Report

Wolves 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 31 May 1947 at 15:00 Stadium: Molineux
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,765
Half-time score 0 - 2 Referee Briggs J
Manager George Kay Opposition manager Ted Vizard
   

Opposition lineup

Bart Williams, Gus McLean, Billy Crook, Jim Alderton, Stan Cullis, Billy Wright, Jim Hancocks, Jimmy Dunn, Jesse Pye, Billy Forbes, Jimmy Mullen

Opposition goals

Jimmy Dunn 65'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.6
- Average age of the Wolves starting lineup: 25.08
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Wolves league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- An important win that eventually clinched Liverpool's first League title since 1923.
- Jimmy Dunn, a Liverpool fan who scored Wolves' goal said: "I remember Cyril [Sidlow] playing a blinder. We hammered them after we scored but we couldn't find a way past him for the second time."

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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 Liverpool 42 25 7 10 84 52 13 3 5 42 24 12 4 5 42 28 57
2 Wolves 42 25 6 11 98 56 15 1 5 66 31 10 5 6 32 25 56
3 Manchester United 42 22 12 8 95 54 17 3 1 61 19 5 9 7 34 35 56
4 Stoke City 41 24 7 10 89 51 14 5 2 52 21 10 2 8 37 30 55
5 Blackpool 42 22 6 14 71 70 14 1 6 38 32 8 5 8 33 38 50
6 Preston North End 42 18 11 13 76 74 10 7 4 45 27 8 4 9 31 47 47
7 Sheffield United 40 19 7 14 85 73 10 4 5 47 30 9 3 9 38 43 45
8 Aston Villa 42 18 9 15 67 53 9 6 6 39 24 9 3 9 28 29 45
9 Sunderland 42 18 8 16 65 66 11 3 7 33 27 7 5 9 32 39 44
10 Everton 42 17 9 16 62 67 13 5 3 40 24 4 4 13 22 43 43
11 Middlesbrough 42 17 8 17 73 68 11 3 7 46 32 6 5 10 27 36 42
12 Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 66 60 11 3 7 42 27 5 6 10 24 33 41
13 Arsenal 41 16 9 16 71 68 9 5 7 43 33 7 4 9 28 35 41
14 Derby County 42 18 5 19 73 79 13 2 6 44 28 5 3 13 29 51 41
15 Chelsea 42 16 7 19 69 84 9 3 9 33 39 7 4 10 36 45 39
16 Grimsby Town 42 13 12 17 61 82 9 6 6 37 35 4 6 11 24 47 38
17 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 8 20 45 53 6 5 10 23 27 8 3 10 22 26 36
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 8 21 57 69 8 5 8 30 28 5 3 13 27 41 34
19 Charlton Athletic 42 11 12 19 57 71 6 6 9 34 32 5 6 10 23 39 34
20 Huddersfield Town 42 13 7 22 53 79 11 4 6 34 24 2 3 16 19 55 33
21 Brentford 42 9 7 26 45 88 5 5 11 19 35 4 2 15 26 53 25
22 Leeds United 42 6 6 30 45 90 6 5 10 30 30 0 1 20 15 60 18

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