1927-28 season
General information
Manager

Matt McQueen

Captain

Don Mackinlay

Performance
Division 1

16th

FA Cup

4th round

Top scorers
League

Hodgson (23)

FA Cup

Chambers (1)
Edmed (1)

Overall

Hodgson (23)

Attendances
Average

29,738

The 1927-28 season was Liverpool's 36th season of football since they were established.

Squad[edit | edit source]

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

Friendlies[edit | edit source]

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

No pre-season friendlies were played this season.

Other friendlies[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 February 1928 St Johnstone 3-2 Chambers, Hopkin, Morrison
9 April 1928 Queen's Park 1-3 Hodgson

Results[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
27 August 1927 Sheffield United 1-1 Devlin (3)
31 August 1927 Bury 5-1 Devlin (5, 14, 20, 63), Hodgson (75)
3 September 1927 Aston Villa 0-0
10 September 1927 Sunderland 1-2 Hodgson (20)
17 September 1927 Derby 5-2 McNab (11), Devlin (28, 74), Hodgson (51), Edmed (62)
19 September 1927 Bury 2-5 Crown (og 31), Devlin (40)
24 September 1927 West Ham 1-3 Edmed
1 October 1927 Portsmouth 8-2 Devlin (3, 5, 44, 76), Pither (22), Hodgson (31, 37, 67)
8 October 1927 Leicester 1-1 Hodgson (8)
15 October 1927 Everton 1-1 Edmed (62)
22 October 1927 Bolton 1-2 Edmed (17)
29 October 1927 Blackburn 4-2 Reid (1, 63), Devlin (50), Hodgson (87)
5 November 1927 Cardiff 1-1 Devlin (37)
12 November 1927 Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Hodgson (11, 24), Reid (50, 77, 78)
19 November 1927 Middlesbrough 1-1 Chambers (57)
26 November 1927 Huddersfield 4-2 Edmed (29), Bromilow (40), Hodgson (58, 76)
3 December 1927 Newcastle 1-1 Hodgson (39)
10 December 1927 Birmingham 2-3 Hodgson (57, 58)
17 December 1927 Tottenham 1-3 Jackson (41)
24 December 1927 Man Utd 2-0 T. Scott (60), Chambers (88)
27 December 1927 Arsenal 0-2
31 December 1927 Sheffield United 2-1 Chambers (23), Reid (77)
2 January 1928 Burnley 2-2 Edmed (43), Reid (73)
7 January 1928 Aston Villa 4-3 Edmed (12, 27), Reid (28), Hopkin (70)
21 January 1928 Sunderland 2-5 Hopkin (25), Reid (45)
4 February 1928 West Ham 1-3 Edmed (pen 57)
11 February 1928 Portsmouth 0-1
15 February 1928 Derby 3-2 Race (46), Edmed (59, 60)
25 February 1928 Everton 3-3 Hopkin (5), Bromilow (73), Hodgson (78)
3 March 1928 Bolton 4-2 Hodgson (5), Reid (18, 80), Edmed (76)
7 March 1928 Arsenal 3-6 Hodgson (14, 60), Race (80)
10 March 1928 Blackburn 1-2 Edmed (pen 55)
17 March 1928 Cardiff 1-2 Reid (35)
24 March 1928 Sheffield Wednesday 0-4
31 March 1928 Middlesbrough 1-1 Hodgson (60)
6 April 1928 Burnley 2-2 Walsh (80), Reid (81)
7 April 1928 Huddersfield 4-2 Reid (8), Hodgson (32), Edmed (36), Walsh
14 April 1928 Newcastle 0-0
21 April 1928 Birmingham 0-2
25 April 1928 Leicester 1-1 Reid (11)
28 April 1928 Tottenham 2-0 Bromilow (1), Hodgson (83)
5 May 1928 Man Utd 1-6 Hodgson (38)

FA Cup[edit | edit source]

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 14 January 1928 Darlington 1-0 Chambers (60)
4 28 January 1928 Cardiff 1-2 Edmed (pen 32)

Tables[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
15 Sunderland 42 15 9 18 74 76 0.97 39
16 Liverpool 42 13 13 16 84 87 0.97 39
17 West Ham 42 14 11 17 81 88 0.92 39

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Tom Bromilow 42 3 2 0 44 3
FW Harry Chambers 24 3 2 1 26 4
FW Robert Clark 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW William Devlin 18 14 0 0 18 14
DF Robert Done 4 0 0 0 4 0
MF Dick Edmed 42 14 2 1 44 15
FW Gordon Hodgson 32 23 0 0 32 23
MF Fred Hopkin 36 3 2 0 38 3
DF James Jackson 40 1 2 0 42 1
DF Ephraim Longworth 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Tommy Lucas 28 0 2 0 30 0
DF Donald Mackinlay 40 0 2 0 42 0
DF Neil McBain 10 0 0 0 10 0
DF David McMullan 19 0 1 0 20 0
DF Jock McNab 7 1 1 0 8 1
DF Tom Morrison 15 0 0 0 15 0
FW Bill Murray 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF George Pither 6 1 0 0 6 1
FW Henry Race 11 2 0 0 11 2
FW Tom Reid 25 15 2 0 27 15
GK Arthur Riley 25 0 2 0 27 0
GK Elisha Scott 17 0 0 0 17 0
FW Tom Scott 3 1 0 0 3 1
DF Albert Shears 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW Jimmy Walsh 9 2 2 0 11 2

Transfers[edit | edit source]

In[edit | edit source]

Player From Fee Date
Henry Race Raby United Unknown 1927
Tom Morrison St Mirren £4,000 November 1927
Bill Murray Clydebank Unknown 28 November 1927
Robert Clark Newcastle £3,000 January 1928
Billy Millar Linfield Unknown 1928
Neil McBain St Johnstone £1,000 8 March 1928
John Lindsay Rhyl Athletic Unknown April 1928
Jimmy McDougall Partick Thistle Unknown April 1928

Out[edit | edit source]

Player To Fee Date
Edward Parry Walsall Unknown July 1927
David Pratt Bury Unknown November 1927
William Devlin Hearts Unknown December 1927
Harry Chambers West Brom £2,375 8 March 1928


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