1896–97 Liverpool F.C. season

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Liverpool
1896–97 season
Manager Tom Watson
First Division 5th
FA Cup Semi-final
Top goalscorer League: George Allan 15
All: George Allan 17
Average home league attendance 12,400 (League)
Home colours
Away colours

The 1896–97 season was the fifth season in Liverpool F.C.'s existence, and was their fourth year in The Football League, in which they competed in the first division. The season covers the period from 1 July 1896 to 30 June 1897.

Liverpool played their first ever game in red shirts and white pants in a 2-1 away win against The Wednesday on 1 September 1886, this was also new manager Tom Watson's first game in charge.[1][2]

Liverpool won the Bass Charity Vase after a 1-0 win against Burton Wanderers on 21 April.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Wednesday 1 - 2 Liverpool". LFC History. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "1896-1899: A new exciting era at Liverpool". LFC History. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Burton Wanderers 0 - 1 Liverpool". LFC History. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 

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