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How many members of the 1988 title-winning Liverpool team would get into Klopp's current line-up?

John Aldridge


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The 1987-88 itile-winning Liverpool side

The 1987-88 itile-winning Liverpool side

The 1987-88 itile-winning Liverpool side

It always fills me with pride when the great Liverpool team I was a part of in the 1987/88 season is recognised by seasoned observers of the game as one of the best ever seen in English football.

From back to front, the team pieced together by manager Kenny Dalglish was a class apart from any side in the First Division and it was such a shame that we didn't get the chance to test ourselves in the European Cup due to the UEFA ban on English teams.

A little like Jurgen Klopp's current Liverpool team, we stormed through the league and virtually had it won before we lost our first game at Everton on March 20, with the comfort we had in the title race affecting our focus in the final weeks of the season.