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1974-75 season
General information
Manager

Bob Paisley

Captain

Emlyn Hughes

Performance
Division 1

Runners-up

FA Cup

4th round

League Cup

4th round

Europe

Cup Winners' Cup: 2nd round

Top scorers
League

Toshack (12)

FA Cup

Heighway (1)
Keegan (1)

League Cup

Kennedy (3)

Europe

Cup Winners' Cup: Boersma (2)
Kennedy (2)
Thompson (2)

Overall

Heighway (13)

Attendances
Average

42,362

The 1974-75 season was Liverpool's 83rd season of football since they were established. Liverpol consolidated their status as a title contender, finishing in the top two for three consecutive seasons. Cup competitions were a different story, as Liverpool went out of all three in the early stages.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1974-1975

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
6 August 1974 Kaiserslautern 3-1 Kennedy, Cormack, Boersma

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
12 August 1974 Celtic 1-1 Toshack (18)
29 April 1975 Don Revie XI 6-2 Hughes 2, Case 2, Waddle, Smith
2 May 1975 Rosenborg 0-2
6 May 1975 Plymouth 4-3 Clemence (pen), Hall, McDermott, Hughes
29 May 1975 Benidorm 2-1 Toshack 2

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
17 August 1974 Luton 2-1 Smith (21), Heighway (74)
20 August 1974 Wolves 0-0
24 August 1974 Leicester 2-1 Lindsay (pen 1, Pen 65)
27 August 1974 Wolves 2-0 Heighway (51), Toshack (56)
31 August 1974 Chelsea 3-0 Kennedy (22), Boersma (34, 76)
7 September 1974 Tottenham 5-2 Boersma (4, 9, 41), Hughes (71), Kennedy (87)
14 September 1974 Man City 0-2
21 September 1974 Stoke 3-0 Ritchie (og 43), Boersma (45), Heighway (55)
24 September 1974 Burnley 0-1
28 September 1974 Sheffield United 0-1
5 October 1974 Carlisle 1-0 Kennedy (36)
12 October 1974 Middlesbrough 2-0 Callaghan (57), Keegan (pen 83)
19 October 1974 Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Hall (6)
26 October 1974 Leeds 1-0 Heighway (73)
2 November 1974 Ipswich 0-1
9 November 1974 Arsenal 1-3 Kennedy (53)
16 November 1974 Everton 0-0
23 November 1974 West Ham 1-1 Smith (12)
30 November 1974 Coventry 1-1 Keegan (48)
7 December 1974 Derby 2-2 Kennedy (18), Heighway (22)
14 December 1974 Luton 2-0 Toshack (46), Heighway (85)
21 December 1974 Birmingham 1-3 Toshack (43)
26 December 1974 Man City 4-1 Hall (22, 72), Toshack (25), Heighway (41)
11 January 1975 Derby 0-2
18 January 1975 Coventry 2-1 Heighway (35), Keegan (89)
1 February 1975 Arsenal 0-2
8 February 1975 Ipswich 5-2 Hall (6), Toshack (9, 65), Lindsay (42), Cormack (87)
12 February 1975 Newcastle 1-4 Hall (61)
19 February 1975 West Ham 0-0
22 February 1975 Everton 0-0
1 March 1975 Chelsea 2-2 Heighway (40), Cormack (89)
8 March 1975 Burnley 1-1 McDermott (74)
15 March 1975 Sheffield United 0-0
19 March 1975 Leicester 1-1 Toshack (35)
22 March 1975 Tottenham 2-0 Keegan (46), Cormack (66)
25 March 1975 Newcastle 4-0 Keegan (7), Toshack (43, 70), McDermott (72)
29 March 1975 Birmingham 1-0 Keegan (pen 64)
31 March 1975 Stoke 0-2
5 April 1975 Leeds 2-0 Keegan (41, 51)
12 April 1975 Carlisle 2-0 Toshack (64), Keegan (74)
19 April 1975 Middlesbrough 0-1
26 April 1975 Queens Park Rangers 3-1 Toshack (16, 85), Keegan (pen 52)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 4 January 1975 Stoke 2-0 Heighway (78), Keegan (89)
4 25 January 1975 Ipswich 0-1

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 10 September 1974 Brentford 2-1 Kennedy (30), Boersma (44)
3 8 October 1974 Bristol 0-0
3 (R) 16 October 1974 Bristol 4-0 Heighway (38, 75), Kennedy (48, 82)
4 12 November 1974 Middlesbrough 0-1

European Cup Winner's CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 17 September 1974 Stromgodset Drammen 11-0 Lindsay (pen 3), Boersma (13, 40), Thompson (30, 74), Heighway (42), Cormack (65), Hughes (76), Smith (85), Callaghan (87), Kennedy (88)
1 (2nd leg) 1 October 1974 Stromgodset Drammen 1-0 Kennedy (17)
2 (1st leg) 23 October 1974 Ferencvaros 1-1 Keegan (36)
2 (2nd leg) 5 November 1974 Ferencvaros 0-0

OtherEdit

Charity Shield:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
10 August 1974 Leeds 1-1 Boersma (19)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1Derby 4221111067491.3753
2Liverpool 4220111160391.5451
3Ipswich 422351466441.5051

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Phil Boersma 21 6 0 0 3 1 5 3 29 10
MF Ian Callaghan 41 1 2 0 3 0 5 1 51 2
MF Jimmy Case 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
GK Ray Clemence 42 0 2 0 4 0 5 0 53 0
MF Peter Cormack 36 3 2 0 3 0 4 1 45 4
MF Brian Hall 35 5 2 0 3 0 5 0 45 5
MF Steve Heighway 35 9 2 1 4 2 5 1 46 13
DF Emlyn Hughes 42 1 2 0 4 0 5 1 53 2
FW Kevin Keegan 33 10 2 1 3 0 4 1 42 12
FW Ray Kennedy 25 5 0 0 4 3 4 2 33 10
DF Brian Kettle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Frank Lane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Chris Lawler 10 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 16 0
DF Alec Lindsay 25 3 2 0 4 0 5 1 36 4
MF Terry McDermott 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 2
GK Peter McDonnell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF John McLaughlin 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Phil Neal 23 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 0
MF Peter Spiring 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Tommy Smith 36 2 0 0 4 0 5 1 45 3
MF Max Thompson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Phil Thompson 32 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 37 2
FW John Toshack 21 12 2 0 0 0 2 0 25 12
FW Alan Waddle 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Peter McDonnell Bury Unknown July 1974
Ray Kennedy Arsenal £180,000 12 July 1974
Phil Neal Northampton £66,000 9 October 1974
Terry McDermott Newcastle £175,000 13 November 1974

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Trevor Storton Chester £18,000 July 1974
Larry Lloyd Coventry £240,000 15 August 1974
Dave Rylands Hereford £15,000 September 1974
Hughie McAuley Plymouth £12,000 18 October 1974
Peter Spiring Luton £70,000 14 November 1974
Derek Brownbill Port Vale £6,000 February 1975


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