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1958-59 season
General information
Manager

Phil Taylor

Captain

Johnny Wheeler

Performance
Division 2

4th

FA Cup

3rd round

Top scorers
League

Melia (21)

FA Cup

Twentyman (1)

Overall

Melia (21)

Attendances
Average

36,653

The 1958-59 season was Liverpool's 67th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1958-1959

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 August 1958 Edinburgh Select 2-2 Liddell 2

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 October 1958 Everton 2-1 Arnell, Melia
29 October 1958 Everton 3-2  ?
24 January 1959 Newcastle 2-2 Morris
5 May 1959 Everton 1-0 Liddell (34)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
23 August 1958 Grimsby 3-3 Melia (19), Liddell (pen 39, 50)
30 August 1958 Sunderland 1-2 Liddell (42)
3 September 1958 Brighton 5-0 Arnell (5, 18), Harrower (21), Banks (30), Molyneux (43)
6 September 1958 Middlesbrough 1-2 Harrower (34)
10 September 1958 Sheffield United 2-1 Liddell (33), Twentyman (85)
13 September 1958 Charlton 3-0 Liddell (44, pen 65), A'Court (87)
15 September 1958 Sheffield United 0-2
20 September 1958 Bristol 3-1 Liddell (1, 55), Campbell (51)
24 September 1958 Brighton 2-2 Liddell (5), Morris (75)
27 September 1958 Cardiff 1-2 Banks (5)
4 October 1958 Huddersfield 0-5
11 October 1958 Lincoln 3-2 Harrower (9), Morris (24, 36)
18 October 1958 Fulham 1-0 Bimpson (83)
25 October 1958 Sheffield Wednesday 3-2 Martin (og 64), Morris (pen 66), Harrower (82)
1 November 1958 Stoke 2-0 Bimpson (73), Melia (83)
8 November 1958 Leyton Orient 3-0 Twentyman (47), Bimpson (64), Melia (72)
13 November 1958 Scunthorpe 2-1 Melia (5), A'Court (77)
15 November 1958 Derby 2-3 Mays (og 8), Bimpson (33)
20 November 1958 Grimsby 3-2 Morris (43), Bimpson (48), A'Court (88)
22 November 1958 Bristol Rovers 2-1 Twentyman (70), Melia (84)
26 November 1958 Rotherham 1-0 Melia (61)
27 November 1958 Rotherham 4-0 Morris (7), Bimpson (43, 63), Harrower (78)
29 November 1958 Ipswich 0-2
6 December 1958 Swansea 4-0 Bimpson (11), Morris (27), Harrower (55), A'Court (73)
3 January 1959 Sunderland 3-1 Wheeler (29), Bimpson (58), Morris (73)
31 January 1959 Charlton 3-2 Twentyman (38), Morris (60), Melia (63)
7 February 1959 Bristol 3-2 Arnell (2, 70), Melia (26)
14 February 1959 Cardiff 0-3
21 February 1959 Huddersfield 2-2 Melia (44), Morris (82)
28 February 1959 Leyton Orient 3-1 Melia (26), Morris (61), A'Court (71)
7 March 1959 Fulham 0-0
20 March 1959 Stoke 3-4 Melia (3, 31), Bimpson (25)
27 March 1959 Barnsley 3-2 Melia (16), Liddell (79, 83)
28 March 1959 Lincoln 1-2 Bimpson(26)
30 March 1959 Barnsley 2-0 Melia (9, 68)
4 April 1959 Derby 3-0 Liddell (2), Melia (47, 72)
8 April 1959 Middlesbrough 1-2 Melia (79)
11 April 1959 Bristol Rovers 0-3
14 April 1959 Sheffield Wednesday 0-1
18 April 1959 Ipswich 3-1 Melia (14), Liddell (65), A'Court (88)
22 April 1959 Scunthorpe 3-0 Arnell (48), Liddell (61), Morris (73)
25 April 1959 Swansea 3-3 A'Court (1), Melia (48, 67)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 15 January 1959 Worcester City 1-2 Twentyman (pen 83)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
3Sheffield United 422371282481.7153
4Liverpool 422451387621.4053
5Stoke 422171472581.2449

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alan A'Court 39 7 1 0 40 7
FW Alan Arnell 12 5 0 0 12 5
FW Alan Banks 3 2 0 0 3 2
FW Louis Bimpson 15 11 1 0 16 11
DF Gerry Byrne 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Robert Campbell 10 1 0 0 10 1
MF James Harrower 37 6 1 0 38 6
FW Billy Liddell 19 14 0 0 19 14
FW Jimmy Melia 39 21 1 0 40 21
DF John Molyneux 37 1 1 0 38 1
DF Ronnie Moran 40 0 1 0 41 0
MF Fred Morris 40 12 1 0 41 12
MF John Morrissey 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Bobby Murdoch 2 0 0 0 2 0
GK Doug Rudham 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Roy Saunders 4 0 0 0 4 0
DF Geoff Twentyman 25 4 1 1 26 5
MF Johnny Wheeler 41 1 1 0 42 1
DF Dick White 42 0 1 0 43 0
MF Barry Wilkinson 12 0 0 0 12 0
GK Tommy Younger 41 0 1 0 42 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Roger Hunt Stockton Heath Free 29 July 1958

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Brian Jackson Port Vale £3,000 July 1958
Tony McNamara Crewe Unknown July 1958
Don Campbell Crewe £4,000 July 1958
Roy Saunders Swansea Signed March 1959


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