Match details

Swansea Town 5 - 4 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 3 October 1959 at 15:15 Stadium: Vetch Field
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 16,500
Half - time score: 3 - 3 Referee: Pullin G
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Trevor Morris
   

Opposition lineup

John King, Dai Thomas, Harry Griffiths, Brian Hughes, Mel Nurse, Malcolm Kennedy, Len Allchurch, Peter Davies, Brayley Reynolds, Colin Webster, Dave Dodson

Opposition goals

Peter Davies 11'
Len Allchurch 14'
Colin Webster 22'
Brayley Reynolds 73'
Brayley Reynolds 88'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.41
- Average age of the Swansea Town starting lineup: 24.77
- Liverpool league position after match: 13
- Swansea Town league position after match: 8
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool were 3-1 down after 24 minutes. Swansea's winner came 3 minutes from time.

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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 Aston Villa 12 8 3 1 22 10 5 0 0 13 3 3 3 1 9 7 19
2 Cardiff City 11 7 2 2 21 15 4 0 1 12 8 3 2 1 9 7 16
3 Middlesbrough 11 6 3 2 29 13 4 2 0 17 4 2 1 2 12 9 15
4 Huddersfield Town 11 6 2 3 24 15 4 1 1 15 8 2 1 2 9 7 14
5 Charlton Athletic 11 5 4 2 30 22 3 2 0 15 7 2 2 2 15 15 14
6 Rotherham United 11 5 4 2 21 16 1 3 1 7 7 4 1 1 14 9 14
7 Sheffield United 11 5 3 3 24 17 4 0 2 18 9 1 3 1 6 8 13
8 Swansea City 11 6 1 4 24 22 4 1 1 15 11 2 0 3 9 11 13
9 Bristol Rovers 11 4 5 2 19 18 2 3 1 13 11 2 2 1 6 7 13
10 Ipswich Town 11 6 0 5 27 17 5 0 1 21 6 1 0 4 6 11 12
11 Leyton Orient 11 4 4 3 21 15 4 1 1 16 8 0 3 2 5 7 12
12 Sunderland 11 4 4 3 15 18 2 3 0 8 3 2 1 3 7 15 12
13 Liverpool 11 5 1 5 26 21 4 0 1 16 8 1 1 4 10 13 11
14 Brighton & Hove Albion 11 4 3 4 21 20 2 2 2 11 10 2 1 2 10 10 11
15 Stoke City 12 4 3 5 22 24 4 1 2 17 11 0 2 3 5 13 11
16 Plymouth Argyle 11 3 3 5 19 28 3 1 1 12 10 0 2 4 7 18 9
17 Scunthorpe United 11 2 4 5 10 17 1 3 1 6 5 1 1 4 4 12 8
18 Derby County 11 3 1 7 17 25 1 1 3 7 12 2 0 4 10 13 7
19 Hull City 11 2 2 7 10 28 1 2 3 6 12 1 0 4 4 16 6
20 Bristol City 11 2 1 8 15 27 2 0 3 6 6 0 1 5 9 21 5
21 Lincoln City 11 2 1 8 9 24 1 1 4 5 8 1 0 4 4 16 5
22 Portsmouth 11 1 2 8 13 27 0 1 4 5 11 1 1 4 8 16 4
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