Report

Liverpool 2 - 3 Blackpool

Game date: Saturday 5 April 1947 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 47,320
Half-time score 1 - 0 Referee Prescot W
Manager George Kay Opposition manager Joseph Smith
   

Opposition lineup

Jock Wallace, Eddie Shimwell, Eric Sibley, George Farrow, Eric Hayward, Harry Johnston, Alex Munro, George McKnight, Stan Mortensen, Tom Buchan, George Dick

Opposition goals

Tom Buchan 69'
Stan Mortensen 71'
Stan Mortensen 80'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.23
- Average age of the Blackpool starting lineup: 29.69
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Blackpool league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool were leading 2-0 against Blackpool with less than an hour to go but let slip and lost 3-2.

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Blackpool 38 21 5 12 69 64 14 0 4 38 27 7 5 8 31 37 47
2 Wolves 33 21 4 8 73 39 13 0 3 47 17 8 4 5 26 22 46
3 Stoke City 34 18 6 10 76 49 12 4 2 46 20 6 2 8 30 29 42
4 Manchester United 33 16 10 7 75 49 13 3 1 45 16 3 7 6 30 33 42
5 Liverpool 34 18 6 10 69 47 10 3 5 37 24 8 3 5 32 23 42
6 Middlesbrough 35 17 7 11 70 51 11 3 5 44 28 6 4 6 26 23 41
7 Preston North End 34 16 8 10 66 59 10 4 4 42 24 6 4 6 24 35 40
8 Aston Villa 35 15 7 13 52 43 6 5 4 25 15 9 2 9 27 28 37
9 Sunderland 34 14 6 14 56 57 8 2 7 26 24 6 4 7 30 33 34
10 Sheffield United 30 14 5 11 64 55 7 4 3 35 21 7 1 8 29 34 33
11 Chelsea 35 13 7 15 59 68 7 3 7 29 32 6 4 8 30 36 33
12 Portsmouth 32 13 6 13 55 49 10 1 5 37 23 3 5 8 18 26 32
13 Bolton Wanderers 37 12 8 17 53 58 7 5 7 29 25 5 3 10 24 33 32
14 Everton 34 12 8 14 46 59 10 4 3 31 22 2 4 11 15 37 32
15 Blackburn Rovers 34 12 7 15 35 38 5 5 7 20 21 7 2 8 15 17 31
16 Grimsby Town 35 10 11 14 44 68 6 6 5 26 32 4 5 9 18 36 31
17 Derby County 32 13 4 15 61 63 9 2 4 37 23 4 2 11 24 40 30
18 Arsenal 33 11 7 15 55 60 6 5 6 31 27 5 2 9 24 33 29
19 Charlton Athletic 33 9 8 16 47 60 6 5 8 31 27 3 3 8 16 33 26
20 Huddersfield Town 34 10 5 19 47 74 8 2 5 28 21 2 3 14 19 53 25
21 Brentford 33 9 4 20 42 74 5 2 9 18 30 4 2 11 24 44 22
22 Leeds United 32 6 5 21 39 69 6 4 7 28 24 0 1 14 11 45 17

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