Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Plymouth Argyle

Game date: Saturday 9 December 1961 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 32,543
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Powell J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Ellis Stuttard
   

Opposition lineup

Dave MacLaren, George Robertson, Bryce Fulton, Johnny Williams, Gordon Fincham, John Newman, Peter Anderson, Wilf Carter, George Kirby, Jim McAnearney, Ken Maloy

Opposition goals

Johnny Williams

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.38
- Average age of the Plymouth Argyle starting lineup: 27.28
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Plymouth Argyle league position after match: 12
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Gordon Milne on the cover of the Liverpool Echo
Match programme
Press report from Ken Charmer's scrapbook

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 21 15 3 3 53 18 8 2 0 34 7 7 1 3 19 11 33
2 Leyton Orient 20 10 5 5 38 21 7 1 2 21 8 3 4 3 17 13 25
3 Sunderland 21 10 5 6 44 33 8 1 1 30 12 2 4 5 14 21 25
4 Derby County 21 10 5 6 45 40 6 3 1 24 14 4 2 5 21 26 25
5 Rotherham United 20 9 6 5 45 41 5 4 0 23 13 4 2 5 22 28 24
6 Southampton 21 9 5 7 39 28 5 3 3 21 11 4 2 4 18 17 23
7 Luton Town 21 10 3 8 46 37 6 1 3 27 20 4 2 5 19 17 23
8 Scunthorpe United 20 9 4 7 46 39 7 2 1 33 15 2 2 6 13 24 22
9 Huddersfield Town 21 8 6 7 35 31 6 3 1 21 9 2 3 6 14 22 22
10 Norwich City 21 8 6 7 33 39 7 2 2 25 19 1 4 5 8 20 22
11 Stoke City 21 7 6 8 33 31 7 2 2 23 11 0 4 6 10 20 20
12 Plymouth Argyle 21 8 4 9 35 43 5 2 3 21 17 3 2 6 14 26 20
13 Swansea City 21 6 8 7 33 48 6 3 1 19 13 0 5 6 14 35 20
14 Newcastle United 20 7 5 8 36 26 5 4 2 24 12 2 1 6 12 14 19
15 Walsall 20 7 5 8 34 37 5 4 2 21 14 2 1 6 13 23 19
16 Bury 20 8 2 10 25 41 5 2 3 18 18 3 0 7 7 23 18
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 5 8 8 26 44 3 5 3 13 14 2 3 5 13 30 18
18 Leeds United 20 6 5 9 27 34 4 3 3 13 10 2 2 6 14 24 17
19 Middlesbrough 20 6 4 10 34 37 5 2 4 21 18 1 2 6 13 19 16
20 Bristol Rovers 21 7 2 12 29 40 6 0 5 20 18 1 2 7 9 22 16
21 Preston North End 22 5 6 11 24 35 3 2 5 14 15 2 4 6 10 20 16
22 Charlton Athletic 20 4 3 13 25 42 3 2 5 15 16 1 1 8 10 26 11
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