August 2004 – January 2010
- Liverpool became the 1st British club to ‘keep’ the European Cup following a 5th Final success.
- Became only the 3rd team, and the 1st British side, to win the European Super Cup 3 times.
- Steven Gerrard became the 1st Liverpool player in history to score in 5 successive European matches.
- Kept clean sheets in each of their opening 4 league games for the 1st time in the club’s history.
- Liverpool set a new club record of 11 consecutive clean sheets (Oct-Dec 2005).
- Went 762 minutes without conceding a league goal (a post-war club record).
- Won 10 league games in a row for the 1st time in 15 years.
- At Luton Liverpool scored 5 goals in an away F.A. Cup tie for the 1st time in 59 years.
- Liverpool beat Manchester United for the 1st time in the F.A. Cup for 85 years.
- Recorded their biggest ever away win in the F.A. Cup (7-0 at Birmingham) and the biggest by any team away from home in the Quarter-Finals for 106 years.
- Conceded only 8 league goals at home – their 3rd best total ever.
- Set a club record of 12 successive wins in all competitions (it was extended to 14 at the start of the following season).
- By lifting the F.A. Cup became the 1st manager in the club’s history to win a trophy in each of his first 2 seasons in charge.
- Set a club record of 21 goals scored by substitutes in a season – previous record was 12.
- Achieved the 6th-highest accumulation of available league points in the club’s history, and at the time, the 2nd-highest ever number of wins (as a % of games played)
- Recorded his 50th league win in just 93 games – a record bettered by only 2 Liverpool managers of the previous 57 years, Dalglish and Shankly.
- Went unbeaten in 30 successive home league games for only the 4th time in their history.
- Scored 4 goals in the 1st half of an away league game (at Wigan) for the 1st time in 15 years.
- Pepe Reina kept more clean sheets in his first 50 league games (28) than any other goalkeeper in the club’s history.
- Conceded only 7 league goals at home – best total for 28 years.
- Only second English side to win in Nou Camp (previous one was Liverpool in 1976).
- Reached second Champions League final in three seasons.
- Beat Besiktas 8-0 to record the biggest ever Champions League victory.
- Scored 4 goals in a game on 8 occasions before Christmas for only the 3rd time in club’s history.
- Steven Gerrard scored his 23rd European goal – to break the club record.
- Pepe Reina kept his 50th league clean sheet in his 92nd appearance – breaking club record of 95 held by Ray Clemence.
- Steven Gerrard became the 1st Liverpool player ever to score in 5 successive European games in the same season.
- Fernando Torres became the 1st Liverpool player in 62 years to score a hat-trick in successive home league games.
- Rafa Benitez won 81 of his first 150 league games in charge. Only Kenny Dalglish (87) won more as Liverpool manager.
- Liverpool had 6 players who scored 10 goals or more in a season. Only the 3rd time this had happened in the club’s history.
- Fernando Torres equalled the club record by scoring in an 8th successive home league game (all divisions).
- Fernando Torres scored 24 league goals – most by any Liverpool player in a debut season for 61 years.
- Fernando Torres broke Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s record of most goals in a debut Premier league season by an overseas player.
- Pepe Reina won the Golden Glove for the 3rd successive season.
- Liverpool scored 119 goals in the season – more than any team in England.
- Liverpool won 9 successive home league games for the 1st time since November 1990.
- Ended Chelsea’s 84-game unbeaten home record.
- Became only the 2nd English team to win in the Bernabeu.
- At Anfield inflicted upon Real Madrid their biggest ever Champions League defeat.
- Recorded their biggest win at Old Trafford for 72 years. It was also the 1st time 4 Liverpool players had scored at United in the same game.
- Broke Bill Shankly’s record of 65 European matches as Liverpool manager.
- Broke Bob Paisley’s record of 40 European wins as Liverpool manager.
- Recorded his 100th league win as manager in his 181st game. It was the 3rd quickest ever by a Liverpool manager and 50 games faster than Alex Ferguson.
- Equalled club record set in 1904-05 by winning 13 away league games.
- Amassed their highest points total ever in the Premier League (86) beating the 82 set in 2005-06. Their highest in the league since 1987-88.
- Scored at least 3 goals in 6 successive games in all competitions for the 1st time in the club’s history.
- Finished the campaign with a goal difference of + 50 – their best for 21 years when they amassed + 63 in 1987-88.
- Lost just twice in the league – equalling the fewest they had lost in a league campaign for 105 years.
- Pepe Reina kept his 100th clean sheet in the fastest time in Liverpool history (197 games).
- Won 75% of all available league points – 2nd highest in the club’s history.
- The highest number of points by any team which failed to win the league (38 game seasons)
- Went unbeaten in 31 home league games – their 3rd longest ever run and best for 32 years.
- Against Manchester United recorded his 114th league win in his 200th game. The 2nd best tally by any Liverpool manager in first 200 league games (Kenny Dalglish 120 wins).
- Liverpool won a 3rd successive league game at Everton for only 3rd time in club’s history.
- Pepe Reina set a new club record of most clean sheets (79) in first 150 league games.
- Liverpool scored 22 goals in opening 7 league games – best tally for 114 years in the history of the Club and 2nd best ever in the Premiership.
- Broke club record by scoring in an 18th successive Premier League game at Anfield.
- Fernando Torres broke the club record by scoring his 50th league goal for Liverpool in just his 72nd match.
Records of 92 years of history:
- First and second highest number of league points.
- Highest away score in 92 years of history:
- Best away goal difference:
- Record of clean sheets away in First Division: twice
- From J.38 2002/03 (22/06/2003) to J.6 2003/04 d (05/10/2003)
- From J.14 2003/04 (03/12/2003) to J.20 2003/04 d (18/01/2004)
- Cañizares two Zamoras (less goals conceded) best defensive record
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- Best ratio of victories of First Division Coaches:
2.Quique SF: 52.94%
- Best coach for away wins and 1st in points ratio
BENITEZ: 25 wins in 57 matches, 94 points y 43.85% won. Total 54.97% of points.
- Most trophies by any coach in Valencia history:
2.Jacinto Quincoces (3): 2 Copas del Rey y 1 Copa Eva Duarte
3.Alfredo Di Stéfano (2): 1 League title y 1 Recopa de Europa
Extremadura, 1997-1999.2nd Division 1997-98.:
- Best position: 2nd: 1997-98
- Highest number of league wins: 23
- Least number of defeats: 9
- Highest number of league points: 79
- Least number of goals conceded: 10
- Points won at home: 43
- Matches won away: 11
- Highest number of away goals: 29
First Division 1998-99:
- Best position: 17th: 1998-99