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Liverpool 3 - 0 Preston North End

Game date: Monday 7 April 1947 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 46,477
Half-time score 2 - 0 Referee Mortimer RA
Manager George Kay
   

Opposition lineup

Jack Fairbrother, Willie Watson, Bill Scott, Bill Shankly, Willie Brown, Willie Hamilton, Ken Horton, Willie McIntosh, Willie Jessop, Bobby Beattie, Ian Wilson

Notes

- Ray Minshull saved a penalty from Bill Shankly
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.12
- Average age of the Preston North End starting lineup: 27.57
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Preston North End league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Jack Balmer tipped off Ray Minshull that Bill Shankly would place his penalty-kick to the goalkeeper's left. Balmer was correct and fortunately the goalkeeper took his advice and made the save.

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 39 21 5 13 69 67 14 0 5 38 30 7 5 8 31 37 47
2 Wolves 34 21 4 9 74 41 13 0 3 47 17 8 4 6 27 24 46
3 Stoke City 35 19 6 10 79 49 13 4 2 49 20 6 2 8 30 29 44
4 Manchester United 34 17 10 7 78 50 14 3 1 48 17 3 7 6 30 33 44
5 Liverpool 35 19 6 10 72 47 11 3 5 40 24 8 3 5 32 23 44
6 Middlesbrough 36 17 7 12 71 53 11 3 6 45 30 6 4 6 26 23 41
7 Preston North End 35 16 8 11 66 62 10 4 4 42 24 6 4 7 24 38 40
8 Aston Villa 35 15 7 13 52 43 6 5 4 25 15 9 2 9 27 28 37
9 Sheffield United 31 15 5 11 68 57 8 4 3 39 23 7 1 8 29 34 35
10 Chelsea 36 14 7 15 61 69 7 3 7 29 32 7 4 8 32 37 35
11 Portsmouth 33 14 6 13 58 49 11 1 5 40 23 3 5 8 18 26 34
12 Sunderland 34 14 6 14 56 57 8 2 7 26 24 6 4 7 30 33 34
13 Everton 35 13 8 14 49 59 10 4 3 31 22 3 4 11 18 37 34
14 Derby County 33 14 4 15 63 64 10 2 4 39 24 4 2 11 24 40 32
15 Bolton Wanderers 38 12 8 18 55 62 7 5 7 29 25 5 3 11 26 37 32
16 Blackburn Rovers 35 12 7 16 36 40 5 5 8 21 23 7 2 8 15 17 31
17 Grimsby Town 36 10 11 15 44 71 6 6 5 26 32 4 5 10 18 39 31
18 Arsenal 34 11 8 15 55 60 6 5 6 31 27 5 3 9 24 33 30
19 Charlton Athletic 34 10 8 16 49 61 6 5 8 31 27 4 3 8 18 34 28
20 Huddersfield Town 35 10 6 19 47 74 8 3 5 28 21 2 3 14 19 53 26
21 Brentford 34 9 4 21 42 77 5 2 9 18 30 4 2 12 24 47 22
22 Leeds United 33 6 5 22 40 72 6 4 7 28 24 0 1 15 12 48 17

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