Report

Liverpool 7 - 4 Chelsea

Game date: Saturday 7 September 1946 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 49,995
Half-time score 4 - 0 Referee Tregella J
Manager George Kay Opposition manager William Birrell
   

Opposition lineup

Bill Robertson, Danny Winter, Fred Lewis, Ray Goddard, John Harris, Jimmy Argue, Murdoch Dickie, Alex Machin, Tommy Lawton, Len Goulden, Len Dolding

Opposition goals

Len Goulden 55'
Jimmy Argue 64'
Alex Machin 70'
Alex Machin 72'

Notes

- Charlie Ashcroft makes his LFC debut
- Bill Jones scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.51
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 27.49
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Chelsea league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Match programme

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

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