Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Blackburn Rovers

Game date: Saturday 22 January 1955 at 14:45 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 45,543
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: John Carey
   

Opposition lineup

Reg Elvy, Bob Suart, Bill Eckersall, Ron Clayton, Willie Kelly, Eric Bell, Frank Mooney, Eddie Crossan, Tommy Briggs, Eddie Quigley, Bob Langton

Opposition goals

Frank Mooney

Notes

- Billy Liddell missed a penalty on 54'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.08
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 30.64
- Liverpool league position after match: 14
- Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Reg Elvy saved Liddell’s penalty but Liddell scored from the rebound.

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 Luton Town 26 16 3 7 60 36 12 1 1 37 15 4 2 6 23 21 35
2 Blackburn Rovers 27 16 2 9 85 55 10 1 2 56 22 6 1 7 29 33 34
3 Notts County 26 14 4 8 49 42 8 2 2 27 15 6 2 6 22 27 32
4 Leeds United 27 14 4 9 43 41 7 4 3 25 18 7 0 6 18 23 32
5 Rotherham United 26 14 3 9 59 47 9 1 3 35 16 5 2 6 24 31 31
6 Stoke City 25 12 6 7 38 27 7 3 3 22 12 5 3 4 16 15 30
7 Fulham 25 12 6 7 54 48 8 3 1 31 15 4 3 6 23 33 30
8 West Ham United 26 11 7 8 50 50 7 4 1 29 17 4 3 7 21 33 29
9 Swansea City 26 11 6 9 55 50 10 2 1 40 15 1 4 8 15 35 28
10 Birmingham City 24 11 5 8 48 26 8 2 2 34 11 3 3 6 14 15 27
11 Middlesbrough 27 12 3 12 43 51 9 0 4 30 15 3 3 8 13 36 27
12 Bristol Rovers 26 11 4 11 52 47 9 3 2 37 17 2 1 9 15 30 26
13 Bury 26 9 8 9 49 46 6 4 3 26 21 3 4 6 23 25 26
14 Liverpool 26 11 4 11 57 58 11 2 1 41 19 0 2 10 16 39 26
15 Lincoln City 26 9 5 12 44 52 6 3 4 27 23 3 2 8 17 29 23
16 Hull City 25 8 7 10 29 34 5 2 6 20 19 3 5 4 9 15 23
17 Nottingham Forest 26 9 4 13 33 39 4 2 8 17 23 5 2 5 16 16 22
18 Doncaster Rovers 25 9 3 13 37 60 7 2 2 22 15 2 1 11 15 45 21
19 Port Vale 26 6 9 11 29 45 5 5 3 18 14 1 4 8 11 31 21
20 Plymouth Argyle 27 5 7 15 38 56 5 4 5 19 21 0 3 10 19 35 17
21 Derby County 26 5 6 15 35 53 4 3 5 24 21 1 3 10 11 32 16
22 Ipswich Town 26 6 2 18 40 64 5 1 7 25 21 1 1 11 15 43 14
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