Match details

Liverpool 3 - 2 Grimsby Town

Game date: Thursday 26 December 1957 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 47,766
Half - time score: 2 - 2
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Allenby Chilton
   

Opposition lineup

Clarrie Williams, Willie Brown, Dave Richardson, Dick Conner, Roy Player, Jeff Whitefoot, Johnny Scott, Gerry Priestley, Ron Rafferty, Billy Evans, Jimmy Fell

Opposition goals

Gerry Priestley
Ron Rafferty

Notes

- Bobby Murdoch makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27
- Average age of the Grimsby Town starting lineup: 27.15
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Grimsby Town league position after match: 9
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

They soaked with their boots on! says Louis Bimpson in Football Monthly

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 25 13 6 6 52 33 10 2 0 34 7 3 4 6 18 26 32
2 Charlton Athletic 24 13 5 6 56 39 9 2 1 35 19 4 3 5 21 20 31
3 Fulham 24 11 8 5 56 37 8 3 1 30 14 3 5 4 26 23 30
4 West Ham United 24 11 7 6 49 34 6 5 1 26 17 5 2 5 23 17 29
5 Stoke City 25 13 3 9 56 41 8 2 3 41 20 5 1 6 15 21 29
6 Barnsley 24 10 8 6 45 37 7 4 1 27 13 3 4 5 18 24 28
7 Blackburn Rovers 24 10 8 6 38 33 6 5 1 20 10 4 3 5 18 23 28
8 Ipswich Town 24 10 6 8 41 45 10 1 2 31 17 0 5 6 10 28 26
9 Grimsby Town 23 11 3 9 59 44 7 2 2 31 16 4 1 7 28 28 25
10 Huddersfield Town 24 8 9 7 40 42 4 5 2 15 16 4 4 5 25 26 25
11 Sheffield United 24 9 7 8 34 36 6 3 3 17 15 3 4 5 17 21 25
12 Leyton Orient 24 10 3 11 55 51 9 1 2 39 17 1 2 9 16 34 23
13 Bristol Rovers 24 10 3 11 51 47 7 1 4 29 20 3 2 7 22 27 23
14 Middlesbrough 24 9 5 10 44 42 6 3 3 26 15 3 2 7 18 27 23
15 Cardiff City 24 8 7 9 34 41 5 4 3 23 17 3 3 6 11 24 23
16 Derby County 24 8 5 11 41 46 7 3 2 25 19 1 2 9 16 27 21
17 Notts County 24 8 4 12 31 45 7 2 4 21 19 1 2 8 10 26 20
18 Rotherham United 23 7 4 12 37 48 3 2 5 17 19 4 2 7 20 29 18
19 Bristol City 23 6 6 11 34 53 5 4 3 20 22 1 2 8 14 31 18
20 Doncaster Rovers 24 6 5 13 29 46 6 2 4 22 16 0 3 9 7 30 17
21 Swansea City 24 6 4 14 39 64 4 1 7 27 32 2 3 7 12 32 16
22 Lincoln City 23 5 6 12 29 46 3 4 5 15 19 2 2 7 14 27 16
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