The Liverpool team, back row, left to right, Ron Yeats, Gordon Milne, Willie Stevenson, Ian St John, Chris Lawler and Gerry Byrne, front row, left to right, Tommy Lawrence, Peter Thompson, Geoff Strong, Tommy Smith, Roger Hunt and Ian Callaghan celebrate with the trophy after the Liverpool v Leeds United FA Cup Final held at Wembley Stadium, London on the 1st May 1965. Liverpool won the match 2-1 after extra time. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has paid tribute to former Liverpool defender Gerry Byrne, who has died at the age of 77. Byrne, w(...)

Gerrard is also only ever going to find himself suffering a crick in the neck gazing up at the Olympian pedigree of those who had the good fortune to play in the glory years. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Farewell then, Steven Gerrard. It has been emotional – not to mention glorious, thrilling and, by the end of a 16-year Liverpool career of operatic hi(...)

Soon to be World Cup winning England manager Alf Ramsey issues instructions as internationals Ray Wilson and Alan Ball (centre) toy with the ball while captain Bobby Moore listens attentively; The Irish Times eulogises the famous victory. photograph: pa

Before his untimely death in 1993, Ronnie Whelan snr was apt to recall that growing up in Cabra on Dublin’s north side, he was never regarded as the b(...)