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1st Division

Villa Park | Sat 21 Aug 1948 at 15:00

Aston Villa 2 - 1 Liverpool

Goals (Assists in brackets)

Opposition goals

Notes

  • - Bill Shepherd makes his LFC debut
  • - Cyril Sidlow saved a penalty from Dickie Dorsett
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.55
  • - Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 28.48
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 18
  • - Aston Villa league position after match: 1
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Late in the game Smith's shot was punched over the bar by Shepherd, but Dorsett's penalty kick was saved by Sidlow.

Other details

Manager: George Kay
Opposition manager: Alex Massie
Referee: Parker JH
Attendance: 42,193
Half-time score: 2 - 0
Game number: 1867
League game number: 1691

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