HOW better to start the week in which Liverpool face Manchester City in the Capital One Cup Final than a look back at each of their previous final appearances in this competition?

In Mike Nevin and Gary Shaw we have just the men to guide you through 1978 to, 1987 along with Neil Atkinson. This is part one of an Anfield Wrap two part special.

It starts with (we hate) Nottingham Forest in 1978 and then shift into a run of four finals against West Ham, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Everton. Finally a record goes out of the window as Liverpool crash to defeat against Arsenal in 1987.

Along Wembley way we learn more about Pat Partridge, Ronnie Whelan and Alan Kennedy, all key figures in the finals in this period.

The Reds have never made a competition their own the way they took the league cup on back in the early 80s. Find out all about it here on What We Call History.

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