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Walter Wadsworth

Before the likes of Gerry Byrne, Ron Yeats, Tommy Smith and Jamie Carragher, the defender who had his opponents shaking in their boots was Liverpool's original hard man, Walter Wadsworth from Bootle. After reading through several match reports at the time it becomes quite evident that Wadsworth was the quintessential tough man who referees had on quite a few occasions give a talking to because of the severity of his challenges. Wadsworth wasn't though just going around kicking people and was quite an accomplished…

Birthdate: 7 October 1890
Birthplace: Bootle, Liverpool, England
Other clubs: Lingdale (1910-11), Ormskirk (1911-12), Bristol City (1926-28), Flint Town (1928-29), New Brighton (1929-30), Oswestry Town (1930-31)
Date of death: 6 October 1951
Bought from: Ormskirk
Signed for LFC: April 1912
Liverpool debut: 20.03.1915
Last appearance: 03.04.1926
Debut goal: 28.08.1920
Last goal: 21.10.1922
Contract expiry: 14.05.1926
Honours: League Championship 1921/22, 1922/23
Wartime games/goals: 114 / 9
League games / goals: 218 / 7
Total games / goals: 242 / 8
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 218 23 0 0 1 242
1914-1915 1 0 0 0 0 1
1919-1920 33 5 0 0 0 38
1920-1921 42 3 0 0 0 45
1921-1922 38 3 0 0 1 42
1922-1923 37 4 0 0 0 41
1923-1924 37 5 0 0 0 42
1924-1925 25 3 0 0 0 28
1925-1926 5 0 0 0 0 5
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 7 1 0 0 0 8
1914-1915 0 0 0 0 0 0
1919-1920 0 0 0 0 0 0
1920-1921 5 0 0 0 0 5
1921-1922 0 1 0 0 0 1
1922-1923 2 0 0 0 0 2
1923-1924 0 0 0 0 0 0
1924-1925 0 0 0 0 0 0
1925-1926 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Kop Quote

Leslie "Bee" Edwards, the sports editor of the Liverpool Daily Post and Echo.

"Of all the players I have seen though, the outstanding one was Billy Liddell. When he was at his peak just after the war, George Kay used to hold pre-match tactical talks and just tell the others: "Give the ball to Billy whenever you can, and he'll win it for us." He usually did too."

The last ...

Game was against
Real Madrid on Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
Goal was scored by
Trent Alexander-Arnold against Aston Villa on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
Own goal was scored by
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Manchester City on Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
Sending off was
Alisson Becker against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, 30 Nov 2019
Penalty goal was
Mohamed Salah against Manchester City on Sunday, 07 Feb 2021
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Aston Villa on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
Home draw was against
Real Madrid on Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
Home defeat was against
Fulham on Sunday, 07 Mar 2021
Away win was against
Arsenal on Saturday, 03 Apr 2021
Away draw was against
Newcastle United on Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020
Away defeat was against
Real Madrid on Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021
Five games

Few facts from our database

  • Liverpool FC have scored 10057 goals in 5788 competitive matches registered at LFChistory.
  • 203 of those goals are own goals and 528 came from the penalty spot.
  • 457 players have scored a goal for Liverpool FC.
  • 423 players have scored a league goal for Liverpool FC.
  • Liverpool have scored 1.7 goals on average in each game.
  • 777 players have played in competitive matches for Liverpool FC since 1892.
  • 15039 players have played against Liverpool FC since the 1893-1894 season.

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