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1981-82 season
General information
Manager

Bob Paisley

Captain

Phil Thompson

Performance
Division 1

Winners

FA Cup

5th round

League Cup

Winners

Europe

European Cup: Quarter-final

Top scorers
League

Rush (17)

FA Cup

Rush (3)

League Cup

Rush (8)

Europe

European Cup: McDermott (3)

Overall

Rush (30)

Attendances
Average

32,241

The 1981-82 season was Liverpool's 90th season of football since they were established. This was a successful season for Liverpool; with them picking up the league championship as well as the League Cup. They performed worse in the FA Cup and European Cup, reaching the 5th round and quarter-finals respectively.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1981-1982

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
4 August 1981 Scunthorpe 2-1 McDermott, Johnson
8 August 1981 Zurich 3-0 Dalglish, Neal, R. Kennedy
11 August 1981 Servette Geneva 1-2 McDermott
13 August 1981 Neuchatel Xamax 0-0
19 August 1981 Atletico Madrid 1-2 R. Kennedy
22 August 1981 Home Farm 5-0 McDermott 2, Whelan, Neal, Dalglish
24 August 1981 Crusaders 5-0 Dalglish 2, Lawrenson, McDermott, Johnson

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
13 November 1981 Irish XI 1-0 Johnston
22 December 1981 Rangers 2-0 Dalglish, Whelan
19 April 1982 Glentoran 1-1 Lawrenson
19 May 1982 Bury Select XI 8-7 Johnson 2 (22, 84), Johnston (29), Paul Hilton (53), Ogrizovic (72), Craig Madden (86), Keith Kennedy 2

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
29 August 1981 Wolves 0-1
1 September 1981 Middlesbrough 1-1 Neal (pen 53)
5 September 1981 Arsenal 2-0 McDermott (44), Johnson (89)
12 September 1981 Ipswich 0-2
19 September 1981 Aston Villa 0-0
22 September 1981 Coventry 2-1 A. Kennedy (2), McDermott (pen 26)
26 September 1981 West Ham 1-1 Johnson (77)
3 October 1981 Swansea 2-2 McDermott (pen 59, pen 64))
10 October 1981 Leeds 3-0 Rush (17, 89), Cherry (og 26)
17 October 1981 Brighton 3-3 Dalglish (12), R. Kennedy (39), McDermott (73)
24 October 1981 Man Utd 1-2 McDermott (pen 74)
31 October 1981 Sunderland 2-0 Souness (61), McDermott (77)
7 November 1981 Everton 3-1 Dalglish (47, 52), Rush (75)
21 November 1981 West Brom 1-1 Dalglish (90)
28 November 1981 Southampton 0-1
5 December 1981 Nottingham Forest 2-0 Lawrenson (57), R. Kennedy (59)
26 December 1981 Man City 1-3 Whelan (85)
5 January 1982 West Ham 3-0 McDermott (25), Whelan (27), Dalglish (68)
16 January 1982 Wolves 2-1 Whelan (74), Dalglish (82)
26 January 1982 Notts County 4-0 Whelan (44), Rush (67, 75, 84)
30 January 1982 Aston Villa 3-0 Rush (3), McDermott (23, 73)
6 February 1982 Ipswich 4-0 McDermott (14), Rush (17), Dalglish (44), Whelan (57)
16 February 1982 Swansea 0-2
20 February 1982 Coventry 4-0 Souness (5), Lee (13), Rush (34), McDermott (pen 64)
27 February 1982 Leeds 2-0 Souness (40), Rush (76)
6 March 1982 Brighton 0-1
9 March 1982 Stoke 5-1 McDermott (15), Dalglish (29), Souness (48), Lee (80), Whelan (87)
20 March 1982 Sunderland 1-0 Rush (14)
27 March 1982 Everton 3-1 Whelan (21), Souness (57), Johnston (81)
30 March 1982 Birmingham 3-1 Rush (10, 74), McDermott (78)
2 April 1982 Notts County 1-0 Dalglish (61)
7 April 1982 Man Utd 1-0 Johnston (63)
10 April 1982 Man City 5-0 Lee (8), Neal (pen 42), Johnston (58), A. Kennedy (59), Rush (73)
13 April 1982 Stoke 2-0 A. Kennedy (4), Johnston (34)
17 April 1982 West Brom 1-0 Dalglish (71)
24 April 1982 Southampton 3-2 Rush (12), Whelan (57, 88)
1 May 1982 Nottingham Forest 2-0 Johnston (55, 68)
3 May 1982 Tottenham 2-2 Dalglish (50, 61)
8 May 1982 Birmingham 1-0 Rush (49)
11 May 1982 Arsenal 1-1 Rush (31)
15 May 1982 Tottenham 3-1 Lawrenson (51), Dalglish (55), Whelan (87)
18 May 1982 Middlesbrough 0-0

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 2 January 1982 Swansea 4-0 Hansen (35), Rush (45, 88), Lawrenson (73)
4 23 January 1982 Sunderland 3-0 Dalglish (6, 15), Rush (79)
5 13 February 1982 Chelsea 0-2

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 (1st leg) 7 October 1981 Exeter 5-0 Rush (15,67), McDermott (27), Dalglish (37), Whelan (68)
2 (2nd leg) 28 October 1981 Exeter 6-0 Rush (15, 89), Dalglish (23), Neal (44), Sheedy (53), Marker (og 80)
3 10 November 1981 Middlesbrough 4-1 Sheedy (29), Rush (64), Johnson (74, 80)
4 1 December 1981 Arsenal 0-0
4 (R) 8 December 1981 Arsenal 3-0[1] Johnston (95), McDermott (pen 101), Dalglish (108)
5 12 January 1982 Barnsley 0-0
5 (R) 19 January 1982 Barnsley 3-1 Souness (37), Johnson (81), Dalglish (89)
Semi-final (1st leg) 2 February 1982 Ipswich 2-0 McDermott (47), Rush (49)
Semi-final (2nd leg) 9 February 1982 Ipswich 2-2 Rush (26), Dalglish (47)
Final 13 March 1982 Tottenham 3-1[2] Whelan (87, 111), Rush (119)

European CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 16 September 1981 Oulu Palloseura 1-0 Dalglish (84)
1 (2nd leg) 30 September 1981 Oulu Palloseura 7-0 Dalglish (26), McDermott (40, 75), R. Kennedy (46), Johnson (60), Rush (67), Lawrenson (72)
2 (1st leg) 21 October 1981 AZ Alkmaar 2-2 Johnson (26), Lee (49)
2 (2nd leg) 4 November 1981 AZ Alkmaar 3-2 McDermott (pen 42), Rush (68), Hansen (85)
3 (1st leg) 3 March 1982 CSKA Sofia 1-0 Whelan (65)
3 (2nd leg) 17 March 1982 CSKA Sofia 0-2

OtherEdit

World Club Championship:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
13 December 1981 Flamengo 0-3

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1Liverpool 42269780324887
2Ipswich 422651175532283
3Man Utd 422212859293078

Note:From this season onwards, wins are counted as 3 points instead of 2.


Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Kenny Dalglish 42 13 3 2 10 5 7 2 62 22
FW Howard Gayle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Bruce Grobbelaar 42 0 3 0 10 0 7 0 62 0
DF Alan Hansen 35 0 3 0 8 1 6 1 52 2
FW David Johnson 15 2 1 0 5 3 5 2 26 7
MF Craig Johnston 18 6 1 0 2 1 2 0 23 7
DF Alan Kennedy 34 3 3 0 6 0 4 0 47 3
MF Ray Kennedy 15 2 0 0 3 0 5 1 23 3
DF Mark Lawrenson 39 2 3 0 10 1 7 1 59 4
MF Sammy Lee 35 3 2 0 6 0 6 1 49 4
MF Terry McDermott 29 14 3 0 10 3 6 3 48 20
DF Richard Money 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Phil Neal 42 2 3 0 10 1 7 0 62 3
MF Steve Nicol 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Steve Ogrizovic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Ian Rush 32 17 3 3 10 8 4 2 49 30
MF Kevin Sheedy 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 2
MF Graeme Souness 35 5 3 0 9 1 7 0 54 6
DF Phil Thompson 34 0 1 0 7 0 6 0 48 0
MF Ronnie Whelan 32 10 3 0 8 3 4 1 47 14

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Mark Lawrenson Brighton £900,000 August 1981
Steve Nicol Ayr £300,000 26 October 1981

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Colin Irwin Swansea £350,000 August 1981
Ray Clemence Tottenham £300,000 15 August 1981
Jimmy Case Brighton £350,000 19 August 1981
Avi Cohen Maccabi Tel Aviv £100,000 November 1981
Ray Kennedy Swansea £160,000 January 1982
Richard Money Luton £100,000 April 1982
Kevin Sheedy Everton £100,000 May 1982
Colin Russell Huddersfield £25,000 23 September 1982

NotesEdit

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


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