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Liverpool F.C. was founded by John Houlding on 15 March 1892 to play at a vacated Anfield after Evrton FC refused to pay the rent. The club has won a eighteen First Division titles, seven FA Cups, seven League Cups and five European Cups (AKA - Champions League). The club was taken over by two Americans in February 2007, with Tom Hicks, co-founder of the US investment firm Hicks Muse, Tate and Furst, providing half the equity for George Gillett's successful bid.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

159.052

10.199

56.4

369

2006/07

133.910

-21.665

57.9

335

2005/06

119.499

-5.161

57.6

313

2004/05

121.054

9.463

52.4

290

2003/04

92.576

-21.903

60.0

280

2002/03

102.504

3.641

53.1

285

2001/02

98.668

9.092

56.8

265

2000/01

82.155

0.406

59.5

268

1999/00

46.609

2.242

86.1

256

1998/99

45.265

-8.061

80.1

251

1997/98

36.366

4.139

66.3

207

1996/97

39.153

7.579

38.4

205

1995/96

27.396

-4.882

48.3

186

1994/95

19.878

-2.753

 

167

 

Average Match Attendances

Season
Ave. No. Spectators

2008/09

43610

2007/08

43530

2006/07

43561

2005/06

44344

2004/05

42585

2003/04

42705

2002/03

43243

2001/02

43343

2000/01

43699

1999/00

44074

1998/99

43321

1997/98

40628

1996/97

39777

1995/96

39553

1994/95

34176

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