Last season during the Merseyside derby, Liverpool fans could be heard singing “2-0 to the murderers”, making light of the actions of their fans. The 1986–87 season was the 95th season in Liverpool F.C. The 1986-87 season was Liverpool's 95th season of football since they were established. Liverpool did manage to stay in the top two in the league, finishing as runners-up to rivals Everton. We have got all the match results from 1892 to today along with great player profiles Matchdetails from Liverpool - Manchester City played on Monday 31 March 1986 - LFChistory - Stats galore for Liverpool FC! LFC History.net – Games for the 1985–86 season, "England's league and FA Cup double winners - Factbox", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1985–86_Liverpool_F.C._season&oldid=976039369, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 31 August 2020, at 21:00. The 1985-86 season was Liverpool's 94th season of football since they were established. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The change to the new team would take time during the season, but it ended with them winning the double of the League and FA Cup, and reaching the League Cup semi-finals. Note: Some Screen Sport Super Cup games were played in the 1985-86 season. At the end of the season, striker Ian Rush headed to Italy to sign for Juventus. https://liverpoolfc.fandom.com/wiki/1986-87_season?oldid=9946. LFChistory.net is all about the history of Liverpool FC. The 1986-87 season was Liverpool's 95th season of football since they were established. 's existence, and their 25th consecutive year in the top-flight, and covered the period from 1 July 1986 to 30 June 1987. Also as the ban on English clubs after Heysel was in force, there was the Super Cup, sponsored by Screen Sport. This was to be Kenny Dalglish’s first season as manager. In 1982 it was judged to have broken party rules, paving the way for the purge of 1986. At the relatively young age of 34 he took over a side that he was still playing in, and with several players in their last seasons as players. Also as the ban on English clubs after Heysel was in force, there was the Super Cup, sponsored by Screen Sport. They could have attained the treble had they not been knocked out in the League Cup semi-final by Queens Park Rangers. Philanthropy and Alumni Relations Team, Foundation Building, University of Liverpool 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 7ZX, United Kingdom +44 (0)151 794 6900 Note: Fixed squad numbers were not introduced until the 1993-94 season. As the competition did not end until the 1986-87 season, Liverpool reached the final after getting through the group, and the semi-finals. It was the fifth time that the league and FA Cup double had been achieved in English football.. 's existence, and their 24th consecutive year in the top-flight. Liverpool FC Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. His successor in the Liverpool attack, John Aldridge, had been signed during the season from Oxford United. As the competition did not end until the 1986-87 season, Liverpool reached the final after getting through the group, and the semi-finals. Liverpool 1986–87 season The 1986–87 season was the 95th season in Liverpool F.C. We have got all the match results from 1892 to today along with great player profiles Matchdetails from Watford - Liverpool played on Sunday 12 January 1986 - LFChistory - Stats galore for Liverpool FC! Although Liverpool failed to win any of the main tournaments this season, they did find some success in the Screen Sport Super Cup (origins of cup explained in 1985-86 season) which had carried on from the previous season. A year earlier Labour leader Neil Kinnock used his conference speech to launch a furious attack on Militant, and particularly Liverpool Council, which had clashed with the Conservative government over its budget. King Kenny led his team to the League and FA Cup double in his first season as player-manager.