Match details

Liverpool 5 - 1 Sheffield United

Game date: Saturday 1 December 1956 at 14:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 34,159
Half - time score: 2 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Joe Mercer
   

Opposition lineup

Ted Burgin, Cec Coldwell, Cliff Mason, Joe Shaw, Malcolm Barrass, James Iley, Graham Shaw, Jimmy Hagan, Howard Johnson, Bobby Howitt, Jeff Smith

Opposition goals

Jimmy Hagan

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.24
- Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 27.9
- Liverpool league position after match: 9
- Sheffield United league position after match: 5
- 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 Stoke City 21 12 4 5 49 28 9 2 0 40 10 3 2 5 9 18 28
2 Leicester City 20 11 6 3 52 32 6 4 0 32 12 5 2 3 20 20 28
3 Bristol Rovers 20 11 4 5 42 24 7 1 2 23 8 4 3 3 19 16 26
4 Middlesbrough 20 10 6 4 44 27 7 3 0 25 11 3 3 4 19 16 26
5 Sheffield United 19 10 4 5 49 33 5 3 1 24 11 5 1 4 25 22 24
6 Nottingham Forest 19 9 6 4 39 25 5 3 1 20 14 4 3 3 19 11 24
7 Doncaster Rovers 20 9 6 5 46 32 7 2 1 31 10 2 4 4 15 22 24
8 Leyton Orient 19 8 6 5 34 35 4 4 2 18 15 4 2 3 16 20 22
9 Liverpool 19 7 7 5 40 31 6 1 3 29 18 1 6 2 11 13 21
10 Huddersfield Town 20 9 3 8 34 33 5 1 4 15 14 4 2 4 19 19 21
11 Fulham 20 9 1 10 38 41 7 1 2 26 15 2 0 8 12 26 19
12 Blackburn Rovers 19 8 3 8 39 45 3 2 3 20 18 5 1 5 19 27 19
13 West Ham United 19 7 5 7 24 24 3 2 4 9 11 4 3 3 15 13 19
14 Lincoln City 19 8 3 8 23 30 4 1 4 10 9 4 2 4 13 21 19
15 Swansea City 19 7 3 9 40 49 4 2 4 25 19 3 1 5 15 30 17
16 Bristol City 20 6 5 9 31 42 5 0 5 17 20 1 5 4 14 22 17
17 Grimsby Town 20 7 2 11 25 25 5 2 3 17 10 2 0 8 8 15 16
18 Barnsley 19 6 3 10 32 47 3 2 5 19 26 3 1 5 13 21 15
19 Rotherham United 18 4 5 9 32 40 2 3 4 16 18 2 2 5 16 22 13
20 Port Vale 19 4 3 12 26 42 3 3 3 13 12 1 0 9 13 30 11
21 Notts County 19 3 4 12 25 54 2 3 6 14 25 1 1 6 11 29 10
22 Bury 20 2 5 13 33 58 1 2 7 19 29 1 3 6 14 29 9
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