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1895-96 season
General information
Manager

John McKenna and W.E. Barclay

Captain

Jimmy Ross

Performance
Division 2

Winners - promoted

FA Cup

2nd round

Top scorers
League

Allan (25)

FA Cup

George Allan (1)
Jimmy Ross (1)
Frank Becton (1)
Thomas Bradshaw (1)

Overall

Allan (28) (including 2 in test matches)

Attendances
Average

8,055

The 1895-96 season was Liverpool's 4th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

Note: Fixed squad numbers were not introduced until the 1993-94 season.

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 September 1895 Celtic 2-0 Allan, Becton

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
9 September 1895 The Wednesday 2-4 Allan (4), Bradshaw
16 September 1895 Derby 0-2
23 September 1895 England International XI 0-3[1]
4 November 1895 Preston 1-2[2] Ross
11 November 1895 Irish Internationals 5-1 Becton 2, Bradshaw, Geary, Ross
2 December 1895 Wrexham & District 5-0[3] Keech 2, Holmes 2, Becton
25 December 1895 Bolton 0-0
26 December 1895 Blackburn 1-0 Ross
8 February 1896 Preston 2-3 McCartney, Ross
14 March 1896 West Brom 5-1 Bradshaw 2, McVean, Becton, Ross
6 April 1896 Burnley 4-2[4] Geary, Clarke, Bradshaw 2
8 April 1896 The Wednesday 1-0 Clarke
11 April 1896 Burnley 3-3 Hannah, McVean, Clarke
29 April 1896 Northwich Victoria 1-1 Geary
30 April 1896 Southport Central 0-1

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
7 September 1895 Notts County 3-2 Ross (7), McQue (32), Bradshaw (40)
14 September 1895 Newcastle 5-1 Ross 3, Becton, Bradshaw
21 September 1895 Loughborough Town 4-2 Ross (25), Allan (40), Hannah 2
28 September 1895 Port Vale 5-1 Allan 4, Hannah (50)
30 September 1895 Burton Wanderers 4-1 Bradshaw 2, Becton 2
5 October 1895 Newcastle 0-1
7 October 1895 Crewe 6-1 Allan 2, Ross 2, Geary 2
12 October 1895 Man Utd 7-1 Becton (7, ?), Bradshaw 2, Geary (30, 55), Ross (87)
19 October 1895 Grimsby 0-1
21 October 1895 Port Vale 4-5 Becton 3, Bradshaw
26 October 1895 Notts County 3-0 Bradshaw (7), Geary, Ross
2 November 1895 Man Utd 2-5 Becton (2), Ross (4)
9 November 1895 Leicester 3-1 Geary (20, ?), Wilkie (90)
16 November 1895 Arsenal 2-0 Bradshaw (7), Geary
23 November 1895 Darwen 0-0
30 November 1895 Leicester 0-2
7 December 1895 Loughborough Town 1-0 Becton
14 December 1895 Darwen 4-0 McQue (2), McVean (15), Geary, Becton
21 December 1895 Lincoln 1-0 Allan (35)
1 January 1896 Man City 3-1 Ross (50, 85), McVean (54)
4 January 1896 Rotherham 5-0 Allan 3, Ross, Bradshaw
11 January 1896 Arsenal 3-0 Ross (65, ?), McQue
25 January 1896 Lincoln 6-1 Ross (5, 80), Bull, Geary, Becton (47), Allan
18 February 1896 Rotherham 10-1 Allan 4, McVean 3, Ross 2, Becton
22 February 1896 Grimsby 3-1 Allan 2, Becton (13)
29 February 1896 Burton Swifts 7-0 McCartney (15), Ross 3, Becton 3
7 March 1896 Burton Wanderers 1-2 Allan (16)
21 March 1896 Burton Swifts 6-1 Bradshaw 2, Allan 2, Ross, McQue (89)
28 March 1896 Crewe 7-0 Allan (15, 50, ?), McQue, McVean 2, Becton
3 April 1896 Man City 1-1 Allan (81)

Test matchesEdit

At the end of the season the bottom two teams from the Football League First Division, and the top two teams from the Football League Second Division played test matches to decide who would be promoted and relegated.

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 April 1896 Birmingham 4-0 Allan 2, McCartney (51), Bradshaw (53)
20 April 1896 Birmingham 0-0
25 April 1896 West Brom 2-0 Bradshaw (30), Allan (61)
27 April 1896 West Brom 0-2

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 1 February 1896 Millwall 4-1 Ross (20), Becton, Allan, Bradshaw
2 15 February 1896 Wolves 0-2

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Liverpool 302226106323.3146
2Man City 30214563381.6646
3Grimsby 30202882382.1642

Test matchesEdit

Summary of the test match results:

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1Liverpool 42116245
2West Bromwich Albion 42119455
3Birmingham 41128713
4Manchester City 4112515–103
Key
Elected to play in First Division
Invited to play in Second Division

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Test match Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW George Allan 20 25 2 1 4 2 26 28
DF Bernard Battles 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 0
FW Frank Becton 24 18 2 1 4 0 30 19
MF Thomas Bradshaw 26 11 2 1 4 2 32 14
MF Ben Bull 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
DF Thomas Cleghorn 3 0 0 0 4 0 7 0
DF John Curran 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
DF Billy Dunlop 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
FW Fred Geary 19 11 2 0 1 0 22 11
DF Archie Goldie 22 0 2 0 4 0 28 0
FW David Hannah 11 3 0 0 0 0 11 3
DF John Holmes 17 0 2 0 0 0 19 0
DF William Keech 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
DF John McCartney 22 1 2 0 4 1 28 2
DF John McLean 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
DF Joe McQue 26 5 2 0 4 0 32 5
GK Matt McQueen 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
FW Malcolm McVean 24 7 0 0 3 1 27 8
FW Jimmy Ross 25 23 2 1 4 0 31 24
GK Harry Storer 11 0 2 0 4 0 17 0
GK John Whitehead 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
DF Tom Wilkie 20 1 2 0 1 0 23 1

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
John Holmes Preston Unknown 1895
Fred Geary Everton £60 May 1895
Archie Goldie Clyde Unknown June 1895
George Allan Leith Athletic £100 13 June 1895
William Keech Barnsley Unknown October 1895
Harry Storer Arsenal Unknown December 1895
Ben Bull Loughborough Town Unknown December 1895
Thomas Cleghorn Blackburn Unknown March 1896
Bernard Battles Celtic On Loan March 1896

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
James Cameron Pollokshields Unknown 1895
Neil Kerr Nottingham Forest Unknown 1895
John Drummond Barnsley Unknown 1895
Hugh McQueen Derby Unknown 17 July 1895
Duncan McLean Edinburgh St Bernard's Unknown October 1895
Andrew Hannah Rob Roy Unknown October 1895
John Curran Hibernian Unknown 1896

NotesEdit

  1. Matt McQueen's testimonial.
  2. Bob Holmes' testimonial.
  3. Arthur Lea's (Wrexham secretary) testimonial.
  4. Joe McQue's testimonial.


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