Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Doncaster Rovers

Game date: Saturday 12 January 1957 at 14:45 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 35,954
Half - time score: 0 - 1
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Peter Doherty
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Gregg, Brian Makepeace, Len Graham, Paddy Gavin, Charlie Williams, Jim Kilkenny, Bert Tindill, Ron Walker, Eddie McMorran, Tommy Cavanagh, Geoff Walker

Opposition goals

Bert Tindill

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.47
- Average age of the Doncaster Rovers starting lineup: 27.79
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Doncaster Rovers league position after match: 11
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liddell was knocked unconscious and had to leave the field after an air duel with Rovers' left-half Jim Kilkenny. Billy received three stitches in his head wound.

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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 26 16 7 3 69 37 8 4 0 40 14 8 3 3 29 23 39
2 Stoke City 27 15 5 7 59 40 11 2 0 45 12 4 3 7 14 28 35
3 Nottingham Forest 26 13 7 6 51 34 7 3 2 26 19 6 4 4 25 15 33
4 Liverpool 26 12 8 6 52 33 9 1 3 34 19 3 7 3 18 14 32
5 Blackburn Rovers 27 14 4 9 60 60 7 3 3 34 25 7 1 6 26 35 32
6 Sheffield United 26 13 5 8 63 52 8 4 2 37 21 5 1 6 26 31 31
7 Bristol Rovers 27 13 4 10 59 42 9 1 3 35 12 4 3 7 24 30 30
8 Middlesbrough 27 12 6 9 54 41 8 3 2 30 18 4 3 7 24 23 30
9 West Ham United 25 12 5 8 34 31 7 2 4 17 15 5 3 4 17 16 29
10 Leyton Orient 26 11 7 8 44 47 5 5 3 22 21 6 2 5 22 26 29
11 Doncaster Rovers 27 11 6 10 57 52 9 2 2 37 15 2 4 8 20 37 28
12 Fulham 27 12 2 13 55 54 9 1 3 36 19 3 1 10 19 35 26
13 Huddersfield Town 27 11 4 12 44 47 6 2 6 20 20 5 2 6 24 27 26
14 Swansea City 26 10 4 12 64 68 7 2 5 41 27 3 2 7 23 41 24
15 Barnsley 26 9 6 11 42 56 5 4 5 27 29 4 2 6 15 27 24
16 Rotherham United 26 8 7 11 51 49 5 4 5 25 21 3 3 6 26 28 23
17 Grimsby Town 26 9 5 12 33 32 6 4 3 22 14 3 1 9 11 18 23
18 Lincoln City 26 10 3 13 32 44 6 1 6 17 14 4 2 7 15 30 23
19 Bristol City 26 7 6 13 40 62 6 1 6 25 26 1 5 7 15 36 20
20 Bury 28 5 5 18 46 76 3 2 9 29 36 2 3 9 17 40 15
21 Port Vale 24 5 4 15 33 52 4 3 4 17 16 1 1 11 16 36 14
22 Notts County 26 4 4 18 35 68 3 3 8 20 28 1 1 10 15 40 12
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