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1916-17 season
General information
Performance
Lancashire Principal
Tournament

Winners

Lancashire Subsidiary
Tournament Group B

3rd

Top scorers
Lancashire Principal
Tournament

Bennett (17)

Lancashire Subsidiary
Tournament Group B

Mackinlay (4)

Overall

Bennett (19)

Attendances

The 1916-17 season was an unofficial season during World War I, and was Liverpool's 25th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

List of players who played during the season, not necessarily a formal squad list.

FriendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
25 December 1916 Everton 0-1
1 January 1917 Leeds City 4-0[1] Bennet (16, ?, ?), Lewis (55)

ResultsEdit

Lancashire Principal TournamentEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 September 1916 Bolton 3-1 Pagnam (59), Goddard (60), Bamber (90)
9 September 1916 Port Vale 0-0
16 September 1916 Oldham 2-0 Pagnam (35, 48)
23 September 1916 Preston 1-0 Pagnam
30 September 1916 Burnley 0-0
7 October 1916 Man Utd 0-0
14 October 1916 Blackpool 1-0 Lewis
21 October 1916 Stockport 3-1 Metcalf (6), Mackinlay (58), Pagnam
28 October 1916 Bury 4-3 Pagnam 2, Longworth, Metcalf
4 November 1916 Stoke 3-1 Pagnam (2, 88), Goddard (37)
11 November 1916 Southport 3-1 Metcalf 2, Bamber
18 November 1916 Blackburn 3-1 Metcalf (8, 40), Lewis (42)
25 November 1916 Man City 1-1 Metcalf
2 November 1916 Everton 2-1 Metcalf (9), Bennett (36)
9 December 1916 Rochdale 2-3 Bennett 2
23 December 1916 Port Vale 5-1 Bennett (10, 12, 30, 49), Mackinlay (47)
30 December 1916 Oldham 1-0 Bennett
6 January 1917 Preston 3-1 Bennett (55, 63), Bamber (71)
13 January 1917 Burnley 1-0 Lewis (8)
20 January 1917 Man Utd 3-3 Lewis (12, 62), Bennett (64)
27 January 1917 Blackpool 2-2 Lewis (8), Pagnam (75)
3 February 1917 Stockport 0-0
10 February 1917 Bury 4-0 Bradley (35), Bennett (47, 48), Lewis (60)
17 February 1917 Stoke 0-1
24 February 1917 Southport 4-2 Hemsley (og 15), Lewis (20), Bennett (52), Metcalf (pen 70)
3 March 1917 Blackburn 2-0 Bennett, Metcalf
10 March 1917 Man City 3-0 Lewis (13), Bamber (48), W. Wadsworth (80)
17 March 1917 Everton 2-2 Bennett (2), W. Wadsworth (75)
24 March 1917 Rochdale 4-0 Lewis (1), Bennett (46), Metcalf (53), Cunliffe
28 April 1917 Bolton 0-1

Lancashire Subsidiary Tournament Group BEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
26 December 1916 Southport 0-1
31 March 1917 Stockport 0-0
7 April 1917 Everton 0-4
9 April 1917 Southport 7-0 Goddard (50), Pagnam (55, 73, 89), Mackinlay 3
14 April 1917 Stockport 6-0 Metcalf (10), Mackinlay (16), Lewis (33, 57), Bennett (53, 75)
21 April 1917 Everton 0-5

TablesEdit

Lancashire Principal TournamentEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1 Liverpool 30198362262.3846
2 Stockport 30187561311.9743
3 Stoke 30167764361.7839
4 Man City 30149749291.6937
5 Everton 30157862411.5137
6 Burnley 301541173561.3034
7 Man Utd 301361148540.8932
8 Rochdale 301251347540.8729
9 Southport 301081240430.9328
10 Bolton 30961559650.9124
11 Blackburn 301041652660.7924
12 Preston 30871547650.7223
13 Bury 30781540630.6322
14 Oldham 30861636650.5522
15 Port Vale 30771650600.8321
16 Blackpool 30671744800.5519

Lancashire Subsidiary Tournament Group BEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1 Everton 64111653.209
2 Stockport 62316100.607
3 Liverpool 621313101.305
4 Southport 61145150.333

Player statsEdit

Note: Stats during war years are unofficial.

Pos. Name LPT LSTGB Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
 ? Jimmy Ashcroft 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF John Bamber 26 4 5 0 31 4
 ? Stephen Beattie 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Thomas Bennett 20 17 4 2 24 19
DF James Bradley 11 1 3 0 14 1
 ? Joseph Butler 4 0 0 0 4 0
GK Ken Campbell 8 0 1 0 9 0
 ? Thomas Capper 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Tommy Cunliffe 29 1 6 0 35 1
 ? Frank Curtis 2 0 0 0 2 0
 ? Joseph Donachie 3 0 0 0 3 0
DF Horace Fairhurst 0 0 1 0 1 0
 ? Arthur Gee 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Arthur Goddard 18 2 4 1 22 3
 ? Jack Hannaway 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? James Henderson 2 0 0 0 2 0
 ? Joseph Houghton 2 0 5 0 7 0
DF William Jenkinson 4 0 0 0 4 0
 ? Joseph Lees 0 0 1 0 1 0
FW Harry Lewis 24 10 4 2 28 12
DF Ephraim Longworth 28 1 6 0 34 1
DF Harry Lowe 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Tommy Lucas 24 0 5 0 29 0
DF Don Mackinlay 29 2 6 4 35 6
FW Arthur Metcalf 24 11 4 1 28 12
 ? William Murphy 1 0 1 0 2 0
 ? Frederick Osborne 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Thomas Page 1 0 1 0 2 0
FW Fred Pagnam 12 10 2 3 14 13
FW Ernie Pinkney 4 0 0 0 4 0
DF Clement Rigg 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF James Speakman 3 0 0 0 3 0
 ? James Stansfield 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Charles Spencer Sutcliffe 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? John William Swann 3 0 0 0 3 0
GK Ted Taylor 8 0 0 0 8 0
DF Walter Wadsworth 24 2 6 0 30 2
 ? Jack Waine 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Dave Watson 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? David Williams 1 0 0 0 1 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Tommy Lucas Ecess Borough Free 1916

OutEdit

None.

NotesEdit

  1. Mrs Cameron's testimonial.


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