Match details

Liverpool 0 - 1 Cardiff City

Game date: Saturday 17 April 1954 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 41,340
Half - time score: 0 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Trevor Morris
   

Opposition lineup

Ron Howells, Ron Stitfall, Alf Sherwood, Billy Baker, Stan Montgomery, Derek Sullivan, Wilf Grant, Cliff Nugent, Trevor Ford, Tommy Northcott, George Edwards

Opposition goals

Tommy Northcott

Notes

- Billy Liddell missed a penalty
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.99
- Average age of the Cardiff City starting lineup: 29.19
- Liverpool league position after match: 22
- Cardiff City league position after match: 9
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liddell's kick was saved by Cardiff full-back Alfred Sherwood, who had to go between the posts after goalkeeper Ron Howells broke his thumb.

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Wolves 39 23 7 9 89 54 14 1 4 55 25 9 6 5 34 29 53
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 22 8 9 84 53 13 4 3 50 23 9 4 6 34 30 52
3 Huddersfield Town 39 18 11 10 74 55 11 6 2 41 22 7 5 8 33 33 47
4 Bolton Wanderers 40 18 11 11 73 57 14 6 1 45 20 4 5 10 28 37 47
5 Manchester United 40 17 12 11 70 56 11 6 4 41 27 6 6 7 29 29 46
6 Burnley 40 21 3 16 76 64 16 1 3 50 22 5 2 13 26 42 45
7 Blackpool 40 17 10 13 76 69 12 6 2 40 19 5 4 11 36 50 44
8 Chelsea 40 16 11 13 72 65 12 3 5 44 24 4 8 8 28 41 43
9 Cardiff City 40 18 7 15 49 68 12 3 4 30 24 6 4 11 19 44 43
10 Charlton Athletic 40 18 6 16 74 74 13 4 3 50 26 5 2 13 24 48 42
11 Preston North End 40 18 5 17 81 55 12 2 7 43 24 6 3 10 38 31 41
12 Arsenal 40 14 12 14 71 71 7 8 5 39 36 7 4 9 32 35 40
13 Tottenham Hotspur 40 16 5 19 63 68 11 3 6 36 27 5 2 13 27 41 37
14 Portsmouth 40 13 10 17 77 88 12 4 3 49 30 1 6 14 28 58 36
15 Newcastle United 41 13 10 18 70 76 9 2 10 43 40 4 8 8 27 36 36
16 Aston Villa 38 14 8 16 61 64 10 5 4 43 27 4 3 12 18 37 36
17 Sheffield Wednesday 41 15 5 21 68 89 12 4 5 43 30 3 1 16 25 59 35
18 Manchester City 40 13 8 19 58 76 9 3 7 31 30 4 5 12 27 46 34
19 Sunderland 40 12 8 20 76 87 10 4 6 48 36 2 4 14 28 51 32
20 Sheffield United 39 10 11 18 65 83 8 5 5 39 31 2 6 13 26 52 31
21 Middlesbrough 40 10 10 20 58 84 6 6 9 29 35 4 4 11 29 49 30
22 Liverpool 40 8 10 22 64 93 6 8 6 45 37 2 2 16 19 56 26
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