Soccer Exhibition Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC, based in Liverpool, England, is regarded as one of the most successful soccer clubs in not only England but much of the soccer playing world. It has won far more European trophies than any other member of the Premier League. Its tally of such trophies includes three UEFA Cups, five European Cups and three UEFA Super Cups. The team, which has played many exhibition games similar to the upcoming Soccer Exhibition Liverpool FC game, is also the proud owner of eighteen amazing Premier League titles. The team has also won eight League Cups and seven FA Cups.
Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC became a member of the then Football League in 1893. Since its formation, it has played at Anfield, and counts the seventies and eighties as some of its most successful periods in soccer. During this time, led by Bob Paisley and Bill Shankly, the team won eleven Premier League Championships and a mind blowing seven European trophies. The club has fierce rivalries with Manchester United FC and Everton FC, two renowned soccer clubs. As one of the best supported soccer clubs in the world, its fan base has two hundred officially recognized branches in thirty countries. These global fan bases often help the club on its worldwide summer tours. The team's fans call themselves the Kopites.
The club, which participates in many games similar to the upcoming Soccer Exhibition Liverpool FC game, have their longest rivalry with neighbors, Everton FC, from Merseyside. The two participate in the so–called Merseyside derby, a sold out soccer game that is often dubbed the friendly derby. The derby has intensified since then and is still one of the most popular games of its kind in the UK. Liverpool also has a rivalry with Manchester United, which intensified during the sixties when Manchester United became the first English club to win the European Cup. Liverpool FC has, though, gone on to surpass Manchester United after having won not one but four European Cups during the seventies and eighties.
The rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester United intensified during the nineties. Surprisingly, the last player to be transferred was Phil Chisnall, in 1964, from Liverpool to Manchester United. The club has become part of the UK's popular culture, due to its successful history. On TV, it was first featured on the Match of the Day program on BBC in 1964, with its game against Arsenal. The first ever soccer game to be televised in color was also between Liverpool FC and West Ham United, which was broadcasted live to the world in 1967.
Fans of Liverpool FC have also been featured in Fearless, a song by Pink Floyd, in which they sang excerpts from the club's popular anthem, You'll Never Walk Alone. Since winning its first trophy, the Lancashire League title during its first season in soccer, the club has gone on to win many more trophies, cups and titles. The eighties were its most successful era, having won five Charity Shields. Overall, the club has won the League Cup eight times, the English League Championship eighteen times and the FA Cup seven times. It also achieved a League and FA Cup double once and a League and European Cup double twice. It has also achieved a treble twice; once with the League Cup, FA Cup and European Cup and once with the FA Cup, UEFA Cup and the League Cup. Having one of the best records in international soccer, its games are a must see live with Soccer Exhibition Liverpool FC tickets in hand.