1929-30 season
General information
Manager

George Patterson

Captain

James Jackson

Performance
Division 1

12th

FA Cup

3rd round

Top scorers
League

Smith (23)

FA Cup

McPherson (1)

Overall

Smith (23)

Attendances
Average

31,276

The 1929-30 season was Liverpool's 38th season of football since they were established.

Squad[edit | edit source]

LiverpoolSquad1929-1930.jpg

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
26 April 1930 Clyde 2-1 Gunson, Smith
28 April 1930 Partick Thistle 2-1[1] Smith, Hodgson (52)
5 May 1930 Tranmere 6-0 Smith 4, Wright, Done (pen)

Results[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
31 August 1929 Middlesbrough 0-5
4 September 1929 Huddersfield 3-0 Clark (50), Race (60), Hodgson
7 September 1929 Everton 0-3
14 September 1929 West Ham 3-1 Edmed (8, 15), Lindsay (57)
16 September 1929 Huddersfield 0-3
21 September 1929 Man City 2-1 Smith (60, 70)
28 September 1929 Grimsby 2-0 Hodgson (40), Race (83)
5 October 1929 Leicester 1-2 Smith (13)
9 October 1929 Blackburn 1-1 Race (61)
12 October 1929 Birmingham 1-1 Smith (63)
19 October 1929 Derby 2-2 Smith (59), Hodgson (90)
26 October 1929 Man City 1-6 Smith (1)
2 November 1929 Portsmouth 3-3 Hodgson (12), Davidson (75), Smith (82)
9 November 1929 Bolton 3-0 Race (12, 60, 61)
16 November 1929 Aston Villa 3-2 Murray (24), Mort (og 44), Smith (75)
23 November 1929 Leeds 1-0 Smith (1)
30 November 1929 Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Hodgson (33)
7 December 1929 Burnley 1-3 Hodgson (10)
14 December 1929 Sunderland 3-2 Smith (14), Hopkin (15), Hodgson (38)
21 December 1929 Arsenal 1-0 McPherson (53)
25 December 1929 Sheffield United 0-4
26 December 1929 Sheffield United 2-0 Smith (15), McPherson (40)
28 December 1929 Middlesbrough 5-2 Edmed , Smith (40, 82), Hopkin (?, 52)
4 January 1930 Everton 3-3 Edmed (52), McPherson (70), McDougall (72)
18 January 1930 West Ham 1-4 Smith (11)
25 January 1930 Man Utd 1-0 Race (44)
1 February 1930 Grimsby 2-3 Smith (51, 85)
8 February 1930 Leicester 1-1 Hodgson (79)
15 February 1930 Birmingham 0-1
22 February 1930 Derby 1-2 Hodgson (31, 55)
1 March 1930 Man City 3-4 Smith (15), McPherson (35), Hodgson (52)
8 March 1930 Portsmouth 2-0 Hodgson (28, 89)
15 March 1930 Bolton 2-0 Smith (7, 17)
25 March 1930 Aston Villa 2-0 Gunson (33), Smith (67)
29 March 1930 Leeds 1-1 Smith (87)
2 April 1930 Arsenal 1-0 McPherson (12)
5 April 1930 Sheffield Wednesday 1-3 Hodgson (13)
12 April 1930 Burnley 1-4 Smith (15)
18 April 1930 Newcastle 1-3 Smith (33)
19 April 1930 Sunderland 0-6
21 April 1930 Newcastle 0-0
3 May 1930 Blackburn 0-1

FA Cup[edit | edit source]

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 11 January 1930 Cardiff 1-2 McPherson (19)

Tables[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
11 Birmingham 42 16 9 17 67 62 1.08 41
12 Liverpool 42 16 9 17 63 79 0.80 41
13 Portsmouth 42 15 10 17 66 62 1.06 40

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF Harold Barton 12 0 0 0 12 0
MF Tom Bradshaw 17 0 0 0 17 0
DF Tom Bromilow 9 0 0 0 9 0
FW Robert Clark 4 1 0 0 4 1
DF David Davidson 22 1 1 0 23 1
DF Robert Done 13 0 0 0 13 0
MF Dick Edmed 29 4 1 0 30 4
DF Tommy Gardner 5 0 0 0 5 0
MF Gordon Gunson 10 1 0 0 10 1
FW Gordon Hodgson 36 14 1 0 37 14
MF Fred Hopkin 31 3 1 0 32 3
DF James Jackson 40 0 1 0 41 0
DF John Lindsay 4 1 0 0 4 1
DF Tommy Lucas 31 0 1 0 32 0
DF Jimmy McDougall 34 1 1 0 35 1
FW John McFarlane 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Archie McPherson 25 5 1 1 26 6
DF Tom Morrison 36 0 1 0 37 0
DF Bill Murray 2 1 0 0 2 1
FW Henry Race 19 7 0 0 19 7
GK Arthur Riley 34 0 1 0 35 0
FW Alan Scott 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Elisha Scott 8 0 0 0 8 0
FW Jimmy Smith 37 23 1 0 38 23
MF Charlie Thompson 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Dave Wright 1 0 0 0 1 0

Transfers[edit | edit source]

In[edit | edit source]

Player From Fee Date
Syd Roberts Bootle JOC Free 1929
Charlie Thompson Wallsend Free May 1929
Jimmy Smith Ayr United £5,500 18 September1929
John Charlton Bradford City Unknown October 1929
Archie McPherson Rangers Unknown November 1929
Robert Ireland Rangers Unknown 21 November 1929
Tom Bradshaw Bury £8,000 January 1930
Dave Wright Sunderland Unknown 12 March 1930
Gordon Gunson Sunderland Unknown 12 March 1930
Andrew Aitken Wallsend Free 15 March 1930

Out[edit | edit source]

Player To Fee Date
Billy Millar Barrow Unknown 1929
Donald Mackinlay Prescot Cables Free July 1929
Bill Salisbury Bangor City Unknown August 1929
Jimmy Gray Exeter Unknown January 1930
David Davidson Newcastle £4,000 January 1930
John Lindsay Swansea Unknown January 1930
Bill Murray Barrow Unknown 31 January 1930

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Alex Lambie's testimonial.


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