‘WHAT We Call History’ is back with an almighty bang as Neil Atkinson, Gary Shaw and Mike Nevin tackle the behemoth season that was 1987/88.

As the dust settled on Liverpool allowing Everton to steal in and win the title the previous year, Liverpool – lead by Kenny Dalglish, took decisive action.

Recruiting John Barnes and Peter Beardsley for £900,000 and £1,900,000 respectively, Liverpool rolled the dice and came up trumps.

Also discussed is the significance of John Barnes signing for Liverpool in what was a strange time both  culturally and politically in Britain.

In a season that started with three consecutive away games due a broken sewer underneath the Kop, one of which was the first ever broadcast of British Satellite TV, Liverpool got off to the proverbial flyer.

Gary and Mike, seasoned Anfield regulars by this point, also touch on the impact of the Heysel ban and the impact on Everton and other teams in the league.

In the first episode of another epic season review, Neil, Gary and Mike take you through the blistering start of the season from August to the end of October in which a reinvigorated Liverpool take on all comers.

The birth of the greatest team the world has ever seen? And the rest!

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