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Vic Wright

After an excellent start to the 1930/31 season with Rotherham United in Third Division North when he scored eight goals in seven matches Wright was sold to first division Sheffield Wednesday. Wright struggled to get a game for Wednesday and returned the following season to Rotherham. Liverpool saw something in him that Wednesday might have missed and Wright played in seven of the last nine League matches of that 1933/34 season for Liverpool and scored twice. In 1934/35 he and Hodgson scored 46 League goals between them, with Wright scoring 19…

Birthdate: 24 January 1909
Birthplace: Bloxwich, England
Other clubs: Bloxwich Strollers, Bristol City (1929), Rotherham United (1929-30), Sheffield Wednesday (1930-31), Rotherham United (2 / 1931-34), Plymouth Argyle (1937-38), Chelmsford City (1938-39); Millwall, Crystal Palace and Walsall (wartime guest)
Date of death: 4 March 1964
Bought from: Rotherham United (2)
Signed for LFC: 14.03.1934
Liverpool debut: 17.03.1934
Last appearance: 10.04.1937
Debut goal: 07.04.1934
Last goal: 26.12.1936
Contract expiry: 11.06.1937
LFC league games/goals: 81 / 31
Total LFC games/goals: 85 / 33
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 81 4 0 0 0 85
1933-1934 7 0 0 0 0 7
1934-1935 36 2 0 0 0 38
1935-1936 25 2 0 0 0 27
1936-1937 13 0 0 0 0 13
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 31 2 0 0 0 33
1933-1934 2 0 0 0 0 2
1934-1935 19 1 0 0 0 20
1935-1936 6 1 0 0 0 7
1936-1937 4 0 0 0 0 4

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Geoff Twentyman had his own way of doing things

“I received a hot tip from a fellow in Dundee about a youngster he rated ‘the best kid ever seen in Scotland’. I drove north to see this boy play. When he ran out his socks were by his ankles. He looked slovenly. Something I don’t like. After only 10 minutes I left. The trip was a complete waste of time. The kid didn’t deserve the rave reviews. He was never going to make the grade. There are many bad scouts sending in reports to clubs. Claiming expenses for their efforts. Many clubs would do better sending their expenses to charity! Their scout’s judgement isn’t up to scratch. I admit I’m not infallible. But I hope to be right 80% of the time.”

The last ...

Game was against
Cardiff City on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
Goal was scored by
James Milner against Cardiff City on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
Own goal was scored by
Joël Matip against Bayern Munich on Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019
Sending off was
James Milner against Crystal Palace on Saturday, 19 Jan 2019
Penalty goal was
James Milner against Cardiff City on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Chelsea on Sunday, 14 Apr 2019
Home draw was against
Bayern Munich on Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
Home defeat was against
Chelsea on Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018
Away win was against
Cardiff City on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
Away draw was against
Everton on Sunday, 03 Mar 2019
Away defeat was against
Wolves on Monday, 07 Jan 2019
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC has scored 9842 goals in 5679 competitive matches registered at LFChistory..
  • 194 of those goals are own goals and 514 came from the penalty spot.
  • 452 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 420 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool has scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 748 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 14637 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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