Liverpool v Barnsley 1-1 (League match: December 10, 1955)


December 10, 1955
Key note: “Liverpool’s run of consecutive home victories was ended when least expected by a tough and determined Barnsley side which fought every inch of the ground as though their lives depended on it. Liverpool had most of the play territoriality, but could not break down the opposition. This was Barnsley’s sixth away draw. They will get plenty more if they always fight like this. Liverpool turned out some minutes before the start attired in maroon track suits, which they only doffed a few seconds before the kick-off. The bad weather had its effect upon the attendance, which was well below average.” (Liverpool Echo: December 10, 1955)

Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15.
Liverpool – Barnsley 1-1 (1-1).
Attendance: 26,241.
Referee: Mr. H. Vickers; linesmen: Messrs. W.H. Darlington and H.M. Jolly.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, John Molyneux, Ronnie Moran, Roy Saunders, Laurie Hughes, Geoff Twentyman, Jimmy Payne, Alan Arnell, Billy Liddell, John Evans, Alan A’Court.
Barnsley (2-3-5): Harry Hough, Colin Swift, Barrie Betts, Bobby Wood, Duncan Sharp, Henry Walters, Arthur Kaye, Tommy Lumley, Lol Chappell, Bob Brown, Frank Bartlett.
The goals: 1-0 Evans (17 min., assist: Liddell), 1-1 Brown (29 min.).

Liverpool Echo: December 12, 1955.

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