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1956-57 season
General information
Manager

Phil Taylor

Captain

Billy Liddell

Performance
Division 2

3rd

FA Cup

3rd round

Top scorers
League

Liddell (21)

FA Cup

Wheeler (1)

Overall

Liddell (21)

Attendances
Average

35,735

The 1956-57 season was Liverpool's 65th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1956-1957

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
10 September 1956 Hibernian 2-1 Anderson, Liddell
24 October 1956 Blackburn 2-0 A'Court, Liddell
26 January 1957 Bolton 3-5 A'Court (50), Arnell (60, 90)
3 May 1957 Brighton 2-0[1] Liddell (15), Rowley (30)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 August 1956 Huddersfield 2-3 Liddell (62, pen 73)
23 August 1956 Notts County 1-1 Liddell (9)
25 August 1956 Bury 2-0 Bimpson (10), Saunders (17)
29 August 1956 Notts County 3-3 Twentyman 2 (?, ?), Bimpson (79)
1 September 1956 Grimsby 3-2 Bimpson (4, 73), Arnell (68)
3 September 1956 West Ham 1-1 Liddell (18)
8 September 1956 Doncaster 1-1 Liddell (87)
15 September 1956 Stoke 0-2
22 September 1956 Middlesbrough 1-1 Robinson (og 15)
29 September 1956 Leicester 2-0 Melia (68), Liddell (71)
6 October 1956 Blackburn 2-3 Anderson (49), Liddell (64)
13 October 1956 Bristol City 1-2 Wheeler (7)
20 October 1956 Fulham 4-3 A'Court (26), Wheeler (42), Liddell (52), Melia (79)
27 October 1956 Barnsley 1-4 Melia (67)
3 November 1956 Port Vale 4-1 Liddell (53), Wheeler (81, 82, 85)
10 November 1956 Rotherham 2-2 Bimpson (39), A'Court (90)
17 November 1956 Lincoln 4-0 Arnell (18, 86), Wheeler (31, 71)
24 November 1956 Swansea 1-1 Arnell (27)
1 December 1956 Sheffield United 5-1 Wheeler (24), Liddell (44), Melia (55), A'Court (72), Arnell (80)
8 December 1956 Nottingham Forest 0-1
15 December 1956 Huddersfield 3-0 Arnell 3 (?, ?, ?)
22 December 1956 Bury 2-0 Liddell (pen 15), Melia (71)
25 December 1956 Leyton Orient 1-0 A'Court (45)
26 December 1956 Leyton Orient 4-0 A'Court (?), Arnell (?), Bimpson (?), Liddell (?)
29 December 1956 Grimsby 0-0
12 January 1957 Doncaster 2-1 Arnell (70), Twentyman (78)
19 January 1957 Stoke 0-1
2 February 1957 Middlesbrough 1-2 A'Court (75)
9 February 1957 Leicester 2-3 Liddell (21), Evans (34)
16 February 1957 Blackburn 2-2 Wheeler (52), Liddell (60)
2 March 1957 Fulham 2-1 Evans (13), Liddell (54)
9 March 1957 Barnsley 2-1 Wheeler (5), Liddell (47)
16 March 1957 Port Vale 2-1 Rowley (48, 73)
23 March 1957 Rotherham 4-1 Liddell (42), Noble (og 47), Rowley (56), A'Court (72)
30 March 1957 Lincoln 3-3 Jackson (32, 72), Rowley (44)
6 April 1957 Swansea 2-0 A'Court (30, 60)
13 April 1957 Sheffield United 0-3
19 April 1957 Bristol Rovers 4-1 Melia (74), Campbell (75), Liddell (pen ?), Rowley (?)
20 April 1957 Nottingham Forest 3-1 Liddell (?), A'Court (?), Rowley (54)
22 April 1957 Bristol Rovers 0-0
27 April 1957 West Ham 1-0 Liddell (pen 89)
1 May 1957 Bristol City 2-1 Rowley (33), Liddell (54)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 5 January 1957 Southend 1-2 Wheeler (48)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
2Nottingham Forest 4222101094551.7154
3Liverpool 4221111082541.5253
4Blackburn 42211011837552

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alan A'Court 38 10 1 0 39 10
FW Eric Anderson 7 1 0 0 7 1
FW Alan Arnell 14 10 1 0 15 10
FW Louis Bimpson 21 6 0 0 21 6
DF Don Campbell 6 1 0 0 6 1
FW John Evans 11 2 0 0 11 2
DF Laurie Hughes 41 0 1 0 42 0
MF Brian Jackson 19 2 0 0 19 2
FW Billy Liddell 41 21 1 0 42 21
DF Tom McNulty 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Jimmy Melia 26 6 1 0 27 6
DF John Molyneux 40 0 1 0 41 0
DF Ronnie Moran 42 0 1 0 43 0
FW Tony Rowley 14 7 0 0 14 7
GK Doug Rudham 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF Roy Saunders 27 1 1 0 28 1
DF Geoff Twentyman 30 3 1 0 31 3
FW Johnny Wheeler 28 10 1 1 29 11
DF Dick White 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF Barry Wilkinson 8 0 0 0 8 0
GK Tommy Younger 40 0 1 0 41 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Tommy Younger Hibernian £9,000 June 1956
Johnny Wheeler Bolton £9,000 8 September 1956

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Dave Underwood Watford £1,250 July 1956
Alex South Halifax £2,500 October 1956
Fred Perry Sittingbourne Free January 1957
John Price Aston Villa Free March 1957
Keith Burkinshaw Workington £2,500 December 1957

NotesEdit

  1. Testimonial for unknown player.


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