Match details

Liverpool 6 - 1 Walsall

Game date: Saturday 14 October 1961 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 42,229
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Luty A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Wiiliam Moore
   

Opposition lineup

Keith Ball, Grenville Palin, John Sharples, Ken Hill, Albert McPherson, Jimmy Dudley, George Meek, Ken Hodgkinson, Tommy Wilson, Tony Richards, Colin Taylor

Opposition goals

Ron Yeats scored an own goal on 23'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.54
- Average age of the Walsall starting lineup: 26.98
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Walsall league position after match: 9
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Daily Post report (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
A'Court on the cover of the Liverpool Echo
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 13 11 1 1 37 7 6 0 0 23 2 5 1 1 14 5 23
2 Southampton 13 7 2 4 28 16 3 1 2 15 7 4 1 2 13 9 16
3 Derby County 13 6 3 4 27 26 4 1 1 14 9 2 2 3 13 17 15
4 Rotherham United 12 7 1 4 25 25 4 1 0 14 6 3 0 4 11 19 15
5 Leyton Orient 13 6 2 5 24 15 4 0 2 12 5 2 2 3 12 10 14
6 Luton Town 13 7 0 6 31 26 4 0 2 19 13 3 0 4 12 13 14
7 Sunderland 13 6 2 5 25 24 5 0 1 14 7 1 2 4 11 17 14
8 Norwich City 13 5 4 4 21 20 4 2 1 15 9 1 2 3 6 11 14
9 Walsall 13 6 2 5 22 25 4 1 2 12 10 2 1 3 10 15 14
10 Scunthorpe United 13 5 3 5 31 26 5 2 0 25 10 0 1 5 6 16 13
11 Huddersfield Town 13 5 3 5 21 20 4 2 0 14 6 1 1 5 7 14 13
12 Plymouth Argyle 13 5 3 5 20 23 2 2 2 9 10 3 1 3 11 13 13
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 13 4 5 4 18 24 2 3 2 8 10 2 2 2 10 14 13
14 Newcastle United 13 5 2 6 21 16 3 2 2 12 8 2 0 4 9 8 12
15 Swansea City 13 3 6 4 23 28 3 2 1 13 10 0 4 3 10 18 12
16 Bury 13 6 0 7 18 30 4 0 3 14 15 2 0 4 4 15 12
17 Middlesbrough 12 4 3 5 21 20 4 1 2 15 10 0 2 3 6 10 11
18 Preston North End 13 4 3 6 16 20 2 2 2 8 8 2 1 4 8 12 11
19 Stoke City 13 3 4 6 19 21 3 2 2 12 7 0 2 4 7 14 10
20 Leeds United 13 4 2 7 13 23 3 1 3 8 8 1 1 4 5 15 10
21 Bristol Rovers 13 4 1 8 18 24 4 0 3 14 11 0 1 5 4 13 9
22 Charlton Athletic 13 2 2 9 13 33 1 2 4 7 14 1 0 5 6 19 6
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