Saturday, October 07, 2006

Top 10 Greatest Players Who Shook Anfield


The official Liverpool site,, have been running the impressive 100 Players Who Shook The Kop series since the start of the summer, and the series ended on Friday with the top five Reds, as voted by fans, revealed.

Not surprisingly, Kenny Dalglish was named first, with current club captain Steven Gerrard in second.

Third place went to legendary goal scorer Ian Rush, with the man who succeeded him in the Anfield number 9 shirt, Robbie Fowler, in fourth. In fifth was winger John Barnes who lit up Anfield in the late 80's and early 90's.

110,000 supporters registered their votes and it seems the large majority where younger Reds - with all except Dalglish in the top having played a big part at Liverpool within the last 15 years.

Older legendary players such as Kevin Keegan, Billy Liddell, Ian Callaghan, Ron Yeats, Alan Hansen, Graeme Souness, Emlyn Hughes, Ian St. John and Jan Molby ranked lower down the list which also featured the likes of more recent heroes and legends Gary McAllister, Vladimir Smicer, Michael Owen and Titi Camara.

The top 10 was:

10 - Emlyn Hughes
09 - Graeme Souness
08 - Kevin Keegan
07 - Jamie Carragher
06 - Billy Liddell
05 - John Barnes
04 - Robbie Fowler
03 - Ian Rush
02 - Steven Gerrard
01 - Kenny Dalglish.

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