Liverpool Players Who Scored 200 Goals: Mohamed Salah Joins Rush, Hunt, 2 Others in Exclusive List

Liverpool Players Who Scored 200 Goals: Mohamed Salah Joins Rush, Hunt, 2 Others in Exclusive List

Joel Reyes
updated at December 9, 2023 at 5:55 PM
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  • Mohamed Salah made history in Liverpool’s win over Crystal Palace on Saturday
  • The Egyptian forward scored his 200th goal for the Reds in the 2-1 victory
  • He became the fifth Liverpool player to reach that scoring milestone

Mohamed Salah cemented his status as one of the greatest Liverpool players of all time on Saturday.

The Egyptian star became the fifth player in Liverpool’s history to score 200 goals after netting the equaliser in the Reds’ win over Crystal Palace.

Sports Brief looks at the members of this exclusive club following Salah’s historic feat.

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Mohamed Salah and Ian Rush. Images: Andrew Powell/ Paul Popper.
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1. Ian Rush (346 goals)

Rush remains the king of Liverpool in scoring, amassing 346 goals in his illustrious football career with the Reds.

He scored 176 goals in 277 appearances during his first stint with Liverpool from 1980 to 1986.

Rush was sold to Juventus in July 1986, but he continued to play at Merseyside for one season on loan.

He scored 30 goals in the First Division for Liverpool during his loan spell before moving to Italy.

Rush returned to Liverpool in 1988 after failing to find success with Juventus. He scored just eight goals in 29 appearances for the Old Lady, triggering his move back to his old club.

The Welshman remained a lethal scorer for the club during his second spell with Liverpool, netting 140 goals in 340 appearances from 1988 to 1996.

He averaged a goal every 165 minutes for Liverpool.

2. Roger Hunt (285 goals)

Hunt was Liverpool’s record goal-scorer before being overtaken by Rush, finding the back of the net 285 times in his career with the Reds from 1958 to 1969.

He remains the Reds’ record goal-scorer in the league, with his 244 goals coming in that competition.

He averaged a goal every 154 minutes for Liverpool.

3. Gordon Hodgson (241 goals)

Hodgson made a name for himself before the Second World War, scoring 241 goals in 377 appearances for the Reds in all competitions from 1925 to 1936.

233 of Hodgson’s goals came in the English top-flight. Only Hunt has scored more goals than Hodgson in the league for Liverpool.

He averaged a goal every 141 minutes for Liverpool.

4. Billy Liddell (228 goals)

Liddell had a long career with Liverpool, playing for the club from 1938 to 1961. He led the Reds in scoring in the league in eight out of nine seasons from 1949 to 1958.

The Scottish footballer finished his Liverpool career with 228 goals scored in 534 appearances.

He averaged a goal every 211 minutes for Liverpool.

5. Mohamed Salah (200 goals)

Salah entered the record books yet again for Liverpool, becoming the fifth player to join the Reds' 200-goal club, per the BBC.

He joined the quartet in style, with his 200th goal being the equaliser in Liverpool’s come-from-behind 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

148 of his goals for the Reds came in the Premier League. Salah also scored 45 goals for Liverpool in European competition, 5 in the FA Cup, 1 in the League Cup, and 1 in the Community Shield.

170 of Salah’s goals for Liverpool came on open play, while the remaining 30 were scored through penalties.

He averaged a goal every 133 minutes for Liverpool.

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Salah makes Premier League history

Sports Brief recently reported on Salah breaking into the top 10 of Premier League's leading goal scorers.

He scored his 150th Premier League goal in the win against Palace.

Alan Shearer leads the list with 260 goals.

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