August 6, 2012
The Kop but not as you know it! #redsgallery #tumblr 

The Kop but not as you know it! #redsgallery #tumblr 

July 13, 2012
Welcome to Liverpool Football Club Fabio Borini.

Welcome to Liverpool Football Club Fabio Borini.

June 22, 2012
Standing on the shoulders of giants.

Standing on the shoulders of giants.

May 29, 2012
The Kop’s last stand: LFC and Norwich City line up facing the Spion Kop before the start of the very last game infront of the standing Kop. 
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The Kop’s last stand: LFC and Norwich City line up facing the Spion Kop before the start of the very last game infront of the standing Kop.

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May 10, 2012
Luis Suarez’s kit is laid out in the Anfield dressing room for the last time this season.Click here to see more pictures from the last game of the season at Anfield. 

Luis Suarez’s kit is laid out in the Anfield dressing room for the last time this season.

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April 28, 2012
23 August 1977: Anfield welcomes its new king. Photo: Steve Hale
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23 August 1977: Anfield welcomes its new king. Photo: Steve Hale

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April 8, 2012
All you need is Rush… The Liverpool striker poses in front of the Kop goal in 1986.Click here to buy this print from the official LFC Picture Store

All you need is Rush… The Liverpool striker poses in front of the Kop goal in 1986.

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April 4, 2012
Gerry Marsden sings ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ to the Anfield crowd ahead of our European Cup clash with HJK Helsinki on November 2 1982. The Reds ran out 5-nil winners on the night.Click here to buy this print from the official Liverpool FC Picture Store 

Gerry Marsden sings ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ to the Anfield crowd ahead of our European Cup clash with HJK Helsinki on November 2 1982. The Reds ran out 5-nil winners on the night.

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March 28, 2012
We were the boys. October 3 1984: Young Liverpool fans watch on at Anfield as their team smash four goals past Lech Poznan in the European Cup. Photo: Steve HaleClick here to buy this print from the official Liverpool FC Picture Store Lee Hemmings, supporter (above, upper centre): “This was my 1st ever Liverpool match at the age of 11. The lad in the liverpool cap is Mick Fagan who was nicknamed ‘Fagger’ in our school and I am directly to the left with the dark hair as you look at the picture. I’d always wanted to go to the game but my mum wouldn’t let me. Mick’s dad offered to take me and him about 5:30pm and I ran home to beg my mum to let me go and give me the couple of quid to go. She reluctantly agreed and we excitedly ran all the way back to his dad’s and all travelled to Anfield in a black cab. "Even though the ground wasn’t full, I was amazed about the size of the Kop and the amount of people in it when we walked in through the side entrance. All the young lads clambered onto the railings at the front for the best specs and me and Mick got our best view possible right near the goal whilst his dad stood behind the crash barrier keeping watch over us. I remember how the floodlights lit up the stadium and how incredibly bright and green the pitch looked. Pre-match the players came really close, kicking signed flyaway footballs into the Kop when they came out, and when Johnny Wark scored his hat-trick goal he came within touching distance of us when celebrating with his arms aloft. We spent all day in school talking about the game the next day and the match was just the beginning of a lifetime of following LFC throughout Europe for me."

We were the boys. October 3 1984: Young Liverpool fans watch on at Anfield as their team smash four goals past Lech Poznan in the European Cup. Photo: Steve Hale

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Lee Hemmings, supporter (above, upper centre): “
This was my 1st ever Liverpool match at the age of 11. The lad in the liverpool cap is Mick Fagan who was nicknamed ‘Fagger’ in our school and I am directly to the left with the dark hair as you look at the picture. I’d always wanted to go to the game but my mum wouldn’t let me. Mick’s dad offered to take me and him about 5:30pm and I ran home to beg my mum to let me go and give me the couple of quid to go. She reluctantly agreed and we excitedly ran all the way back to his dad’s and all travelled to Anfield in a black cab. 

"Even though the ground wasn’t full, I was amazed about the size of the Kop and the amount of people in it when we walked in through the side entrance. All the young lads clambered onto the railings at the front for the best specs and me and Mick got our best view possible right near the goal whilst his dad stood behind the crash barrier keeping watch over us. I remember how the floodlights lit up the stadium and how incredibly bright and green the pitch looked. Pre-match the players came really close, kicking signed flyaway footballs into the Kop when they came out, and when Johnny Wark scored his hat-trick goal he came within touching distance of us when celebrating with his arms aloft. We spent all day in school talking about the game the next day and the match was just the beginning of a lifetime of following LFC throughout Europe for me."

March 15, 2012
A young footballer looks up at the Shankly Gates at Anfield and dreams of pulling on the red shirt for his club during the 1980s. Photo: Steve Hale.Click here to buy this print from the Official Liverpool FC Picture Store

A young footballer looks up at the Shankly Gates at Anfield and dreams of pulling on the red shirt for his club during the 1980s. Photo: Steve Hale.

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March 9, 2012
A young Liverpool supporter can hardly bear to watch Liverpool concede another goal against Red Star Belgrade at Anfield on November 6 1973. The Reds let in two away goals that were to prove decisive in a tie that ended in a 4-2 aggregate win for the Yugoslavian team. Photo: Steve Hale.Click here to buy this print from the Official LFC Picture Store 

A young Liverpool supporter can hardly bear to watch Liverpool concede another goal against Red Star Belgrade at Anfield on November 6 1973. The Reds let in two away goals that were to prove decisive in a tie that ended in a 4-2 aggregate win for the Yugoslavian team. Photo: Steve Hale.

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March 8, 2012
May Devine, a cleaner in the Anfield trophy room polishes the First Division league championship trophy before placing it back in the cabinet. Exact date unknown. Photo: Steve Hale.
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May Devine, a cleaner in the Anfield trophy room polishes the First Division league championship trophy before placing it back in the cabinet. Exact date unknown. Photo: Steve Hale.

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March 8, 2012
Liverpool manager Bob Paisley and the Boot Room boys pose for a photocall held at Anfield circa 1975. Photo: Steve Hale.Click here to buy a print of this picture for The Reds Gallery 

Liverpool manager Bob Paisley and the Boot Room boys pose for a photocall held at Anfield circa 1975. Photo: Steve Hale.

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March 8, 2012
The dugout at Anfield during the Tommy Smith Testimonial game versus a Bobby Charlton XI on May 27 1977. From left to right: Steve Heighway, John Toshack, Tommy Smith, Ian Callaghan, Terry McDermott, Jimmy Case, Kevin Keegan, Ray Clemence, David Johnson and David Fairclough. Photographer Steve Hale: “This photograph was taken on one of those wonderfully warm late spring nights. It also just happened to be the night of Tommy Smith’s testimonial match at a packed to the rafters Anfield. It also happened to take place shortly after Liverpool had won the European Cup for the first time in Rome.
"The atmosphere inside Anfield was very happy and importantly for me very relaxed. That wonderful mix gave me the opportunity and the freedom of movement to sit just in front of the bench for a short time and take this image. You can see the happiness and the relaxed feel in the faces and body language of both the players and the fans. A sheer communion of joy. The ten players in the dug out would cost an absolute fortune now individually or collectively. However, nothing could buy the collective atmosphere of happiness, pride and joy felt inside the ground  that night.” Anthony H (Young fan pictured third from left on top of the dugout): “It was the end of an amazing week for a 14 -year-old.  I had been to the Cup Final at Wembley the week before and was gutted after Manchester United had beaten us. I was even more upset as I was not going to Rome as my dad had just been laid off from work. After the victory in Rome, like everyone, I was on cloud nine. On the Friday I stayed off school and we went to the ground about 2pm. I always went in the Boys Pen or the Kop in them days but my dad put me in the front of the queue for the Paddock so we could get near ‘Big Ears’. I must have been first in the ground and legged it to the dugout, where I stayed for about two or three hours until the match kicked off. I remember supporters coming in the ground around half-time because they’d just got back from Rome!”
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The dugout at Anfield during the Tommy Smith Testimonial game versus a Bobby Charlton XI on May 27 1977. From left to right: Steve Heighway, John Toshack, Tommy Smith, Ian Callaghan, Terry McDermott, Jimmy Case, Kevin Keegan, Ray Clemence, David Johnson and David Fairclough.

Photographer Steve Hale: “
This photograph was taken on one of those wonderfully warm late spring nights. It also just happened to be the night of Tommy Smith’s testimonial match at a packed to the rafters Anfield. It also happened to take place shortly after Liverpool had won the European Cup for the first time in Rome.

"The atmosphere inside Anfield was very happy and importantly for me very relaxed. That wonderful mix gave me the opportunity and the freedom of movement to sit just in front of the bench for a short time and take this image. You can see the happiness and the relaxed feel in the faces and body language of both the players and the fans. A sheer communion of joy. The ten players in the dug out would cost an absolute fortune now individually or collectively. However, nothing could buy the collective atmosphere of happiness, pride and joy felt inside the ground  that night.” 

Anthony H (Young fan pictured third from left on top of the dugout): “
It was the end of an amazing week for a 14 -year-old.  I had been to the Cup Final at Wembley the week before and was gutted after Manchester United had beaten us. I was even more upset as I was not going to Rome as my dad had just been laid off from work. After the victory in Rome, like everyone, I was on cloud nine. On the Friday I stayed off school and we went to the ground about 2pm. I always went in the Boys Pen or the Kop in them days but my dad put me in the front of the queue for the Paddock so we could get near ‘Big Ears’. I must have been first in the ground and legged it to the dugout, where I stayed for about two or three hours until the match kicked off. I remember supporters coming in the ground around half-time because they’d just got back from Rome!”

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