Match details

Liverpool 5 - 2 Blackpool

Game date: Saturday 5 December 1953 at 14:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 47,320
Half - time score: 1 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Joseph Smith
   

Opposition lineup

George Farm, Eddie Shimwell, Tommy Garrett, Ewan Fenton, Harry Johnston, Cyril Robinson, Stanley Matthews, Ernest Taylor, Stan Mortensen, Allan Brown, Bill Perry

Opposition goals

Ernest Taylor
Ernest Taylor

Notes

- Alan Arnell makes his LFC debut
- Barry Wilkinson makes his LFC debut
- Alan Arnell scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.43
- Average age of the Blackpool starting lineup: 29.45
- Liverpool league position after match: 20
- Blackpool league position after match: 9
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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 Wolves 21 14 5 2 54 29 9 0 0 29 9 5 5 2 25 20 33
2 West Bromwich Albion 21 15 2 4 58 28 8 2 2 33 13 7 0 2 25 15 32
3 Huddersfield Town 21 12 4 5 38 21 8 2 0 24 5 4 2 5 14 16 28
4 Burnley 21 13 0 8 48 38 9 0 2 30 15 4 0 6 18 23 26
5 Bolton Wanderers 20 8 8 4 37 28 6 4 0 21 9 2 4 4 16 19 24
6 Charlton Athletic 21 11 1 9 45 40 8 0 3 33 18 3 1 6 12 22 23
7 Manchester United 21 6 10 5 34 29 4 5 2 17 14 2 5 3 17 15 22
8 Arsenal 21 9 4 8 41 39 4 3 3 21 20 5 1 5 20 19 22
9 Blackpool 20 9 4 7 37 35 6 3 1 16 6 3 1 6 21 29 22
10 Sheffield Wednesday 22 9 3 10 38 48 8 2 2 29 17 1 1 8 9 31 21
11 Cardiff City 21 8 5 8 26 37 6 2 2 18 14 2 3 6 8 23 21
12 Preston North End 21 9 2 10 47 31 5 2 4 26 16 4 0 6 21 15 20
13 Aston Villa 20 9 2 9 34 35 7 1 1 24 11 2 1 8 10 24 20
14 Tottenham Hotspur 21 9 1 11 34 38 7 1 3 22 15 2 0 8 12 23 19
15 Newcastle United 21 5 7 9 32 39 3 2 6 19 22 2 5 3 13 17 17
16 Chelsea 21 6 5 10 34 46 5 2 3 20 16 1 3 7 14 30 17
17 Portsmouth 21 5 6 10 41 53 4 3 3 22 20 1 3 7 19 33 16
18 Sheffield United 20 6 4 10 33 42 4 2 4 22 20 2 2 6 11 22 16
19 Middlesbrough 21 6 4 11 32 46 4 2 5 16 19 2 2 6 16 27 16
20 Liverpool 21 5 5 11 41 51 5 5 2 34 22 0 0 9 7 29 15
21 Manchester City 21 5 5 11 25 41 3 2 5 11 17 2 3 6 14 24 15
22 Sunderland 20 5 3 12 40 55 5 0 3 25 19 0 3 9 15 36 13
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