Match details

Liverpool 5 - 2 Nottingham Forest

Game date: Saturday 17 December 1955 at 14:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 29,248
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: William Walker
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Nicholson, Billy Whare, Geoff Thomas, Bill Morley, Robert McKinlay, Jack Burkitt, Stuart Imlach, James Barrett, Peter Higham, Dennis Alexander, Peter Small

Opposition goals

James Barrett
Peter Small

Notes

- Jimmy Melia makes his LFC debut
- Jimmy Melia scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.61
- Average age of the Nottingham Forest starting lineup: 26.81
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Nottingham Forest league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Other games during this season

2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Bristol City 21 12 3 6 51 35 9 1 1 31 13 3 2 5 20 22 27
2 Swansea City 22 12 3 7 44 39 8 2 1 26 13 4 1 6 18 26 27
3 Sheffield Wednesday 22 8 10 4 44 31 4 5 2 25 17 4 5 2 19 14 26
4 Leeds United 21 12 2 7 38 32 10 1 0 26 7 2 1 7 12 25 26
5 Liverpool 21 10 5 6 47 31 8 2 2 30 13 2 3 4 17 18 25
6 Bristol Rovers 21 11 3 7 51 38 7 1 2 31 15 4 2 5 20 23 25
7 Stoke City 22 12 1 9 41 31 8 0 3 27 13 4 1 6 14 18 25
8 Lincoln City 21 10 4 7 40 25 8 3 1 32 10 2 1 6 8 15 24
9 Leicester City 22 10 4 8 53 44 7 2 2 34 14 3 2 6 19 30 24
10 Fulham 22 11 2 9 49 46 7 1 3 30 17 4 1 6 19 29 24
11 Rotherham United 22 8 6 8 31 35 6 3 2 17 13 2 3 6 14 22 22
12 Port Vale 20 7 7 6 25 27 4 4 2 12 7 3 3 4 13 20 21
13 Blackburn Rovers 20 9 2 9 42 32 5 2 3 29 17 4 0 6 13 15 20
14 Barnsley 22 6 8 8 28 41 6 2 2 19 16 0 6 6 9 25 20
15 Notts County 22 6 7 9 35 40 4 4 3 25 19 2 3 6 10 21 19
16 Nottingham Forest 20 9 1 10 32 39 5 1 4 16 13 4 0 6 16 26 19
17 Middlesbrough 20 7 5 8 32 42 6 2 1 22 12 1 3 7 10 30 19
18 Doncaster Rovers 21 6 6 9 39 53 6 4 1 29 16 0 2 8 10 37 18
19 West Ham United 21 5 6 10 42 39 5 1 4 27 14 0 5 6 15 25 16
20 Bury 22 5 5 12 37 57 3 2 5 14 22 2 3 7 23 35 15
21 Plymouth Argyle 22 5 4 13 24 43 3 3 5 15 16 2 1 8 9 27 14
22 Hull City 21 5 2 14 24 49 3 2 5 16 19 2 0 9 8 30 12
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