English flag Geoff Strong

Born19 September 1937, Kirkheaton
NationalityEnglish
PositionInside forward

A lethal finisher, Geoff’s career blossomed at Arsenal after completing his National Service in 1961. He joined Liverpool for £40,000 going on to become a regular. With Liverpool he won the FA Cup in 1965 and 1st Division Championship in 1966.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1960-61 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1960-61 Arsenal League Division One 19
10
1961-62 Arsenal League Division One 20
12
1962-63 Arsenal FA Cup 3
3
1962-63 Arsenal League Division One 36
18
1963-64 Arsenal FA Cup 4
2
1963-64 Arsenal Fairs Cup 4
3
1963-64 Arsenal League Division One 38
26
1964-65 Arsenal League Division One 12
3
1964-65 Liverpool European Cup 2
1964-65 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1964-65 Liverpool League Division One 13
3
1965-66 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1965-66 Liverpool League Division One 21
1
5
1965-66 Liverpool UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
2
1966-67 Liverpool European Cup 5
1966-67 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1966-67 Liverpool FA Cup 3
1966-67 Liverpool League Division One 36
11
1967-68 Liverpool FA Cup 9
1
1967-68 Liverpool Fairs Cup 1
1967-68 Liverpool League Division One 18
1
5
1968-69 Liverpool FA Cup 4
1968-69 Liverpool Fairs Cup
1
1968-69 Liverpool League Cup 2
1968-69 Liverpool League Division One 28
3
2
1969-70 Liverpool FA Cup 6
1969-70 Liverpool Fairs Cup 4
1969-70 Liverpool League Cup 2
1969-70 Liverpool League Division One 34
3
1970-71 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1970-71 Coventry City Fairs Cup 3
1970-71 Coventry City League Cup 4
1970-71 Coventry City League Division One 32
1971-72 Coventry City League Division One 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Sep 1960 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 5-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1960 Cardiff City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1960 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
29 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1960 West Ham United v Arsenal L 6-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-4 League Division One
19 Nov 1960 Blackpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1960 Arsenal v Everton W 3-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 5-3 League Division One
10 Dec 1960 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 5-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1960 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-5 League Division One
07 Jan 1961 Sunderland v Arsenal L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
04 Feb 1961 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
11 Feb 1961 Arsenal v Cardiff City L 2-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1961 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-5 League Division One
29 Apr 1961 Everton v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1961 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
02 Dec 1961 Arsenal v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1961 Sheffield United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1962 Blackpool v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-5 League Division One
07 Apr 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1962 Fulham v Arsenal L 5-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1962 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1962 West Ham United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
23 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-3 League Division One
01 May 1962 Arsenal v Everton L 2-3 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Leyton Orient v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1962 Burnley v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 4-4 League Division One
13 Oct 1962 Arsenal v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 5-4 League Division One
03 Nov 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 5-5 League Division One
10 Nov 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1962 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
08 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1963 Arsenal v Oxford United W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Feb 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
02 Mar 1963 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
09 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool L 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 4-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1963 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
20 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1963 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1963 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
11 May 1963 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One
14 May 1963 Arsenal v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1963 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 7-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 4-3 League Division One
10 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1963 Fulham v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
21 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1963 Staevnet v Arsenal W 1-7 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Sep 1963 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
02 Oct 1963 Everton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 6-0 League Division One
15 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 4-4 League Division One
19 Oct 1963 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Staevnet L 2-3 Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
26 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 4-2 League Division One
02 Nov 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1963 Arsenal v West Ham United D 3-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Liège D 1-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
16 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Blackpool W 5-3 League Division One
30 Nov 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 6-0 League Division One
14 Dec 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1963 Liège v Arsenal L 3-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
21 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1963 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
04 Jan 1964 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1964 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1964 Arsenal v Fulham D 2-2 League Division One
25 Jan 1964 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 1964 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
01 Feb 1964 Manchester United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1964 Arsenal v Burnley W 3-2 League Division One
15 Feb 1964 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1964 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
22 Feb 1964 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
29 Feb 1964 Arsenal v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1964 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Chelsea L 2-4 League Division One
24 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Division One
11 Apr 1964 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1964 Liverpool v Arsenal L 5-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1964 Liverpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1964 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1964 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1964 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1964 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1964 Arsenal v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1964 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
19 Sep 1964 Leicester City v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
26 Sep 1964 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
06 Oct 1964 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 League Division One
10 Oct 1964 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 Apr 1958 01 Nov 1964
Liverpool 01 Nov 1964 01 Jul 1970

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
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Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.