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1952-53 season
General information
Manager

Don Welsh

Captain

Phil Taylor

Performance
Division 1

17th

FA Cup

3rd round

Top scorers
League

Liddell (13)

FA Cup

None

Overall

Liddell (13)

Attendances
Average

40,172

The 1952-53 season was Liverpool's 61st season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1952-1953

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
31 January 1953 Leeds 0-1
28 February 1953 Burnley 3-2 Bimpson (8, 58, 62)
18 March 1953 Western Command TA XI 2-0 Pringle, Rowley
14 May 1953 Irish All Stars 4-0 Bimpson 2, Liddell 2
17 May 1953 American Soccer League 4-1 Baron 2, Jones 2
20 May 1953 New England All Stars 4-0 Jones 2, Smyth 2
24 May 1953 Nuremberg 4-3 Jones (10), Liddell (25), Baron (?), Smyth (?)
27 May 1953 Montreal All-Stars 10-0 Jones 3, Liddell 2, Payne 2, Maloney 2, A'Court
31 May 1953 Toledo All-Stars 10-3 Baron 2, Payne 2, Paisley, Liddell 2, A'Court, Smith, ?
7 June 1953 Chicago All-Stars 4-2 Liddell 3, Baron
9 June 1953 St Louis All-Stars 5-1 Liddell 2, Smyth 3
13 June 1953 Irish Internationals 3-1 Baron 2, Smyth
14 June 1953 BSC Young Boys 1-1 Liddell (58)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
23 August 1952 Preston 1-1 Smith (41)
27 August 1952 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Baron (88)
30 August 1952 Stoke 3-2 Smith (28), Baron (36), Liddell (70)
3 September 1952 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Baron (41), Liddell (56)
6 September 1952 Man City 2-0 Baron (5), Smith (8)
10 September 1952 Tottenham 2-1 Smith (61), Liddell (pen 75)
13 September 1952 Portsmouth 1-1 Williams (9)
15 September 1952 Tottenham 1-3 Williams (30)
20 September 1952 Middlesbrough 4-1 Payne (8), Smith (25), Williams (27), Baron (52)
27 September 1952 West Brom 0-3
4 October 1952 Newcastle 5-3 Liddell (9), Smith (36, 69), Baron (47), Paisley (77)
11 October 1952 Bolton 2-2 Baron (30), Payne (34)
18 October 1952 Aston Villa 0-2
25 October 1952 Sunderland 1-3 Liddell (65)
1 November 1952 Wolves 2-1 Payne (3), Liddell (48)
8 November 1952 Charlton 2-3 Williams (70), Brierley (83)
15 November 1952 Arsenal 1-5 Payne (5)
22 November 1952 Derby 2-3 Liddell (pen 60), Smith (79)
29 November 1952 Blackpool 2-2 Payne (18, 25)
13 December 1952 Man Utd 1-2 Liddell (10)
20 December 1952 Preston 2-2 Liddell (33), Baron (44)
25 December 1952 Burnley 0-2
26 December 1952 Burnley 1-1 Liddell (pen 30)
3 January 1953 Stoke 1-3 Baron (8)
17 January 1953 Man City 0-1
24 January 1953 Portsmouth 1-3 Paisley (66)
7 February 1953 Middlesbrough 3-2 Liddell (20), Smyth (22), Taylor (68)
14 February 1953 West Brom 3-0 Liddell (30), Payne (46), Smyth (47)
21 February 1953 Newcastle 2-1 Smyth (15), Taylor (17)
4 March 1953 Bolton 0-0
7 March 1953 Aston Villa 0-4
14 March 1953 Sunderland 2-0 Smyth (13), A'Court (39)
21 March 1953 Wolves 0-3
23 March 1953 Chelsea 0-3
28 March 1953 Charlton 1-2 Payne
3 April 1953 Cardiff 2-1 Jones (4), Bimpson (19)
4 April 1953 Arsenal 3-5 Bimpson (75), A'Court (77), Liddell (87)
6 April 1953 Cardiff 0-4
11 April 1953 Derby 1-1 Smyth (59)
18 April 1953 Blackpool 1-3 Smyth (73)
20 April 1953 Man Utd 1-3 Smyth (88)
25 April 1953 Chelsea 2-0 Jones (33), Bimpson (82)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 10 January 1953 Gateshead 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
16Newcastle 421491959700.8437
17Liverpool 421482061820.7436
18Sheffield Wednesday 4212111962720.8635

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alan A'Court 12 2 0 0 12 2
FW Eric Anderson 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Charlie Ashcroft 24 0 0 0 24 0
FW Kevin Baron 27 9 1 0 28 9
FW Louis Bimpson 8 3 0 0 8 3
MF Ken Brierley 10 1 0 0 10 1
GK Russell Crossley 18 0 1 0 19 0
DF Hugh Gerhardi 6 0 0 0 6 0
DF John Heydon 23 0 1 0 24 0
DF Laurie Hughes 11 0 0 0 11 0
MF Brian Jackson 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF Bill Jones 26 2 1 0 27 2
FW Mervyn Jones 1 0 1 0 2 0
DF Ray Lambert 36 0 1 0 37 0
MF Billy Liddell 39 13 1 0 40 13
DF Joseph Maloney 6 0 0 0 6 0
DF Ronnie Moran 11 0 1 0 12 0
DF Bob Paisley 26 2 0 0 26 2
DF Steve Parr 4 0 0 0 4 0
MF Jimmy Payne 33 8 0 0 33 8
FW Arthur Rowley 11 0 0 0 11 0
MF Roy Saunders 14 0 1 0 15 0
MF John Thomas Smith 27 8 1 0 28 8
FW Sammy Smyth 18 7 0 0 18 7
DF Eddie Spicer 28 0 0 0 28 0
FW Albert Stubbins 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF Phil Taylor 21 2 0 0 21 2
MF Bryan Williams 11 4 1 0 12 4

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Hugh Gerhardi Thistle FC Unknown August 1952
Alan A'Court Prescot Cables Free 24 September 1952
Sammy Smyth Stoke £12,000 December 1952
Louis Bimpson Burscough Free 28 January 1953

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Willie Fagan Belfast Distillery Unknown 4 January 1952
Cyril Done Tranmere Unknown May 1952
Joe Cadden Grimsby Unknown 2 July 1952
Jack Haigh Scunthorpe £4,000 August 1952
Cyril Sidlow New Brighton Free August 1952
Ken Brierley Oldham £2,750 4 March 1953


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