Match details

Liverpool 5 - 3 Bristol Rovers

Game date: Wednesday 15 September 1954 at 18:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 31,100
Half - time score: 3 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Howard Radford, Harry Bamford, Les Edwards, Jackie Pitt, Ray Warren, Frank Allcock, George Petherbridge, Paddy Hale, Geoff Bradford, Bill Roost, Peter Hooper

Opposition goals

Peter Hooper
Peter Hooper
Harry Bamford

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.12
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 29.24
- Liverpool league position after match: 18
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 9
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- John Evans scores 5 goals, one of five players in LFC's history to accomplish that feat in one game.

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Match programme

Other games during this season

2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Fulham 8 6 1 1 24 14 4 0 0 15 4 2 1 1 9 10 13
2 Rotherham United 7 6 0 1 20 10 4 0 0 13 4 2 0 1 7 6 12
3 Blackburn Rovers 8 6 0 2 28 18 4 0 0 18 8 2 0 2 10 10 12
4 Luton Town 8 6 0 2 15 9 4 0 0 9 3 2 0 2 6 6 12
5 Stoke City 8 5 1 2 11 5 2 1 2 5 4 3 0 0 6 1 11
6 Birmingham City 8 4 2 2 13 7 3 1 0 9 2 1 1 2 4 5 10
7 Hull City 8 4 2 2 11 6 2 0 2 8 5 2 2 0 3 1 10
8 West Ham United 8 4 1 3 18 19 2 1 1 11 8 2 0 2 7 11 9
9 Bristol Rovers 8 3 2 3 17 16 3 1 0 9 2 0 1 3 8 14 8
10 Notts County 8 3 2 3 13 13 2 1 1 8 5 1 1 2 5 8 8
11 Lincoln City 8 4 0 4 12 15 2 0 2 6 6 2 0 2 6 9 8
12 Port Vale 6 2 3 1 4 3 2 1 0 3 1 0 2 1 1 2 7
13 Doncaster Rovers 7 3 1 3 14 15 2 1 0 8 3 1 0 3 6 12 7
14 Ipswich Town 8 3 0 5 16 17 2 0 2 11 6 1 0 3 5 11 6
15 Bury 7 3 0 4 17 19 2 0 1 8 7 1 0 3 9 12 6
16 Leeds United 8 3 0 5 15 18 1 0 3 9 10 2 0 2 6 8 6
17 Swansea City 7 2 1 4 14 16 2 1 0 10 4 0 0 4 4 12 5
18 Liverpool 8 2 1 5 17 21 2 1 1 12 10 0 0 4 5 11 5
19 Plymouth Argyle 8 1 3 4 10 15 1 1 2 5 7 0 2 2 5 8 5
20 Derby County 8 2 1 5 14 24 1 1 2 8 11 1 0 3 6 13 5
21 Nottingham Forest 8 2 0 6 11 17 1 0 3 6 9 1 0 3 5 8 4
22 Middlesbrough 8 0 1 7 7 24 0 0 4 2 9 0 1 3 5 15 1
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