1947–48 Liverpool F.C. season

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Liverpool
1947–48 season
Manager George Kay
First Division 11th
FA Cup 4th Round
Top goalscorer League: Albert Stubbins (24)
All: Albert Stubbins (26)
Highest home attendance 56,074 (v Burnley, League, 6 September)
Lowest home attendance 23,097 (v Portsmouth, League, 31 January)
Average home league attendance 44,496

The 1947–48 season was the 56th season in Liverpool F.C.'s existence, and ended their season twelfth in the table.

Goalkeepers[edit]

Defenders[edit]

Midfielders[edit]

Forwards[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Arsenal 42 23 13 6 81 32 2.531 59
2 Manchester United 42 19 14 9 81 48 1.688 52
3 Burnley 42 20 12 10 56 43 1.302 52
4 Derby County 42 19 12 11 77 57 1.351 50
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 83 70 1.186 47
6 Aston Villa 42 19 9 14 65 57 1.140 47
7 Preston North End 42 20 7 15 67 68 0.985 47
8 Portsmouth 42 19 7 16 68 50 1.360 45
9 Blackpool 42 17 10 15 57 41 1.390 44
10 Manchester City 42 15 12 15 52 47 1.106 42
11 Liverpool 42 16 10 16 65 61 1.066 42
12 Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 65 70 0.929 42
13 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 57 66 0.864 40
14 Everton 42 17 6 19 52 66 0.788 40
15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 41 55 0.745 38
16 Middlesbrough 42 14 9 19 71 73 0.973 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 5 21 46 58 0.793 37
18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 53 71 0.746 37
19 Huddersfield Town 42 12 12 18 51 60 0.850 36
20 Sunderland 42 13 10 19 56 67 0.836 36
21 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 10 21 54 72 0.750 32
22 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 28 45 111 0.405 22

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Report 1 Report 2
23-Aug-47 Preston North End H 3–1 Liddell Goal 57' Stubbins Goal 64'68' 49,000 Report Report
27-Aug-47 Manchester United A 0–2 53,610 Report Report
30-Aug-47 Stoke City A 2–0 Liddell Goal 30'34' 37,558 Report Report
03-Sep-47 Manchester United H 2–2 Stubbins Goal 48' Balmer Goal pen 67' 48,081 Report Report
06-Sep-47 Burnley H 1–1 Balmer Goal 32' 56,074 Report Report
08-Sep-47 Sheffield United A 1–3 Stubbins Goal 80' 35,071 Report Report
13-Sep-47 Portsmouth A 0–1 33,479 Report Report
17-Sep-47 Charlton Athletic A 0–2 24,424 Report Report
20-Sep-47 Bolton Wanderers H 0–0 43,920 Report Report
27-Sep-47 Everton A 3–0 Balmer Goal 50' Stubbins Goal 51' Fagan Goal 80' 66,776 Report Report
04-Oct-47 Middlesbrough A 1–3 Balmer Goal 13' 41,140 Report Report
11-Oct-47 Chelsea H 3–0 Priday Goal 3' Stubbins Liddell Goal 87' 51,359 Report Report
18-Oct-47 Huddersfield Town A 1–1 Balmer Goal 28' 27,518 Report Report
25-Oct-47 Derby County H 2–2 Priday Goal 25' Balmer Goal 57' 49,624 Report Report
01-Nov-47 Blackpool A 0–2 23,999 Report Report
08-Nov-47 Grimsby Town H 3–1 Stubbins Goal 1' Priday Goal 49' Baron Goal 77' 36,796 Report Report
15-Nov-47 Sunderland A 1–5 Liddell Goal 41' 37,258 Report Report
22-Nov-47 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1 Balmer Goal 55' Liddell Goal 80' 35,672 Report Report
29-Nov-47 Manchester City A 0–2 40,093 Report Report
06-Dec-47 Aston Villa H 3–3 Spicer Stubbins Balmer Goal 88' 37,732 Report Report
13-Dec-47 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 2–1 Stubbins Goal 33' Balmer Goal 70' 31,317 Report Report
20-Dec-47 Preston North End A 3–3 Jones Goal 3' Liddell Goal 20' Stubbins Goal 22' 30,452 Report Report
25-Dec-47 Arsenal H 1–3 Priday Goal 13' 53,604 Report Report
27-Dec-47 Arsenal A 2–1 Stubbins Goal 17' Liddell Goal 75' 56,650 Report Report
01-Jan-48 Charlton Athletic H 2–3 Stubbins Goal 80'88' 34,533 Report Report
03-Jan-48 Stoke City H 0–0 48,665 Report Report
17-Jan-48 Burnley A 0–3 31,470 Report Report
31-Jan-48 Portsmouth H 0–3 23,097 Report Report
07-Feb-48 Bolton Wanderers A 0–3 22,895 Report Report
21-Feb-48 Middlesbrough H 0–1 36,133 Report Report
28-Feb-48 Chelsea A 1–3 Baron Goal 75' 39,078 Report Report
06-Mar-48 Huddersfield Town H 4–0 Stubbins Goal 3'19'54'60' 46,342 Report Report
20-Mar-48 Blackpool H 2–0 Stubbins Goal 1 pen' 48,725 Report Report
26-Mar-48 Sheffield United H 4–0 Fagan Goal 6'90' Liddell Goal 41' Stubbins Goal 57' 54,797 Report Report
27-Mar-48 Grimsby Town A 2–0 Balmer Goal 8' Spicer Goal 17' 15,781 Report Report
31-Mar-48 Derby County A 4–0 Stubbins Goal 3' Balmer Goal 21'24' Fagan Goal 87' 16,277 Report Report
03-Apr-48 Sunderland H 0–0 49,687 Report Report
10-Apr-48 Blackburn Rovers A 2–1 Stubbins Goal 13' Balmer Goal 50' 25,915 Report Report
17-Apr-48 Manchester City H 1–1 Fagan Goal 10' 39,348 Report Report
21-Apr-48 Everton H 4–0 Stubbins Goal 14' Liddell Goal 80' Brierley Goal 81' Balmer Goal 83' 55,305 Report Report
24-Apr-48 Aston Villa A 1–2 Stubbins Goal 25' 22,668 Report Report
01-May-48 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2–1 Paisley Goal 22' Balmer Goal 80' 31,775 Report Report

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1947–48 FA Cup
Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Report 1 Report 2
10-Jan-48 Nottingham Forest H 4–1 Priday Goal 15' Stubbins Goal 78'87' Liddell Goal 82' 48,569 Report Report
24-Jan-48 Manchester United A 0–3 74,721 Report Report

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