Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Port Vale

Game date: Saturday 3 November 1956 at 14:45 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 32,334
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Chandler RH
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Frederick Steele
   

Opposition lineup

Ray King, Stan Turner, Reg Potts, Harry Poole, Basil Hayward, Roy Sproson, Colin Askey, Stan Steele, Stan Smith, Ken Griffiths, Jack Cunliffe

Opposition goals

Stan Steele

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.57
- Average age of the Port Vale starting lineup: 26.45
- Liverpool league position after match: 12
- Port Vale league position after match: 20
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Daily Post report (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
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 Leicester City 16 10 4 2 44 26 5 3 0 27 10 5 1 2 17 16 24
2 Stoke City 17 9 4 4 39 24 7 2 0 32 8 2 2 4 7 16 22
3 Nottingham Forest 15 9 3 3 38 20 5 2 0 19 9 4 1 3 19 11 21
4 Middlesbrough 16 7 6 3 34 25 5 3 0 19 10 2 3 3 15 15 20
5 Sheffield United 15 8 3 4 41 26 4 2 1 19 10 4 1 3 22 16 19
6 Bristol Rovers 16 8 3 5 32 20 5 1 2 17 7 3 2 3 15 13 19
7 Doncaster Rovers 16 7 5 4 36 25 5 2 1 23 9 2 3 3 13 16 19
8 Lincoln City 15 7 3 5 22 21 3 1 3 9 7 4 2 2 13 14 17
9 Fulham 16 8 0 8 31 30 6 0 2 19 12 2 0 6 12 18 16
10 Bristol City 16 6 4 6 27 32 5 0 3 16 16 1 4 3 11 16 16
11 Huddersfield Town 16 7 2 7 23 27 4 1 3 12 11 3 1 4 11 16 16
12 Liverpool 15 5 5 5 28 27 4 1 3 20 17 1 4 2 8 10 15
13 Leyton Orient 15 5 5 5 26 31 3 3 2 14 12 2 2 3 12 19 15
14 Blackburn Rovers 15 6 2 7 33 39 2 1 3 17 16 4 1 4 16 23 14
15 West Ham United 15 5 4 6 17 17 1 2 4 6 10 4 2 2 11 7 14
16 Swansea City 15 6 2 7 32 40 4 1 3 22 15 2 1 4 10 25 14
17 Grimsby Town 16 6 1 9 22 21 5 1 2 16 8 1 0 7 6 13 13
18 Rotherham United 14 4 3 7 24 28 2 1 4 11 13 2 2 3 13 15 11
19 Barnsley 15 4 3 8 26 38 2 2 4 17 21 2 1 4 9 17 11
20 Port Vale 15 3 3 9 20 33 2 3 2 9 8 1 0 7 11 25 9
21 Notts County 15 2 4 9 20 42 1 3 5 10 19 1 1 4 10 23 8
22 Bury 16 2 3 11 26 49 1 1 6 15 24 1 2 5 11 25 7
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