Match details

Liverpool 1 - 2 Blackburn Rovers

Game date: Saturday 31 December 1955 at 14:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 48,071
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: John Carey
   

Opposition lineup

Reg Elvy, Tommy Clinton, Bill Eckersall, Ron Clayton, Willie Kelly, Ken Clayton, Bryan Douglas, Bill Smith, Tommy Briggs, Eddie Quigley, Donal O'Leary

Opposition goals

Bill Smith
Bill Smith

Notes

- Fred Perry makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.4
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 28.16
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 Sheffield Wednesday 26 10 11 5 57 38 6 5 2 34 18 4 6 3 23 20 31
2 Leicester City 26 13 4 9 65 50 9 2 2 42 16 4 2 7 23 34 30
3 Leeds United 25 14 2 9 45 40 12 1 0 29 8 2 1 9 16 32 30
4 Swansea City 26 13 4 9 48 48 9 3 1 28 13 4 1 8 20 35 30
5 Bristol City 25 13 3 9 59 45 10 1 2 38 16 3 2 7 21 29 29
6 Bristol Rovers 25 13 3 9 60 47 9 1 2 37 18 4 2 7 23 29 29
7 Stoke City 26 13 3 10 47 40 9 1 3 31 16 4 2 7 16 24 29
8 Liverpool 25 11 6 8 54 39 8 3 3 33 17 3 3 5 21 22 28
9 Fulham 26 13 2 11 57 53 9 1 3 38 19 4 1 8 19 34 28
10 Lincoln City 25 10 6 9 44 35 8 4 1 33 11 2 2 8 11 24 26
11 Nottingham Forest 24 12 2 10 41 42 7 1 4 21 15 5 1 6 20 27 26
12 Port Vale 24 9 8 7 32 31 5 4 3 17 10 4 4 4 15 21 26
13 Doncaster Rovers 25 8 8 9 47 58 8 4 1 33 17 0 4 8 14 41 24
14 Barnsley 26 8 8 10 34 47 7 2 3 23 18 1 6 7 11 29 24
15 Blackburn Rovers 24 10 3 11 49 43 5 3 4 33 22 5 0 7 16 21 23
16 Notts County 26 8 7 11 40 44 5 4 4 27 21 3 3 7 13 23 23
17 Middlesbrough 24 9 5 10 40 50 8 2 1 29 15 1 3 9 11 35 23
18 Rotherham United 26 8 7 11 37 47 6 4 3 21 19 2 3 8 16 28 23
19 West Ham United 25 8 6 11 49 42 7 1 4 33 15 1 5 7 16 27 22
20 Bury 26 8 6 12 48 62 5 3 5 22 26 3 3 7 26 36 22
21 Plymouth Argyle 26 6 5 15 31 53 4 4 5 21 17 2 1 10 10 36 17
22 Hull City 25 5 3 17 27 57 3 2 7 17 24 2 1 10 10 33 13
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