2005–06 Liverpool F.C. season

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Liverpool
2005−06 season
Chairman David Moores
Manager Rafael Benítez
Premier League 3rd (82 points)
FA Cup Winners
League Cup Third round
UEFA Champions League Round of 16
UEFA Super Cup Winners
FIFA Club World Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Steven Gerrard (10)
All:
Steven Gerrard (23)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2005–06 season was the 115th season in Liverpool Football Club's existence, and their 44th consecutive year in the top-flight, and covers the period from 1 June 2005 to 30 May 2006. Liverpool finished the season in third position, nine points behind champions Chelsea. They won the FA Cup for the seventh time by beating West Ham United in the final 3–1 on penalties after a 3–3 draw.

First team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Poland GK Jerzy Dudek
2 Netherlands DF Jan Kromkamp
3 Republic of Ireland DF Steve Finnan
4 Finland DF Sami Hyypiä
5 Denmark DF Daniel Agger
6 Norway DF John Arne Riise
7 Australia MF Harry Kewell
8 England MF Steven Gerrard (captain)
9 France FW Djibril Cissé
10 Spain MF Luis García
11 England FW Robbie Fowler
14 Spain MF Xabi Alonso
No. Position Player
15 England FW Peter Crouch
16 Germany MF Dietmar Hamann
19 Spain FW Fernando Morientes
20 England GK Scott Carson
21 Mali DF Djimi Traoré[1]
22 Mali MF Mohamed Sissoko[2]
23 England DF Jamie Carragher
24 France FW Florent Sinama-Pongolle
25 Spain GK Pepe Reina
28 England DF Stephen Warnock
30 Netherlands MF Boudewijn Zenden
36 Spain DF Antonio Barragán

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
5 Czech Republic FW Milan Baroš (to Aston Villa)
17 Spain DF Josemi (to Villareal)
31 England DF David Raven (on loan to Tranmere Rovers)
32 England DF John Welsh (to Hull City)
33 England FW Neil Mellor (on loan to Wigan Athletic)
No. Position Player
34 Republic of Ireland MF Darren Potter (on loan to Southampton)
35 Algeria DF Carl Medjani (on loan to Metz)
37 United States DF Zak Whitbread (on loan to Millwall)
Senegal MF Salif Diao (on loan to Portsmouth)
Chile MF Mark González (on loan to Real Sociedad)

Reserve squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
26 England MF Paul Anderson
32 Austria MF Besian Idrizaj
35 England MF Danny Guthrie
38 England MF David Mannix
No. Position Player
39 Scotland MF Ryan Wilkie
40 England GK David Martin
42 Scotland FW Robbie Foy

Statistics[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank No. Pos Player Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League Club World Cup Total
1 8 MF England Steven Gerrard 10 4 1 7 1 23
2 9 FW France Djibril Cisse 9 2 0 6 0 19
3 15 FW England Peter Crouch 8 3 0 0 2 13
4 10 MF Spain Luis García 7 1 0 2 0 11
5 19 FW Spain Fernando Morientes 5 1 0 3 0 9
6 11 FW England Robbie Fowler 5 0 0 0 0 5
14 MF Spain Xabi Alonso 3 2 0 0 0 5
8 6 DF Norway John Arne Riise 1 3 0 0 0 4
9 7 MF Australia Harry Kewell 3 0 0 0 0 3
24 FW France Florent Sinama-Pongolle 0 2 0 1 0 3
11 4 DF Finland Sami Hyypia 1 1 0 0 0 2
30 MF Netherlands Boudewijn Zenden 2 0 0 0 0 2
13 23 DF England Jamie Carragher 0 0 0 1 0 1
28 DF England Stephen Warnock 1 0 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 57 19 1 20 3 101

All games[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Results[edit]

Premier League[edit]

Matches[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 25 7 6 57 25 +32 82 15 3 1 31 8 +23 10 4 5 26 17 +9

Champions League[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Last 16[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Third round[edit]

Fourth round[edit]

Fifth round[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Third round[edit]

UEFA Super Cup[edit]

World Club Cup[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Traoré was born in Saint-Ouen, France, but also qualified to represent Mali internationally and made his international debut for Mali in 2004.
  2. ^ Sissoko was born in Mont-Saint-Aignan, France, but also qualified to represent Mali internationally and made his international debut for Mali in 2004.

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