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What a difference 29 years makes: Liverpool are top of the table, chasing a first title since 1990... when Jurgen Klopp was playing in front of 5,000 people, Maggie Thatcher resigned and Roberto Baggio smashed world transfer record at £8m! Liverpool fans have had to wait 29 years for their team to win the league If they finally break their Premier League duck this season it will be 30-year wait  Many Reds fans today were not alive to see Alan Hansen and co lift the trophy  Aston Villa were Liverpool's closest rivals for the league title  Jurgen Klopp played in front of 5,000 people for German side RW Frankfurt 

By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline

Published: 07:36 BST, 21 August 2019 | Updated: 07:37 BST, 21 August 2019

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1990. A world without Facebook and Twitter where mobile phones were not very mobile because they were so big they couldn't fit in your pocket. A world in which the internet was still just an idea.

And a world when Liverpool were champions of England. 

It is 30 years this week since the opening game of the 1989-90 campaign. That is how long Liverpool supporters will have had to wait for the Reds to win the league title - if they finally manage to do it this season.

Many fans of Jurgen Klopp's side today were not alive to see Alan Hansen and Co lift the trophy. In fact, in Liverpool's current squad only James Milner, Dejan Lovren and Adam Lallana were born. 

Liverpool supporters have had to wait 29 years for the Reds to win the top flight

Liverpool supporters have had to wait 29 years for the Reds to win the top flight

Many fans of Jurgen Klopp's side today were not alive to see Ian Rush and co lift the trophy

Many fans of Jurgen Klopp's side today were not alive to see Ian Rush and co lift the trophy

FOOTBALL IN 1990 

Division One winner: Liverpool

FA Cup winner:

League Cup winner: Nottingham Forest

European Cup winner: AC Milan

Division One top scorer: Gary Lineker (24)

Division Two winner: Leeds United

Division Three winner: Bristol Rovers

Division Four winner: Exeter City 

You would have to wait another eight years for Trent Alexander-Arnold to enter the world. 

Klopp had only managed to earn a professional contract as a player the year prior and he was playing in front of just 5,000 people for German second-divison side Rot-Weiss Frankfurt. 

Ruud Guillit was the most expensive player at the

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