Picking a Best XI for Every Liverpool Decade Since the 1960s

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Picking a Best XI for Every Liverpool Decade Since the 1960s
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Football supporters often debate over their team's best XI from their current squad, a difficult enough task in the "game of opinions".

Meanwhile, musing over your team's greatest-ever XI is almost impossible—this is especially the case with Liverpool, whose supporters have been blessed to see such an array of talented players bring success to their club.

Even choosing a "best XI" from each decade proves difficult enough—making you realise just how good we've had it down the years.

For the sake of clarity, players whose careers spanned across one decade into another are chosen in the decade in which they enjoyed greatest success. For instance, Ian Rush played for six years of the '90s but enjoyed his most prolific years during the eighties.

Similarly, a player whose contributions to Liverpool FC were greater is picked over a player whose contributions were less, but their abilities were similar. For instance, Markus Babbel was an outstanding right-back for Liverpool, but Steve Finnan made three times as many appearances and appeared in the Champions League final.

Introducing Liverpool's "best XI" from each of the past five decades...

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