Match details

Liverpool 4 - 2 Sunderland

Game date: Saturday 20 August 1949 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 49,811
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Ellis AE
Manager: George Kay Opposition manager: William Murray
   

Opposition lineup

Bobby Robinson, Jack Stelling, Arthur Hudgell, Reg Scotson, Fred Hall, Arthur Wright, Tommy Wright, Ivor Broadis, Dickie Davis, Len Shackleton, Tommy Reynolds

Opposition goals

Dickie Davis 41'
Ivor Broadis 62'

Notes

- Billy Liddell missed a penalty on 35'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.93
- Average age of the Sunderland starting lineup: 27.6
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Sunderland league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Press cutting
LFC Handbook

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 Blackpool 1 1 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2 Portsmouth 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 2
3 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Wolves 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
5 Bolton Wanderers 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
6 Chelsea 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 2
7 Burnley 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
8 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
9 Manchester United 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
10 West Bromwich Albion 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
11 Aston Villa 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 1
12 Manchester City 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Sunderland 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0
14 Fulham 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle United 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Huddersfield Town 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0
17 Arsenal 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Birmingham City 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Charlton Athletic 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
20 Derby County 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Middlesbrough 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Stoke City 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
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