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FA Cup 5th round

Old Show Gr. | Sat 15 Feb 1958 at 15:00

Scunthorpe United 0 - 1 Liverpool

Notes

  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.89
  • - Average age of the Scunthorpe United starting lineup: 28.11
  • The Daily Mirror reported: "Liverpool are in the last eight – but they won’t get to Wembley on this form. Only two of their players were in control of the game for any length of time . . . wing halves Johnny Wheeler and Geoff Twentyman. For twenty minutes of the second half they pounded away at the iron-hard Scunthorpe defence. And inside forwards Jack Haigh and Ronnie Waldock – Scunthorpe’s first half danger men – were shut completely out. Liverpool’s all important goal came fifteen minutes from time. Alan A’Court cut the ball across goal and Bobby Murdoch slammed it in."

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Manager: Phil Taylor
Opposition manager: Ron Suart
Referee: Howley K
Attendance: 23,000
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 2305
FA Cup game number: 177

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