1957–58 Liverpool F.C. season

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Liverpool
1957–58 season
Manager Phil Taylor
Second Division 4th
FA Cup Sixth Round
Top goalscorer League: Billy Liddell (22)
All: Billy Liddell (23)
Highest home attendance 56,939 (v Northampton Town, FA Cup, 25 January)
Lowest home attendance 24,026 (v Ipswich Town, League, 29 March)
Average home league attendance 38,476

The 1957–58 season was the 66th season in Liverpool F.C.'s existence, and was their 4th consecutive year in the Second Division.

The season would prove to be one where they would finish outside the top two for the 3rd consecutive season, by finishing 4th, just two points outside the automatic promotion places.

They also reached the Sixth Round of the FA Cup as they lost two-one by Blackburn Rovers.

Squad[edit]

Goalkeepers[edit]

Defenders[edit]

Midfielders[edit]

Forwards[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 West Ham United 42 23 11 8 101 54 1.870 57
2 Blackburn Rovers 42 22 12 8 93 57 1.632 56
3 Charlton Athletic 42 24 7 11 107 69 1.551 55
4 Liverpool 42 22 10 10 79 54 1.463 54
5 Fulham 42 20 12 10 97 59 1.644 52
6 Sheffield United 42 21 10 11 75 50 1.500 52
7 Middlesbrough 42 19 7 16 83 74 1.122 45
8 Ipswich Town 42 16 12 14 68 69 0.986 44
9 Huddersfield Town 42 14 16 12 63 66 0.955 44
10 Bristol Rovers 42 17 8 17 85 80 1.063 42
11 Stoke City 42 18 6 18 75 73 1.027 42
12 Leyton Orient 42 18 5 19 77 79 0.975 41
13 Grimsby Town 42 17 6 19 86 83 1.036 40
14 Barnsley 42 14 12 16 70 74 0.946 40
15 Cardiff City 42 14 9 19 63 77 0.818 37
16 Derby County 42 14 8 20 60 81 0.741 36
17 Bristol City 42 13 9 20 63 88 0.716 35
18 Rotherham United 42 14 5 23 65 101 0.644 33
19 Swansea Town 42 11 9 22 72 99 0.727 31
20 Lincoln City 42 11 9 22 55 82 0.671 31
21 Notts County 42 12 6 24 44 80 0.550 30
22 Doncaster Rovers 42 8 11 23 56 88 0.636 27

Results[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Report 1 Report 2
24-Aug-57 Bristol City A 2–1 Rowley Goal 56'84' 28,191 Report Report
28-Aug-57 Huddersfield Town H 1–1 A'Court Goal 59' 41,447 Report Report
31-Aug-57 Cardiff City H 3–0 Melia Goal 2' Liddell Goal 4' Own Goal 45,698 Report Report
04-Sep-57 Huddersfield Town A 1–2 Rowley 16,614 Report Report
07-Sep-57 Fulham A 2–2 Liddell Goal 30' A'Court Goal 42' 33,000 Report Report
14-Sep-57 Middlesbrough A 2–2 Melia Goal 47' Rowley Goal 70' 33,000 Report Report
19-Sep-57 Rotherham United A 2–2 Arnell Goal 64' Melia Goal 84' 10,359 Report Report
21-Sep-57 Leyton Orient H 3–0 Wheeler Goal 25' Rowley Goal 55' Jackson Goal 84' 36,077 Report Report
23-Sep-57 Stoke City A 2–1 Bimpson Rowley Goal 88' 23,231 Report Report
28-Sep-57 Charlton Athletic A 1–5 Rowley Goal 65' 25,403 Report Report
05-Oct-57 Doncaster Rovers H 5–0 Rowley Goal 20'25' Melia Goal 45'47' Bimpson Goal 73' 33,701 Report Report
12-Oct-57 Swansea Town H 4–0 Rowley Goal 6'72' Melia Campbell Goal 54' 37,204 Report Report
19-Oct-57 Derby County A 1–2 Rowley Goal 64' 22,631 Report Report
26-Oct-57 Bristol Rovers H 2–0 Liddell Goal 46' A'Court Goal 60' 36,686 Report Report
02-Nov-57 Lincoln City A 1–0 Wheeler Goal 2' 9,983 Report Report
09-Nov-57 Notts County H 4–0 Melia Goal 41' A'Court Goal 49' Liddell Goal 51' Rowley Goal 83' 39,735 Report Report
16-Nov-57 Ipswich Town A 1–3 Wheeler Goal 56' 20,452 Report Report
23-Nov-57 Blackburn Rovers H 2–0 Liddell Goal 5'79' 55,232 Report Report
27-Nov-57 Rotherham United H 2–0 Wheeler Goal 40' Liddell Goal 62' 37,518 Report Report
30-Nov-57 Sheffield United A 1–1 Liddell Goal 13' 20,122 Report Report
07-Dec-57 West Ham United H 1–1 Liddell Goal 83' 34,030 Report Report
14-Dec-57 Barnsley A 1–2 Jackson Goal 21' 15,205 Report Report
21-Dec-57 Bristol City H 4–3 Rowley Goal 2'57' McNamara Goal 9' A'Court Goal 86' 38,051 Report Report
25-Dec-57 Grimsby Town A 1–3 Rowley Goal 27' 17,705 Report Report
26-Dec-57 Grimsby Town H 3–2 Liddell Goal 6 pen '24' McNamara Goal 75' 47,766 Report Report
28-Dec-57 Cardiff City A 1–6 Wheeler Goal 88' 32,000 Report Report
11-Jan-58 Fulham H 2–1 McNamara Goal 38' Bimpson Goal 72' 51,701 Report Report
18-Jan-58 Middlesbrough H 0–2 39,246 Report Report
01-Feb-58 Leyton Orient A 0–1 18,568 Report Report
08-Feb-58 Charlton Athletic H 3–1 Twentyman Goal 37' Liddell Goal 59' Murdoch Goal 72' 38,528 Report Report
19-Feb-58 Doncaster Rovers A 1–1 Liddell Goal 15' 6,093 Report Report
22-Feb-58 Blackburn Rovers A 3–3 Liddell Goal 46'50'78' 41,700 Report Report
05-Mar-58 Derby County H 2–0 Liddell Goal 33' Murdoch Goal 65' 30,832 Report Report
08-Mar-58 Bristol Rovers A 1–3 Murdoch Goal 50' 19,299 Report Report
15-Mar-58 Lincoln City H 1–0 Liddell Goal 13' 31,403 Report Report
22-Mar-58 Notts County A 2–0 Melia Goal 4' Bimpson Goal 44' 13,040 Report Report
29-Mar-58 Ipswich Town H 3–1 Melia Goal 5' Harrower Goal 86' A'Court Goal 87' 24,026 Report Report
05-Apr-58 Swansea Town A 2–0 Melia Goal 87' Murdoch Goal 89' 13,500 Report Report
07-Apr-58 Stoke City H 3–0 Murdoch Goal 3' Liddell Goalpen' 39,446 Report Report
12-Apr-58 Sheffield United H 1–0 Liddell Goal 75' 43,222 Report Report
19-Apr-58 West Ham United A 1–1 Liddell Goal 21' 37,750 Report Report
26-Apr-58 Barnsley H 1–1 Harrower Goal 34' 26,440 Report Report

FA Cup[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Scorers Attendance Report 1 Report 2
04-Jan-58 Southend United H 1–1 Own Goal Goal 33' 43,454 Report Report
08-Jan-58 Southend United A 3–2 Molyneux Goal 1' White Goal 79' Rowley Goal 81' 20,000 Report Report
25-Jan-58 Northampton Town H 3–1 Liddell Goal 28' Own Goal Goal 79' Bimpson Goal 82' 56,939 Report Report
15-Feb-58 Scunthorpe United A 1–0 Murdoch Goal 76' 23,000 Report Report
01-Mar-58 Blackburn Rovers A 1–2 Murdoch Goal 19' 51,000 Report Report

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