Match details

Portsmouth 5 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 12 December 1953 at 14:15 Stadium: Fratton Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 23,509
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Smith RE ( Wales)
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Edward Lever
   

Opposition lineup

Ted Platt, Phil Gunter, Jack Mansell, Len Phillips, Duggie Reid, Jimmy Dickinson, Peter Harris, Johnny Gordon, Charlie Vaughan, Matt Gemmell, Jack Henderson

Opposition goals

Peter Harris
Peter Harris
Charlie Vaughan
Johnny Gordon 17'
Peter Harris 32'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.45
- Average age of the Portsmouth starting lineup: 27.69
- Liverpool league position after match: 21
- Portsmouth league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Portsmouth's 3 second half goals were scored within a 5 minute spell

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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 22 15 3 4 60 30 8 2 2 33 13 7 1 2 27 17 33
2 Wolves 22 14 5 3 55 31 9 0 1 30 11 5 5 2 25 20 33
3 Huddersfield Town 22 12 5 5 40 23 8 3 0 26 7 4 2 5 14 16 29
4 Burnley 22 14 0 8 50 39 9 0 2 30 15 5 0 6 20 24 28
5 Bolton Wanderers 21 8 8 5 37 31 6 4 0 21 9 2 4 5 16 22 24
6 Charlton Athletic 22 11 1 10 46 42 8 0 3 33 18 3 1 7 13 24 23
7 Arsenal 22 9 5 8 43 41 4 4 3 23 22 5 1 5 20 19 23
8 Cardiff City 22 9 5 8 27 37 7 2 2 19 14 2 3 6 8 23 23
9 Manchester United 22 6 10 6 35 32 4 5 2 17 14 2 5 4 18 18 22
10 Blackpool 21 9 4 8 38 38 6 3 2 17 9 3 1 6 21 29 22
11 Preston North End 22 9 3 10 49 33 5 2 4 26 16 4 1 6 23 17 21
12 Tottenham Hotspur 22 10 1 11 36 39 7 1 3 22 15 3 0 8 14 24 21
13 Sheffield Wednesday 23 9 3 11 40 51 8 2 2 29 17 1 1 9 11 34 21
14 Aston Villa 21 9 2 10 35 37 7 1 2 25 13 2 1 8 10 24 20
15 Newcastle United 22 6 7 9 35 40 3 2 6 19 22 3 5 3 16 18 19
16 Chelsea 22 7 5 10 37 47 6 2 3 23 17 1 3 7 14 30 19
17 Portsmouth 22 6 6 10 46 54 5 3 3 27 21 1 3 7 19 33 18
18 Sheffield United 21 7 4 10 36 42 5 2 4 25 20 2 2 6 11 22 18
19 Manchester City 22 6 5 11 28 43 4 2 5 14 19 2 3 6 14 24 17
20 Middlesbrough 22 6 4 12 32 47 4 2 5 16 19 2 2 7 16 28 16
21 Liverpool 22 5 5 12 42 56 5 5 2 34 22 0 0 10 8 34 15
22 Sunderland 21 6 3 12 42 56 6 0 3 27 20 0 3 9 15 36 15
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