Match details

2nd Division

The Dell | Sat 2 Dec 1961 at 15:00 GMT

Southampton 2 - 0 Liverpool

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  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.53
  • - Average age of the Southampton starting lineup: 27.14
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Southampton league position after match: 3
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Liverpool took the unusual step (for the time) of flying to and from Southampton. Bill Shankly later commented “That one can be home from a game played over 200 miles away in three hours after the final whistle provides a fact against which it is difficult to find any suitable argument”.

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: Edward Bates
Referee: Mann R
Attendance: 21,445
Half-time score: 1 - 0
Game number: 2472
League game number: 2256

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