Match details

Liverpool 2 - 3 Blackburn Rovers

Game date: Saturday 6 October 1956 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 41,538
Half - time score: 0 - 2
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: John Carey
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Leyland, Ken Taylor, Bill Eckersall, Bill Smith, Willie Kelly, Ken Clayton, Bryan Douglas, Eddie Crossan, Tommy Briggs, Roy Vernon, Ally MacLeod

Opposition goals

Roy Vernon
Eddie Crossan
Bryan Douglas

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.76
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 27.46
- Liverpool league position after match: 12
- Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Evening News pictorial (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)

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 Leicester City 12 7 3 2 31 21 4 2 0 20 9 3 1 2 11 12 17
2 Nottingham Forest 11 6 3 2 28 15 3 2 0 12 7 3 1 2 16 8 15
3 Stoke City 12 6 3 3 30 18 5 1 0 24 3 1 2 3 6 15 15
4 Bristol Rovers 12 7 1 4 29 18 5 0 1 16 5 2 1 3 13 13 15
5 Doncaster Rovers 12 5 5 2 25 17 3 2 1 15 7 2 3 1 10 10 15
6 Sheffield United 11 6 2 3 27 18 3 2 0 12 6 3 0 3 15 12 14
7 Huddersfield Town 12 6 2 4 19 20 4 1 1 11 6 2 1 3 8 14 14
8 West Ham United 11 5 3 3 16 10 1 2 2 6 7 4 1 1 10 3 13
9 Middlesbrough 12 4 5 3 22 19 3 3 0 12 8 1 2 3 10 11 13
10 Lincoln City 11 5 3 3 18 17 3 1 1 7 3 2 2 2 11 14 13
11 Fulham 12 6 0 6 23 22 4 0 2 15 11 2 0 4 8 11 12
12 Liverpool 11 3 5 3 18 17 2 1 3 12 13 1 4 0 6 4 11
13 Swansea City 11 5 0 6 25 32 3 0 3 16 11 2 0 3 9 21 10
14 Bristol City 12 3 4 5 19 24 3 0 3 12 14 0 4 2 7 10 10
15 Grimsby Town 12 4 1 7 18 15 4 1 1 14 5 0 0 6 4 10 9
16 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 1 6 21 27 1 0 3 8 11 3 1 3 13 16 9
17 Barnsley 11 3 3 5 20 28 1 2 3 13 18 2 1 2 7 10 9
18 Port Vale 10 3 3 4 15 20 2 3 0 6 3 1 0 4 9 17 9
19 Leyton Orient 11 2 4 5 15 26 1 3 2 9 12 1 1 3 6 14 8
20 Bury 12 2 3 7 20 31 1 1 4 12 17 1 2 3 8 14 7
21 Rotherham United 10 2 2 6 13 23 2 0 3 9 10 0 2 3 4 13 6
22 Notts County 11 1 4 6 15 29 1 3 3 8 12 0 1 3 7 17 6
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