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1951-52 season
General information
Manager

George Kay
Don Welsh

Captain

Phil Taylor

Performance
Division 1

11th

FA Cup

5th round

Top scorers
League

Liddell (19)

FA Cup

Done (1)
Paisley (1)
Payne (1)

Overall

Liddell (19)

Attendances
Average

39,690

The 1951-52 season was Liverpool's 60th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1951-1952

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
4 August 1951 Edinburgh XI 2-1 Liddell 2

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
4 October 1951 Rhyl 3-0[1] Heydon, Balmer
2 May 1952 Portsmouth 0-2
7 May 1952 Essen Select 2-2 Liddell, Smith
14 May 1952 Austria Vienna 0-2
18 May 1952 Ausberg 4-1 Liddell, Payne 2, Baron
22 May 1952 Madrid Select 1-3 Payne

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 August 1951 Portsmouth 0-2
21 August 1951 Burnley 0-0
25 August 1951 Chelsea 3-1 Baron (19), Liddell (50), Stubbins (63)
29 August 1951 Burnley 3-1 Stubbins (12), Done (44), Liddell (86)
1 September 1951 Huddersfield 2-1 Liddell (?), Baron (71)
5 September 1951 Arsenal 0-0
8 September 1951 Wolves 1-2 Brierley (64)
12 September 1951 Arsenal 0-0
15 September 1951 Sunderland 2-2 Liddell (19), Baron (29)
22 September 1951 Aston Villa 0-2
29 September 1951 Derby 2-0 Smith (18), Williams (63)
6 October 1951 Charlton 0-2
13 October 1951 Fulham 4-0 Smith (18), Payne (22, 85), Liddell (66)
20 October 1951 Middlesbrough 3-3 Liddell (60), Smith (69), B. Jones (88)
27 October 1951 West Brom 2-5 Payne (25), Liddell (pen 42)
3 November 1951 Newcastle 1-1 Payne (83)
10 November 1951 Bolton 1-1 Jackson (61)
17 November 1951 Stoke 2-1 Baron (39), Payne (62)
24 November 1951 Man Utd 0-0
1 December 1951 Tottenham 3-2 Liddell (10, 17, pen 71)
8 December 1951 Preston 2-2 Liddell (65), Hughes (88)
15 December 1951 Portsmouth 3-1 Liddell (17, 87), Smith (32)
22 December 1951 Chelsea 1-1 Liddell (31)
25 December 1951 Blackpool 1-1 Payne
26 December 1951 Blackpool 0-2
29 December 1951 Huddersfield 2-1 Liddell (42), Payne (76)
5 January 1952 Wolves 1-1 Taylor (76)
19 January 1952 Sunderland 0-3
26 January 1952 Aston Villa 1-2 Liddell (31)
9 February 1952 Derby 1-1 Done (86)
16 February 1952 Charlton 1-1 Done (20)
1 March 1952 Fulham 1-1 Payne (16)
8 March 1952 Middlesbrough 1-1 B. Jones (82)
15 March 1952 West Brom 3-3 Liddell (62), Paisley (63), Stubbins (64)
22 March 1952 Newcastle 3-0 Smith , Stubbins (53, 60)
29 March 1952 Bolton 1-1 Liddell (19)
5 April 1952 Stoke 2-1 Paisley , Baron (82)
11 April 1952 Man City 2-1 Baron (17), Payne (19)
12 April 1952 Man Utd 0-4
14 April 1952 Man City 1-2 Smith (45)
19 April 1952 Tottenham 1-1 Liddell (82)
26 April 1952 Preston 0-4

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 12 January 1952 Workington 1-0 Payne (76)
4 2 February 1952 Wolves 2-1 Paisley (5), Done (9)
5 23 February 1952 Burnley 0-2

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
10Charlton 4217101568631.0844
11Liverpool 4212191157610.9343
12Sunderland 4215121570611.1542

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Charlie Ashcroft 34 0 1 0 35 0
FW Jack Balmer 2 0 2 0 4 0
FW Kevin Baron 40 6 1 0 41 6
MF Ken Brierley 11 1 0 0 11 1
DF Joe Cadden 0 0 1 0 1 0
GK Russell Crossley 8 0 2 0 10 0
FW Cyril Done 10 3 2 1 12 4
FW Willie Fagan 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Jack Haigh 3 0 0 0 3 0
DF John Heydon 27 0 2 0 29 0
DF Laurie Hughes 25 1 1 0 26 1
MF Brian Jackson 15 1 1 0 16 1
DF Bill Jones 36 2 3 0 39 2
FW Mervyn Jones 3 0 0 0 3 0
DF Ray Lambert 32 0 3 0 35 0
MF Billy Liddell 40 19 3 0 43 19
DF Bob Paisley 37 2 3 1 40 3
DF Steve Parr 16 0 0 0 16 0
MF Jimmy Payne 35 9 3 1 38 10
DF Bill Shepherd 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF John Thomas Smith 27 6 1 0 28 6
FW Albert Stubbins 12 5 0 0 12 5
DF Phil Taylor 24 1 2 0 26 1
DF George Whitworth 9 0 0 0 9 0
MF Bryan Williams 11 1 2 0 13 1

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Mervyn Jones Bangor City Unknown November 1951
Brian Jackson Leyton Orient Swap + £6,500 5 November 1951

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Tommy McLeod Chesterfield Unknown July 1951
Sam Shields Airdrie Unknown July 1951
Ray Minshull Southport Free 4 July 1951
Don Woan Leyton Orient Swap 5 November 1951
Bill Shepherd Wigan Unknown 1952

NotesEdit

  1. Don Spendlove's testimonial.


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