FANDOM


1971-72 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Tommy Smith

Performance
Division 1

3rd

FA Cup

4th round

League Cup

4th round

Europe

Cup Winner's Cup: 2nd round

Top scorers
League

Toshack (13)

FA Cup

Keegan (2)

League Cup

Heighway (2)

Europe

Cup Winner's Cup: Evans (1)
Heighway (1)
Hughes (1)
Lawler (1)

Attendances
Average

46,150

The 1971-72 season was Liverpool's 80th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1971-1972

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
31 July 1971 Blackburn 1-0 Toshack
3 August 1971 Hamburg 4-4 Graham, Lawler, Lloyd, Callaghan

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
28 July 1971 Wrexham 1-0 Lawler
28 February 1972 Southport 2-0 Keegan 2
11 April 1972 England XI 8-6 Hunt 3 (1 pen), Lawrence (pen), Smith, Thompson, OG, St John

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
14 August 1971 Nottingham Forest 3-1 Keegan (12), Smith (pen 15), Hughes (55)
17 August 1971 Wolves 3-2 Toshack (7), Heighway (27), Smith (pen 89)
21 August 1971 Newcastle 2-3 Hughes (10), Keegan (75)
24 August 1971 Crystal Palace 1-0 Toshack (57)
28 August 1971 Leicester 3-2 Heighway (25), Keegan (35), Toshack (71)
1 September 1971 Man City 0-1
4 September 1971 Tottenham 0-2
11 September 1971 Southampton 1-0 Toshack (32)
18 September 1971 Leeds 0-1
25 September 1971 Man Utd 2-2 Graham (7), Hall (24)
2 October 1971 Stoke 0-0
9 October 1971 Chelsea 0-0
16 October 1971 Nottingham Forest 3-2 Hughes (5), Heighway (65), Smith (pen 78)
23 October 1971 Huddersfield 2-0 Smith (57), A. Evans (80)
30 October 1971 Sheffield United 1-1 Keegan (47)
6 November 1971 Arsenal 3-2 Hughes (41), Callaghan (55), Ross (87)
13 November 1971 Everton 0-1
20 November 1971 Coventry 2-0 Whitham (80, 89)
27 November 1971 West Ham 1-0 Hughes (69)
4 December 1971 Ipswich 0-0
11 December 1971 Derby 3-2 Whitham (14, 44, 53)
18 December 1971 Tottenham 0-0
27 December 1971 West Brom 0-1
1 January 1972 Leeds 0-2
8 January 1972 Leicester 0-1
22 January 1972 Wolves 0-0
29 January 1972 Crystal Palace 4-1 Lawler (38, 66), Callaghan (72), Keegan (82)
12 February 1972 Huddersfield 1-0 Whitham (73)
19 February 1972 Sheffield United 2-0 Toshack (42, 82)
26 February 1972 Man City 3-0 Lloyd (37), Keegan (53), Graham (65)
4 March 1972 Everton 4-0 Wright (og 1), McLaughlin (og 66), Lawler (74), Hughes (87)
11 March 1972 Chelsea 0-0
18 March 1972 Newcastle 5-0 Lawler (9), Keegan (22), Toshack (39), Hughes (63), Heighway (81)
25 March 1972 Southampton 1-0 Toshack (52)
28 March 1972 Stoke 2-1 Burrows (og 40), Keegan (53)
1 April 1972 West Brom 2-0 Smith (pen 31), Lawler (58)
3 April 1972 Man Utd 3-0 Lawler (60), Toshack (62), Hughes (84)
8 April 1972 Coventry 3-1 Keegan (21), Smith (pen 67), Toshack (85)
15 April 1972 West Ham 2-0 Toshack (9), Heighway (46)
22 April 1972 Ipswich 2-0 Toshack (39, 66)
1 May 1972 Derby 0-1
8 May 1972 Arsenal 0-0

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 15 January 1972 Oxford 3-0 Keegan (47, 81), Lindsay (84)
4 5 February 1972 Leeds 0-0
4 (R) 9 February 1972 Leeds 0-2

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 7 September 1971 Hull 3-0 Lawler (34), Heighway (38), Hall (pen 53)
3 5 October 1971 Southampton 1-0 Heighway (50)
4 27 October 1971 West Ham 1-2 Graham (30)

European CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 15 September 1971 Servette 1-2 Lawler (81)
1 (2nd leg) 29 September 1971 Servette 2-0 Hughes (27), Heighway (60)
2 (1st leg) 20 October 1971 Bayern Munich 0-0
2 (2nd leg) 3 November 1971 Bayern Munich 1-3 A. Evans (37)

OtherEdit

Charity Shield:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
7 August 1971 Leicester 0-1

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
2Leeds 42249973312.0957
3Liverpool 42249964302.3557
4Man City 422311877452,1357

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Phil Boersma 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
MF Ian Callaghan 41 2 3 0 3 0 5 0 52 2
GK Ray Clemence 42 0 3 0 3 0 5 0 53 0
FW Alun Evans 6 1 1 0 2 0 4 1 13 2
DF Roy Evans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Bobby Graham 11 2 2 0 3 1 4 0 20 3
MF Brian Hall 26 1 1 0 2 1 4 0 33 2
MF Steve Heighway 40 5 2 0 3 2 5 1 50 8
MF Emlyn Hughes 42 8 3 0 3 0 5 1 53 9
FW Kevin Keegan 35 9 3 2 1 0 3 0 42 11
DF Chris Lawler 42 6 3 0 3 1 5 1 53 8
GK Tommy Lawrence 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Alec Lindsay 38 0 3 1 1 0 3 0 45 1
DF Larry Lloyd 33 1 2 0 3 0 5 0 43 1
DF John McLaughlin 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
DF Ian Ross 21 0 3 0 3 0 4 0 31 0
DF Tommy Smith 37 6 3 0 1 0 4 0 45 6
MF Peter Thompson 10 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 15 0
MF Phil Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW John Toshack 29 13 1 0 1 0 3 0 34 13
FW Jack Whitham 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 6

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Kevin Keegan Scunthorpe £33,000 10 May 1971
Frank Lane Tranmere £15,000 30 September 1971

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Steve Peplow Swindon Free 14 July 1971
Chris Fagan Tranmere Free July 1971
Tommy Lawrence Tranmere Free 10 November 1971
Ron Yeats Tranmere Free 30 December 1971
Ian Ross Aston Villa £60,000 23 February 1972
Bobby Graham Coventry £70,000 9 March 1972


Liverpool F.C. seasons
1892-931893-941894-951895-961896-971897-981898-991899-19001900-011901-021902-031903-041904-051905-061906-071907-081908-091909-101910-111911-121912-131913-141914-151915-161916-171917-181918-191919-201920-211921-221922-231923-241924-251925-261926-271927-281928-291929-301930-311931-321932-331933-341934-351935-361936-371937-381938-391939-401941-421942-431943-441944-451945-461946-471947-481948-491949-501950-511951-521952-531953-541954-551955-561956-571957-581958-591959-601960-611961-621962-631963-641964-651965-661966-671967-681968-691969-701970-711971-721972-731973-741974-751975-761976-771977-781978-791979-801980-811981-821982-831983-841984-851985-861986-871987-881988-891989-901990-911991-921992-931993-941994-951995-961996-971997-981998-991999-20002000-012001-022002-032003-042004-052005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-112011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18

Grey seasons indicate war years

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.