Match details

Liverpool 4 - 2 Bury

Game date: Saturday 3 March 1956 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 35,535
Half - time score: 2 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: David Russell
   

Opposition lineup

Roy MacLaren, Cyril Fairclough, Eric Massey, Tommy Daniel, Norman Neilson, Peter Tilley, Johnny Robinson, Don May, Walter Kelly, Stan Pearson, Norman Lawson

Opposition goals

Walter Kelly
Johnny Robinson

Notes

- Joe Dickson scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.98
- Average age of the Bury starting lineup: 27.94
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Bury league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool Echo gave Liddell goal 89' but this would be rushed to get the Footy edition on the streets after the game. Liverpool Daily Post which comes out on Monday has a more reflective view and gave Dickson 89'.

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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 33 15 11 7 75 46 10 5 2 49 22 5 6 5 26 24 41
2 Leicester City 33 17 5 11 79 58 12 2 2 53 18 5 3 9 26 40 39
3 Bristol City 32 16 5 11 70 52 12 2 2 43 18 4 3 9 27 34 37
4 Bristol Rovers 32 16 5 11 71 57 11 2 3 45 24 5 3 8 26 33 37
5 Swansea City 32 16 5 11 63 58 11 3 2 36 17 5 2 9 27 41 37
6 Liverpool 31 15 6 10 64 49 11 3 3 41 20 4 3 7 23 29 36
7 Leeds United 31 15 6 10 52 47 13 3 0 34 12 2 3 10 18 35 36
8 Port Vale 32 12 11 9 45 44 8 4 3 25 13 4 7 6 20 31 35
9 Nottingham Forest 30 15 4 11 51 48 8 2 5 23 17 7 2 6 28 31 34
10 Blackburn Rovers 31 14 5 12 62 51 8 4 4 41 25 6 1 8 21 26 33
11 Fulham 32 14 4 14 64 61 10 2 3 42 21 4 2 11 22 40 32
12 Lincoln City 29 12 7 10 52 41 9 5 1 37 13 3 2 9 15 28 31
13 Stoke City 29 14 3 12 52 47 10 1 5 36 23 4 2 7 16 24 31
14 Middlesbrough 30 12 6 12 54 59 9 3 3 34 22 3 3 9 20 37 30
15 Bury 31 10 8 13 59 72 6 5 5 28 31 4 3 8 31 41 28
16 Barnsley 33 9 10 14 38 60 8 3 5 26 25 1 7 9 12 35 28
17 West Ham United 29 9 8 12 54 47 8 2 4 36 16 1 6 8 18 31 26
18 Rotherham United 29 9 8 12 40 50 6 4 3 21 19 3 4 9 19 31 26
19 Doncaster Rovers 29 8 9 12 54 71 8 5 2 36 22 0 4 10 18 49 25
20 Notts County 33 9 7 17 47 65 6 4 6 32 28 3 3 11 15 37 25
21 Plymouth Argyle 33 8 6 19 42 67 6 5 6 29 21 2 1 13 13 46 22
22 Hull City 30 6 3 21 35 73 4 2 8 20 29 2 1 13 15 44 15
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