha Scott (21 years, 52 days, from 1913 to 1934)

Goal Scoring Records

Most first team goals: Ian Rush (346)
Most League goals: Roger Hunt (245)
Most FA Cup goals: Ian Rush (39)
Most League Cup goals: Ian Rush (48)
Most European goals: Steven Gerrard (41)

Most goals as sub: David Fairclough (18)
Most hat-tricks: Gordon Hodgson (17)
Most hat-tricks in a season: Roger Hunt (5, in 1961-62)
Most goals in a season: Roger Hunt (41, in 1961-62)
Most penalties scored: Jan Molby (42)
Most games without scoring: Ephraim Longworth (371)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, November 29, 2016: Liverpool's Ben Woodburn scores the second goal against Leeds United, to become the club's youngest ever goal-scorer, during the Football League Cup Quarter-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Youngest goal scorer: Ben Woodburn (17 years, 45 days, v Leeds United 29.11.2017)
Oldest goal scorer: Billy Liddell (38 years, 55 days, v Stoke City, 05.03.1960)

International Records

Most Capped Player: Steven Gerrard (114, England)
Most international goals: Ian Rush and Michael Owen (26 for Wales and England)

Other Individual Records

Most Medals: Phil Neal (20)

Match Records

Biggest League win: 10-1 vs. Rotherham Town, Div Two, 18th Feb 1896
Biggest Premier League win: 9-0 vs. Bournemouth, 27th Aug 2022
Biggest European win: 11-0 vs. Stromsgodset, Drammen, 17th Sept 1974, ECWC 1st Rnd
Biggest Champions League win: 8-0 vs. Besiktas, 6th Nov 2007

Biggest League defeat: 1-9 vs. Birmingham City, Div. 2, 11th Dec 1954
Biggest Premier League defeat: 1-6 vs. Stoke City, 24th May 2015

Youngest Starting XI: vs. Plymouth Argyle, FA Cup, 8th Jan 2017
Most debuts in a game: Six vs. Sheffield Wednesday, 7th Aug 1998


LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 3, 2011: Liverpool's new sigingings Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll with manager Kenny Dalglish during a photo-call at Anfield. Suarez signed from Ajax for 22.8m whilst Carroll arrived from Newcastle United for a club record fee of 35m (Photo by Vegard Grott/Propaganda).

Record Fee Paid: Virgil Van Dijk, January 1st 2018 (Southampton, £75m)
Record Fee Received: Philippe Coutinho, January 6th 2018 (Barcelona, £142m)

First League Game

2 September 1893, Division 2
v Middlesbrough Ironopolis (a) Won 2-0
Team: McOwen, Hannah, McLean, Henderson, McQue (1), McBride, Gordon, McVean (1), M. McQueen, Stott, H. McQueen.

First published: 21st December, 2009