Liverpool - Top 30 players - Number 3

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Though Billy Liddell didn't enjoy the biggest trophy haul, his contribution to the side after the war was incredible.

He may not have the long list of honours that many Liverpool legends have to their name, but Billy Liddell gave the club great service immediately after the Second World War until 1960.

He would have to wait six years for his debut after being signed for the club in 1938 because of the outbreak of the war - where he served in the Royal Air Force.

Liddell would win his only honour in the post-war side in the 1946/47 season as the Reds became champions with Liddell scoring seven goals in 35 games, and would play his part in the Reds run to the FA Cup final in 1950, where they would lose out to Arsenal. 

As his return in front of goal was improving and becoming more and more important, the side was sadly declining but the side would earn the tag 'Liddellpool' such was his enormous contribution to the side. 

In the 1955/56 season, Liddell was given the captaincy and his form the Second Division for the Reds was outstanding as he scored 115 goals in give seasons. He drew admirers from elsewhere but he was to remain at a place he felt at home in Liverpool.

He would end up retiring in 1960, just as Bill Shankly got to work in reviving the Reds fortunes. Liddell's record with the Reds was an incredible one, as he scored 228 goals from 534 games for the club.

He would also represent Scotland - earning 29 caps for his country, scoring eight goals. 

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