Match details

Liverpool 3 - 0 Aston Villa

Game date: Tuesday 8 May 1979 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,576
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Ashley NJ
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Saunders
   

Opposition lineup

Jimmy Rimmer, John Gidman, Colin Gibson, John Gregory, Ken McNaught, Dennis Mortimer, Gordon Cowans, Allan Evans, John Deehan, Alex Cropley, Kenny Swain

Opposition substitutions

Alex Cropley out for Ivor Linton 56'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.79
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 24.77
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Aston Villa league position after match: 8
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool win their 11th title by beating Villa 3-0 with two games to go. Liverpool finish 8 points ahead of Nottingham Forest.

Related files

Billy Liddell salutes his old mate Paisley
Liverpool clinch it in style
Paisley rates his players
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The champions: An Echo souvenir
The smile that says it's ours
Anfield's striking double act
Super Reds of Anfield
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 40 28 8 4 81 16 19 2 0 51 4 9 6 4 30 12 64
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 23 11 5 71 33 13 5 2 38 14 10 6 3 33 19 57
3 Nottingham Forest 39 18 18 3 55 24 10 10 0 31 9 8 8 3 24 15 54
4 Everton 42 17 17 8 52 40 12 7 2 32 17 5 10 6 20 23 51
5 Leeds United 40 18 14 8 69 47 11 4 4 40 20 7 10 4 29 27 50
6 Arsenal 41 17 13 11 60 47 11 8 2 37 18 6 5 9 23 29 47
7 Ipswich Town 41 19 9 13 59 49 11 4 6 34 21 8 5 7 25 28 47
8 Aston Villa 40 14 16 10 56 46 8 9 3 37 25 6 7 7 19 21 44
9 Manchester United 41 15 14 12 59 62 9 6 5 28 24 6 8 7 31 38 44
10 Coventry City 42 14 16 12 58 68 11 7 3 41 29 3 9 9 17 39 44
11 Middlesbrough 41 15 10 16 57 49 10 5 5 33 20 5 5 11 24 29 40
12 Bristol City 42 15 10 17 47 51 11 6 4 34 19 4 4 13 13 32 40
13 Southampton 42 12 16 14 47 53 9 10 2 35 20 3 6 12 12 33 40
14 Manchester City 40 13 13 14 55 50 9 5 6 32 25 4 8 8 23 25 39
15 Tottenham Hotspur 41 12 15 14 47 61 6 8 6 18 25 6 7 8 29 36 39
16 Norwich City 42 7 23 12 51 57 7 10 4 29 19 0 13 8 22 38 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 11 19 54 75 10 5 6 36 28 2 6 13 18 47 35
18 Wolves 42 13 8 21 44 68 10 4 7 26 26 3 4 14 18 42 34
19 Derby County 42 10 11 21 44 71 8 5 8 25 25 2 6 13 19 46 31
20 Queens Park Rangers 41 6 13 22 45 69 4 9 7 24 29 2 4 15 21 40 25
21 Birmingham City 42 6 10 26 37 64 5 9 7 24 25 1 1 19 13 39 22
22 Chelsea 40 5 8 27 42 90 3 4 13 22 41 2 4 14 20 49 18
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