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1947-48 season
General information
Manager

George Kay

Captain

Jack Balmer

Performance
Division 1

11th

FA Cup

4th round

Top scorers
League

Stubbins (24)

FA Cup

Stubbins (2)

Overall

Stubbins (26)

Attendances
Average

44,496

The 1947-48 season was Liverpool's 56th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1947-1948

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
14 February 1948 Newcastle 3-0 Baron, Fagan, Liddell
16 May 1948 New York All Stars 5-1 Balmer (17, 25), Stubbins (66, 74), Liddell (81)
20 May 1948 Baltimore All-Stars 9-2 Balmer (33, 34, 45), Brierley, (4, ?), Fagan (?), Harley (?), Liddell (?), Stubbins (?)
23 May 1948 Philadelphia All Stars 5-2 Stubbins 3, Balmer, Liddell
28 May 1948 New England All Stars 6-0 Stubbins 2, Fagan 2, Balmer, Priday
30 May 1948 American League XI 9-2 Stubbins 5, Liddell 2, Fagan, Balmer
1 June 1948 St Louis All Stars 4-2 Liddell 2, Priday, Stubbins
3 June 1948 Montreal All Stars 4-2 Balmer, Priday, Liddell, Shannon
9 June 1948 New York All Stars 5-2 Liddell 2, Stubbins 2, Fagan
15 June 1948 Ulster Select 5-1 Liddell, Stubbins 2, Balmer 3
18 June 1948 Djurgardens IF 3-2 Liddell (46), Brierley (68), Balmer (82)
20 June 1948 Kearney Scots Celtic 8-0 Balmer 3, Liddell 2, Shannon 2, Priday
June 1948 American All Stars 4-1 Baron 2, Jones 2

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
23 August 1947 Preston 3-1 Liddell (57), Stubbins (64, 68)
27 August 1947 Man Utd 0-2
30 August 1947 Stoke 2-0 Liddell (30, 34)
3 September 1947 Man Utd 2-2 Stubbins (48), Balmer (pen 67)
6 September 1947 Burnley 1-1 Balmer (32)
8 September 1947 Sheffield United 1-3 Stubbins (80)
13 September 1947 Portsmouth 0-1
17 September 1947 Charlton 0-2
20 September 1947 Bolton 0-0
27 September 1947 Everton 3-0 Balmer (50), Stubbins (51), Fagan (80)
4 October 1947 Middlesbrough 1-3 Balmer (13)
11 October 1947 Chelsea 3-0 Priday (3), Stubbins (?), Liddell (87)
18 October 1947 Huddersfield 1-1 Balmer (28)
25 October 1947 Derby 2-2 Priday (25), Balmer (57)
1 November 1947 Blackpool 0-2
8 November 1947 Grimsby 3-1 Stubbins (1), Priday (49), Baron (77)
15 November 1947 Sunderland 1-5 Liddell (41)
22 November 1947 Blackburn 2-1 Balmer (55), Liddell (80)
29 November 1947 Man City 0-2
6 December 1947 Aston Villa 3-3 Spicer (?), Stubbins (?), Balmer (88)
13 December 1947 Wolves 2-1 Stubbins (33), Balmer (70)
20 December 1947 Preston 3-3 Jones (3), Liddell (20), Stubbins (22)
25 December 1947 Arsenal 1-3 Priday (13)
27 December 1947 Arsenal 2-1 Stubbins (17), Liddell (75)
1 January 1948 Charlton 2-3 Stubbins (80, 88)
3 January 1948 Stoke 0-0
17 January 1948 Burnley 0-3
31 January 1948 Portsmouth 0-3
7 February 1948 Bolton 0-3
21 February 1948 Middlesbrough 0-1
28 February 1948 Chelsea 1-3 Baron (75)
6 March 1948 Huddersfield 4-0 Stubbins (3, 19, 54, 60)
20 March 1948 Blackpool 2-0 Stubbins 2 (1 pen)
26 March 1948 Sheffield United 4-0 Fagan (6, 90), Liddell (41), Stubbins (57)
27 March 1948 Grimsby 2-0 Balmer (8), Spicer (17)
31 March 1948 Derby 4-0 Stubbins (3), Balmer (21, 24), Fagan (87)
3 April 1948 Sunderland 0-0
10 April 1948 Blackburn 2-1 Stubbins (13), Balmer (50)
17 April 1948 Man City 1-1 Fagan (10)
21 April 1948 Everton 4-0 Stubbins (14), Liddell (80), Brierley (81), Balmer (83)
24 April 1948 Aston Villa 1-2 Stubbins (25)
1 May 1948 Wolves 2-1 Paisley (22), Balmer (80)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 10 January 1948 Nottingham Forest 4-1 Priday (15), Stubbins (78, 87), Liddell (82)
4 24 January 1948 Man Utd 0-3

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
10Man City 4215121552471.1142
11Liverpool 4216101665611.0742
12Sheffield United 4216101665700.9342

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Jack Balmer 40 15 1 0 41 15
FW Kevin Baron 6 2 0 0 6 2
MF Ken Brierley 10 1 0 0 10 1
FW Len Carney 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW Cyril Done 4 0 2 0 6 0
FW Willie Fagan 15 5 0 0 15 5
DF Jim Harley 21 0 0 0 21 0
DF Laurie Hughes 32 0 2 0 34 0
DF Bill Jones 41 1 2 0 43 1
DF Ray Lambert 30 0 2 0 32 0
MF Billy Liddell 37 10 2 1 39 11
MF Doug McAvoy 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Ray Minshull 13 0 2 0 15 0
MF Alex Muir 4 0 0 0 4 0
DF Bob Paisley 37 1 2 0 39 1
DF Stan Palk 7 0 0 0 7 0
MF Robert Priday 21 4 2 1 23 5
DF Bernard Ramsden 10 0 0 0 10 0
FW Les Shannon 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Cyril Sidlow 29 0 0 0 29 0
DF Eddie Spicer 14 2 1 0 15 2
FW Albert Stubbins 40 24 2 2 42 26
DF Phil Taylor 34 0 2 0 36 0
MF William Watkinson 11 0 0 0 11 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Alex Muir Lochghelly Violet Unknown July 1947
Ken Brierley Oldham £7,000 28 February 1948

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
George Kaye Swindon Unknown May 1947
Bernard Ramsden Sunderland Unknown March 1948


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