Liverpool finished 11th (1901-02), 5th (1902-03) and 17th (1903-04). Once again Liverpool was relegated into the Second Division of the Football League.
In 1904 Liverpool signed Ted Doig from Sunderland for a fee of £150. In his first season with the club he helped them gain promotion to the First Division of the Football League. Liverpool won the First Division title in the 1905-06 beating Preston North End by four points.
Alex Raisbeck won his last international cap for Scotland against England on 6th April 1907. Over a seven year period he was selected eight times for his country, five of them as captain.