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1989-90 season
General information
Manager

Kenny Dalglish

Captain

Alan Hansen

Performance
Division 1

Winners

FA Cup

Semi-final

League Cup

3rd round

Top scorers
League

Barnes (22)

FA Cup

Rush (6)

League Cup

Staunton (3)

Overall

Barnes (28)

Attendances
Highest

38,730

Lowest

19,231

Average

36,690

The 1989-90 season was Liverpool's 98th season of football since they were established. Liverpool went one step better than the previous season, reclaiming the league championship. John Barnes was in imperious scoring form racking up 28 goals throughout the season (his highest seasonal tally while at Liverpool). This remains the most recent championship winning season for Liverpool.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1989-1990

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

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
29 July 1989 Dynamo Kiev 2-0 Barnes (pen), Aldridge
30 July 1989 Arsenal 0-1
1 August 1989 Malmo 2-1 Rush (18), Hysen (64)
3 August 1989 Vasalunds 1-1 Aldridge (13)
5 August 1989 Halmstads 1-0 Beardsley
7 August 1989 HJK Helsinki 0-0
30 August 1989 Real Madrid 0-2

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
19 August 1989 Man City 3-1 Barnes (pen 7), Beardsley (60), Nicol (90)
23 August 1989 Aston Villa 1-1 Barnes (24)
26 August 1989 Luton 0-0
9 September 1989 Derby 3-0 Rush (50), Barnes (pen 82), Beardsley (90)
12 September 1989 Crystal Palace 9-0 Nicol (7, 90), McMahon (15), Rush (45), Gillespie (56), Beardsley (61), Aldridge (pen 67), Barnes (79), Hysen (82)
16 September 1989 Norwich 0-0
23 September 1989 Everton 3-1 Barnes (33), Rush (62, 64)
14 October 1989 Wimbledon 2-1 Beardsley (3), Whelan (55)
21 October 1989 Southampton 1-4 Beardsley (pen 57)
29 October 1989 Tottenham 1-0 Barnes (25)
4 November 1989 Coventry 0-1
11 November 1989 Queens Park Rangers 2-3 Barnes (pen 32, 58)
19 November 1989 Millwall 2-1 Barnes (36), Rush (70)
26 November 1989 Arsenal 2-1 McMahon (30), Barnes (65)
29 November 1989 Sheffield Wednesday 0-2
2 December 1989 Man City 4-1 Rush (9, 88), Beardsley (48), McMahon (58)
9 December 1989 Aston Villa 1-1 Beardsley (64)
16 December 1989 Chelsea 5-2 Beardsley (3), Rush (5, 79), Houghton (23), McMahon (51)
23 December 1989 Man Utd 0-0
26 December 1989 Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Molby (2), Rush (84)
30 December 1989 Charlton 1-0 Barnes (17)
1 January 1990 Nottingham Forest 2-2 Rush (13, 38)
13 January 1990 Luton 2-2 Barnes (32), Nicol (75)
20 January 1990 Crystal Palace 2-0 Rush (9), Beardsley (62)
3 February 1990 Everton 2-1 Barnes (10), Beardsley (pen 29)
10 February 1990 Norwich 0-0
3 March 1990 Millwall 1-0 Gillespie (83)
18 March 1990 Man Utd 2-1 Barnes (pen 15, 55)
21 March 1990 Tottenham 0-1
31 March 1990 Southampton 3-2 Barnes (15), Osman (og 73), Rush (82)
3 April 1990 Wimbledon 2-1 Rush (10), Gillespie (44)
11 April 1990 Charlton 4-0 Rosenthal (26, 50, 62), Barnes (87)
14 April 1990 Nottingham Forest 2-2 Rosenthal (12), McMahon (15)
18 April 1990 Arsenal 1-1 Barnes (86)
21 April 1990 Chelsea 4-1 Rosenthal (25), McMahon (36, 80), Rush (82)
28 April 1990 Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Rush (40), Barnes (pen 63)
1 May 1990 Derby 1-0 Gillespie (81)
5 May 1990 Coventry 6-1 Rush (16), Barnes (37, 39, 61), Rosenthal (50, 69)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 6 January 1990 Swansea 0-0
3 (R) 9 January 1990 Swansea 8-0 Barnes (21, 43), Whelan (40), Rush (53, 77, 83), Beardsley (54), Nicol (86)
4 28 January 1990 Norwich 0-0
4 (R) 31 January 1990 Norwich 3-1 Nicol (17), Barnes (56), Beardsley (pen 64)
5 17 February 1990 Southampton 3-0 Rush (39), Beardsley (64), Nicol (77)
6 11 March 1990 Queens Park Rangers 2-2 Barnes (55), Rush (80)
6 (R) 14 March 1990 Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Beardsley (4)
Semi-final 8 April 1990 Crystal Palace 3-4 Rush (14), McMahon (81), Barnes (pen 83)

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 (1st leg) 19 September 1989 Wigan 5-2 Hysen (4), Rush (64, 66), Beardsley (81), Barnes (88)
2 (2nd leg 4 October 1989 Wigan 3-0 Staunton (59, 72, 88)
3 25 October 1989 Arsenal 0-1

OtherEdit

Charity Shield:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
12 August 1989 Arsenal 1-0 Beardsley (33)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1Liverpool 382310578374179
2Aston Villa 382171057381970
3Tottenham 381961359471263

Player statsEdit

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Gary Ablett 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 16 0
FW John Aldridge 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
MF John Barnes 34 22 8 5 2 1 1 0 45 28
FW Peter Beardsley 29 10 8 4 3 1 1 1 41 16
DF David Burrows 26 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 33 0
MF Kenny Dalglish 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Gary Gillespie 13 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 16 4
GK Bruce Grobbelaar 38 0 8 0 3 0 1 0 50 0
MF Alan Hansen 31 0 8 0 2 0 1 0 42 0
GK Mike Hooper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Ray Houghton 19 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 25 1
DF Glenn Hysen 35 1 8 0 2 1 1 0 46 2
MF Mike Marsh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MF Steve McMahon 38 5 8 1 2 0 1 0 49 6
MF Jan Molby 17 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 20 1
DF Steve Nicol 23 6 7 3 2 0 1 0 33 9
FW Ronny Rosenthal 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 7
FW Ian Rush 36 18 8 6 3 2 1 0 48 26
DF Steve Staunton 20 0 6 0 2 3 0 0 28 3
MF Nick Tanner 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
DF Barry Venison 25 0 8 0 3 0 1 0 37 0
DF Alex Watson 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Ronnie Whelan 34 1 8 1 3 0 1 0 46 2

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Glenn Hysen Fiorentina £600,000 1 June 1989
Steve Harkness Carlisle £75,000 17 July 1989

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Jim Beglin Leeds Free June 1989
John Aldridge Real Sociedad £1,250,000 13 September 1989


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