1949-50 season
General information
Manager

George Kay

Captain

Jack Balmer

Performance
Division 1

8th

FA Cup

Runners-up

Top scorers
League

Liddell (17)

FA Cup

Fagan (4)

Overall

Liddell (19)

Attendances
Average

46,493

The 1949-50 season was Liverpool's 58th season of football since they were established.

Squad[edit | edit source]

LiverpoolSquad1949-1950.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
5 December 1949 AIK Stockholm 4-2 Liddell (pen 46), Done (47, 89), Brierley (81)
28 May 1950 Anderlecht 1-1 Liddell (49)
31 May 1950 Saarbrucken 1-4 ?
15 May 1950 Ulster Select 5-1 ?

Results[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
20 August 1949 Sunderland 4-2 Paisley (32), Balmer (42), Baron (63), Stubbins (73)
22 August 1949 Stoke 0-0
27 August 1949 Everton 0-0
31 August 1949 Stoke 1-1 Liddell (28)
3 September 1949 Arsenal 2-1 Stubbins (38, 75)
7 September 1949 Man Utd 1-1 Stubbins (76)
10 September 1949 Bolton 1-1 Baron (62)
17 September 1949 Birmingham 3-2 Done (2), Liddell (70, 74)
24 September 1949 Derby 3-1 Baron (5), Fagan (20), Payne (30)
1 October 1949 West Brom 1-0 Stubbins (37)
8 October 1949 Middlesbrough 2-0 Payne (74), Lambert (pen 77)
15 October 1949 Blackpool 0-0
22 October 1949 Newcastle 2-2 Liddell (6), Baron (70)
29 October 1949 Fulham 1-0 Liddell (15)
5 November 1949 Man City 4-0 Liddell (?, pen 11), Brierley (21), Baron
12 November 1949 Charlton 3-1 Done (35), Liddell (42, pen 73)
19 November 1949 Aston Villa 2-1 Liddell (2), Brierley (82)
26 November 1949 Wolves 1-1 Fagan (27)
3 December 1949 Portsmouth 2-2 Done (29, 50)
10 December 1949 Huddersfield 2-3 Fagan (4), Brierley (24)
17 December 1949 Sunderland 2-3 Brierley (8), Done (15)
24 December 1949 Everton 3-1 Baron (56, ?), Fagan
26 December 1949 Chelsea 1-1 Fagan (88)
27 December 1949 Chelsea 2-2 Fagan (51, 59)
31 December 1949 Arsenal 2-0 Liddell (32), Swindin (og 82)
14 January 1950 Bolton 2-3 Liddell (80), Fagan (81)
21 January 1950 Birmingham 2-0 Payne (23), Stubbins (69)
4 February 1950 Derby 2-2 Stubbins (65), Liddell
18 February 1950 West Brom 2-1 Stubbins (12), Brierley (87)
25 February 1950 Middlesbrough 1-4 Stubbins (41)
8 March 1950 Blackpool 0-1
11 March 1950 Aston Villa 0-2
15 March 1950 Man Utd 0-0
18 March 1950 Wolves 0-2
29 March 1950 Man City 2-1 Liddell, Payne
1 April 1950 Charlton 1-0 Liddell (pen 20)
7 April 1950 Burnley 2-0 Payne (47), Liddell (51)
8 April 1950 Newcastle 1-5 Fagan (29)
10 April 1950 Burnley 0-1
15 April 1950 Fulham 1-1 Fagan (50)
22 April 1950 Portsmouth 1-2 Stubbins (52)
3 May 1950 Huddersfield 2-3 Fagan (10), Liddell (56)

FA Cup[edit | edit source]

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 7 January 1950 Blackburn 0-0
3 (R) 11 January 1950 Blackburn 2-1 Payne (32), Fagan (51)
4 28 January 1950 Exeter 3-1 Baron (45), Fagan (82), Payne (88)
5 11 February 1950 Stockport 2-1 Fagan (57), Stubbins (70)
6 4 March 1950 Blackpool 2-1 Fagan (19), Liddell (81)
Semi-final 25 March 1950 Everton 2-0 Paisley (29), Liddell (62)
Final 29 April 1950 Arsenal 0-2

Tables[edit | edit source]

League[edit | edit source]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
7 Blackpool 42 17 15 10 46 35 1.31 49
8 Liverpool 42 17 14 11 64 54 1.19 48
9 Middlesbrough 42 20 7 15 59 48 1.23 47

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW Jack Balmer 9 1 0 0 9 1
FW Kevin Baron 38 7 7 1 45 8
MF Ken Brierley 11 5 0 0 11 5
DF Frank Christie 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW Cyril Done 16 5 0 0 16 5
FW Willie Fagan 35 11 7 4 42 15
DF Laurie Hughes 35 0 6 0 41 0
DF Bill Jones 26 0 3 0 29 0
DF Ray Lambert 41 0 7 0 48 0
MF Billy Liddell 41 17 7 2 48 19
GK Ray Minshull 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF Bob Paisley 23 1 5 1 28 2
MF Jimmy Payne 31 5 7 2 38 7
DF Bill Shepherd 6 0 0 0 6 0
DF Sam Shields 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK Cyril Sidlow 37 0 7 0 44 0
DF Eddie Spicer 37 0 7 0 44 0
FW Albert Stubbins 28 10 7 1 35 11
DF Phil Taylor 37 0 7 0 44 0
MF William Watkinson 1 0 0 0 1 0

Transfers[edit | edit source]

In[edit | edit source]

Player From Fee Date
Sam Shields Cowdenbeath Free May 1949
Jack Haigh Gainsborough Free October 1949

Out[edit | edit source]

Player To Fee Date
Doug McAvoy Queen of the South Unknown September 1949
Les Shannon Burnley Unknown November 1949
Peter Kippax Preston Free 1950


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