Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Port Vale

Game date: Saturday 14 April 1956 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 29,413
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Frederick Steele
   

Opposition lineup

Ray King, Stan Turner, Reg Potts, Albert Leake, Basil Hayward, Roy Sproson, Colin Askey, Len Stephenson, Cyril Done, Eddie Baily, Jack Cunliffe

Opposition goals

Eddie Baily

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.66
- Average age of the Port Vale starting lineup: 28.28
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Port Vale league position after match: 9
- 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 40 19 13 8 91 57 12 5 3 55 25 7 8 5 36 32 51
2 Bristol Rovers 40 21 6 13 82 66 13 3 4 52 31 8 3 9 30 35 48
3 Leeds United 39 20 6 13 72 58 16 3 1 49 17 4 3 12 23 41 46
4 Blackburn Rovers 39 20 5 14 80 61 12 4 4 52 28 8 1 10 28 33 45
5 Liverpool 39 19 6 14 82 60 14 3 4 52 25 5 3 10 30 35 44
6 Leicester City 40 19 6 15 88 76 14 3 3 60 23 5 3 12 28 53 44
7 Nottingham Forest 38 19 6 13 63 57 9 3 7 29 25 10 3 6 34 32 44
8 Bristol City 40 18 7 15 78 61 13 4 3 47 20 5 3 12 31 41 43
9 Port Vale 40 15 13 12 55 53 11 4 4 33 16 4 9 8 22 37 43
10 Fulham 40 18 6 16 81 76 13 2 4 51 24 5 4 12 30 52 42
11 Swansea City 39 18 5 16 75 76 13 3 3 44 20 5 2 13 31 56 41
12 Lincoln City 37 15 10 12 66 53 12 5 2 45 16 3 5 10 21 37 40
13 Stoke City 37 18 4 15 64 54 13 2 5 47 25 5 2 10 17 29 40
14 Bury 40 15 8 17 82 85 9 5 6 42 34 6 3 11 40 51 38
15 West Ham United 39 13 10 16 69 65 11 4 4 47 23 2 6 12 22 42 36
16 Doncaster Rovers 39 12 11 16 69 88 11 5 4 45 29 1 6 12 24 59 35
17 Middlesbrough 38 13 8 17 64 72 9 4 6 37 28 4 4 11 27 44 34
18 Rotherham United 37 12 9 16 53 65 7 5 5 27 27 5 4 11 26 38 33
19 Barnsley 40 11 11 18 45 80 10 4 6 32 34 1 7 12 13 46 33
20 Notts County 41 11 9 21 54 79 8 5 7 38 34 3 4 14 16 45 31
21 Plymouth Argyle 41 10 7 24 52 85 7 6 8 33 25 3 1 16 19 60 27
22 Hull City 39 9 6 24 48 86 5 4 10 28 39 4 2 14 20 47 24
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