Match details

Aston Villa 2 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 22 September 1951 at 15:00 Stadium: Villa Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 47,056
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Brown A
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: George Martin
   

Opposition lineup

Con Martin, Harry Parkes, Peter Aldis, Danny Blanchflower, Frank Moss, Dickie Dorsett, Leslie Smith, Tom Thompson, Amos Moss, Johnny Dixon, Billy Goffin

Opposition goals

Tom Thompson
Billy Goffin

Notes

- Billy Liddell missed a penalty on 82'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.29
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 29.25
- Liverpool league position after match: 11
- Aston Villa league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liddell struck a penalty against the post after 82 minutes when Baron had been brought down by Dorsett.

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Match programme
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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 Aston Villa 10 7 1 2 21 13 5 0 0 10 2 2 1 2 11 11 15
2 Bolton Wanderers 9 6 2 1 17 8 3 2 0 10 4 3 0 1 7 4 14
3 Manchester United 10 6 2 2 24 15 4 0 0 13 5 2 2 2 11 10 14
4 Tottenham Hotspur 10 6 2 2 21 15 4 1 0 9 3 2 1 2 12 12 14
5 Arsenal 10 5 3 2 16 8 3 2 0 10 4 2 1 2 6 4 13
6 Charlton Athletic 11 5 3 3 22 19 4 1 0 14 7 1 2 3 8 12 13
7 Preston North End 10 5 2 3 19 12 3 0 2 9 4 2 2 1 10 8 12
8 Wolves 8 5 1 2 18 13 3 0 1 10 7 2 1 1 8 6 11
9 Portsmouth 9 5 1 3 10 9 3 0 2 6 6 2 1 1 4 3 11
10 Newcastle United 9 4 2 3 26 13 3 0 1 20 4 1 2 2 6 9 10
11 Liverpool 10 3 4 3 11 11 2 2 1 7 6 1 2 2 4 5 10
12 Blackpool 10 4 2 4 15 17 1 1 3 4 10 3 1 1 11 7 10
13 Middlesbrough 9 4 0 5 17 17 3 0 1 10 5 1 0 4 7 12 8
14 Sunderland 8 3 1 4 15 17 2 0 2 8 7 1 1 2 7 10 7
15 Huddersfield Town 10 3 1 6 14 16 3 0 2 10 6 0 1 4 4 10 7
16 Derby County 9 3 1 5 15 21 1 1 3 10 13 2 0 2 5 8 7
17 West Bromwich Albion 9 1 5 3 12 19 1 4 0 9 8 0 1 3 3 11 7
18 Burnley 10 2 3 5 12 22 2 2 1 9 5 0 1 4 3 17 7
19 Fulham 10 2 2 6 14 15 2 1 2 12 8 0 1 4 2 7 6
20 Chelsea 9 3 0 6 12 18 2 0 3 6 9 1 0 3 6 9 6
21 Manchester City 9 2 2 5 10 16 1 2 2 6 6 1 0 3 4 10 6
22 Stoke City 11 0 2 9 7 34 0 2 3 5 12 0 0 6 2 22 2
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