Match details

Liverpool 1 - 2 Doncaster Rovers

Game date: Monday 2 April 1956 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 49,659
Half - time score: 1 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Peter Doherty
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Gregg, Brian Makepeace, Len Graham, Morgan Hunt, Charlie Williams, Jack Teasdale, Roy Brown, Alick Jeffrey, Eddie McMorran, Bert Tindill, Geoff Walker

Opposition goals

Bert Tindill
Roy Brown

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.34
- Average age of the Doncaster Rovers starting lineup: 26.37
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Doncaster Rovers league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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 Sheffield Wednesday 38 19 12 7 86 51 12 5 2 53 22 7 7 5 33 29 50
2 Bristol Rovers 38 19 6 13 79 66 12 3 4 50 31 7 3 9 29 35 44
3 Blackburn Rovers 37 19 5 13 77 58 11 4 4 50 27 8 1 9 27 31 43
4 Port Vale 38 15 13 10 54 47 11 4 3 33 14 4 9 7 21 33 43
5 Liverpool 37 18 6 13 77 56 13 3 4 48 24 5 3 9 29 32 42
6 Leicester City 38 18 6 14 86 71 13 3 3 58 22 5 3 11 28 49 42
7 Leeds United 37 18 6 13 66 57 15 3 1 45 17 3 3 12 21 40 42
8 Bristol City 38 17 7 14 74 58 12 4 3 43 19 5 3 11 31 39 41
9 Nottingham Forest 35 18 5 12 59 53 9 2 6 27 21 9 3 6 32 32 41
10 Swansea City 37 17 5 15 73 70 12 3 3 42 19 5 2 12 31 51 39
11 Fulham 38 16 6 16 75 73 12 2 4 48 23 4 4 12 27 50 38
12 Stoke City 35 17 4 14 59 53 12 2 5 42 25 5 2 9 17 28 38
13 Lincoln City 34 14 8 12 60 49 11 5 2 43 16 3 3 10 17 33 36
14 West Ham United 37 13 9 15 65 60 11 3 4 44 20 2 6 11 21 40 35
15 Bury 38 13 8 17 73 84 8 5 6 35 33 5 3 11 38 51 34
16 Middlesbrough 35 13 8 14 62 67 9 4 5 37 27 4 4 9 25 40 34
17 Doncaster Rovers 36 12 10 14 66 81 11 5 3 44 27 1 5 11 22 54 34
18 Rotherham United 34 11 9 14 50 59 6 5 4 25 24 5 4 10 25 35 31
19 Barnsley 38 10 11 17 43 76 9 4 6 31 34 1 7 11 12 42 31
20 Notts County 39 11 8 20 52 75 8 4 7 36 32 3 4 13 16 43 30
21 Plymouth Argyle 39 9 7 23 48 77 6 6 8 30 24 3 1 15 18 53 25
22 Hull City 36 7 5 24 41 84 4 3 10 23 37 3 2 14 18 47 19
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