Phil Thompson is an English retired footballer, and Sky TV pundit, who played as a defender for Liverpool team of the 1970s and 1980s. A true Liverpool Legend playing 477 games and winning the following honours :
League Championship 1972/73, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1978/79, 1979/80, 1981/82, 1982/83; FA Cup 1974; League Cup 1981, 1982; European Cup 1978, 1981; UEFA Cup 1973, 1976; European Super Cup 1977
During this time, he also represented the England national football team on 42 occasions, and captained England on six occasions.
“I regard Phil as one of the best possible examples of a true professional. His greatest asset as a player is his ability to read the game, he showed that gift even as a teenager. He is not the biggest man physically for his role in defence but his football brain is outstanding.” – Bob Paisley.