Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Bristol City

Game date: Saturday 31 March 1956 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 46,713
Half - time score: 0 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Patrick Beasley
   

Opposition lineup

Bob Anderson, Ivor Guy, Jack White, Tommy Burden, Ernie Peacock, Cyril Williams, Wally Hinshelwood, John Atyeo, Jimmy Rogers, Alec Eisentrager, Jack Boxley

Opposition goals

John Atyeo

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.5
- Average age of the Bristol City starting lineup: 29.24
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Bristol City league position after match: 7
- 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 37 18 12 7 84 50 12 5 2 53 22 6 7 5 31 28 48
2 Liverpool 36 18 6 12 76 54 13 3 3 47 22 5 3 9 29 32 42
3 Leicester City 37 18 6 13 85 69 13 3 2 57 20 5 3 11 28 49 42
4 Bristol Rovers 37 18 6 13 78 66 12 3 4 50 31 6 3 9 28 35 42
5 Port Vale 37 15 12 10 54 47 11 4 3 33 14 4 8 7 21 33 42
6 Blackburn Rovers 36 18 5 13 74 58 11 4 4 50 27 7 1 9 24 31 41
7 Bristol City 37 17 6 14 74 58 12 3 3 43 19 5 3 11 31 39 40
8 Leeds United 36 17 6 13 60 56 14 3 1 39 16 3 3 12 21 40 40
9 Swansea City 36 17 5 14 71 67 12 3 3 42 19 5 2 11 29 48 39
10 Nottingham Forest 34 17 5 12 56 52 9 2 6 27 21 8 3 6 29 31 39
11 Fulham 37 16 6 15 74 67 12 2 4 48 23 4 4 11 26 44 38
12 Lincoln City 33 14 8 11 59 46 11 5 1 42 13 3 3 10 17 33 36
13 Stoke City 34 16 4 14 56 53 11 2 5 39 25 5 2 9 17 28 36
14 West Ham United 36 13 9 14 65 57 11 3 4 44 20 2 6 10 21 37 35
15 Bury 37 13 8 16 72 82 8 5 6 35 33 5 3 10 37 49 34
16 Middlesbrough 34 13 8 13 62 66 9 4 4 37 26 4 4 9 25 40 34
17 Doncaster Rovers 35 11 10 14 64 80 11 5 3 44 27 0 5 11 20 53 32
18 Rotherham United 33 10 9 14 49 59 6 5 4 25 24 4 4 10 24 35 29
19 Barnsley 37 9 11 17 40 74 8 4 6 28 32 1 7 11 12 42 29
20 Notts County 38 10 8 20 50 74 7 4 7 34 31 3 4 13 16 43 28
21 Plymouth Argyle 38 9 7 22 48 76 6 6 7 30 23 3 1 15 18 53 25
22 Hull City 35 7 5 23 41 81 4 3 9 23 34 3 2 14 18 47 19
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