Match details

Liverpool 5 - 0 Doncaster Rovers

Game date: Saturday 5 October 1957 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 33,701
Half - time score: 3 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Peter Doherty
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Gregg, Len Graham, Paddy Gavin, Jim Kilkenny, Charlie Williams, Tommy Ewing, Johnny Mooney, Eddie McMorran, Walter Kelly, Tommy Cavanagh, Ron Walker

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.85
- Average age of the Doncaster Rovers starting lineup: 28.11
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Doncaster Rovers league position after match: 22
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Leslie Edwards' As I See it from Liverpool Daily Post (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 Charlton Athletic 11 7 2 2 27 14 5 0 0 14 4 2 2 2 13 10 16
2 Fulham 11 4 6 1 25 16 3 3 0 12 6 1 3 1 13 10 14
3 Liverpool 11 5 4 2 24 16 3 1 0 12 1 2 3 2 12 15 14
4 Blackburn Rovers 11 5 4 2 17 11 3 2 1 9 5 2 2 1 8 6 14
5 Bristol Rovers 11 6 1 4 29 19 4 0 1 18 7 2 1 3 11 12 13
6 Stoke City 12 6 1 5 25 17 4 1 2 21 12 2 0 3 4 5 13
7 Grimsby Town 10 5 2 3 26 17 3 2 0 16 6 2 0 3 10 11 12
8 Middlesbrough 11 4 4 3 21 17 2 3 0 11 4 2 1 3 10 13 12
9 Barnsley 11 4 4 3 16 14 3 2 1 10 6 1 2 2 6 8 12
10 Huddersfield Town 11 4 4 3 17 16 2 2 1 8 8 2 2 2 9 8 12
11 Rotherham United 9 4 3 2 19 18 2 1 1 9 8 2 2 1 10 10 11
12 Swansea City 11 4 3 4 20 23 2 1 2 13 14 2 2 2 7 9 11
13 Sheffield United 11 4 3 4 16 19 3 2 1 7 6 1 1 3 9 13 11
14 West Ham United 11 4 2 5 18 21 3 2 1 11 11 1 0 4 7 10 10
15 Ipswich Town 11 3 4 4 14 16 3 1 2 10 7 0 3 2 4 9 10
16 Leyton Orient 11 4 1 6 21 26 4 0 1 13 6 0 1 5 8 20 9
17 Lincoln City 11 3 3 5 16 20 2 2 2 10 9 1 1 3 6 11 9
18 Derby County 11 3 2 6 15 23 3 1 1 10 9 0 1 5 5 14 8
19 Bristol City 11 2 4 5 13 21 2 2 2 11 12 0 2 3 2 9 8
20 Notts County 11 3 2 6 13 21 2 2 2 7 11 1 0 4 6 10 8
21 Cardiff City 11 2 4 5 9 19 1 2 3 4 10 1 2 2 5 9 8
22 Doncaster Rovers 11 2 1 8 9 26 2 0 3 5 7 0 1 5 4 19 5
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