Match details

Manchester City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 27 March 1920 at 15:30 Stadium: Hyde Road
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 40,000
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Leigh F
Manager: David Ashworth Opposition manager: Ernest Mangnall
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Goodchild, Sam Cookson, Eli Fletcher, Jack Brennan, Max Woosnam, Herbert Tyler, Joe Dorsett, Richard Crawshaw, Tommy Johnson, Horace Barnes, Billy Murphy

Opposition goals

Horace Barnes 60'
Horace Barnes 75'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.65
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Manchester City league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
King George V attended this match, the day after attending the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. It is believed to be the first time that a reigning British monarch attended a football match outside of London.

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 West Bromwich Albion 34 24 2 8 91 42 14 0 3 56 19 10 2 5 35 23 50
2 Burnley 36 18 8 10 54 52 10 5 3 35 26 8 3 7 19 26 44
3 Sunderland 35 19 3 13 63 48 14 2 1 40 15 5 1 12 23 33 41
4 Liverpool 35 17 6 12 51 37 11 3 4 30 16 6 3 8 21 21 40
5 Chelsea 34 18 4 12 49 40 12 2 3 28 9 6 2 9 21 31 40
6 Manchester City 35 16 7 12 67 55 13 3 2 49 25 3 4 10 18 30 39
7 Newcastle United 36 16 7 13 40 32 10 4 5 27 12 6 3 8 13 20 39
8 Bolton Wanderers 35 15 8 12 55 52 9 3 6 29 23 6 5 6 26 29 38
9 Bradford Park Avenue 33 13 10 10 54 45 8 4 5 28 16 5 6 5 26 29 36
10 Sheffield United 36 14 7 15 54 59 13 4 2 40 18 1 3 13 14 41 35
11 Bradford City 36 12 10 14 50 55 8 6 3 32 21 4 4 11 18 34 34
12 Aston Villa 32 14 5 13 56 53 8 3 5 36 27 6 2 8 20 26 33
13 Arsenal 34 12 9 13 48 54 8 4 5 26 21 4 5 8 22 33 33
14 Middlesbrough 35 12 8 15 46 54 8 4 6 25 20 4 4 9 21 34 32
15 Everton 34 10 11 13 55 54 6 5 6 31 24 4 6 7 24 30 31
16 Manchester United 34 10 11 13 41 38 6 5 6 18 14 4 6 7 23 24 31
17 Oldham Athletic 34 13 4 17 43 46 11 1 5 31 18 2 3 12 12 28 30
18 Notts County 34 10 9 15 48 61 7 7 3 34 20 3 2 12 14 41 29
19 Preston North End 35 11 7 17 47 68 7 4 6 26 23 4 3 11 21 45 29
20 Derby County 35 9 11 15 36 49 8 5 4 25 17 1 6 11 11 32 29
21 Blackburn Rovers 34 9 9 16 46 72 7 4 5 31 28 2 5 11 15 44 27
22 Sheffield Wednesday 34 6 8 20 25 53 5 4 7 13 17 1 4 13 12 36 20
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