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1937-38 season
General information
Manager

George Kay

Captain

Tom Cooper

Performance
Division 1

11th

FA Cup

5th round

Top scorers
League

Hanson (14)

FA Cup

Fagan (1)
Hanson (1)
Shafto (1)

Overall

Hanson (15)

Attendances
Average

30,141

The 1937-38 season was Liverpool's 46th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1937-1938

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

FriendliesEdit

No friendlies were played this season.

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
28 August 1937 Chelsea 1-6 Harston (13)
1 September 1937 Portsmouth 3-2 Harston (?, ?), Nieuwenhuys (12)
4 September 1937 Charlton 1-2 Balmer (40)
8 September 1937 Portsmouth 1-1 Balmer (69)
11 September 1937 Preston 1-4 Nieuwenhuys (1)
15 September 1937 Stoke 3-0 Hanson (11, pen 87), Nieuwenhuys (38)
18 September 1937 Grimsby 2-1 Balmer (48), Nieuwenhuys (87)
25 September 1937 Leeds 0-2
2 October 1937 Everton 1-2 Nieuwenhuys (85)
9 October 1937 West Brom 0-1
16 October 1937 Wolves 0-2
23 October 1937 Leicester 1-1 Hanson (26)
30 October 1937 Sunderland 3-2 Fagan (?), Nieuwenhuys (20), Hanson (68)
6 November 1937 Brentford 3-4 Hanson (3), Fagan (17), Shafto (45)
13 November 1937 Man City 3-1 Taylor (22), Shafto (41), Fagan (42)
20 November 1937 Huddersfield 0-1
27 November 1937 Blackpool 1-0 Hanson (15)
4 December 1937 Derby 3-4 Hanson (2), Nieuwenhuys (19, 26)
11 December 1937 Bolton 0-0
18 December 1937 Arsenal 2-0 Shafto (19), Nieuwenhuys (44)
27 December 1937 Birmingham 2-2 Taylor (10), Nieuwenhuys (47)
1 January 1938 Chelsea 2-2 Shafto (45), Fagan (57)
15 January 1938 Charlton 0-3
29 January 1938 Grimsby 0-0
2 February 1938 Preston 2-2 Balmer (18), Fagan (pen 36)
5 February 1938 Leeds 1-1 Nieuwenhuys (30)
16 February 1938 Everton 3-1 Balmer (1), Shafto (81, 87)
19 February 1938 West Brom 1-5 Balmer (58)
26 February 1938 Wolves 0-1
5 March 1938 Leicester 2-2 Hanson (34, 80)
12 March 1938 Sunderland 4-0 Nieuwenhuys (26), Balmer (35, 80), Taylor (72)
19 March 1938 Brentford 3-1 Balmer (49), McInnes (60), Hanson (?)
26 March 1938 Man City 2-0 Balmer (27), Jones (48)
2 April 1938 Huddersfield 2-1 Fagan (6), Balmer (25)
6 April 1938 Birmingham 3-2 Hanson (5), Taylor, Fagan (63)
9 April 1938 Blackpool 4-2 Taylor (13), Hanson (60), Nieuwenhuys (63), Fagan (pen 80)
15 April 1938 Middlesbrough 1-1 Hanson (89)
16 April 1938 Derby 1-4 Hanson (3)
18 April 1938 Middlesbrough 1-1 Balmer (5)
23 April 1938 Bolton 2-1 Balmer (4), Taylor (7)
30 April 1938 Arsenal 0-1
7 May 1938 Stoke 0-2

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 8 January 1938 Crystal Palace 0-0
3 (R) 12 January 1938 Crystal Palace 3-1[1] Shafto (65), Collins (og), Fagan (pen 115)
4 22 January 1938 Sheffield United 1-1 Hanson (15)
4 (R) 26 January 1938 Sheffield United 1-0 Johnson (og 53)
5 12 February 1938 Huddersfield 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
10Chelsea 4214131565651.0041
11Liverpool 4215111665710.9241
12Blackpool 421681861660.9240

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Jack Balmer 30 13 1 0 31 13
DF Ernie Blenkinsop 2 0 0 0 2 0
DF Tom Bradshaw 2 0 0 0 2 0
DF John Browning 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF Matt Busby 33 0 3 0 36 0
DF Tom Bush 24 0 5 0 29 0
DF Tom Cooper 26 0 5 0 31 0
DF Benjamin Dabbs 6 0 0 0 6 0
MF Harry Eastham 15 0 1 0 16 0
FW Willie Fagan 31 8 5 1 36 9
MF Alf Hanson 37 14 5 1 42 15
DF Jim Harley 33 0 5 0 38 0
FW Ted Harston 5 3 0 0 5 3
GK Alf Hobson 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF William Hood 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Fred Howe 9 0 2 0 11 0
DF Ron Jones 2 1 0 0 2 1
GK Dirk Kemp 13 0 0 0 13 0
DF Jimmy McDougall 17 0 0 0 17 0
DF Jimmy McInnes 11 1 0 0 11 1
MF Berry Nieuwenhuys 40 13 5 0 45 13
DF Bernard Ramsden 14 0 1 0 15 0
GK Arthur Riley 28 0 5 0 33 0
DF Fred Rogers 24 0 4 0 28 0
DF Ted Savage 5 0 0 0 5 0
FW John Shafto 13 6 3 1 16 7
FW Alexander Smith 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Phil Taylor 29 6 5 0 34 6
MF Harman Van Den Berg 3 0 0 0 3 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
George L. Paterson Hall, Russell & Co Unknown May 1937
Ted Harston Mansfield £3,000 June 1937
Harman Van Den Berg Peninsular FC Unknown October 1937
Willie Fagan Preston Unknown 22 October 1937
Cyril Done Bootle Boys Brigade Free January 1938
Jimmy McInnes Third Lanark £5,500 March 1938
Ron Jones Wrexham Unknown 10 March 1938

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
James Collins Cardiff Unknown May 1937
Vic Wright Plymouth Unknown June 1937
Syd Roberts Shrewsbury Free August 1937
Ernie Blenkinsop Cardiff Unknown November 1937
Ted Savage Man Utd Unknown January 1938
Jimmy McDougall South Liverpool Unknown 1938

NotesEdit

  1. After extra time.


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