VOLUME SEVEN: 1946-1952
Authors: Reg and Graeme Riley
ISBN: 978-1-911376-10-1
RRP:  20

A4 sized paperback, 306 pages

For a long-running project, the authors have consulted every competitive match report in Liverpool FCs history.  The seventh volume in the series covers seasons 1946-47 to 1951-52, during which the club won the League championship. The four matches played in the FA Cup of 1945-46 are also included, and also the results of the reserve team for each season.

A full page of the book is dedicated to each match.  Full statistical details include the date and venue, the line-ups and scorers of both teams, the attendance and referee when known.  Short paragraphs examine the build up to the game and the consequences.  A League table shows the position of all the clubs after the game.

The main feature of each page is a detailed report of the game.  The original newspaper reports are often lengthy and difficult to read, so the authors took the decision to re-write each match report in a style that we are familiar with today.  Goal scorers are highlighted in the text.  Many papers have been consulted and comments are included if their reports differ in any detail. The consequence is a new authoritative account of Liverpool FCs games.

Copies of the first five volumes are still available and can be purchased on other pages of this website:

Volume One (1892-93 to 1899-1900) 978-1-905891-69-6

Volume Two (1900-01 to 1907-08) 978-1-905891-74-0

Volume Three (1908-09 to 1914-15) 978-1-905891-79-5  

Volume Four (1919-20 to 1925-26) 978-1-905891-87-0

Volume Five (1926-27 to 1932-33) 978-1-905891-96-2

Volume Six (1933-34 to 1938-39) 978-1-905901-99-3

The price of each volume is 20 plus postage.

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