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1969-70 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Ron Yeats

Performance
Division 1

5th

FA Cup

Quarter-final

League Cup

3rd round

Europe

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: 2nd round

Top scorers
League

Graham (13)

FA Cup

Graham (4)

League Cup

A. Evans (1)
Graham (1)
St John (1)

Europe

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: A. Evans (3)
Graham (3)
Smith (3)
Thompson (3)

Overall

Graham (21)

Attendances
Average

44,185

The 1969-70 season was Liverpool's 78th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1969-1970

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
26 July 1969 Linfield 2-1 Hughes (3), Yeats (36)
29 July 1969 Blackpool 0-0
2 August 1969 Feyenoord 1-1 Thompson

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 January 1970 Southport 1-0 St John
8 April 1970 All Star XI 8-8[1] Lawler 2 (1 pen), St John 2, Stevenson, Hunt, Graham 2
20 April 1970 Bristol Rovers 1-1[2] St John (40)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
9 August 1969 Chelsea 4-1 Lawler (26), St John (49, 83), Strong (60)
12 August 1969 Man City 3-2 St John (2, 88), Hunt (83)
16 August 1969 Tottenham 2-0 Hughes (2), Lawler (37)
20 August 1969 Man City 2-0 Graham (44, 80)
23 August 1969 Burnley 3-3 Smith (pen 36, 77), Graham (49)
27 August 1969 Crystal Palace 3-1 Hughes (36), Hunt (73), Thompson (82)
30 August 1969 Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Lawler (42)
6 September 1969 Coventry 2-1 St John (37), Strong (89)
9 September 1969 Sunderland 2-0 Strong (12), Smith (34)
13 September 1969 Man Utd 0-1
20 September 1969 Stoke 3-1 Hunt (15), Hughes (22), Callaghan (64)
27 September 1969 West Brom 2-2 Graham (25), Hunt (89)
4 October 1969 Nottingham Forest 1-1 Chapman (og 50)
7 October 1969 Tottenham 0-0
11 October 1969 Newcastle 0-1
18 October 1969 Ipswich 2-2 Graham (8), Lindsay (76)
25 October 1969 Southampton 4-1 Hughes (10), Hunt (83, 84), Byrne (og 88)
1 November 1969 Derby 0-4
8 November 1969 Wolves 0-0
15 November 1969 West Ham 2-0 Lawler (27), Graham (60)
22 November 1969 Leeds 1-1 Yeats (31)
29 November 1969 Arsenal 0-1
6 December 1969 Everton 3-0 Hughes (47), Brown (og 54), Graham (74)
13 December 1969 Man Utd 1-4 Hughes (25)
26 December 1969 Burnley 5-1 Ross (26), Graham (39), Lawler (44), Thompson (52), Callaghan (60)
10 January 1970 Stoke 2-0 Graham (33), Thompson (70)
17 January 1970 West Brom 1-1 Lawler (70)
31 January 1970 Nottingham Forest 0-1
16 February 1970 Newcastle 0-0
28 February 1970 Derby 0-2
3 March 1970 Coventry 3-2 Hughes (38), A. Evans (65, 72)
7 March 1970 Leeds 0-0
11 March 1970 Southampton 1-0 A. Evans (43)
14 March 1970 Arsenal 1-2 Yeats (83)
16 March 1970 Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Lawler (50), Yeats (63), Graham (88)
21 March 1970 Everton 0-2
24 March 1970 Ipswich 2-0 Callaghan (32), Smith (pen 43)
28 March 1970 West Ham 0-1
30 March 1970 Wolves 1-0 Lawler (43)
3 April 1970 Crystal Palace 3-0 Graham (16, 48), Lawler (47)
15 April 1970 Sunderland 1-0 Lawler (86)
18 April 1970 Chelsea 1-2 Graham (27)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 7 January 1970 Coventry 1-1 Graham (30)
3 (R) 12 January 1970 Coventry 3-0 Ross (39), Thompson (54), Graham (72)
4 24 January 1970 Wrexham 3-1 Graham (51, 73), St John (59)
5 7 February 1970 Leicester 0-0
5 (R) 11 February 1970 Leicester 2-0 A. Evans (64, 90)
6 21 February 1970 Watford 0-1

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 3 September 1969 Watford 2-1 Slater (og 6), St John (75)
3 24 September 1969 Man City 2-3 A. Evans (21), Graham (67)

Inter-Cities Fairs CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 16 September 1969 Dundalk 10-0 A. Evans (1, 38), Lawler (10), Smith (24, 67), Graham (36, 82), Lindsay (56), Thompson (69), Callaghan (76)
1 (2nd leg) 30 September 1969 Dundalk 4-0 Thompson (13, 31), Graham (48), Callaghan (81)
2 (1st leg) 12 November 1969 Vitoria Setubal 0-1
2 (2nd leg) 26 November 1969 Vitoria Setubal 3-2 Smith (pen 60), A. Evans (88), Hunt (90)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
4Derby 422291164371.7353
5Liverpool 4220111165421.5551
6Coventry 4219111258481.2149

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Phil Boersma 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
MF Ian Callaghan 41 3 6 0 2 0 4 2 53 5
GK Ray Clemence 14 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 17 0
FW Alun Evans 19 3 2 2 1 1 3 3 25 9
FW Roy Evans 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
FW Bobby Graham 42 13 6 4 2 1 4 3 54 21
MF Brian Hall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF Emlyn Hughes 41 7 6 0 2 0 4 0 53 7
FW Roger Hunt 18 6 0 0 2 0 2 1 22 7
DF Chris Lawler 42 10 6 0 2 0 4 1 54 11
GK Tommy Lawrence 28 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 37 0
MF Alec Lindsay 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 2
MF Doug Livermore 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
GK Grahame Lloyd 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Larry Lloyd 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
DF John McLaughlin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW Steve Peplow 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
DF Ian Ross 7 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 13 2
DF Tommy Smith 36 4 3 0 2 0 4 3 45 7
MF Ian St John 26 5 6 1 1 1 3 0 36 7
DF Geoff Strong 34 3 6 0 2 0 4 0 46 3
MF Peter Thompson 39 3 4 1 2 0 4 3 49 7
DF Peter Wall 9 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 16 0
DF Ron Yeats 37 3 6 0 2 0 3 0 48 3

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Jack Whitham Sheffield Wednesday £57,000 April 1970

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
John Ogston Doncaster £2,500 July 1969
Roger Hunt Bolton £32,000 16 December 1969

NotesEdit

  1. Gerry Byrne's testimonial.
  2. Harold Jarman's testimonial.


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