Match details

Cardiff City 3 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 22 August 1959 at 15:15 Stadium: Ninian Park
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 34,000
Half - time score: 1 - 2
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: William Jones
   

Starting lineup

1 Bert Slater Bert Slater
2 John Molyneux John Molyneux
3 Ronnie Moran Ronnie Moran (c)
4 Johnny Wheeler Johnny Wheeler
5 Dick White Dick White
6 Geoff Twentyman Geoff Twentyman
7 Fred Morris Fred Morris
8 Jimmy Melia Jimmy Melia
9 Louis Bimpson Louis Bimpson
10 Jimmy Harrower Jimmy Harrower
11 Alan A'Court Alan A'Court

Goals

Danny Malloy O/G 38'
Danny Malloy O/G 42'

Opposition lineup

Graham Vearncombe, Alan Harrington, Alec Milne, Derek Sullivan, Danny Malloy, Colin Baker, Brian Walsh, Derek Tapscott, Graham Moore, Steve Mokone, Johnny Watkins

Opposition goals

Graham Moore
Steve Mokone 5'
Johnny Watkins 60'

Notes

- Bert Slater makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.02
- Average age of the Cardiff City starting lineup: 25.7
- Liverpool league position after match: 16
- Cardiff City league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- The first time Liverpool have benefited from two own-goals in one game and that by the same player; Danny Malloy! The same Malloy also scored an own-goal when Liverpool played Cardiff two years earlier!

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2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Huddersfield Town 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 2
2 Hull City 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
3 Stoke City 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Sheffield United 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
5 Swansea City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
6 Aston Villa 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
7 Cardiff City 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
8 Rotherham United 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
9 Charlton Athletic 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 1
10 Bristol Rovers 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
11 Leyton Orient 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
12 Scunthorpe United 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Bristol City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
14 Middlesbrough 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 Portsmouth 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
16 Liverpool 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Derby County 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
19 Lincoln City 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
20 Plymouth Argyle 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
21 Sunderland 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
22 Ipswich Town 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
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