Up the erudite Reds. Liverpool is a humongous club and as such there is a plethora of reading material on the side.

With such a vast selection of titles to choose from, we pick out the six best Liverpool books that every Red should read.

Here We Go Gathering Cups in May – Various, Foreword by Jimmy Case

This book is a collection of first hand accounts from Liverpool’s first seven European Cup finals. Reds fans take turns telling stories about their European exploits. The glorious celebrations and the darkest nights. You’ll even spot my dad’s name in there somewhere.

An Epic Swindle: 44 Months with a Pair of Cowboys – Brian Reade

Award winning writer and true scouser Brian Reade outlines an enraging account of the tragic Hicks and Gillett ownership that almost plunged Liverpool into administration.

44 Years with the Same Bird: A Liverpudlian Love Affair – Brian Reade

 

A spine tingling story of one man’s enduring obsession with Liverpool Football Club. Reade regales his readers with the highs and lows of following the Reds, detailing what it means – on and off the pitch – to be a Kopite.

The Boot Room Boys: The Unseen Story of Anfield’s Conquering Heroes – Peter Hooton

Peter Hooton is best known to us as the founding member of band The Farm. In this book he explores the importance of The Boot Room that Bill Shankly established on his arrival at Anfield.

Red Odyssey: Liverpool FC 1892-2017 – Jeff Goulding

An in depth history of one of the world’s greatest clubs. If you want to follow the Reds, get to know them inside out.

My Story – Steven Gerrard

Do we even have to sell this one? It’s Stevie G. In his autobiography he lays bare the rollercoaster that was his Anfield career.

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