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1959-60 season
General information
Manager

Phil Taylor
Bill Shankly

Captain

Ronnie Moran

Performance
Division 2

3rd

FA Cup

4th round

Top scorers
League

Hickson (21)
Hunt (21)

FA Cup

Hunt (2)

Overall

Hunt (23)

Attendances
Average

31,859

The 1959-60 season was Liverpool's 68th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1959-1960

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 August 1959 Reds v Whites 2-2 Bimpson, Harrower, Liddell, Banks

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
7 October 1959 Everton 3-0 Hunt (36, 71), Wheeler (86)
28 October 1959 Everton 0-2
23 March 1960 Dundee 0-1

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
22 August 1959 Cardiff 2-3 Malloy (og 38, 42)
26 August 1959 Bristol 4-2 Liddell (4, 30), Melia (pen 53), A'Court (65)
29 August 1959 Hull 5-3 Harrower (52), Melia (58), Moran (65), A'Court (80), Liddell (85)
1 September 1959 Bristol 0-1
5 September 1959 Sheffield United 1-2 Morrissey (62)
9 September 1959 Scunthorpe 2-0 Melia (25), Hunt (64)
12 September 1959 Middlesbrough 1-2 Liddell (7)
17 September 1959 Scunthorpe 1-1 Melia (21)
19 September 1959 Derby 2-1 A'Court (30), Hunt (58)
26 September 1959 Plymouth 4-1 Melia (12), A'Court (43), Hunt (56), Moran (78)
3 October 1959 Swansea 4-5 Kennedy (og 8), Melia (pen 28), Hunt (32), Moran (70)
10 October 1959 Brighton 2-2 A'Court (20), Melia (39)
17 October 1959 Stoke 1-1 Harrower (53)
24 October 1959 Portsmouth 1-1 Moran (5)
31 October 1959 Sunderland 1-1 Hunt (80)
7 November 1959 Aston Villa 2-1 Hickson (54, 82)
14 November 1959 Lincoln 2-4 Hickson (28), Hunt (84)
21 November 1959 Leyton Orient 4-3 Morris (15, 81), Melia (32), Hickson (50)
28 November 1959 Huddersfield 0-1
5 December 1959 Ipswich 3-1 Hunt (33, 39), Hickson (44)
12 December 1959 Bristol Rovers 2-0 Melia (9, 85)
19 December 1959 Cardiff 0-4
26 December 1959 Charlton 0-3
28 December 1959 Charlton 2-0 A'Court (58), Hunt (63)
2 January 1960 Hull 1-0 Melia (31)
16 January 1960 Sheffield United 3-0 Melia (9), Hunt (15, 68)
23 January 1960 Middlesbrough 3-3 Thomson (og 10), Hickson (35), Hunt (40)
13 February 1960 Plymouth 1-1 Hickson (32)
20 February 1960 Swansea 4-1 Hickson (11, 44), Hunt (58, 89)
27 February 1960 Brighton 2-1 Hickson (40, 60)
5 March 1960 Stoke 5-1 Hunt (14), Harrower (19, 58), Liddell (39), Hickson (51)
12 March 1960 Portsmouth 1-2 Harrower (13)
19 March 1960 Huddersfield 2-2 Hickson (13), Wheeler (16)
30 March 1960 Aston Villa 4-4 Hunt (20), Hickson (25, 60), Molyneux (44)
2 April 1960 Lincoln 1-3 Moran (pen 30)
6 April 1960 Derby 4-1 Hunt (59), A'Court (63), Wheeler (68), Hickson (75)
9 April 1960 Leyton Orient 0-2
16 April 1960 Bristol Rovers 4-0 Melia (21), A'Court (56), Campbell (59), Hunt (67)
18 April 1960 Rotherham 3-0 Hunt (35), Hickson (65, 82)
19 April 1960 Rotherham 2-2 Hickson (51), Hunt (73)
23 April 1960 Ipswich 1-0 Hickson (5)
30 April 1960 Sunderland 3-0 Hickson (8), Hunt (47), Melia (85)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 9 January 1960 Leyton Orient 2-1 Hunt (1, 90)
4 30 January 1960 Man Utd 1-3 Wheeler (36)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
2Cardiff 422312790621.4558
3Liverpool 4220101290661.3650
4Sheffield United 4219121168511.3350

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alan A'Court 42 8 2 0 44 8
FW Alan Arnell 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Louis Bimpson 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF Reginald Blore 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Gerry Byrne 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF Ian Callaghan 4 0 0 0 4 0
MF Robert Campbell 13 1 0 0 13 1
DF Willie Carlin 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF James Harrower 26 5 2 0 28 5
FW Dave Hickson 27 21 2 0 29 21
FW Roger Hunt 36 21 2 2 38 23
DF Allan Jones 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Tommy Leishman 15 0 2 0 17 0
MF Billy Liddell 17 5 0 0 17 5
FW Jimmy Melia 34 14 2 0 36 14
DF John Molyneux 38 1 2 0 40 1
DF Ronnie Moran 42 5 2 0 44 5
MF Fred Morris 7 2 0 0 7 2
MF John Morrissey 9 1 0 0 9 1
DF John Nicholson 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Doug Rudham 14 0 0 0 14 0
GK Bert Slater 28 0 2 0 30 0
DF Geoff Twentyman 11 0 0 0 11 0
MF Johnny Wheeler 29 2 2 1 31 3
DF Dick White 41 0 2 0 43 0
MF Barry Wilkinson 14 0 0 0 14 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Bert Slater Falkirk Swap 12 June 1959
Dave Hickson Everton £12,000 6 November 1959
Tommy Leishman St Mirren £10,000 20 November 1959
Sammy Reid Motherwell Free 24 February 1960

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Tommy Younger Falkirk Swap 12 June 1959
Bobby Murdoch Barrow Free 2 September 1959
Louis Bimpson Blackburn Unknown 19 November 1959
Geoff Twentyman Ballymena Utd Free 29 March 1960


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