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1996-97 season
General information
Manager

Roy Evans

Captain

John Barnes

Performance
Premier League

4th

FA Cup

4th round

League Cup

5th round

Europe

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: Semi-final

Top scorers
League

Fowler (18)

FA Cup

Collymore (2)

League Cup

Fowler (5)

Europe

Fowler (7)

Overall

Fowler (31)

Attendances
Average

38,436

The 1996-97 season was Liverpool's 105th season of football since they were established.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad1996-1997

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
24 July 1996 Crewe 1-0 Charnock (37)
27 July 1996 Porto 0-2
28 July 1996 Everton 0-0
31 July 1996 Norway XI 1-1 Fowler (71)
2 August 1996 Linfield 2-2 Fowler (42, 89)
4 August 1996 Dundalk 1-0 McManaman (87)
6 August 1996 Millwall 0-0
12 August 1996 Burnley 4-0 Fowler (13), Collymore (39, 50, 70)

Other friendliesEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
9 August 1996 PSV Eindhoven[1] 2-3 Collymore (65), Bjornebye (83)
13 May 1997 Sunderland 0-1

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
17 August 1996 Middlesbrough 3-3 Bjornebye (4), Barnes (29), Fowler (65)
19 August 1996 Arsenal 2-0 McManaman (68, 74)
24 August 1996 Sunderland 0-0
4 September 1996 Coventry 1-0 Babb (68)
7 September 1996 Southampton 2-1 Collymore (39), McManaman (89)
15 September 1996 Leicester 3-0 Berger (58, 77), Thomas (61)
21 September 1996 Chelsea 5-1 Fowler (15), Berger (42, 49), Myers (og 45), Barnes (49)
29 September 1996 West Ham 2-1 Collymore (3), Thomas (55)
12 October 1996 Man Utd 0-1
27 October 1996 Derby 2-1 Fowler (47, 51)
3 November 1996 Blackburn 0-3
16 November 1996 Leeds 2-0 Ruddock (13), McManaman (90)
20 November 1996 Everton 1-1 Fowler (30)
23 November 1996 Wimbledon 1-1 Collymore (1)
2 December 1996 Tottenham 2-0 Thomas (45), McManaman (49)
7 December 1996 Sheffield Wednesday 0-1
14 December 1996 Middlesbrough 5-1 Fowler (1, 28, 77, 85), Bjornebye (45)
17 December 1996 Nottingham Forest 4-2 Collymore (6, 63), Fowler (27), Lyttle (og 51)
23 December 1996 Newcastle 1-1 Fowler (45)
26 December 1996 Leicester 1-1 Collymore (80)
29 December 1996 Southampton 1-0 Barnes (76)
1 January 1997 Chelsea 0-1
11 January 1997 West Ham 0-0
18 January 1997 Aston Villa 3-0 Carragher (50), Collymore (58), Fowler (63)
1 February 1997 Derby 1-0 Collymore (75)
19 February 1997 Leeds 4-0 Fowler (21), Collymore (36, 37), Redknapp (87)
22 February 1997 Blackburn 0-0
2 March 1997 Aston Villa 0-1
10 March 1997 Newcastle 4-3 McManaman (29), Berger (30), Fowler (42, 90)
15 March 1997 Nottingham Forest 1-1 Fowler (3)
24 March 1997 Arsenal 2-1 Collymore (51), McAteer (65)
6 April 1997 Coventry 1-2 Fowler (52)
13 April 1997 Sunderland 2-1 Fowler (33), McManaman (47)
16 April 1997 Everton 1-1 Thomsen (og 26)
19 April 1997 Man Utd 1-3 Barnes (19)
3 May 1997 Tottenham 2-1 Collymore (14), Berger (43)
6 May 1997 Wimbledon 1-2 Owen (74)
11 May 1997 Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Redknapp (83)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 4/01/1997 Burnley 1-0 Collymore (12)
4 26/01/1997 Chelsea 2-4 Fowler (10), Collymore (21)

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 23 October 1996 Charlton 1-1 Fowler (21)
3 (R) 13 November 1996 Charlton 4-1 Wright (14), Redknapp (18), Fowler (48, 73)
4 27 November 1996 Arsenal 4-2 McManaman (26), Fowler (pen 39, 52), Berger (72)
5 8 January 1997 Middlesbrough 1-2 McManaman (65)

UEFA Cup Winner's CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 (1st leg) 12 September 1996 My-Pa 47 1-0 Bjornebye (61)
1 (2nd leg) 26 September 1996 My-Pa 47 3-1 Berger (18), Collymore (59), Barnes (78)
2 (1st leg) 17 October 1996 FC Sion 2-1 Fowler (24), Barnes (60)
2 (2nd leg) 31 October 1996 FC Sion 6-3 McManaman (28), Bjornebye (54), Barnes (65), Fowler (70, 71), Berger (89)
3 (1st leg) 6 March 1997 Brann Bergen 1-1 Fowler (9)
3 (2nd leg) 20 March 1997 Brann Bergen 3-0 Fowler (pen 26, 77), Collymore (60)
Semi-final (1st leg) 10 April 1997 Paris St.Germain 0-3
Semi-final (2nd leg) 24 April 1997 Paris St.Germain 2-0 Fowler (11), Wright (79)

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
3Arsenal 381911862323068
4Liverpool 381911862372568
5Aston Villa 3817101147341361

Player statsEdit

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
6 DF Phil Babb 22 1 1 0 3 0 5 0 31 1
10 MF John Barnes 35 4 2 0 3 0 7 3 49 7
15 MF Patrik Berger 26 6 2 0 3 1 6 2 37 9
20 DF Stig Inge Bjornebye 38 2 2 0 4 0 8 2 52 4
23 DF Jamie Carragher 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1
22 MF Jamie Cassidy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 FW Stan Collymore 30 12 2 2 0 0 5 2 37 18
9 FW Robbie Fowler 32 18 1 1 4 5 7 7 44 31
12 DF Steve Harkness 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 10 0
1 GK David James 38 0 2 0 4 0 8 0 52 0
24 DF Rob Jones 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
19 MF Mark Kennedy 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
3 DF Bjorn Tore Kvarme 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0
21 DF Dominic Matteo 26 0 2 0 3 0 7 0 38 0
4 MF Jason McAteer 37 1 2 0 4 0 8 0 51 1
7 MF Steve McManaman 37 7 2 0 4 2 8 1 51 10
18 FW Michael Owen 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
11 MF Jamie Redknapp 26 3 1 0 1 1 7 0 35 4
14 DF Neil Ruddock 17 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 22 1
3[2] DF John Scales 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 7 0
16 MF Michael Thomas 31 3 1 0 4 0 6 0 42 3
25 MF David Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
13 GK Tony Warner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF Mark Wright 33 0 2 0 3 1 5 1 43 2

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Patrik Berger Borussia Dortmund £3,250,000 1 August 1996
Nicky Rizzo Sydney Olympic Free 1 September 1996
Bjorn Tore Kvarme Rosenborg Free 10 January 1997

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Stephen Pears Hartlepool Free 1 June 1996
Phil Charnock Crewe Free 6 December 1996
John Scales Tottenham £2,600,000 11 December 1996
Stan Collymore Aston Villa £7,000,000 13 May 1997
Lee Jones Tranmere £100,000 30 May 1997

NotesEdit

  1. Jan Molby's testimonial.
  2. Prior to his transfer.


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