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1973-74 season
General information
Manager

Bill Shankly

Captain

Emlyn Hughes

Performance
Division 1

Runners-up

FA Cup

Winners

League Cup

5th round

Europe

European Cup: 2nd round

Top scorers
League

Keegan (12)

FA Cup

Keegan (6)

League Cup

Callaghan (3)

Europe

European Cup: Lawler (2)

Overall

Keegan (19)

Attendances
Average

40,307

The 1973-74 season was Liverpool's 82nd season of football since they were established. Off the back of their league triumph the previous season, Liverpool finished the 1973-74 season as runners-up, but did manage to win the FA Cup. They reached the fifth round of the League Cup, and the second round of the European Cup.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1973-1974

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
14 August 1973 Hertha Berlin 1-1 Heighway
17 August 1973 Anderlecht 0-0

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
13 May 1974 Celtic 1-4[1] Tynan (guest)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
25 August 1973 Stoke 1-0 Heighway (6)
28 August 1973 Coventry 0-1
1 September 1973 Leicester 1-1 Toshack (50)
4 September 1973 Derby 2-0 Thompson (35), Keegan (pen 85)
8 September 1973 Chelsea 1-0 Keegan (35)
12 September 1973 Derby 1-3 Boersma (26)
15 September 1973 Birmingham 1-1 Hall (85)
22 September 1973 Tottenham 3-2 Lawler (28, 90), Lindsay (pen 76)
29 September 1973 Man Utd 0-0
6 October 1973 Newcastle 2-1 Cormack (20), Lindsay (pen 86)
13 October 1973 Southampton 0-1
20 October 1973 Leeds 0-1
27 October 1973 Sheffield United 1-0 Keegan (26)
3 November 1973 Arsenal 2-0 Hughes (77), Toshack (85)
10 November 1973 Wolves 1-0 Heighway (22)
17 November 1973 Ipswich 4-2 Keegan (17, 22 pen 90), Cormack (44)
24 November 1973 Queens Park Rangers 2-2 Lloyd (26), Toshack (75)
1 December 1973 West Ham 1-0 Cormack (14)
8 December 1973 Everton 1-0 Waddle (67)
15 December 1973 Norwich 1-1 Cormack (17)
22 December 1973 Man Utd 2-0 Keegan (pen 30), Heighway (65)
26 December 1973 Burnley 1-2 Cormack (84)
29 December 1973 Chelsea 1-0 Cormack (21)
1 January 1974 Leicester 1-1 Cormack (67)
12 January 1974 Birmingham 3-2 Keegan (15, 31), Thompson (69)
19 January 1974 Stoke 1-1 Smith (90)
2 February 1974 Norwich 1-0 Cormack (90)
5 February 1974 Coventry 2-1 Lindsay (pen 28), Keegan (57)
23 February 1974 Newcastle 0-0
26 February 1974 Southampton 1-0 Boersma (87)
2 March 1974 Burnley 1-0 Toshack (89)
16 March 1974 Leeds 1-0 Heighway (82)
23 March 1974 Wolves 1-0 Hall (27)
6 April 1974 Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Lindsay (pen 7), Mancini (og 29)
8 April 1974 Sheffield United 0-1
12 April 1974 Man City 1-1 Cormack (18)
13 April 1974 Ipswich 1-1 Hughes (62)
16 April 1974 Man City 4-0 Hall (3, 12), Boersma (16), Keegan (35)
20 April 1974 Everton 0-0
24 April 1974 Arsenal 0-1
27 April 1974 West Ham 2-2 Toshack (58), Keegan (90)
8 May 1974 Tottenham 1-1 Heighway (67)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 5 January 1974 Doncaster 2-2 Keegan (3, 57)
3 (R) 8 January 1974 Doncaster 2-0 Heighway (15), Cormack (60)
4 26 January 1974 Carlisle 0-0
4 (R) 29 January 1974 Carlisle 2-0 Boersma (50), Toshack (81)
5 16 February 1974 Ipswich 2-0 Hall (33), Keegan (55)
6 9 March 1974 Bristol 1-0 Toshack (48)
Semi-final 30 March 1974 Leicester 0-0
Semi-final (R) 3 April 1974 Leicester 3-1 Hall (46), Keegan (62), Toshack (86)
Final 4 May 1974 Newcastle 3-0 Keegan (57, 75), Heighway (88)

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 8 October 1973 West Ham 2-2 Cormack (34), Heighway (55)
2 (R) 29 October 1973 West Ham 1-0 Toshack (22)
3 21 November 1973 Sunderland 2-0 Keegan (12), Toshack (47)
4 27 November 1973 Hull 0-0
4 (R) 4 December 1973 Hull 3-1 Callaghan (12, 19, 73)
5 19 December 1973 Wolves 0-1

European CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 19 September 1973 Jeunesse D'Esch 1-1 Hall (43)
1 (2nd leg) 3 October 1973 Jeunesse D'Esch 2-0 Mond (og 47), Toshack (56)
2 (1st leg) 24 October 1973 Red Star Belgrade 1-2 Lawler (72)
2 (2nd leg) 6 November 1973 Red Star Belgrade 1-2 Lawler (84)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Leeds 422414466312.1362
2Liverpool 422213752311.6857
3Derby 4217141152421.2448

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Phil Boersma 15 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 22 4
FW Derek Brownbill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF Ian Callaghan 42 0 9 0 6 3 4 0 61 3
GK Ray Clemence 42 0 9 0 6 0 4 0 61 0
MF Peter Cormack 42 9 8 1 6 1 1 0 57 11
DF Roy Evans 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MF Brian Hall 22 4 8 2 1 0 3 1 34 7
MF Steve Heighway 36 5 6 2 6 1 4 0 52 8
DF Emlyn Hughes 42 2 9 0 6 0 4 0 61 2
FW Kevin Keegan 42 12 9 6 6 1 4 0 61 19
GK Frank Lane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Chris Lawler 18 2 0 0 3 0 4 2 25 4
DF Alec Lindsay 36 4 9 0 6 0 3 0 54 4
DF Larry Lloyd 27 1 3 0 6 0 4 0 40 1
DF John McLaughlin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
DF Dave Rylands 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Tommy Smith 34 1 7 0 5 0 3 0 49 1
MF Peter Spiring 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Trevor Storton 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
FW John Toshack 19 5 6 3 2 2 3 1 30 11
MF Max Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Phil Thompson 35 2 9 0 4 0 3 0 51 2
FW Alan Waddle 11 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 16 1

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Peter Spiring Bristol £60,000 6 March 1973
Alan Waddle Halifax £40,000 June 1973

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Steve Arnold Rochdale Free 12 June 1973
Peter Thompson Bolton £18,000 5 January 1974

NotesEdit

  1. Ron Yeats' testimonial.


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