'I had a broken wrist – I didn't know if I'd play until the last moment...' Remembering when Liverpool beat Real Madrid in Paris with matchwinner Alan Kennedy

Alan Kennedy and Phil Neal, Liverpool European Cup 1981
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From the moment Real Madrid overcame Manchester City to book their place in the Champions League final against Liverpool, Alan Kennedy knew he was going to be a busy man.

The legendary Liverpool left-back was the last man to score the winning goal between the Reds and the Whites in a European Cup final, in Paris no less.

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Matt Ladson is the co-founder and editor of This Is Anfield, the independent Liverpool news and comment website, and covers all areas of the Reds for FourFourTwo – including transfer analysis, interviews, title wins and European trophies. As well as writing about Liverpool for FourFourTwo he also contributes to other titles including Yahoo and Bleacher Report. He is a lifelong fan of the Reds.