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Nowadays, Everton and Liverpool form one of the strongest rivalries in the league, with the Merseyside derbies highlighting on every football fan's calendar.
With Goodison Park (Everton's home ground) just around the corner from Anfield Road (Liverpool's home ground), the two clubs have grown in their hatred and disposition for the other—with the desire to beat their rival one of their biggest goals at the start of the season.
However, what you might not have known about the two clubs is that before the rivalry had existed, Everton's home ground was in fact Anfield Road—the very ground that Liverpool now call their home and one of the tougher places to travel to in world football.
According to Everton's official website, the land at Anfield Road was leased to the club during the late 1800s by the Orrell brothers, who were local brewers.
The Toffees would play their first game at Anfield against Earlestown on September 27, 1884, and would play their first Football League match as a professional club on September 8, 1888. Liverpool, of course, would not be founded for another four years after that date.
Everton would leave Anfield Road on January 25, 1892—opting to move to the north side of Stanley Park, to the ground and area now known as Goodison Park. Liverpool (who wanted to be called Everton Athletic at the time) would then claim Anfield Road as their home ground.
So yes, Everton were in fact at Anfield before Liverpool.