Match details

Bristol City 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 16 December 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Ashton Gate
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 28,722
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Salmon KG
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Alan Dicks
   

Opposition lineup

John Shaw, Gerald Sweeney, Don Gillies, David Rodgers, Norman Hunter, Gerry Gow, Trevor Tainton, Peter Cormack, Tom Ritchie, Joe Royle, Jimmy Mann

Opposition goals

Joe Royle 74'

Opposition substitutions

Jimmy Mann out for Clive Whitehead 56'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.76
- Average age of the Bristol City starting lineup: 29.08
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Bristol City league position after match: 11
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Ex-Evertonian Joe Royle sets Liverpool back on their heels
Match programme

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 20 14 3 3 44 9 9 1 0 26 2 5 2 3 18 7 31
2 Everton 19 11 8 0 28 12 7 2 0 15 4 4 6 0 13 8 30
3 West Bromwich Albion 18 11 5 2 36 14 5 3 1 20 7 6 2 1 16 7 27
4 Arsenal 19 9 7 3 30 17 6 4 0 20 8 3 3 3 10 9 25
5 Nottingham Forest 18 8 9 1 20 11 4 5 0 10 5 4 4 1 10 6 25
6 Manchester United 19 9 6 4 29 28 5 3 1 13 8 4 3 3 16 20 24
7 Coventry City 19 8 6 5 25 27 6 4 0 19 10 2 2 5 6 17 22
8 Tottenham Hotspur 19 8 6 5 22 28 5 3 2 11 10 3 3 3 11 18 22
9 Leeds United 20 7 7 6 35 26 5 1 4 21 11 2 6 2 14 15 21
10 Aston Villa 19 7 7 5 24 17 2 5 2 10 10 5 2 3 14 7 21
11 Bristol City 20 8 5 7 23 22 5 2 3 15 12 3 3 4 8 10 21
12 Southampton 20 6 7 7 25 28 5 4 1 18 10 1 3 6 7 18 19
13 Norwich City 18 4 9 5 29 29 4 4 2 17 11 0 5 3 12 18 17
14 Derby County 20 7 3 10 25 39 6 2 2 18 14 1 1 8 7 25 17
15 Manchester City 18 5 6 7 26 24 3 2 4 14 13 2 4 3 12 11 16
16 Ipswich Town 20 7 2 11 23 28 4 0 6 12 13 3 2 5 11 15 16
17 Middlesbrough 19 6 3 10 28 27 4 2 3 16 9 2 1 7 12 18 15
18 Queens Park Rangers 19 4 6 9 15 24 3 4 3 8 10 1 2 6 7 14 14
19 Bolton Wanderers 20 5 4 11 25 40 4 3 3 16 13 1 1 8 9 27 14
20 Wolves 19 4 1 14 14 38 3 1 5 8 16 1 0 9 6 22 9
21 Birmingham City 20 2 4 14 18 34 2 3 5 14 16 0 1 9 4 18 8
22 Chelsea 19 2 4 13 21 43 1 1 7 10 22 1 3 6 11 21 8
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