Match details

Liverpool 3 - 1 Sunderland

Game date: Saturday 3 January 1959 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 36,953
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Griffiths M
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: Alan Brown
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Wakeham, Colin Nelson, Len Ashurst, Stan Anderson, Charlie Hurley, Reg Pearce, Clive Bircham, Johnny Goodchild, Don Kichenbrand, Ernest Taylor, Colin Grainger

Opposition goals

Johnny Goodchild 22'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.93
- Average age of the Sunderland starting lineup: 23.92
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Sunderland league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Newspaper reports from Colin Grainger's (Sunderland) scrapbook - provided by Hyder Jawad
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 Sheffield Wednesday 25 18 3 4 73 29 12 0 1 48 8 6 3 3 25 21 39
2 Liverpool 25 16 2 7 54 34 10 1 1 36 12 6 1 6 18 22 34
3 Fulham 25 15 4 6 59 42 10 1 2 41 20 5 3 4 18 22 34
4 Stoke City 26 15 3 8 53 40 12 1 1 38 14 3 2 7 15 26 33
5 Sheffield United 25 12 5 8 46 30 9 1 2 30 7 3 4 6 16 23 29
6 Bristol City 25 13 2 10 52 41 7 1 5 32 20 6 1 5 20 21 28
7 Cardiff City 24 13 2 9 42 35 9 1 3 27 17 4 1 6 15 18 28
8 Bristol Rovers 25 10 7 8 49 41 6 3 3 24 15 4 4 5 25 26 27
9 Ipswich Town 25 11 4 10 40 41 7 2 3 21 14 4 2 7 19 27 26
10 Derby County 26 10 6 10 44 53 7 1 4 24 23 3 5 6 20 30 26
11 Charlton Athletic 25 10 5 10 54 56 8 2 2 32 19 2 3 8 22 37 25
12 Swansea City 24 8 7 9 48 48 6 4 2 34 19 2 3 7 14 29 23
13 Huddersfield Town 26 9 5 12 40 40 8 2 3 25 12 1 3 9 15 28 23
14 Middlesbrough 25 9 4 12 55 44 6 3 3 33 12 3 1 9 22 32 22
15 Barnsley 25 9 4 12 40 49 7 2 3 27 18 2 2 9 13 31 22
16 Sunderland 26 9 4 13 41 53 8 2 4 28 18 1 2 9 13 35 22
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 25 7 8 10 43 62 3 7 2 24 21 4 1 8 19 41 22
18 Scunthorpe United 25 7 7 11 33 50 5 5 3 21 19 2 2 8 12 31 21
19 Grimsby Town 24 6 7 11 41 54 5 4 3 25 19 1 3 8 16 35 19
20 Leyton Orient 26 7 5 14 39 52 5 2 6 23 22 2 3 8 16 30 19
21 Lincoln City 25 6 4 15 38 60 6 3 4 26 20 0 1 11 12 40 16
22 Rotherham United 25 5 4 16 27 57 4 3 5 21 22 1 1 11 6 35 14
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