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1898-99 season
General information
Manager

Tom Watson

Captain

Harry Storer

Performance
Division 1

Runners-up

FA Cup

Semi-final

Top scorers
League

Walker (11)

FA Cup

Hugh Morgan (3)
George Allan (3)

Overall

Hugh Morgan (13)

Attendances
Average

14,684

The 1898-99 season was Liverpool's 7th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1898-1899

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

No pre-season friendlies were played this season.

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
5 September 1898 Rangers 3-0 Walker 2, Robertson
19 September 1898 Bolton 3-2[1] Robertson (3), Hugh Morgan 2
26 September 1898 Stockport 1-0 Becton (25)
4 March 1899 Newcastle 3-1 Allan (25, ?, ?)
6 March 1899 Man City 0-1[2]
31 March 1899 Rangers 0-2
15 April 1899 Celtic 0-2
17 April 1899 Hearts 2-3 Walker, Robertson
27 April 1899 Buckley Town 0-1

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 September 1898 Sheffield Wednesday 4-0 Morgan (10), Robertson 2, W. Goldie
10 September 1898 Sunderland 0-1
17 September 1898 Wolves 1-0 Cox (30)
24 September 1898 Everton 2-1 McCowie 2 (1 pen)
1 October 1898 Notts County 0-0
8 October 1898 Stoke 1-2 Cox (6)
15 October 1898 Aston Villa 0-3
22 October 1898 Burnley 1-2 Morgan (7)
29 October 1898 Sheffield United 2-1 McCowie (pen), Allan
5 November 1898 Newcastle 0-3
12 November 1898 Preston 3-1 Morgan 2, Allan
19 November 1898 Bury 0-3
26 November 1898 Nottingham Forest 3-0 McCowie (36), Morgan (65), Walker
3 December 1898 Bolton 2-0 Morgan (20), McCowie
10 December 1898 Derby 0-1
17 December 1898 West Brom 2-2 Walker, Morgan
24 December 1898 Blackburn 3-1 Robertson (43, 63, 80)
26 December 1898 West Brom 1-0 Morgan (28)
27 December 1898 Notts County 1-1 Allan (55)
31 December 1898 Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Massey (og 11), Walker (50), Allan (pen 87)
2 January 1899 Sheffield United 2-0 Walker (68), Cox (70)
7 January 1899 Sunderland 0-0
14 January 1899 Wolves 0-0
21 January 1899 Everton 2-0 Walker (12), Robertson (90)
4 February 1899 Stoke 1-0 W. Goldie
18 February 1899 Burnley 2-0 Allan (10), Robertson
11 March 1899 Preston 2-1 Morgan (4), Allan (12)
25 March 1899 Nottingham Forest 0-1
1 April 1899 Bolton 1-2 Morgan (1)
3 April 1899 Newcastle 3-2 Cox, Walker, Allan
8 April 1899 Derby 4-0 Raisbeck, Walker 3
20 April 1899 Bury 1-0 Walker (70)
22 April 1899 Blackburn 2-0 Allan (17), Robertson (50)
29 April 1899 Aston Villa 0-5

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 28 January 1899 Blackburn 2-0 Cox, Allan (87)
2 11 February 1899 Newcastle 3-1 Morgan (5), Raisbeck (50), Higgins (og)
3 25 February 1899 West Brom 2-0 Morgan (49), Robertson (85)
Semi-final 18 March 1899 Sheffield United 2-2 Allan (14), Morgan (30)
Semi-final (R) 23 March 1899 Sheffield United 4-4 Walker (20), Allan (50), Boyle (og 70), Cox (72)
Semi-final (R) 30 March 1899 Sheffield United 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Aston Villa 34197876401.9045
2Liverpool 341951049331.4843
3Burnley 341591045470.9639

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW George Allan 30 8 6 3 36 11
DF Thomas Cleghorn 6 0 0 0 6 0
MF Jack Cox 27 5 6 2 33 7
DF Billy Dunlop 33 0 6 0 39 0
FW Fred Geary 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Archie Goldie 25 0 5 0 30 0
DF William Goldie 27 2 6 0 33 2
DF Raby Howell 30 0 6 0 36 0
MF Bobby Marshall 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Andrew McCowie 12 5 0 0 12 5
DF Matt McQueen 2 0 1 0 3 0
FW Hugh Morgan 32 10 6 3 38 13
GK Bill Perkins 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF Alex Raisbeck 32 1 6 1 38 2
MF Tom Robertson 33 6 6 1 39 7
DF General Stevenson 8 0 1 0 9 0
GK Harry Storer 27 0 5 0 32 0
FW John Walker 32 11 6 1 38 12
DF Tom Wilkie 2 0 0 0 2 0
DF Charlie Wilson 7 0 0 0 7 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
General Stevenson Padiham Unknown 1898
Alex Raisbeck Hibernian £350 6 May 1898
Bill Perkins Luton Unknown 25 March 1899

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Joe Lumsden Glossop North End Unknown 1898
John Holmes Burton Swifts Unknown 1898
Patrick Finnerhan Bristol City Unknown 1898
John McCartney New Brighton Tower Unknown 1898
Robert Colvin Glossop North End Unknown 1898
Daniel Cunliffe New Brighton Tower Unknown 1898
Abraham Hartley Southampton Unknown May 1898
Thomas Bradshaw Tottenham Unknown May 1898
Willie Donnelly Clyde Unknown 22 June 1898
Joe McQue Falkirk Unknown September 1898
Frank Becton Sheff Utd Unknown October 1898
Bernard Battles Celtic Unknown October 1898
Tom Wilkie Portsmouth Unknown 1899
Bobby Marshall Portsmouth Unknown 1899

NotesEdit

  1. Tom Wilkie's testimonial.
  2. Archie Goldie's testimonial.


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Grey seasons indicate war years

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