On This Day – Phil Neal makes 417th Consecutive Appearance for Liverpool

24-9-1983. On this day in 1983 Liverpool full back Phil Neal ended a run of 417 consecutive games for Liverpool. The run started on the 23rd of October 1976 when Liverpool drew 1-1 away against Leeds. Ray Kennedy scored the Liverpool goal. Neal’s run of games ended in September 1983 when he was substituted due to injury in the 78th minute of a 1-0 away defeat against rivals Manchester United.

417 games is a Liverpool record. Three of the other players at the top of the list are goalkeepers. Here’s the top five:

  1. 417 Phil Neal
  2. 336 Ray Clemence
  3. 317 Bruce Grobbelaar
  4. 316 Chris Lawyer
  5. 213 David James




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