Match details

Sheffield United 0 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 31 August 1946 at 15:00 Stadium: Bramall Lane
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 28,296
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Wright HT
Manager: George Kay Opposition manager: Edward Davison
   

Opposition lineup

Jack Smith, Fred Furniss, Eddie Shimwell, Stan Machent, Harry Latham, Alex Forbes, Walter Rickett, Albert Nightingale, Colin Collindridge, Harold Brook, George Jones

Notes

- Len Carney makes his LFC debut
- Bill Jones makes his LFC debut
- Cyril Sidlow makes his LFC debut
- Len Carney scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.99
- Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 26.36
- Liverpool league position after match: 9
- Sheffield United league position after match: 22
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Wolves 1 1 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2 Blackpool 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 2
3 Portsmouth 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Manchester United 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
5 Preston North End 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
6 Sunderland 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
7 Chelsea 1 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
8 Brentford 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2
9 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
10 Middlesbrough 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
11 Charlton Athletic 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
12 Stoke City 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Bolton Wanderers 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0
14 Derby County 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
15 Leeds United 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
16 Grimsby Town 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
17 Blackburn Rovers 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
18 Huddersfield Town 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Arsenal 1 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
20 Aston Villa 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Everton 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheffield United 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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