Top 10 all-time goal scorers of Liverpool

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 Mohamed Salah moved to the tenth position in the all-time scorers’ list of Liverpool following his strike against Brentford last month. Here we take a look at the players who rank above him. All counts are as on 13 October, 2021.

1.Ian Rush ( 341 goals)

The Welsh forward ranks first in the all-time scorers’ list in Liverpool history. Ian Rush won Football League First Division titles 5 times, 3 FA Cups and 2 European Cups with the Reds.

2.Roger Hunt ( 285 goals)

Playing more than 400 games for the Merseyside outfit, he was a key figure behind the club’s dominance in the early 60s – 2 first division titles, 1 FA Cup and 3 three FA Charity Shields. Hunt also won the 1966 FIFA World Cup with the England national team.

3. Gordon Hodgson (241 goals) 

Hodgson is the third on the list with 241 goals, but his best years, unfortunately, got coincided with Liverpool’s dormant period during the 20s and 30s. He also represented his birth country South Africa and England internationally. Hodgson went on to play for Aston Villa and Leeds United after his spell at Liverpool.

4. Billy Liddell (228 goals)

The Scots legend spent his entire playing career at Liverpool, making around 500 appearances while ranking fourth in scorers list. A versatile and skilful forward during his period, Liddell helped the Reds with the First Division title in 1946-47.

5. Steven Gerrard (186 goals)

Steven Gerrard is the Liverpool legend that comes to our mind in recent memory. Establishing himself as one of the best midfielders in the world of his generation, the former England international was pivotal behind the Reds’ memorable Champions League win in 2004-05. Gerrard also spent his entire career at Anfield before parting ways in 2015. He currently manages the Scottish club Rangers.

6. Robbie Fowler (183 goals)

Fowler represented Liverpool between 1993 and 2001 and won the FA Cup, UEFA Cup, Super Cup in his final season. The English striker held the reputation of being a great goal poacher during his period, although he had a penchant for creativity. He managed ISL club East Bengal last season.

7. Kenny Dalglish ( 172 goals)

The Scots forward was a key figure behind Liverpool’s heydays In the late 70s and at the start of the 80s, winning a lot of domestic trophies and continental glories. Nicknamed King Kenny, he also ended up as the runners-up of 1983’s Ballon d’Or.

8. Michael Owens (158 goals)

Michael Owens is regarded as one of the best strikers in the Premier League history and his Ballon d’Or win in 2001 speaks volumes about his potential. The diminutive striker, who has 40 goals at the international level, played for the Reds, Real Madrid, Newcastle United and Manchester United.

9. Harry Chambers (151 goals)

Harry Chambers’ time at Liverpool dates back to the start of the 20th century. He also helped the club win two First Division Championship winners medals.

10. Mohamed Salah (134 goals)

Salah’s meteoric rise at Anfield has been extraordinary and he has moved into the all-time scorers’ list in no time. His goal tally of 131 – tenth highest in the club’s history, has come at 210 appearances and if he keeps on performing at this rate, he has a great chance to see himself in the top three.