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1940-41 season
General information
Performance
North Regional Championship

16th

War League Cup

1st round

Top scorers
North Regional Championship

Nieuwenhuys (15)

War League Cup

Liddell (2)

Overall

Nieuwenhuys (15)

Attendances

The 1940-41 season was an unofficial season during World War II, and was Liverpool's 49th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

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

FriendliesEdit

None.

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
31 August 1940 Preston 3-3 Nieuwenhuys, O'Donnell, Fagan
7 September 1940 Blackburn 3-0 Nieuwenhuys (30), Fagan (80, 89)
14 September 1940 Blackburn 1-1 Nieuwenhuys
21 September 1940 Preston 0-5
28 September 1940 Chester 2-0 Westcott 2
5 October 1940 Chester 9-1 Westcott 4, Nieuwenhuys 3, Paisley, Drury
12 October 1940 Bury 3-0 Drury 2, Nieuwenhuys
19 October 1940 Man City 0-4
26 October 1940 Stockport 0-2
2 November 1940 Stockport 5-0 Hunt 2, Paisley, Grundy, Nieuwenhuys
9 November 1940 Man City 1-5 Hunt
16 November 1940 Bury 3-0 Hunt, Nieuwenhuys, Atkinson (og)
23 November 1940 Man Utd 2-2 Hunt (20), Fagan (23)
30 November 1940 Man Utd 0-2
7 December 1940 Tranmere 1-3 Grundy
14 December 1940 New Brighton 6-4 Nieuwenhuys 4, Liddell (pen), Paisley
25 December 1940 Everton 3-1 Carney (70, 85), Nieuwenhuys (71)
28 December 1940 Tranmere 2-3 Carney, Liddell
4 January 1941 Everton 1-2[1] Paisley
11 January 1941 Everton 1-4[1] Shafto (15)
18 January 1941 Oldham 3-0 Paisley, Search, Collister
8 February 1941 Everton 1-3 Done
1 March 1941 Bury 5-2 Liddell 2, Dorsett 2, Done
8 March 1941 Wrexham 7-2 Paisley 3, Dorsett 2, Done, Liddell
15 March 1941 Blackpool 4-6 Fagan (2 pens), Paisley, Done
22 March 1941 Blackpool 2-6 Dorsett 2
29 March 1941 Bury 5-1 Dorsett 2, Pickstock, Done, Liddell
5 April 1941 Bury 2-0 Palk, Done
12 April 1941 Blackpool 0-0
14 April 1941 Southport 0-2
26 April 1941 Man Utd 2-1 Done, Liddell
3 May 1941 Man Utd 1-1 Done
17 May 1941 Wrexham 3-4 Paisley, Nieuwenhuys, Liddell
24 May 1941 Chester 6-1 Done 3, Cole (og), Cooke, Liddell
31 May 1941 Everton 2-2 Liddell (47), Done (69)
2 June 1941 Everton 1-3 Jones (og)
7 June 1941 Preston 1-6 Lyon

War League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 15 February 1941 Southport 2-3 Liddell 2 (1 pen)
1 (2nd leg) 22 February 1941 Southport 2-2 Done, Eastham

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Note: Ranking according to goal average.

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg
1Preston 29187481372.19
2Chesterfield 35206976401.90
3Man City 3518107104551.89
4Barnsley 30184886491.76
5Everton 34197885511.67
6Blackpool 20133456341.65
7Halifax 301013764511.26
8Man Utd 351481380651.23
9Lincoln 27137765531.23
10Newcastle 231201149411.20
11Huddersfield 331161669581.19
12Middlesbrough 271611084711.18
13New Brighton 261511097821.18
14Burnley 351771162531.17
15Leeds 30138962541.15
16Liverpool 371561691821.11
17Wrexham 29155978711.10
18Chester 351461594891.06
19Doncaster 321571077741.04
20Oldham 371741678771.01
21Grimsby 271221360630.95
22Bradford Park Avenue 31971564740.87
23Rotherham 291251248570.84
24Blackburn 329101349600.82
25Bury 3810919801000.80
26Bolton 1662831400.78
27Tranmere 25951167900.74
28Sheffield United 25661344600.73
29Bradford City 29831872990.73
30Rochdale 321251564920.70
31Southport 28721961880.69
32York 25741449710.69
33Hull 23831244670.66
34Sheffield Wednesday 30961550780.64
35Stockport 29951554930.58
36Crewe 24231932840.38

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name NRC WLC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Jack Balmer 1 0 1 0 2 0
GK Sam Bartram 16 0 0 0 16 0
MF Robert Batey 12 0 0 0 12 0
MF Cliff S Britton 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Tom Bush 1 0 1 0 2 0
FW William Hart Cairns 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Len Carney 2 3 0 0 2 3
FW George Carter 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW George Collister 3 1 0 0 3 1
DF Billy Cook 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Douglas F Cooke 12 1 1 0 13 1
DF Stan Cullis 8 0 0 0 8 0
FW Cyril Done 16 12 1 1 17 13
FW Richard Dorsett 5 8 1 0 6 8
FW George Benjamin Drury 4 3 0 0 4 3
MF Stanley Eastham 7 0 1 1 8 0
GK William Gerard Fairhurst 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Willie Fagan 19 6 0 0 19 6
MF George Henry Farrow 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Charles Fazackerley 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF Arthur Thomas Grosvenor 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF Arnold John Grundy 5 2 0 0 5 2
FW Alf Hanson 3 0 0 0 3 0
DF Jim Harley 6 0 0 0 6 0
GK Alf Hobson 10 0 0 0 10 0
FW George Samuel Hunt 7 5 0 0 7 5
FW Osborn Lloyd Iceton 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF George Jackson 13 0 0 0 13 0
MF Harry Kaye 15 0 0 0 15 0
FW Bill Kinghorn 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Ray Lambert 37 0 2 0 39 0
MF Charles Lewis 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Billy Liddell 35 10 2 2 37 12
MF Charles William Longdon 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Jock Loran 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Thomas Lyon 1 1 0 0 1 1
GK Eric Holmes Mansley 4 0 2 0 6 0
MF Alfred Massey 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Berry Nieuwenhuys 21 15 0 0 21 15
FW Francis O'Donnell 2 1 0 0 2 1
 ? Patrick Owens 4 0 0 0 4 0
MF Bob Paisley 25 10 2 0 27 10
MF Stan Palk 21 1 0 0 21 1
FW George Paterson 1 0 0 0 1 0
 ? Stanley Pickstock 3 1 0 0 3 1
DF Bernard Ramsden 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK John James Robinson 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW John Search 1 1 0 0 1 0
 ? Kenneth Seddon 8 0 0 0 8 0
FW John Shafto 2 1 0 0 2 1
DF Eddie Spicer 29 0 2 0 31 0
DF Robert William Stuart 14 0 1 0 15 0
GK William Teasdale 2 0 0 0 2 0
DF Norman Turner 10 0 2 0 12 0
FW Dennis Westcott 2 6 1 0 3 6
MF James Woodburn 3 0 0 0 3 0
GK Albert Yoxon 1 0 0 0 1 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Stan Palk South Liverpool Free 1940

OutEdit

None.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 This match was actually a Lancashire Senior Cup match, but counted towards the North Regional League as well.


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