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1962-63 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Ron Yeats

Performance
Division 1

8th

FA Cup

Semi-final

League Cup

Did not enter

Top scorers
League

Hunt (24)

FA Cup

Hunt (2)
Lewis (2)
Melia (2)
Moran (2)

Overall

Hunt (26)

Attendances
Average

43,854

The 1962-63 season was Liverpool's 71st season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1962-1963

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
15 October 1962 Tranmere 2-1 Hunt (23), Wallace (63)
29 October 1962 New Brighton 5-2 St John 2, Callaghan, Wallace , Melia
6 February 1963 Drumcondra 5-1 St John 3, Lewis, OG

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 August 1962 Blackpool 1-2 Lewis (80)
22 August 1962 Man City 2-2 Moran (pen 21), Hunt (79)
25 August 1962 Blackburn 0-1
29 August 1962 Man City 4-1 St John (3), Hunt (55, 69), A'Court (65)
1 September 1962 Sheffield United 2-0 Callaghan (10), St John (72)
3 September 1962 West Ham 0-1
8 September 1962 Nottingham Forest 1-3 Leishman (52)
12 September 1962 West Ham 2-1 St John (39, 86)
15 September 1962 Ipswich 1-1 Hunt (19)
22 September 1962 Everton 2-2 Lewis , Hunt (89)
29 September 1962 Wolves 2-3 Melia (39, 63)
6 October 1962 Bolton 1-0 Hunt (37)
13 October 1962 Leicester 0-3
27 October 1962 West Brom 0-1
3 November 1962 Burnley 1-2 St John (50)
10 November 1962 Man Utd 3-3 St John (51), Melia (85), Moran (89)
14 November 1962 Arsenal 2-1 Hunt (52), Moran (pen 55)
17 November 1962 Leyton Orient 5-0 Hunt (10, 25, 62), Stevenson (35), St John (64)
24 November 1962 Birmingham 2-0 Hunt (62, 67)
1 December 1962 Fulham 2-1 Hunt (51), A'Court (60)
8 December 1962 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Lewis (31), Hunt (64)
15 December 1962 Blackpool 2-1 St John (25), Hunt (79)
22 December 1962 Blackburn 3-1 Lewis (14), St John (61), Moran (79)
13 February 1963 Aston Villa 4-0 Hunt (18, 66), St John (25, 29)
16 February 1963 Wolves 4-1 Lewis (7, 52), St John (47, 87)
2 March 1963 Leicester 0-2
5 March 1963 Ipswich 2-2 Lewis (2), St John (34)
9 March 1963 Arsenal 2-2 Lewis (2), Hunt (19)
20 March 1963 West Brom 2-2 Hunt (77), Moran (pen 85)
23 March 1963 Burnley 3-1 St John (24), Hunt (75), Lewis (89)
8 April 1963 Everton 0-0
12 April 1963 Tottenham 5-2 Stevenson (52), Melia (54, 89), St John (72), Lewis (83)
13 April 1963 Man Utd 1-0 St John (72)
15 April 1963 Tottenham 2-7 Hunt (25, 70)
18 April 1963 Nottingham Forest 0-2
20 April 1963 Fulham 0-0
29 April 1963 Sheffield Wednesday 0-2
2 May 1963 Leyton Orient 1-2 St John (35)
8 May 1963 Birmingham 5-1 Wallace (16), St John (50), Callaghan (78), Hunt (80, 89)
11 May 1963 Sheffield United 0-0
13 May 1963 Bolton 0-1
18 May 1963 Aston Villa 0-2

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 9 January 1963 Wrexham 3-0 Hunt (18), Lewis (72), Melia (89)
4 26 January 1963 Burnley 1-1 Lewis (25)
4 (R) 20 February 1963 Burnley 2-1[1] St John (45), Moran (pen 119)
5 16 March 1963 Arsenal 2-1 Melia (33), Moran (pen 65)
6 30 March 1963 West Ham 1-0 Hunt (81)
Semi-final 27 April 1963 Leicester 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
7Arsenal 4218101486771.1246
8Liverpool 4217101571591.2044
9Nottingham Forest 4217101567690.9744

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alan A'Court 23 2 0 0 23 2
FW Alf Arrowsmith 3 0 0 0 3 0
DF Gerry Byrne 38 0 6 0 44 0
MF Ian Callaghan 37 2 6 0 43 2
DF Philip Ferns 5 0 0 0 5 0
GK Jim Furnell 13 0 0 0 13 0
FW Roger Hunt 42 24 6 2 48 26
DF Allan Jones 4 0 0 0 4 0
DF Chris Lawler 6 0 1 0 7 0
MF Tommy Leishman 11 1 0 0 11 1
GK Tommy Lawrence 29 0 6 0 35 0
MF Kevin Lewis 19 10 6 2 25 12
MF Jimmy Melia 39 5 5 2 44 7
MF Gordon Milne 41 0 6 0 47 0
DF Ronnie Moran 33 5 6 2 39 7
FW Ian St John 40 19 6 1 46 20
MF Willie Stevenson 28 2 6 0 34 2
DF Tommy Smith 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Robert Thomson 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF Gordon Wallace 7 1 0 0 7 1
DF Ron Yeats 38 0 6 0 44 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
John Sealey Warrington Free 1962
Willie Stevenson Rangers £20,000 October 1962
Robert Thomson Partick Thistle £7,000 December 1962

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Bert Slater Dundee £2,500 July 1962
Willie Carlin Halifax £1,500 August 1962
John Molyneux Chester £2,000 August 1962
John Morrissey Everton £10,000 1 September 1962
Tommy Leishman Hibernian £12,000 January 1963
Allan Jones Brentford £5,000 August 1963

NotesEdit

  1. After extra time.


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