Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Mon 17 Apr 1922 at 15:15

Liverpool 2 - 1 Burnley

Opposition goals


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.48
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Burnley league position after match: 3
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - The scene was set for a potential championship decider against Champions Burnley at Anfield. Prior to the match Liverpool were top with 53 points, Tottenham 48 and Burnley with 47 points. Liverpool won Burnley 2-1 and Tottenham lost. The Reds had a seven point lead on Tottenham with only three games left, a maximum of six points in those days. Liverpool were champions for the first time in 16 years!

Other details

Manager: David Ashworth
Opposition manager: John Haworth
Referee: Howcroft JT
Attendance: 50,000
Half-time score: 1 - 0
Game number: 1003
League game number: 889
LFC played towards Kop: First half

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