Match details

1st Division

Roker Park | Sat 6 Dec 1930 at 14:00

Sunderland 6 - 5 Liverpool

Opposition goals


  • - Danny McRorie scores his debut goal for LFC
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.05
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 8
  • - Sunderland league position after match: 16
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Fred Hopkin was carried off with the score at 1-1 but returned for the second half playing with his left arm strapped to his side due to a broken collar bone. Aside from Hopkin; Bradshaw, Riley, Hodgson, Morrison and McRorie were all injured at different times and several had to leave the pitch for treatment!
    - Smith's first goal came between the 60th and 75th minute.
    - This match was played in thick fog so many spectators didn't fully see all the action. The fog was so thick many present expected the match to be abandoned

Other details

Manager: George Patterson (2nd term)
Opposition manager: Johnny Cochrane
Referee: Heath HH
Attendance: 22,616
Half-time score: 4 - 3
Game number: 1386
League game number: 1245

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