Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Blackpool

Game date: Saturday 20 March 1948 at 17:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 48,725
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: George Kay Opposition manager: Joseph Smith
   

Opposition lineup

Joe Robinson, Eddie Shimwell, Bob Suart, Harry Johnston, Eric Hayward, Hugh Kelly, Stanley Matthews, Stan Mortensen, Jimmy McIntosh, George Dick, Walter Rickett

Notes

- Jack Balmer missed a penalty
- Cyril Sidlow saved a penalty from Stanley Matthews on 1'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.69
- Average age of the Blackpool starting lineup: 28.72
- Liverpool league position after match: 16
- Blackpool league position after match: 8
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Lambert tripped Matthews and Blackpool had a penalty in the first minute of the game but the future Sir Stanley hit a tame shot straight at Sidlow.

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Arsenal 33 20 9 4 61 25 12 3 2 38 13 8 6 2 23 12 49
2 Preston North End 32 18 6 8 54 45 12 3 1 36 21 6 3 7 18 24 42
3 Burnley 32 15 11 6 45 33 9 5 2 24 8 6 6 4 21 25 41
4 Manchester United 32 13 13 6 66 41 8 6 2 39 23 5 7 4 27 18 39
5 Derby County 29 14 9 6 61 38 8 5 1 31 12 6 4 5 30 26 37
6 Wolves 33 14 8 11 68 57 9 3 5 37 25 5 5 6 31 32 36
7 Sheffield United 34 14 8 12 57 54 11 4 3 40 21 3 4 9 17 33 36
8 Blackpool 31 13 8 10 41 31 10 2 3 29 10 3 6 7 12 21 34
9 Middlesbrough 33 13 7 13 63 48 7 5 5 30 21 6 2 8 33 27 33
10 Aston Villa 31 13 7 11 49 45 8 4 2 30 14 5 3 9 19 31 33
11 Manchester City 32 12 8 12 43 36 11 2 3 34 17 1 6 9 9 19 32
12 Portsmouth 31 13 5 13 49 40 9 3 3 31 13 4 2 10 18 27 31
13 Everton 31 13 5 13 41 48 8 2 6 23 19 5 3 7 18 29 31
14 Chelsea 33 11 8 14 44 55 9 5 3 33 23 2 3 11 11 32 30
15 Stoke City 34 10 9 15 32 47 6 5 6 21 20 4 4 9 11 27 29
16 Liverpool 33 10 8 15 45 56 6 6 4 28 21 4 2 11 17 35 28
17 Charlton Athletic 33 12 4 17 44 61 6 3 8 29 27 6 1 9 15 34 28
18 Huddersfield Town 33 9 9 15 42 50 7 3 6 22 17 2 6 9 20 33 27
19 Blackburn Rovers 33 10 7 16 43 57 7 4 6 29 26 3 3 10 14 31 27
20 Bolton Wanderers 33 12 3 18 38 52 9 1 6 26 21 3 2 12 12 31 27
21 Sunderland 34 9 8 17 45 61 7 4 6 25 17 2 4 11 20 44 26
22 Grimsby Town 34 6 6 22 38 89 3 5 9 15 30 3 1 13 23 59 18
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