Manchester United v Liverpool, 20 April 1953

Score3-1 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance22,645
John Downie made his final appearance before moving to Luton Town in August.

Goals:

Stan Pearson G
Jack Rowley G
Johnny Berry G

Goals:

Sammy Smyth G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Crompton
Defender Roger Byrne
Full back John Aston
Full back Johnny Carey
Centre half Allenby Chilton
Wing half Jeff Whitefoot
Outside right Johnny Berry
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Forward Tommy Taylor
Inside forward Johnny Downie
Inside Forward Stan Pearson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Charlie Ashcroft
Defender/Full back Ray Lambert
Centre half Joe Maloney
Wing half Bill Jones
Wing half Bryan Williams
Outside right Jimmy Payne
Centre forward Louis Bimpson
Forward Billy Liddell
Inside forward Arthur Rowley
Inside forward Sammy Smyth
Inside Forward/Wing half Phil Taylor