Saturday, 28 March 2009
Welcome to the Liverpool FC 1986 Double Blog
Despite their many years of success, Liverpool FC had never achieved the English 'Double' of FA Cup and League Championship.
This was to be one of Liverpool's most historic seasons, when early in the season, it looked likely that they would not win anything.
They were banned from Europe, following the 1985 Heysel Disaster (as were all English clubs), so domestic honours were the only option.
Liverpool had a new Player-Manager, in the form of Kenny Dalglish, since Joe Fagan had retired following the events at Heysel the previous year.
With Everton FC pushing them all the way, the run-in toward the end of this season was one of the most exciting for many years.
Liverpool and Everton were undoubtedly the two best teams in England and probably Europe for that matter.
Here is a step-by-step account of EVERY match from that season.