1946–47 Liverpool F.C. season

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Liverpool
1946–47 season
Manager George Kay
First Division Champions
FA Cup Semi Finals
Top goalscorer League: Albert Stubbins (24)
Jack Balmer (24)

All: Albert Stubbins (28)
Jack Balmer (28)
Highest home attendance 52,512 (v Wolverhampton Wanderers, League, 7 December)
Lowest home attendance 20,648 (v Grimsby Town, League, 12 February)
Average home league attendance 45,732

The 1946–47 season was the 55th season in Liverpool F.C.'s existence, and ended their season as Champions, winning the title by one point from Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The chances of them doing the double was over by being beaten in the FA Cup Semi-Finals by 2nd Division Burnley.

Goalkeepers[edit]

Defenders[edit]

Midfielders[edit]

Forwards[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Liverpool 42 25 7 10 84 52 1.615 57
2 Manchester United 42 22 12 8 95 54 1.759 56
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 25 6 11 98 56 1.750 56
4 Stoke City 42 24 7 11 90 53 1.698 55
5 Blackpool 42 22 6 14 71 70 1.014 50
6 Sheffield United 42 21 7 14 89 75 1.187 49
7 Preston North End 42 18 11 13 76 74 1.027 47
8 Aston Villa 42 18 9 15 67 53 1.264 45
9 Sunderland 42 18 8 16 65 66 0.985 44
10 Everton 42 17 9 16 62 67 0.925 43
11 Middlesbrough 42 17 8 17 73 68 1.074 42
12 Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 66 60 1.100 41
13 Arsenal 42 16 9 17 72 70 1.029 41
14 Derby County 42 18 5 19 73 79 0.924 41
15 Chelsea 42 16 7 19 69 84 0.821 39
16 Grimsby Town 42 13 12 17 61 82 0.744 38
17 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 8 20 45 53 0.849 36
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 8 21 57 69 0.826 34
19 Charlton Athletic 42 11 12 19 57 71 0.803 34
20 Huddersfield Town 42 13 7 22 53 79 0.671 33
21 Brentford 42 9 7 26 45 88 0.511 25
22 Leeds United 42 6 6 30 45 90 0.500 18

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Report 1 Report 2
31-Aug-46 Sheffield United A 1–0 Carney Goal 90' 28,296 Report Report
04-Sep-46 Middlesbrough H 0–1 34,140 Report Report
07-Sep-46 Chelsea H 7–4 Liddell Goal 2'50' Jones Goal 24'30' Fagan Goal 44'87' Balmer Goal 47' 49,995 Report Report
11-Sep-46 Manchester United A 0–5 40,874 Report Report
14-Sep-46 Bolton Wanderers A 3–1 Nieuwenhuys Goal 40' Stubbins Goal 82' Balmer Goal 90' 35,061 Report Report
21-Sep-46 Everton H 0–0 49,875 Report Report
28-Sep-46 Leeds United H 2–0 Balmer Goal 15' Nieuwenhuys Goal 73' 51,042 Report Report
05-Oct-46 Grimsby Town A 6–1 Stubbins Goal 22'53' Liddell Goal 24'70' Balmer Goal 57' Fagan Goal pen 65' 20,189 Report Report
09-Oct-46 Middlesbrough A 2–2 Liddell Goal 24'36' 37,382 Report Report
12-Oct-46 Charlton Athletic H 1–1 Done Goal 9' 51,127 Report Report
19-Oct-46 Huddersfield Town A 4–1 Done Goal 29'43'76' Balmer Goal 90' 17,323 Report Report
26-Oct-46 Brentford H 1–0 Stubbins Goal 49' 43,892 Report Report
02-Nov-46 Blackburn Rovers A 0–0 29,072 Report Report
09-Nov-46 Portsmouth H 3–0 Balmer Goal pen 30'70'79' 43,525 Report Report
16-Nov-46 Derby County A 4–1 Balmer Goal 43'46'49'60' 28,444 Report Report
23-Nov-46 Arsenal H 4–2 Balmer Goal pen 15'61'68' Stubbins Goal 78' 51,435 Report Report
30-Nov-46 Blackpool A 2–3 Balmer Goal 39' Done Goal 88' 23,565 Report Report
07-Dec-46 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1–5 Balmer Goal pen 77' 52,512 Report Report
14-Dec-46 Sunderland A 4–1 Balmer Goal 20' Liddell Goal 40' Nieuwenhuys Goal 65' Stubbins Goal 77' 33,291 Report Report
21-Dec-46 Aston Villa H 4–1 Stubbins Goal 18' Nieuwenhuys Goal 40' Balmer Goal 72'78' 35,389 Report Report
25-Dec-46 Stoke City A 1–2 Stubbins Goal 82' 30,473 Report Report
26-Dec-46 Stoke City H 2–0 Nieuwenhuys Goal 68' Stubbins Goal 85' 49,465 Report Report
28-Dec-46 Sheffield United H 1–2 Stubbins Goal 43' 50,961 Report Report
04-Jan-47 Chelsea A 1–3 Balmer Goal 36' 59,226 Report Report
18-Jan-47 Bolton Wanderers H 0–3 49,820 Report Report
29-Jan-47 Everton A 0–1 30,612 Report Report
01-Feb-47 Leeds United A 2–1 Stubbins Goal 15'88' 25,430 Report Report
12-Feb-47 Grimsby Town H 5–0 Done Goal 24'40'85' Fagan Goal 30'32' 20,648 Report Report
22-Feb-47 Huddersfield Town H 1–0 Stubbins Goal 37' 42,130 Report Report
08-Mar-47 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1 Stubbins Goal 37' Done Goal 77' 49,378 Report Report
15-Mar-47 Portsmouth A 2–1 Stubbins Goal 51'57' 30,296 Report Report
22-Mar-47 Derby County H 1–1 Taylor Goal 79' 50,848 Report Report
04-Apr-47 Preston North End A 0–0 32,542 Report Report
05-Apr-47 Blackpool H 2–3 Fagan Goal 15' Done Goal 52' 47,320 Report Report
07-Apr-47 Preston North End H 3–0 Stubbins Goal 24'70' Balmer Goal 44' 46,477 Report Report
19-Apr-47 Sunderland H 1–0 Stubbins Goal 27' 41,589 Report Report
26-Apr-47 Aston Villa A 2–1 Watkinson Goal 9' Fagan Goal 30' 35,429 Report Report
03-May-47 Manchester United H 1–0 Stubbins Goal 12' 48,800 Report Report
10-May-47 Charlton Athletic A 3–1 Stubbins Goal 24'?'?' 45,608 Report Report
17-May-47 Brentford A 1–1 Priday Goal 72' 18,228 Report Report
24-May-47 Arsenal A 2–1 Balmer Goal 76' Priday Goal 79' 44,265 Report Report
31-May-47 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 2–1 Balmer Goal 21' Stubbins Goal 38' 50,765 Report Report

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