My favourite game: Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League 2004
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A young Neil Mellor, seen by Liverpool fans as a hybrid of Owen, Fowler, Rush and Ronaldo, won it with a thunderous strike

Whoever you asked, the prediction was the same. Neil Mellor was going to be a Liverpool legend. The kid could not stop scoring. Before he had kicked a ball in senior football, Mellor was the subject of fevered chatter among Liverpool fans in the know. As a youngster he had breezed past every test set for him, first with the youth teams and then the reserves, averaging a goal...

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