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2nd Division

Anfield | Sat 23 Sep 1961 at 15:00

Liverpool 5 - 0 Bury

Notes

  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.48
  • - Average age of the Bury starting lineup: 27.79
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Bury league position after match: 11
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Bury had to play most of the match with ten men because their right-half Brian Turner was injured during the build-up to Liverpool's opening goal in the first minute. Turner collided with his team-mate Brian Gallagher. He resumed briefly after treatment but was forced to hobble off permanently shortly afterwards.

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: David Russell
Referee: Hackney HP
Attendance: 46,609
Half-time score: 2 - 0
Game number: 2461
League game number: 2245
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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