LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB
Football is the king of sports. Billions of people watch football all over the world. Not only men but also women love football. And I love football too. I usually watch football at weekend, sometimes with my friends. My favorite football club is Liverpool Football Club, one of the most traditional and successful football clubs. Liverpool Football Club is an English Premier Football Club in Liverpool, Merseyside. Since it was established in 1892, Liverpool has won eighteen League titles, seven FA Cups and seven League Cups. Liverpool has won more European titles than any other English club, with five European Cups (C1), three UEFA Cups (C2) and three UEFA Super Cups. Because of its remarkable achievements, Liverpool is known as "The Kop”. Liverpool’s Stadium is Anfield, which has a capacity of 45 522 people, located far from the city center about 4 kilometers. Liverpool has played at Anfield since it was founded up to now. They’ll expand the stadium in 2012 for more fans come to cheer home team. In the early days, Liverpool played well. Liverpool was promoted to First Division, which was renamed England Premier League from 1992, and won it in 1901 and 1906. It also won consecutive two League Championships in 1922 and 1923. After then, the club began declining. It only won the fifth First Division in 1946-1947 season and it was relegated to the Second Division in the 1953–1954 season. In December 1959, Bill Shankly was appointed to club’s manager when Liverpool was weakening with old equipment and poor trained staff. After that, he released 24 players who didn’t want to contribute to club anymore. He also created a room called “Boot Room” where the coaches could discuss the strategy. Shankly and other “Boot Room” members Joe Fagan, Reuben Bennett, and Bob Paisley began reforming the team. Since then, the history of club has gone to a next successful page. The club was promoted back into the First Division in 1962 and won it in 1964 after...
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