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1946-47 season
General information
Manager

George Kay

Captain

Willie Fagan

Performance
Division 1

Winners

FA Cup

Semi-final

Top scorers
League

Balmer (24)
Stubbins (24)

FA Cup

Balmer (4)
Stubbins (4)

Overall

Balmer (28)
Stubbins (28)

Attendances
Average

45,917

The 1946-47 season was Liverpool's 55th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1946-1947

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
24 August 1946 Whites 3-5 Balmer, Done, Priday

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
31 August 1946 Sheffield United 1-0 Carney (90)
4 September 1946 Middlesbrough 0-1
7 September 1946 Chelsea 7-4 Liddell (2, 50), Jones (24, 30), Fagan (44, 87), Balmer (47)
11 September 1946 Man Utd 0-5
14 September 1946 Bolton 3-1 Nieuwenhuys (40), Stubbins (82), Balmer (90)
21 September 1946 Everton 0-0
28 September 1946 Leeds 2-0 Balmer (15), Nieuwenhuys (73)
5 October 1946 Grimsby 6-1 Stubbins (22, 53), Liddell (24, 70), Balmer (57), Fagan (pen 65)
9 October 1946 Middlesbrough 2-2 Liddell (24, 36)
12 October 1946 Charlton 1-1 Done (9)
19 October 1946 Huddersfield 4-1 Done (29, 43, 76), Balmer (90)
26 October 1946 Brentford 1-0 Stubbins (49)
2 November 1946 Blackburn 0-0
9 November 1946 Portsmouth 3-0 Balmer (pen 30, 70, 79)
16 November 1946 Derby 4-1 Balmer (43, 46, 49, 60)
23 November 1946 Arsenal 4-2 Balmer (pen 15, 61, 68), Stubbins (78)
30 November 1946 Blackpool 2-3 Balmer (39), Done (88)
7 December 1946 Wolves 1-5 Balmer (pen 77)
14 December 1946 Sunderland 4-1 Balmer (20), Liddell (40), Nieuwenhuys (65), Stubbins (77)
21 December 1946 Aston Villa 4-1 Stubbins (18), Nieuwenhuys (40), Balmer (72, 78)
25 December 1946 Stoke 1-2 Stubbins (82)
26 December 1946 Stoke 2-0 Nieuwenhuys (68), Stubbins (85)
28 December 1946 Sheffield United 1-2 Stubbins (43)
4 January 1947 Chelsea 1-3 Balmer (36)
18 January 1947 Bolton 0-3
29 January 1947 Everton 0-1
1 February 1947 Leeds 2-1 Stubbins (15, 88)
12 February 1947 Grimsby 5-0 Done (24, 40, 85), Fagan (30, 32)
22 February 1947 Huddersfield 1-0 Stubbins (37)
8 March 1947 Blackburn 2-1 Stubbins (37), Done (77)
15 March 1947 Portsmouth 2-1 Stubbins (51, 57)
22 March 1947 Derby 1-1 Taylor (79)
4 April 1947 Preston 0-0
5 April 1947 Blackpool 2-3 Fagan (15), Done (52)
7 April 1947 Preston 3-0 Stubbins (24, 70), Balmer (44)
19 April 1947 Sunderland 1-0 Stubbins (27)
26 April 1947 Aston Villa 2-1 Watkinson (9), Fagan (30)
3 May 1947 Man Utd 1-0 Stubbins (12)
10 May 1947 Charlton 3-1 Stubbins (24, ?, ?)
17 May 1947 Brentford 1-1 Priday (72)
24 May 1947 Arsenal 2-1 Balmer (76), Priday (79)
31 May 1947 Wolves 2-1 Balmer (21), Stubbins (38)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 11 January 1947 Walsall 5-2 Foulkes (og 6), Done (31), Liddell (32), Balmer (48, 63)
4 25 January 1947 Grimsby 2-0 Stubbins (22), Done (53)
5 8 February 1947 Derby 1-0 Balmer (75)
6 1 March 1947 Birmingham 4-1 Stubbins (33, 57, 74), Balmer (64)
Semi-final 29 March 1947 Burnley 0-0
Semi-final (R) 12 April 1947 Burnley 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Liverpool 422571084521.6257
2Man Utd 422212895541.7656
3Wolves 422561198561.7556

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Charlie Ashcroft 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Jack Balmer 39 24 6 4 45 28
DF Tom Bush 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Len Carney 2 1 0 0 2 1
FW Cyril Done 17 10 6 2 23 12
DF John Easdale 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF Harry Eastham 19 0 2 0 21 0
FW Willie Fagan 18 7 4 0 22 7
DF Jim Harley 17 0 4 0 21 0
DF Laurie Hughes 30 0 1 0 31 0
DF Bill Jones 26 2 6 0 32 2
DF George Kaye 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Ray Lambert 36 0 6 0 42 0
MF Billy Liddell 34 7 6 1 40 8
MF Tommy McLeod 3 0 0 0 3 0
GK Ray Minshull 6 0 0 0 6 0
MF Berry Nieuwenhuys 15 5 0 0 15 5
DF Bob Paisley 33 0 6 0 39 0
DF Stan Palk 6 0 0 0 6 0
MF Robert Priday 9 2 0 0 9 2
DF Bernard Ramsden 23 0 1 0 24 0
GK Cyril Sidlow 34 0 6 0 40 0
DF Eddie Spicer 10 0 0 0 10 0
FW Albert Stubbins 36 24 6 4 42 28
DF Phil Taylor 35 1 6 0 41 1
MF William Watkinson 6 1 0 0 6 1

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Albert Stubbins Newcastle £12,500 12 September 1946
Doug McAvoy Kilmarnock £7,000 December 1947

OutEdit

None.


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