Match details

Nottingham Forest 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 8 December 1956 at 14:15 Stadium: City Ground
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 17,624
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: William Walker
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Nicholson, Jack Hutchinson, Geoff Thomas, Bill Morley, Robert McKinlay, Jack Burkitt, Peter Small, Doug Lishman, James Barrett, Eddie Baily, Stuart Imlach

Opposition goals

Eddie Baily

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.25
- Average age of the Nottingham Forest starting lineup: 29.57
- Liverpool league position after match: 9
- Nottingham Forest league position after match: 6
- 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 Leicester City 21 12 6 3 54 32 6 4 0 32 12 6 2 3 22 20 30
2 Stoke City 22 12 5 5 51 30 9 2 0 40 10 3 3 5 11 20 29
3 Bristol Rovers 21 11 4 6 42 26 7 1 2 23 8 4 3 4 19 18 26
4 Sheffield United 20 11 4 5 51 34 6 3 1 26 12 5 1 4 25 22 26
5 Middlesbrough 21 10 6 5 45 29 7 3 0 25 11 3 3 5 20 18 26
6 Nottingham Forest 20 10 6 4 40 25 6 3 1 21 14 4 3 3 19 11 26
7 Doncaster Rovers 21 9 6 6 47 36 7 2 1 31 10 2 4 5 16 26 24
8 Leyton Orient 20 8 6 6 35 38 4 4 2 18 15 4 2 4 17 23 22
9 Liverpool 20 7 7 6 40 32 6 1 3 29 18 1 6 3 11 14 21
10 Fulham 21 10 1 10 41 42 8 1 2 29 16 2 0 8 12 26 21
11 Huddersfield Town 21 9 3 9 36 37 5 1 4 15 14 4 2 5 21 23 21
12 Blackburn Rovers 20 9 3 8 41 45 4 2 3 22 18 5 1 5 19 27 21
13 West Ham United 20 8 5 7 26 25 4 2 4 11 12 4 3 3 15 13 21
14 Lincoln City 20 9 3 8 25 30 5 1 4 12 9 4 2 4 13 21 21
15 Swansea City 20 8 3 9 44 51 5 2 4 29 21 3 1 5 15 30 19
16 Bristol City 21 6 5 10 31 44 5 0 6 17 22 1 5 4 14 22 17
17 Grimsby Town 21 7 2 12 26 27 5 2 3 17 10 2 0 9 9 17 16
18 Barnsley 20 6 4 10 34 49 3 3 5 21 28 3 1 5 13 21 16
19 Rotherham United 19 5 5 9 34 41 3 3 4 18 19 2 2 5 16 22 15
20 Port Vale 20 5 3 12 30 43 4 3 3 17 13 1 0 9 13 30 13
21 Notts County 20 3 4 13 26 56 2 3 6 14 25 1 1 7 12 31 10
22 Bury 21 2 5 14 33 60 1 2 7 19 29 1 3 7 14 31 9
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