Match details

2nd Division

Anfield | Wed 15 Sep 1954 at 18:00

Liverpool 5 - 3 Bristol Rovers

Goals (Assists in brackets)

Opposition goals


  • - 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.

    - Peter Hooper made it 4-2 and Harry Bamford made it 4-3

Other details

Manager: Don Welsh
Opposition manager: Bert Tann
Referee: Perry SJ
Attendance: 31,100
Half-time score: 3 - 1
Game number: 2143
League game number: 1950

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