Billy Liddell

Billy-Liddell1922 – 2001

Billy Liddell won 29 full caps for Scotland, made four wartime international appearances and he played twice for Great Britain against the Rest of Europe. With Liverpool, Liddell was a League champion in 1947 and an FA Cup finalist in 1950. Strong and powerful, Liddell’s direct runs at defences became a trademark feature of his play. He scored an impressive 229 goals in 534 games in a fantastic Liverpool career which was interrupted by the Second World War. During a period when the Anfield club largely underachieved the consistent performances of Liddell made him a hero to the Liverpool fans who referred to the club as ‘Liddellpool’ in his honour. In 2006 Liverpool fans voted him the 6th most important player to have served the club