Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Blackburn Rovers

Game date: Saturday 23 November 1957 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 55,232
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: John Carey
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Leyland, Ken Taylor, Bill Eckersall, Ron Clayton, Matt Woods, Mick McGrath, Bryan Douglas, Roy Vernon, Peter Dobing, Royston Stephenson, Ally MacLeod

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.43
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 24.81
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Evening News preview (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Jimmy Melia on the back page of the Evening Express
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 Liverpool 18 10 4 4 39 21 7 1 0 24 1 3 3 4 15 20 24
2 Blackburn Rovers 18 9 6 3 29 18 5 3 1 15 6 4 3 2 14 12 24
3 Charlton Athletic 18 9 4 5 39 28 6 2 1 22 12 3 2 4 17 16 22
4 Stoke City 20 10 2 8 41 30 7 2 3 35 18 3 0 5 6 12 22
5 West Ham United 18 9 4 5 37 27 5 3 1 22 14 4 1 4 15 13 22
6 Middlesbrough 18 9 4 5 38 30 6 3 0 24 9 3 1 5 14 21 22
7 Fulham 18 7 7 4 38 29 6 3 0 21 9 1 4 4 17 20 21
8 Barnsley 18 7 6 5 34 24 5 3 1 20 10 2 3 4 14 14 20
9 Sheffield United 18 7 6 5 27 28 5 2 2 12 10 2 4 3 15 18 20
10 Bristol Rovers 18 9 1 8 42 30 6 0 2 24 9 3 1 6 18 21 19
11 Grimsby Town 17 7 3 7 41 33 5 2 2 25 13 2 1 5 16 20 17
12 Derby County 18 7 3 8 28 32 6 1 1 15 10 1 2 7 13 22 17
13 Huddersfield Town 18 5 7 6 27 32 3 4 2 14 16 2 3 4 13 16 17
14 Ipswich Town 18 6 5 7 28 35 6 1 2 20 12 0 4 5 8 23 17
15 Bristol City 17 5 6 6 25 29 4 4 2 18 16 1 2 4 7 13 16
16 Cardiff City 19 5 6 8 20 36 3 4 3 11 15 2 2 5 9 21 16
17 Rotherham United 16 6 3 7 27 31 3 1 4 14 15 3 2 3 13 16 15
18 Leyton Orient 18 6 2 10 32 40 6 1 2 23 13 0 1 8 9 27 14
19 Notts County 18 5 3 10 24 36 4 2 3 15 15 1 1 7 9 21 13
20 Lincoln City 17 4 4 9 23 32 3 2 3 12 10 1 2 6 11 22 12
21 Swansea City 18 4 4 10 26 47 2 1 5 16 24 2 3 5 10 23 12
22 Doncaster Rovers 18 4 4 10 20 37 4 2 3 14 12 0 2 7 6 25 12
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