Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Bristol Rovers

Game date: Saturday 16 December 1961 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 29,957
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Holland A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Howard Radford, Joe Davis, John Frowen, Dave Bumpstead, David Pyle, Ray Mabbutt, Harold Jarman, Ian Hamilton, Bobby Jones, Johnny Watkins, Peter Hooper

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.57
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 26.02
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Echo report (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Leishman 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 22 16 3 3 55 18 9 2 0 36 7 7 1 3 19 11 35
2 Leyton Orient 21 11 5 5 40 21 8 1 2 23 8 3 4 3 17 13 27
3 Sunderland 22 11 5 6 47 33 9 1 1 33 12 2 4 5 14 21 27
4 Derby County 22 11 5 6 48 42 7 3 1 27 16 4 2 5 21 26 27
5 Scunthorpe United 21 10 4 7 49 39 7 2 1 33 15 3 2 6 16 24 24
6 Rotherham United 21 9 6 6 46 43 5 4 1 24 15 4 2 5 22 28 24
7 Norwich City 22 9 6 7 36 41 7 2 2 25 19 2 4 5 11 22 24
8 Luton Town 22 10 3 9 46 39 6 1 3 27 20 4 2 6 19 19 23
9 Southampton 22 9 5 8 39 32 5 3 3 21 11 4 2 5 18 21 23
10 Huddersfield Town 21 8 6 7 35 31 6 3 1 21 9 2 3 6 14 22 22
11 Stoke City 22 8 6 8 35 32 7 2 2 23 11 1 4 6 12 21 22
12 Plymouth Argyle 22 9 4 9 39 43 6 2 3 25 17 3 2 6 14 26 22
13 Swansea City 21 6 8 7 33 48 6 3 1 19 13 0 5 6 14 35 20
14 Newcastle United 21 7 5 9 36 28 5 4 2 24 12 2 1 7 12 16 19
15 Walsall 21 7 5 9 34 40 5 4 2 21 14 2 1 7 13 26 19
16 Preston North End 23 6 6 11 26 35 4 2 5 16 15 2 4 6 10 20 18
17 Bury 21 8 2 11 27 44 5 2 4 20 21 3 0 7 7 23 18
18 Brighton & Hove Albion 22 5 8 9 26 47 3 5 4 13 17 2 3 5 13 30 18
19 Leeds United 21 6 5 10 28 37 4 3 3 13 10 2 2 7 15 27 17
20 Middlesbrough 21 6 4 11 36 40 5 2 4 21 18 1 2 7 15 22 16
21 Bristol Rovers 22 7 2 13 29 42 6 0 5 20 18 1 2 8 9 24 16
22 Charlton Athletic 21 5 3 13 28 43 4 2 5 18 17 1 1 8 10 26 13
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