Match details

Liverpool 0 - 4 Cardiff City

Game date: Saturday 19 December 1959 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 27,291
Half - time score: 0 - 2 Referee: Hawcroft A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: William Jones
   

Opposition lineup

Graham Vearncombe, Alec Milne, Ron Stitfall, Derek Sullivan, Danny Malloy, Colin Baker, Brian Walsh, Derek Tapscott, Graham Moore, Joe Bonson, Johnny Watkins

Opposition goals

Derek Tapscott 12'
Johnny Watkins 34'
Derek Tapscott 57'
Joe Bonson 67'

Notes

- Allan Jones makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.56
- Average age of the Cardiff City starting lineup: 26.36
- Liverpool league position after match: 10
- Cardiff City league position after match: 3
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Bill Shankly's first game in charge of LFC.

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Match programme

Other games during this season

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 23 15 5 3 56 19 11 0 0 37 5 4 5 3 19 14 35
2 Rotherham United 22 13 7 2 43 28 5 4 1 16 10 8 3 1 27 18 33
3 Cardiff City 22 13 6 3 46 30 8 1 1 28 17 5 5 2 18 13 32
4 Huddersfield Town 22 10 6 6 42 26 7 2 3 27 14 3 4 3 15 12 26
5 Middlesbrough 22 11 4 7 52 36 8 3 0 31 9 3 1 7 21 27 26
6 Sheffield United 22 9 6 7 37 30 5 2 4 23 16 4 4 3 14 14 24
7 Stoke City 23 9 6 8 44 45 5 2 5 26 24 4 4 3 18 21 24
8 Leyton Orient 22 8 7 7 43 33 7 2 3 30 15 1 5 4 13 18 23
9 Swansea City 21 9 5 7 44 39 6 3 1 26 15 3 2 6 18 24 23
10 Liverpool 22 9 5 8 44 40 7 2 2 28 20 2 3 6 16 20 23
11 Charlton Athletic 22 6 11 5 46 49 4 6 1 26 17 2 5 4 20 32 23
12 Scunthorpe United 22 7 8 7 29 33 4 5 1 20 10 3 3 6 9 23 22
13 Bristol Rovers 22 7 7 8 34 44 4 5 2 20 18 3 2 6 14 26 21
14 Lincoln City 22 9 2 11 37 40 6 1 5 22 14 3 1 6 15 26 20
15 Ipswich Town 22 8 3 11 42 39 7 2 2 30 13 1 1 9 12 26 19
16 Sunderland 22 6 7 9 28 38 4 4 3 17 14 2 3 6 11 24 19
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 22 6 6 10 32 39 3 4 4 16 16 3 2 6 16 23 18
18 Plymouth Argyle 22 6 5 11 37 55 5 2 4 23 23 1 3 7 14 32 17
19 Portsmouth 22 5 5 12 32 42 3 3 5 19 19 2 2 7 13 23 15
20 Derby County 22 5 5 12 32 46 3 4 4 16 18 2 1 8 16 28 15
21 Hull City 22 5 4 13 25 51 3 3 5 14 23 2 1 8 11 28 14
22 Bristol City 21 5 2 14 27 50 4 1 6 11 16 1 1 8 16 34 12
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