Match details

Bristol Rovers 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 28 April 1956 at 15:00 Stadium: Eastville St.
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 24,106
Half - time score: 1 - 1
Manager: Don Welsh Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Howard Radford, Harry Bamford, Les Edwards, Ian Muir, Paddy Hale, Peter Sampson, George Petherbridge, Barrie Meyer, Bill Roost, Dai Ward, Peter Hooper

Opposition goals

Peter Hooper

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.85
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 27.94
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Match programme
British Rail Handbill

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 42 21 13 8 101 62 13 5 3 60 28 8 8 5 41 34 55
2 Leeds United 42 23 6 13 80 60 17 3 1 51 18 6 3 12 29 42 52
3 Liverpool 41 21 6 14 85 61 14 3 4 52 25 7 3 10 33 36 48
4 Leicester City 42 21 6 15 94 78 15 3 3 63 23 6 3 12 31 55 48
5 Bristol Rovers 42 21 6 15 84 70 13 3 5 53 33 8 3 10 31 37 48
6 Nottingham Forest 41 19 9 13 65 59 9 5 7 30 26 10 4 6 35 33 47
7 Blackburn Rovers 41 20 6 15 81 64 12 4 4 52 28 8 2 11 29 36 46
8 Bristol City 42 19 7 16 80 64 14 4 3 49 20 5 3 13 31 44 45
9 Port Vale 42 16 13 13 60 58 12 4 5 38 21 4 9 8 22 37 45
10 Fulham 41 19 6 16 85 76 14 2 4 55 24 5 4 12 30 52 44
11 Lincoln City 41 17 10 14 77 65 13 5 2 47 17 4 5 12 30 48 44
12 Stoke City 41 20 4 17 69 59 13 2 6 47 27 7 2 11 22 32 44
13 Swansea City 41 19 6 16 80 79 14 4 3 49 23 5 2 13 31 56 44
14 Bury 42 16 8 18 86 90 9 5 7 44 39 7 3 11 42 51 40
15 West Ham United 42 14 11 17 74 69 12 4 5 52 27 2 7 12 22 42 39
16 Middlesbrough 41 15 8 18 75 78 11 4 6 46 31 4 4 12 29 47 38
17 Doncaster Rovers 41 12 11 18 69 95 11 5 4 45 29 1 6 14 24 66 35
18 Barnsley 42 11 12 19 47 84 10 5 6 33 35 1 7 13 14 49 34
19 Rotherham United 40 12 9 19 53 69 7 5 8 27 31 5 4 11 26 38 33
20 Notts County 42 11 9 22 55 82 8 5 8 39 37 3 4 14 16 45 31
21 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 8 24 54 87 7 6 8 33 25 3 2 16 21 62 28
22 Hull City 41 9 6 26 50 95 5 4 11 29 43 4 2 15 21 52 24
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