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1965-66 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Ron Yeats

Performance
Division 1

1st

FA Cup

3rd round

League Cup

Did not enter

Europe

European Cup Winner's Cup: Runners-up

Top scorers
League

Hunt (30)

FA Cup

Hunt (1)

Europe

European Cup Winner's Cup: Lawler (4)

Overall

Hunt (33)

Attendances
Average

47,428

The 1965-66 season was Liverpool's 74th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1965-1966

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

No pre-season friendlies were played this season.

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
21 August 1965 Leicester 3-1 Hunt (35, 80), Strong (53)
25 August 1965 Sheffield United 0-1
1 September 1965 Sheffield United 0-0
4 September 1965 Blackpool 3-2 Hunt (25, 58), Callaghan (75)
6 September 1965 West Ham 5-1 Milne (12), Callaghan (26), Hunt (42, 43, 50)
11 September 1965 Fulham 2-1 Lawler (6), Hunt (60)
15 September 1965 West Ham 1-1 Strong (76)
18 September 1965 Tottenham 1-2 Strong (80)
25 September 1965 Everton 5-0 Smith (34), Hunt (49, 73), Stevenson (52), St John (89)
2 October 1965 Aston Villa 3-1 Thompson (12, 56), St John (89)
9 October 1965 Man Utd 0-2
16 October 1965 Newcastle 2-0 Hunt (26), Callaghan (41)
23 October 1965 West Brom 0-3
30 October 1965 Nottingham Forest 4-0 Stevenson (pen 49), Hunt (72, 83), St John (89)
6 November 1965 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Hunt (74), Thompson (83)
13 November 1965 Northampton 5-0 St John (6), Stevenson (pen 17), Hunt (32), Callaghan (63), Thompson (65)
17 November 1965 Blackburn 5-2 Stevenson (pen 17), St John (32, 87), Hunt (45), Smith (83)
20 November 1965 Stoke 0-0
27 November 1965 Burnley 2-1 Hunt (45), Milne (61)
4 December 1965 Chelsea 1-0 Hunt (73)
11 December 1965 Arsenal 4-2 Thompson (30), St John (51), Strong (70), Hunt (80)
18 December 1965 Newcastle 0-0
27 December 1965 Leeds 0-1
28 December 1965 Leeds 1-0 Milne (48)
1 January 1966 Man Utd 2-1 Smith (39), Milne (88)
8 January 1966 Arsenal 1-0 Yeats (87)
15 January 1966 West Brom 2-2 Milne (37), Byrne (44)
29 January 1966 Leicester 1-0 Lawler (75)
5 February 1966 Blackburn 4-1 Lawler (25), Hunt (43), St John (63, 76)
12 February 1966 Sunderland 4-0 Hunt (46, 52, 64), Yeats (59)
19 February 1966 Blackpool 4-1 Hunt (28, 80), Arrowsmith (40), Milne (48)
26 February 1966 Fulham 0-2
12 March 1966 Tottenham 1-0 Hunt (65)
19 March 1966 Everton 0-0
26 March 1966 Aston Villa 3-0 Hunt (42, 62), Callaghan (49)
6 April 1966 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Stevenson (23)
9 April 1966 Northampton 0-0
11 April 1966 Sunderland 2-2 Lawler (1, 24)
16 April 1966 Stoke City 2-0 Strong (31), St John (78)
23 April 1966 Burnley 0-2
30 April 1966 Chelsea 2-1 Hunt (48, 69)
10 May 1966 Nottingham Forest 1-1 Milne (60)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 22 January 1966 Chelsea 1-2 Hunt (2)

European Cup Winners' CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 29 September 1965 Juventus 0-1
1 (2nd leg) 13 October 1965 Juventus 2-0 Lawler (19), Strong (24)
2 (1st leg) 1 December 1965 Standard Liege 3-1 Lawler (2, 49), Thompson (72)
2 (2nd leg) 15 December 1965 Standard Liege 2-1 Hunt (51), St John (57)
Quarter-final (1st leg) 1 March 1966 Honved 0-0
Quarter-final (2nd leg) 8 March 1966 Honved 2-0 Lawler (28), St John (47)
Semi-final (1st leg) 14 April 1966 Celtic 0-1
Semi-final (2nd leg) 19 April 1966 Celtic 2-0 Smith (61), Strong (67)
Final 5 May 1966 Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Hunt (68)

OtherEdit

Charity Shield:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
14 August 1965 Man Utd 2-2 Stevenson (38), Yeats (86)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Liverpool 42269779342.3261
2Leeds 422391079382.0855
3Burnley 422471179471.6855

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Alf Arrowsmith 5 1 0 0 1 0 6 1
DF Gerry Byrne 42 1 1 0 10 0 53 1
MF Ian Callaghan 42 5 1 0 10 0 53 5
FW Phil Chisnall 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
FW Bobby Graham 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW Roger Hunt 37 30 1 1 8 2 46 33
DF Chris Lawler 40 5 1 0 9 4 50 9
GK Tommy Lawrence 42 0 1 0 10 0 53 0
MF Gordon Milne 28 7 1 0 7 0 36 7
DF Tommy Smith 42 3 1 0 10 1 53 4
DF Ron Yeats 42 2 1 0 10 1 53 3
MF Ian St John 41 10 1 0 10 2 52 12
MF Willie Stevenson 41 5 1 0 10 1 52 6
MF Geoff Strong 22 5 0 0 5 2 27 7
MF Peter Thompson 40 5 1 0 9 1 50 6

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
John Ogston Aberdeen £10,000 September 1965

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
George Scott Aberdeen £12,000 1965
Philip Ferns Bournemouth £5,000 August 1965
Robert Thomson Luton £3,000 August 1965


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