Sunderland v Liverpool - 15 killer questions on the Reds

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Sunderland host Liverpool tonight - but what do you know about the Merseysiders through the years?

Here are 15 questions - can you get a clean sweep?

We don’t think so!

The answers are below.

1 Who was the last Liverpool player to miss a penalty - Steve Gerrard, Phillipe Coutinho or James Milner?

2 Here are the initials of the top ten appearance-makers in Liverpool history - how many can you name? IC, JC, SG, RC, EH, IR, PN, TS, BG, AH

3 Which Liverpool striker was given the nickname supersub in the 1970s after a run of late goals?

4 Which Sunderland player joined Liverpool in 1986 for a fee of £200,000 and went on to play for Reds 158 times?

5 Which former Liverpool midfielder did Sunderland sign from Blackburn Rovers in 2001?

6 Which RW was Liverpool’s captain in the 1988/89 season?

7 Manchester United managerial legend Matt Busby was a Liverpool star as a player - true or false?

8 Who is the only Swede to ever player for Liverpool - and what’s his link to Sunderland?

9 Three Israeli players have played for Liverpool - can you name them?

10 Who scored more goals for Liverpool - Kevin Keegan or John Toshack?

11 Which FB scored on his Anfield debut for Liverpool in September 2012?

12 How many times have Liverpool been League Champions, and in which year did they last win the title?

13 Which Liverpool player was PFA Player of the Year in 2014?

14 Sunderland hold the record for the biggest ever win (6-0) by visitors at Anfield - true or false?

15 What is manager Jurgen Klopp’s middle name - Numann, Norman or Norbert?


1 Steven Gerrard

2 Ian Callaghan, Jamie Carragher, Steven Gerrard, Ray Clemence, Emlyn Hughes, Ian Rush, Phil Neal, Tommy Smith, Bruce Grobbelaar, Alan Hansen

3 David Fairclough

4 Barry Venison

5 Jason McAteer

6 Ronnie Whelan

7 True

8 Glen Hysen - his son Tobias played for Sunderland

9 Avi Cohen, Ronny Rosenthal and Yossi Benayoun

10 Keegan (100-96)

11 Fabio Borini

12 18 - 1990

13 Luis Suarez

14 True - After four goals from Bobby Gurney and one each from Albert Wood and George Lawley in 1930

15 Norbert