Match details

Chelsea 5 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 31 October 1953 at 14:45 Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 33,000
Half - time score: 3 - 1 Referee: Murdoch A
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Ted Drake
   

Opposition lineup

William Robertson, John Harris, Stan Willemse, Ken Armstrong, Jack Saunders, Derek Saunders, Eric Parsons, Johnny McNichol, Roy Bentley, Les Stubbs, Frank Blunstone

Opposition goals

Ken Armstrong
Roy Bentley
Roy Bentley
Roy Bentley
Frank Blunstone

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.62
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 27.84
- Liverpool league position after match: 16
- Chelsea league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Match programme

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 West Bromwich Albion 16 12 2 2 45 21 6 2 1 23 9 6 0 1 22 12 26
2 Wolves 16 10 4 2 41 23 7 0 0 24 8 3 4 2 17 15 24
3 Huddersfield Town 16 10 3 3 32 17 6 2 0 19 4 4 1 3 13 13 23
4 Burnley 16 10 0 6 36 29 6 0 2 20 11 4 0 4 16 18 20
5 Bolton Wanderers 15 7 5 3 26 21 5 2 0 13 6 2 3 3 13 15 19
6 Cardiff City 16 7 5 4 20 18 5 2 1 14 7 2 3 3 6 11 19
7 Charlton Athletic 16 9 0 7 39 33 6 0 2 29 14 3 0 5 10 19 18
8 Sheffield Wednesday 18 8 2 8 33 39 7 1 2 25 14 1 1 6 8 25 18
9 Blackpool 15 7 3 5 30 24 5 2 1 15 6 2 1 4 15 18 17
10 Preston North End 16 7 1 8 39 24 4 1 3 21 11 3 0 5 18 13 15
11 Arsenal 16 6 3 7 31 30 2 3 3 15 16 4 0 4 16 14 15
12 Tottenham Hotspur 16 7 1 8 27 28 5 1 2 17 11 2 0 6 10 17 15
13 Aston Villa 16 7 1 8 24 27 5 1 1 17 7 2 0 7 7 20 15
14 Manchester United 16 4 7 5 19 22 3 3 2 9 9 1 4 3 10 13 15
15 Portsmouth 16 4 4 8 34 40 4 2 2 20 16 0 2 6 14 24 12
16 Liverpool 16 4 4 8 30 39 4 4 1 26 16 0 0 7 4 23 12
17 Newcastle United 16 4 4 8 25 35 2 0 6 13 20 2 4 2 12 15 12
18 Sheffield United 15 5 2 8 23 33 3 1 4 16 17 2 1 4 7 16 12
19 Chelsea 16 4 3 9 27 40 3 2 3 17 15 1 1 6 10 25 11
20 Middlesbrough 16 4 3 9 22 37 3 1 4 11 15 1 2 5 11 22 11
21 Manchester City 16 4 3 9 19 34 3 1 4 9 14 1 2 5 10 20 11
22 Sunderland 15 4 2 9 34 42 4 0 2 22 15 0 2 7 12 27 10
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