Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Bristol Rovers

Game date: Saturday 26 October 1957 at 14:45 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 36,686
Half - time score: 0 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Ron Nicholls, Harry Bamford, John Watling, Jackie Pitt, Paddy Hale, Peter Sampson, George Petherbridge, Alfie Biggs, Geoff Bradford, Dai Ward, Peter Hooper

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.71
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 29.25
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Echo preview (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Rowley on the cover of the Evening Express

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 Blackburn Rovers 14 7 5 2 24 16 3 3 1 10 6 4 2 1 14 10 19
2 Liverpool 14 7 4 3 31 18 5 1 0 18 1 2 3 3 13 17 18
3 Stoke City 15 8 2 5 33 20 5 2 2 27 14 3 0 3 6 6 18
4 Middlesbrough 14 7 4 3 30 20 4 3 0 16 6 3 1 3 14 14 18
5 Fulham 14 5 7 2 30 21 4 3 0 15 7 1 4 2 15 14 17
6 Charlton Athletic 14 7 3 4 30 23 5 1 1 16 9 2 2 3 14 14 17
7 Huddersfield Town 14 5 6 3 22 18 3 3 1 12 9 2 3 2 10 9 16
8 West Ham United 14 6 3 5 24 23 3 3 1 12 12 3 0 4 12 11 15
9 Sheffield United 14 5 5 4 21 22 4 2 1 9 6 1 3 3 12 16 15
10 Grimsby Town 13 6 2 5 33 24 4 2 1 21 10 2 0 4 12 14 14
11 Barnsley 13 5 4 4 21 17 4 2 1 14 7 1 2 3 7 10 14
12 Cardiff City 14 5 4 5 17 23 3 2 3 10 14 2 2 2 7 9 14
13 Bristol Rovers 14 6 1 7 31 26 4 0 2 18 9 2 1 5 13 17 13
14 Leyton Orient 14 6 1 7 29 31 6 0 1 20 8 0 1 6 9 23 13
15 Bristol City 13 4 4 5 19 24 4 2 2 17 15 0 2 3 2 9 12
16 Ipswich Town 14 4 4 6 18 26 4 1 2 13 9 0 3 4 5 17 12
17 Rotherham United 12 4 3 5 21 24 2 1 3 11 12 2 2 2 10 12 11
18 Swansea City 14 4 3 7 22 36 2 1 3 14 18 2 2 4 8 18 11
19 Lincoln City 13 3 4 6 19 24 2 2 2 10 9 1 2 4 9 15 10
20 Derby County 14 4 2 8 21 30 4 1 1 12 10 0 1 7 9 20 10
21 Notts County 14 3 2 9 15 28 2 2 3 8 13 1 0 6 7 15 8
22 Doncaster Rovers 13 2 3 8 12 29 2 1 3 7 9 0 2 5 5 20 7
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