Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 23 Nov 1946 at 14:30

Liverpool 4 - 2 Arsenal

Opposition goals


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.51
  • - Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 27.47
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Arsenal league position after match: 21
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Jack Balmer scores a hat-trick for the third game in a row, a unique feat in Liverpool's history. He scored three against Portsmouth on 9th November, four goals in 17 minutes against Derby County a week later and finally three against Arsenal. He became the third player in the Football League's top division to achieve that feat after Frank Osborne (Tottenham) in 1925 and Tom Jennings (Leeds) in 1926.

Other details

Manager: George Kay
Opposition manager: George Allison
Referee: Blackhall GS
Attendance: 51,435
Half-time score: 1 - 2
Game number: 1790
League game number: 1622

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