Match details

Charlton Athletic 5 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 28 September 1957 at 15:15 Stadium: The Valley
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 25,403
Half - time score: 2 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: James Trotter
   

Opposition lineup

William Duff, Trevor Edwards, John D Hewie, Cyril Hammond, Gordon Jago, Derek Ufton, Sam Lawrie, Bobby Ayre, Stuart E Leary, Johnny Summers, Billy Kiernan

Opposition goals

Gerry Byrne scored an own goal
Bobby Ayre
Stuart E Leary
Bobby Ayre
Bobby Ayre

Notes

- Gerry Byrne makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.23
- Average age of the Charlton Athletic starting lineup: 26.65
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Charlton Athletic league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- A number of reserves featured in this game for Liverpool as Ronnie Moran, Johnny Morrissey and Don Campbell were all down with flu. Brian Jackson and Billy Liddell recently had it and were not match fit. Dick White, John Molyneux and Johnny Wheeler were out injured.

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2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Charlton Athletic 10 7 2 1 27 12 5 0 0 14 4 2 2 1 13 8 16
2 Fulham 10 4 5 1 24 15 3 3 0 12 6 1 2 1 12 9 13
3 Blackburn Rovers 10 5 3 2 16 10 3 1 1 8 4 2 2 1 8 6 13
4 Grimsby Town 9 5 2 2 25 13 3 2 0 16 6 2 0 2 9 7 12
5 Liverpool 10 4 4 2 19 16 2 1 0 7 1 2 3 2 12 15 12
6 Bristol Rovers 10 5 1 4 28 19 4 0 1 18 7 1 1 3 10 12 11
7 Stoke City 11 5 1 5 21 16 3 1 2 17 11 2 0 3 4 5 11
8 Barnsley 10 4 3 3 16 14 3 2 1 10 6 1 1 2 6 8 11
9 Middlesbrough 10 3 4 3 19 17 1 3 0 9 4 2 1 3 10 13 10
10 Rotherham United 8 4 2 2 17 16 2 1 1 9 8 2 1 1 8 8 10
11 Huddersfield Town 10 3 4 3 14 15 2 2 1 8 8 1 2 2 6 7 10
12 Ipswich Town 10 3 4 3 14 15 3 1 1 10 6 0 3 2 4 9 10
13 Sheffield United 10 4 2 4 16 19 3 1 1 7 6 1 1 3 9 13 10
14 Swansea City 10 3 3 4 19 23 2 1 2 13 14 1 2 2 6 9 9
15 Leyton Orient 10 4 1 5 19 23 4 0 1 13 6 0 1 4 6 17 9
16 Lincoln City 10 3 3 4 16 19 2 2 1 10 8 1 1 3 6 11 9
17 West Ham United 10 3 2 5 15 19 2 2 1 8 9 1 0 4 7 10 8
18 Derby County 10 3 2 5 15 22 3 1 1 10 9 0 1 4 5 13 8
19 Bristol City 10 2 4 4 12 18 2 2 1 10 9 0 2 3 2 9 8
20 Cardiff City 10 2 3 5 7 17 1 1 3 2 8 1 2 2 5 9 7
21 Notts County 10 2 2 6 12 21 1 2 2 6 11 1 0 4 6 10 6
22 Doncaster Rovers 10 2 1 7 9 21 2 0 3 5 7 0 1 4 4 14 5
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