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1970-71 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Tommy Smith

Performance
Division 1

5th

FA Cup

Runners-up

League Cup

3rd round

Europe

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: Semi-final

Top scorers
League

A. Evans (10)

FA Cup

Heighway (2)
Lawler (2)

League Cup

A. Evans (1)
Hughes (1)
Smith (1)

Europe

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

Overall

A. Evans (15)

Attendances
Average

44,732

The 1970-71 season was Liverpool's 79th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1970-1971

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
31 July 1970 League of Ireland 2-1 Graham, Thompson
4 August 1970 Preston 5-0 Thompson 2, Hughes 2, A. Evans
7 August 1970 Middlesbrough 1-3 Graham

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
25 May 1971 AGF Aarhus 2-3 Whitham, Graham
27 May 1971 IFK Lulea 5-0 Keegan, Whitham 2, Lindsay, Graham
1 June 1971 Gif Sundsvall 4-0 Graham, Keegan, Callaghan, Thompson

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
15 August 1970 Burnley 2-1 A. Evans (19), Hughes (77)
17 August 1970 Blackpool 0-0
22 August 1970 Huddersfield 4-0 McLaughlin (9, 39), A. Evans (74, 88)
25 August 1970 Crystal Palace 1-1 Graham (28)
29 August 1970 West Brom 1-1 A. Evans (25)
5 September 1970 Man Utd 1-1 A. Evans (22)
12 September 1970 Newcastle 0-0
19 September 1970 Nottingham Forest 3-0 Graham (15), Thompson (27), A. Evans (69)
26 September 1970 Southampton 0-1
3 October 1970 Chelsea 1-0 A. Evans (22)
10 October 1970 Tottenham 0-1
17 October 1970 Burnley 2-0 Yeats (44), Heighway (51)
24 October 1970 Ipswich 0-1
31 October 1970 Wolves 2-0 Smith (pen 48), A. Evans (72)
7 November 1970 Derby 0-0
14 November 1970 Coventry 0-0
21 November 1970 Everton 3-2 Heighway (69), Toshack (76), Lawler (84)
28 November 1970 Arsenal 0-2
5 December 1970 Leeds 1-1 Toshack (52)
12 December 1970 West Ham 2-1 Whitham (27), Boersma (43)
19 December 1970 Huddersfield 0-0
26 December 1970 Stoke 0-0
9 January 1971 Blackpool 2-2 Heighway (38), Craven (og 82)
12 January 1971 Man City 0-0
16 January 1971 Crystal Palace 0-1
30 January 1971 Arsenal 2-0 Toshack (4), Smith (50)
6 February 1971 Leeds 1-0 Toshack (2)
16 February 1971 West Ham 1-0 Toshack (58)
20 February 1971 Everton 0-0
27 February 1971 Wolves 0-1
13 March 1971 Coventry 0-1
20 March 1971 Derby 2-0 Mackay (og 42), Lawler (88)
29 March 1971 Ipswich 2-1 A. Evans (17), Graham (60)
2 April 1971 West Brom 1-1 A. Evans (83)
6 April 1971 Newcastle 1-1 Lawler (44)
10 April 1971 Stoke 1-0 Thompson (32)
12 April 1971 Chelsea 0-1
17 April 1971 Tottenham 0-0
19 April 1971 Man City 2-0 Heighway (19), Edwards (og 58)
24 April 1971 Nottingham Forest 1-0 Hall (68)
26 April 1971 Man City 2-2 Graham (30, 34)
1 May 1971 Southampton 1-0 Hughes (30)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 2 January 1971 Aldershot 1-0 McLaughlin (28)
4 23 January 1971 Swansea 3-0 Toshack (53), St John (85), Lawler (87)
5 13 February 1971 Southampton 1-0 Lawler (29)
6 6 March 1971 Tottenham 0-0
6 (R) 16 March 1971 Tottenham 1-0 Heighway (25)
Semi-final 27 March 1971 Everton 2-1 A. Evans (59), Hall (73)
Final 8 May 1971 Arsenal 1-2[1] Heighway (92)

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 8 September 1970 Mansfield 0-0
2 (R) 22 September 1970 Mansfield 3-2[2] Hughes (16), Smith (pen 85), A. Evans (117)
3 6 October 1970 Swindon 0-2

Inter-Cities Fairs CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 15 September 1970 Ferencvaros 1-0 Graham (17)
1 (2nd leg) 29 September 1970 Ferencvaros 1-1 Hughes (65)
2 (1st leg) 21 October 1970 Dinamo Bucharest 3-0 Lindsay (60), Lawler (76), Hughes (82)
2 (2nd leg) 4 November 1970 Dinamo Bucharest 1-1 Boersma (47)
3 (1st leg) 9 December 1970 Hibernian 1-0 Toshack (75)
3 (2nd leg) 22 December 1970 Hibernian 2-0 Heighway (23), Boersma (50)
Quarter-final (1st leg) 10 March 1971 Bayern Munich 3-0 A. Evans (30, 49, 73)
Quarter-final (2nd leg) 24 March 1971 Bayern Munich 1-1 Ross (75)
Semi-final (1st leg) 14 April 1971 Leeds 0-1
Semi-final (2nd leg) 28 April 1971 Leeds 0-0

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
4Wolves 422281264541.1952
5Liverpool 421717842241.7551
6Chelsea 421815952421.2451

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Steve Arnold 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
FW Phil Boersma 15 1 3 0 0 0 3 2 21 3
MF Ian Callaghan 23 0 5 0 1 0 5 0 34 0
GK Ray Clemence 41 0 7 0 3 0 10 0 61 0
FW Alun Evans 21 10 4 1 3 1 6 3 34 15
DF Roy Evans 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
DF Chris Fagan 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
FW Bobby Graham 14 5 0 0 2 0 4 1 20 6
MF Brian Hall 35 1 7 1 3 0 8 0 53 2
MF Steve Heighway 33 4 7 2 2 0 7 1 49 7
MF Emlyn Hughes 39 2 7 0 3 1 10 2 59 5
DF Chris Lawler 41 3 7 2 3 0 10 1 61 6
GK Tommy Lawrence 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Alec Lindsay 21 0 4 0 2 0 8 1 35 1
MF Doug Livermore 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
DF Larry Lloyd 40 0 7 0 3 0 10 0 60 0
DF John McLaughlin 33 2 4 1 1 0 7 0 45 4
DF Ian Ross 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 14 1
DF Tommy Smith 41 2 7 0 3 1 10 0 61 3
MF Ian St John 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 1
MF Peter Thompson 28 2 2 0 1 0 8 0 39 2
FW John Toshack 21 5 7 1 0 0 5 1 33 7
FW Jack Whitham 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 1
DF Ron Yeats 12 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 16 1

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Steve Heighway Skelmersdale Free May 1970
Steve Arnold Crewe £10,000 9 September 1970
John Toshack Cardiff £110,000 11 November 1970

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Peter Wall Crystal Palace £35,000 May 1970
Geoff Strong Coventry £30,000 10 August 1970
Doug Livermore Norwich £25,000 26 November 1970
Ian St John Hellenic FC Free 1971

NotesEdit

  1. After extra time.
  2. After extra time.


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