Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Newcastle United

Game date: Wednesday 4 October 1961 at 19:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 52,419
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Howell D
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Norman Smith
   

Opposition lineup

Dave Hollins, Bill McKinney, Alf McMichael, Duncan Neale, George Heslop, George Dalton, Gordon Hughes, Ivor Allchurch, Len White, Johnny McGuigan, Liam Tuohy

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.51
- Average age of the Newcastle United starting lineup: 26.57
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Newcastle United league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Daily Post report (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Match programme

Other games during this season

2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 11 10 1 0 31 4 5 0 0 17 1 5 1 0 14 3 21
2 Southampton 11 6 2 3 21 10 2 1 2 9 6 4 1 1 12 4 14
3 Rotherham United 10 7 0 3 23 18 4 0 0 12 4 3 0 3 11 14 14
4 Derby County 11 6 1 4 24 23 4 0 1 13 8 2 1 3 11 15 13
5 Leyton Orient 11 5 2 4 20 13 3 0 2 9 5 2 2 2 11 8 12
6 Luton Town 11 6 0 5 26 24 3 0 2 15 13 3 0 3 11 11 12
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 20 18 4 1 0 13 5 1 1 4 7 13 12
8 Plymouth Argyle 11 5 2 4 16 18 2 1 2 8 9 3 1 2 8 9 12
9 Walsall 11 5 2 4 16 19 3 1 2 7 10 2 1 2 9 9 12
10 Bury 11 6 0 5 16 19 4 0 2 12 8 2 0 3 4 11 12
11 Scunthorpe United 11 4 3 4 25 23 4 2 0 20 9 0 1 4 5 14 11
12 Sunderland 11 5 1 5 22 22 4 0 1 12 6 1 1 4 10 16 11
13 Norwich City 11 4 3 4 18 18 3 2 1 13 8 1 1 3 5 10 11
14 Brighton & Hove Albion 11 3 5 3 15 17 1 3 2 6 9 2 2 1 9 8 11
15 Swansea City 11 2 6 3 20 25 2 2 1 11 9 0 4 2 9 16 10
16 Stoke City 11 3 3 5 18 17 3 1 2 11 6 0 2 3 7 11 9
17 Middlesbrough 10 3 3 4 19 19 3 1 2 13 10 0 2 2 6 9 9
18 Preston North End 11 3 2 6 14 19 1 2 2 7 8 2 0 4 7 11 8
19 Newcastle United 11 3 2 6 10 13 2 2 2 8 7 1 0 4 2 6 8
20 Bristol Rovers 11 3 1 7 14 20 3 0 3 10 8 0 1 4 4 12 7
21 Leeds United 11 3 1 7 11 22 2 1 3 7 8 1 0 4 4 14 7
22 Charlton Athletic 11 1 2 8 11 29 0 2 4 6 14 1 0 4 5 15 4
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