Match details

West Bromwich Albion 5 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Friday 25 December 1953 at 11:00 Stadium: The Hawthorns
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 28,000
Half - time score: 3 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Victor Buckingham
   

Opposition lineup

Norman Heath, Stan Rickaby, Len Millard, Jimmy Dudley, Joe Kennedy, Ray Barlow, Frank Griffin, Reg Ryan, Ronnie Allen, Johnny Nicholls, George Lee

Opposition goals

Johnny Nicholls 2'
Ray Barlow 6'
Frank Griffin 14'
Ronnie Allen 84'
Frank Griffin 88'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.46
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 28.31
- Liverpool league position after match: 22
- West Bromwich Albion league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 24 16 3 5 66 34 9 2 2 38 15 7 1 3 28 19 35
2 Wolves 24 15 5 4 59 34 10 0 2 34 14 5 5 2 25 20 35
3 Burnley 24 16 0 8 54 40 11 0 2 34 16 5 0 6 20 24 32
4 Huddersfield Town 24 12 7 5 43 26 8 4 0 28 9 4 3 5 15 17 31
5 Manchester United 24 8 10 6 45 35 6 5 2 27 17 2 5 4 18 18 26
6 Bolton Wanderers 23 9 8 6 39 33 7 4 0 23 10 2 4 6 16 23 26
7 Charlton Athletic 24 12 1 11 47 44 9 0 3 34 18 3 1 8 13 26 25
8 Cardiff City 23 10 5 8 29 38 7 2 2 19 14 3 3 6 10 24 25
9 Arsenal 23 9 6 8 45 43 4 4 3 23 22 5 2 5 22 21 24
10 Tottenham Hotspur 24 11 2 11 40 41 8 2 3 26 17 3 0 8 14 24 24
11 Preston North End 24 10 3 11 51 35 6 2 4 27 16 4 1 7 24 19 23
12 Aston Villa 23 10 2 11 38 40 7 1 3 26 15 3 1 8 12 25 22
13 Blackpool 22 9 4 9 39 43 6 3 2 17 9 3 1 7 22 34 22
14 Newcastle United 24 7 8 9 39 43 3 2 6 19 22 4 6 3 20 21 22
15 Sheffield United 23 8 5 10 41 45 6 3 4 30 23 2 2 6 11 22 21
16 Chelsea 23 8 5 10 42 48 7 2 3 28 18 1 3 7 14 30 21
17 Sheffield Wednesday 25 9 3 13 43 59 8 2 2 29 17 1 1 11 14 42 21
18 Portsmouth 24 6 7 11 48 58 5 3 3 27 21 1 4 8 21 37 19
19 Manchester City 24 6 6 12 31 48 4 2 5 14 19 2 4 7 17 29 18
20 Sunderland 23 6 5 12 44 58 6 2 3 29 22 0 3 9 15 36 17
21 Middlesbrough 24 6 4 14 34 51 4 2 6 18 22 2 2 8 16 29 16
22 Liverpool 24 5 5 14 45 66 5 5 2 34 22 0 0 12 11 44 15
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