Liverpool’s has always been famed for its football culture, something that has been reformed decade after decade. The 1970s had the likes of Kenny Dalglish, Kevin Keegan and Alan Hansen.
Howard Kendall managed Everton to victory in the 1984 F.A. Cup final. The memories of Istanbul in 2005 remain firm in the minds of the Reds faithful, and there is no doubt that they will cherish their side winning the 2019/20 Premier League title.
This iconic city’s love for the sport has trickled down into the pitches of local neighbourhoods. Look around Liverpool and see it for yourself. You will find floods of red or blue jerseys everywhere you go, which is a testimony to the success of Liverpool’s teams.
The Liverpool County Premier League builds on two key components to the city’s values: working-class communities and football. You will find that many of its clubs have some working-class aspects to them, and they withhold this in their identities.
BRNESC’s team name originates from British Rail, and the team’s nickname is the Rail Men.
The team was formed as Aintree Locomotives in 1905. It is based in Aintree, Merseyside and has played its home games at Melling Road since 1920.
The U.S. Army used Melling Road as a base during the Second World War, and tank parts were stored at the location. The army relaid the turf and cleaned the area after the war ended, and the club renamed itself the British Rail North End Social Club, or BRNESC for short. This was to honour rail nationalization in 1954.
Liverpool NALGO has had a good start to the 2020/21 season. It sits second in the league table with 17 points and has won five of its opening eight games.
The team was founded in 2006 as Alder FC, changing its name to Liverpool NALGO the following year. It was promoted to the Premier League in 2015 and continued to call its reserve team Alder. It plays its game at Alder Road.
Waterloo Dock was formed in 1963, with Jimmy Davies being appointed its first ever manager. He spent 50 years in charge of the club, eventually retiring in 2013 at the age of 71.
He guided Waterloo Dock to several promotions and titles throughout his time, and the F.A. recognized his tenure in 2008 after he became the longest serving manager in the country.
The club has won over 70 trophies in its history. It has won six Liverpool County Premier League titles, 11 George Mahon Cups and nine L.A. County Challenge Cups.
MSB Woolton is an F.A. Charter Standard Community Club based in the South of Liverpool. It has 100 clubs ranging from U7s to U21s, as well as a womens’ team and a veterans’ team.
The team was originally known as Woolton Youth FC, and it was a drop-in centre for young people. Its popularity and growth led to the formation of a football club with its own committee and constitution.
Achieving Community Club status has been crucial in Woolton’s plan to become a grassroots football club. This is an award given to clubs that show a strong community status and promote sustainability, education, and playing opportunities.
Quarry Bank Old Boys
Quarry Bank Old Boys FC had a season of ups and downs last year. The 2019/20 season ended early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the team was crowned Division One champions due to a points-per-game system. It now plays in the top flight of the Liverpool County pyramid.