Were you alive when Liverpool last won the league?

Were you alive the last time Liverpool won the league?

  • Yes

    Votes: 80 83.3%
  • No

    Votes: 16 16.7%

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RedLar

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Interested to see what volume of posters have actually seen us win the league. 30 years is along time. More than a generation. For many, more than a lifetime.

Just did a quick scan to see what trophies the reds have won since I was born. Happy to report that I only ever missed us winning 5 league titles. Trophy List is as follows in my lifetime:

13 League titles
6 European Cups/CL
3 UEFA Cups
7 FA cups
8 League Cups
4 Euro Super Cups
1 World Club Championship
15 charity sheilds


57 and soon to be 58 trophies. Its averaging one a year for me.
 

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I was 5 last time we won it, but didn’t follow football until the 98 World Cup and because of Michael Owen that tournament started supporting Liverpool in the 99-00 season.

Had plenty of good times and success.

mini-treble, Istanbul, the run to Athens final.FA cup. A few close title runs. But never seen this. I still don’t believe it until it actually happens.
 

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I was 8 and really not that appreciative or all that concerned. Was still at least another 4 years after that before Liverpool FC solidified completely as one of my passions in life. So while I was alive the last time we won it, I can truly say this is the first time for me.
 

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Interested to see what volume of posters have actually seen us win the league. 30 years is along time. More than a generation. For many, more than a lifetime.

Just did a quick scan to see what trophies the reds have won since I was born. Happy to report that I only ever missed us winning 5 league titles. Trophy List is as follows in my lifetime:

13 League titles
6 European Cups/CL
3 UEFA Cups
7 FA cups
8 League Cups
4 Euro Super Cups
1 World Club Championship
15 charity sheilds


57 and soon to be 58 trophies. Its averaging one a year for me.
From your list, I missed two Shankly leagues and an FA Cup.
 

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Technically alive, too young to really remember or probably even pay attention at the time.

Have vague memories of the 80s and theres always been Liverpool stuff and supporters around me but most (maybe all) of what I know from the 80s is from finding out afterwards.

The 90s during Roy Evans time was when I have real memories of really watching and understanding the team. I remember Steve Mcmanaman being my first real idol as he was breaking through into the "mighty Liverpool" side as a young guy and dreaming of doing the same thing.

Maybe first football opinion was how he was already one of our best players so, as I'd been raised with the impression of Liverpool being the best by miles, I probably thought that meant he was Messi style standards. Although I do think he was better than usually accepted these days.

Understanding what I do now its probably due to how poor the side quickly became under Souness that made him stand out so I could notice him.
 

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I was alive, aged 10, however I didn't begin to follow football (and us) until my mid-teens, so technically I didn't see us win the title the last time. This is new territory for me and I have no frame of reference for how I should feel :LOL:
 

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I was 12. Started supporting LFC in the mid eighties. I think the 86 cup final sealed the deal.

I remember the league win in 1990, but it didn’t feel particularly special at the time. Winning Leagues was what we did. Couldn’t have imagined it would take 30 years to get another.
 

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At the time, I was in-between a boy and a grown-up. A strange individual, neither fish nor meat... :LOL:

But I was already football-mad, and while I was glad when I read that we had won it, I was light-years away from thinking that this would be the last title in decades for us (LFC was already my preferred club in England, but there was hardly any TV coverage here, apart for the FA cup finals, and a weekly show, showing the goals of the most important games in England among other countries... otherwise, I had to content myself with the results in the newspapers, and some scarce comments and news here and then).

It was just the 'normal' thing to see us win another title, and it seemed absolutely impossible to even imagine what happened afterwards. We were at the top of the tree, and even though Heysel and Hillsborough had eaten away substantial energy from us, no-one in 1990 could have predicted our subsequent implosion, and the time it would need to address it.

Let's hope that 2020 will indeed be the moment when we can let this long streak behind us. It's not done yet, but if the lads don't fuck it up completely, we'll be able to rejoice again... finally! And of course, I'd wager that for everyone, the joy will be far more intense than it was in 1990.
 

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I was 15. Don't think I really appreciated it as it was just the norm. Little did I know.

The 30 years wait - and it has been a long wait, one that I had almost given up on how the landscape was changing (with oil money etc), and was kind of just hoping for a cup. But this 30 years makes it so special.

And that's my reply to all other footy mates who mention the 30 years - I just say its all the sweeter. The next one won't be as sweet. Still sweet mind.

And just to clarify @Alright Now claim that he was 22. Well he was 22 before LFC was formed. Don't let him fool you.
 

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I was young when we last won the title

In my lifetime

League title 1987-88, 1989-90
European Cup 2005, 2019
FIFA Club Championship 2019
UEFA Cup 2000-01
UEFA Super Cup 2001, 2005, 2019
FA Cup 1988-89, 1991-92, 2000-01, 2005-06
League Cup 1994-95, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2011-12
Charity Shield 1988, 1989, 1990*, 2001, 2006
Womens Super League 2013, 2014
FA Youth Cup 1996, 2006, 2007, 2019
 

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The 30 years wait - and it has been a long wait, one that I had almost given up on how the landscape was changing (with oil money etc), and was kind of just hoping for a cup. But this 30 years makes it so special.
Same feelings and thoughts

I was gutted after last season, the European Cup made it great. If not the title loss was the most gutting experience, more so than Athens 2007
 

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I was 14. Although I was a fan and followed as much as I could (usually on the radio) it didn’t really have an impact as it was like waking up. Ah, that again. Interestingly, (well, to me) the biggest achievement from my early years was actually watching us at Wembley winning the double. The league was just the cup you got for winning each weekend. The FA Cup was special. Oh how times change :)
 

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The title of this thread should be 'How old are you?'

Yes, I was alive. It didn't register much with me when we last won it. In fact I went out for the day. Just checked in for the score at half time and full time. I was still in my post-Hillsborough dip and football no longer seemed as important as it used to be. These days it seems as important again as it did when I was a kid and Shankly won it for the last time (72/73). Whatever happens I will not be taking success for granted again now or at any point in the future. You've got to savour it because you never know how long it might last.
 

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I was 15 and thinking i was the next Ian Rush, when playing footie with my mates, the last time we won the league!

Incidentally, the last time we won the league, Man Utd finished the season in 13th place on 48 points,
so only 13 more points to gain from 13 games for Man Utd to have the same points total as in 89/90,

How uncanny would that be?

c'mon ole you can do it!
 

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For me, it's pretty much the same as @RedLar. I've been around long enough to see us win promotion from the old Second Division, and all but five of our League Titles.

I was XXXIX when we last won the League! :eek:

And by-the-by, both @Alright Now and @cynicaloldgit are lying about their ages. I distinctly remember the three of us having a scrap in the Boy's Pen, back in our promotion year. :unsure:
 

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I was twenty nine years of age. In those days, winning the title was what we did. I never dreamed that it would be this long before our next one came along.
I can't wait for a new generation of Reds to experience the feeling that comes with winning the league. I really hope that we win it at Anfield through us winning a game. I've got no desire to win it at any other ground or by default should City or Leicester lose their games.
 

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For me, it's pretty much the same as @RedLar. I've been around long enough to see us win promotion from the old Second Division, and all but five of our League Titles.

I was XXXIX when we last won the League! :eek:

And by-the-by, both @Alright Now and @cynicaloldgit are lying about their ages. I distinctly remember the three of us having a scrap in the Boy's Pen, back in our promotion year. :unsure:
Was it two against one or just a free for all? Who won? :unsure: