Liverpool: A Personal History of 5 Players to Remember

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Liverpool: A Personal History of 5 Players to Remember
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To participate in greatness

When Nick Hornby wrote Fever Pitch, he was focused on a certain club from London, but a particular sentiment struck a chord with me, something that keenly described my own view of the game.

He dedicates the book to all of those who, in the middle of a conversation, find their minds drifting off to a 25 yard left-footed curler from 10 or 20 years ago.

As a Liverpool fan, I find myself thinking of many different moments of greatness but most of them were created by the players included in this article.

In no way is this meant to be a definitive list of Anfield's greatest players, though it certainly includes some of them.

Instead this is a list of players who I grew up on, who formed my footballing education, and who, at virtually any time of day, I find drifting through my mind, performing a dribble before slotting the ball home off the inside of a post.

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