John Brewin laments the loss of the UEFA Cup by looking back on its best finals.
Returned from Istanbul, Soccernet Editor John Brewin says for all the glory of Wednesday, it will be a very different Liverpool in 2005-6.
For Liverpool fans of a certain age European finals were once commonplace. John Brewin joins a legion of Reds in Istanbul savouring the experience like it's the first time round.
Soccernet Editor John Brewin soaks up the match day atmosphere in Istanbul just hours away from kick-off.