Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. It was founded as a borough in 1207 and was granted city status in 1880...
, Merseyside. Liverpool has won eighteen League titles, second most in English football
Football in England
Association football is a national sport in England, where the first modern set of rules for the code were established in 1863, which were a major influence on the development of the modern Laws of the Game...
, seven FA Cup
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s and a record seven League Cup
Football League Cup
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s. Liverpool has won more European titles than any other English club, with five European Cups/UEFA Champions Leagues
UEFA Champions League
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, three UEFA Cups and three UEFA Super Cups.
Liverpool was founded in 1892 and admitted into the Football League the following year.