Match details

Blackburn Rovers 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 1 March 1958 at 15:00 Stadium: Ewood Park
Competition: FA Cup 6th round Attendance: 51,000
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Leuty AW
Manager: Phil Taylor Opposition manager: John Carey

Opposition lineup

Harry Leyland, Ken Taylor, Bill Eckersall, Ron Clayton, Matt Woods, Mick McGrath, Bryan Douglas, Roy Vernon, Peter Dobing, Royston Stephenson, Ally MacLeod

Opposition goals

Ron Clayton 78'
Ally MacLeod 81'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.57
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 25.08
- During the 2nd half a crush barrier broke and 5 people had to be treated for their injuries.

Related files

Liverpool Echo preview (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Liverpool Echo cover
Match programme

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