Match details

Liverpool 7 - 0 Oulu Palloseura

Game date: Wednesday 30 September 1981 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: European Cup 1st R 2nd L Attendance: 20,789
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Haraldsson G ( Iceland)
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Seppo/Tiitinen Jukka Kovola

Opposition lineup

Jukka Rantanen, Pekka Kemppainen, Soini Puotiniemi, Jari Salo, Keith Armstrong, Matti Ahonen, Mika Juntunen, Eero Rissanen, Ari Jalasvaara, Juhani Himanka, Kari Saarinen

Opposition substitutions

Juhani Himanka out for Timo Ikonen 75'
Soini Puotiniemi out for Tapio Haapaniemi 85'


- Mark Lawrenson scores his debut goal for LFC
- Ian Rush scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.93
- Average age of the Oulu Palloseura starting lineup: 25.73
- I will never forget the day after Shanks' death, 30th September 1981. We were playing a 2nd leg European Cup tie against Oulu Palloseura at Anfield, having won the first leg 1-0 and we were 2-0 up at half time so the tie was over. For the second half the Kop chanted “Shankly, Shankly, Shankly” for the whole 45 minutes. I sat in the Main Stand and, once again, cried my eyes out. I can’t imagine what the Palloseura players must have made of an almost surreal experience. - John Martin

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