Liverpool owner John W Henry tweeted: "This was a season for the ages and for the faithful of Liverpool Football Club. Promising young midfielder Steven Gerrard was voted PFA Young Player of the Year for his key part in one of the most successful season's in Liverpool's 109-year history, and contributions from British stars Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler, Jamie Carragher, Danny Murphy and new signings Gary McAllister and Emile Heskey were matched by an increasingly continental side consisting of new captain Sami HyypiÃ¤, Sander Westerveld, Jari Litmanen and Dietmar Hamann. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. But who else was on the scoresheet for the Reds? But scoring once in 27 games for the club is abysmal. October began badly for Liverpool, who found themselves on the receiving end of a 3â0 defeat by Chelsea in the league. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed he sent a "long, long" text message to his players after their humiliating 7-2 defeat against Aston Villa.... more » 12.10.2020 20:06 Heskey became a meme during the latter stages of his career but he was a handful for Liverpool.
Lambert was overjoyed when he made the move to his boyhood club at the age of 32. Baros was a decent striker, scoring 27 times in 108 games for the Reds. Missing Men: Chelsea 2000. It's no coincidence that Liverpool finished second in the Premier League with the Frenchman up front. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology.
Chris Shaw Honoured to be part of this team & this club #ynwa #champions#cantwaittocelebratetogether pic.twitter.com/wNbptyIcJw. The 2000–01 season was Liverpool's 110th season of football since they were established. Liverpool were still a healthy fifth in the league but were now 12 points adrift of leaders Manchester United, in turn eight points ahead of nearest contenders Arsenal. He was sold six months later after hitting the back of the net just seven times. He lasted just one season at the Reds, scoring once and taking possibly football's worst ever corner. The Italian didn't fit with Brendan Rodgers' style-of-play and managed just four goals in 28 games. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. ", 30 years Reds! After hearing the full-time whistle,, Liverpool's players celebrated together as they claimed the Premier League title. But who else was on the scoresheet for the Reds? Matches are being played behind closed doors following the recent resumption of the Premier League, after it was paused for three months due to the pandemic. He's since failed to score in 33 Premier League games for The Cherries. The UEFA Cup final featured an amazing nine goals as AlavÃ©s gave them a run for their money fighting back to equalize from 3â1 and 4â3, before Liverpool finally ran out 5â4 winners after extra-time.. Many wore face masks and some lit flares. The FA Cup was snatched from the jaws of defeat when two late goals from Michael Owen overturned Arsenal's 1â0 lead in the final minutes of the game. Liverpool now stood fourth in the league, with Manchester United now 15 points ahead of nearest contenders Arsenal, 16 points clear of third placed Sunderland and 18 points clear of Liverpool. A Danny Murphy goal gave them a 1â0 away win over Manchester United two days before Christmas, though it did little to alter the decision of many bookmakers by this stage of the season to re-open the books on the title race, as so many of them were now certain that United would win their third successive title. "The Manchester City game was really tense, I didn't want to be involved.". February began with an impressive 3â0 home win over struggling West Ham United and a 1â1 draw at Sunderland.
The 28 strikers are ranked by how good they were for Liverpool from that season onwards. Liverpool confirm Virgil van Dijk has torn his ACL and could miss rest of the season, Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk’s potential injury: Sports medical expert provides early analysis, Everton 2-2 Liverpool: Jordan Henderson reveals Pickford's apology over Van Dijk tackle. . , November brought mixed results for the Reds. Mario Balotelli, Andy Carroll and Christian Benteke were all signed for big money but failed to make an impact. Liverpool won the shoot-out to end their six-year wait for a major trophy, their longest major trophy wait since the early 1960s. The month ended with a goalless home draw in the return leg against Rapid BucureÈti to ensure progression to the next stage of the competition. The treble was completed four days later when a thrilling match against AlavÃ©s of Spain gave them a 5â4 victory in the UEFA Cup final. Read about Liverpool v Chelsea in the Premier League 2000/01 season, including lineups, stats and live blogs, on the official website of the Premier League. A celebration three decades in the making, 'Jurgen has been absolutely fantastic' - Sir Kenny Dalglish. Firmino has been a big part of Liverpool's success in the past few seasons. With such a mixed bag, we've ranked every striker Liverpool have had this century from worst to best. Reproduced under licence from Football DataCo Limited.
Test your memory in the quiz below or scroll down and click Next to reveal the Missing Men... © Copyright 2020 The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Limited. That's it. Rapid Bucharest v Liverpool 2000-01 UEFA Cup by barbarian981. Players must have featured in at least 10 games for the club from the 2000/01 season to make the list. The Reds have had world-class players in Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and Roberto Firmino leading the line. From that season on, he managed 33 goals in 104 games.
Liverpool fans will also prefer to forget the times they had the likes of Andriy Voronin, David Ngog and Fabio Borini as their strikers. Can you name Gerard Houllier's starting XI on that night? Liverpool then suffering a shock 1â0 home defeat at the hands of surprise title outsiders Ipswich Town, only promoted the previous season. Liverpool: 2,000 fans celebrate outside Anfield after side win Premier League. Our penultimate Missing Men quiz of the season takes you back 20 years to a League Cup tie with Chelsea at Anfield. He scored 60 times in 223 games for the club. He broke Liverpool hearts when he left for Real Madrid in 2004 and then became a hate figure when he signed for Man United in 2009. Supporters waved flags and sang "we've gone and won the league" - many wore face masks and some lit flares. He's since shone at Southampton. Becoming champions with this club is absolutely incredible. This season proved highly successful for Liverpool, with them picking up the League Cup, UEFA Cup and FA Cup under Gerard Houllier, having finished 3rd in the league.. Supporters waved flags and sang "we've gone and won the league" - many wore face masks and some lit flares.
"This is a special team. The year ended with a 1â0 defeat to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Boxing Day.
Despite hamstring problems affecting his pace, Owen scored 99 goals in 181 games after the 2000/01 season. Crouch quite famously started off his Liverpool career with a 19-match drought. N'Gog managed 19 goals in 94 games for Liverpool. Sturridge was brilliant in his first two seasons at the club, scoring 33 goals in 49 games. Cisse had only played 19 games for the club when he suffered one of the most horrible injuries you'll ever see. The Reds won 4â2 at Prenton Park, marking the end of a complicated story for Tranmere, who were on their way to relegation from Division One â and for Aldridge, who left the club within weeks of this game. There was also an impressive 4â1 home win over Coventry City in the league, followed by 2â1 defeats at Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United, and finally an 8â0 away demolition of Division Two side Stoke City in the fourth round of the League Cup. Though the league was now surely beyond Liverpool's (and indeed any other team's) reach, the Reds still had three cups to play for.
"It has been an incredible year of magnificent achievement culminating tonight in capturing the Premier League title. Four days later, Porto travelled to Anfield for the quarter-final second leg, which the Reds won 2â0. The 2000â01 season was Liverpool's 109th season of football since they were established.
The 2000-01 season was Liverpool's 109th season of football since they were established.