Match details

Liverpool 2 - 2 Swansea City

Game date: Saturday 3 October 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 48,645
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Challinor A
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Toshack
   

Opposition lineup

Dai Davies, Neil Robinson, Dzemal Hadziabdic, Ante Rajkovic, Colin Irwin, John Mahoney, Alan Curtis, Robbie James, Leighton James, Max Thompson, Bob Latchford

Opposition goals

Leighton James 16' pen
Bob Latchford 57'

Opposition substitutions

Dzemal Hadziabdic out for Jeremy Charles 66'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.83
- Average age of the Swansea City starting lineup: 28.28
- Liverpool league position after match: 13
- Swansea City league position after match: 3
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool FC mourns the death of Bill Shankly.
- Swansea keeper, Dai Davies, pushed Terry McDermott to the ground after Macca equalised for Liverpool 2-2 but nobody is sent off in the scuffle that followed.

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Related files

The seven wistful years
Match programme
Farewell Bill (thanks to Billy Cox)

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Ipswich Town 8 5 2 1 18 11 3 1 0 8 4 2 1 1 10 7 17
2 West Ham United 8 4 4 0 17 8 2 2 0 9 6 2 2 0 8 2 16
3 Swansea City 8 5 1 2 17 12 4 0 0 12 4 1 1 2 5 8 16
4 Manchester United 9 4 3 2 12 5 3 1 1 8 2 1 2 1 4 3 15
5 Tottenham Hotspur 8 5 0 3 13 10 2 0 2 7 7 3 0 1 6 3 15
6 Nottingham Forest 8 4 2 2 11 10 3 1 0 6 2 1 1 2 5 8 14
7 Southampton 8 4 1 3 17 15 4 0 0 11 4 0 1 3 6 11 13
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 8 3 3 2 13 9 2 1 1 9 5 1 2 1 4 4 12
9 Coventry City 8 3 2 3 14 13 3 0 1 11 5 0 2 2 3 8 11
10 Manchester City 8 3 2 3 12 12 2 1 1 7 3 1 1 2 5 9 11
11 Everton 8 3 2 3 10 11 3 1 0 8 3 0 1 3 2 8 11
12 Stoke City 8 3 1 4 16 14 2 0 2 9 6 1 1 2 7 8 10
13 Liverpool 8 2 4 2 8 8 1 3 0 5 3 1 1 2 3 5 10
14 Notts County 8 3 1 4 12 16 2 1 1 6 7 1 0 3 6 9 10
15 Birmingham City 8 2 3 3 12 12 2 2 0 10 6 0 1 3 2 6 9
16 Arsenal 8 2 3 3 5 6 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 9
17 Aston Villa 8 1 5 2 8 8 0 3 1 3 4 1 2 1 5 4 8
18 West Bromwich Albion 8 2 2 4 7 7 2 1 1 6 3 0 1 3 1 4 8
19 Sunderland 8 1 4 3 6 11 1 2 1 2 3 0 2 2 4 8 7
20 Middlesbrough 8 2 1 5 7 15 2 0 2 6 8 0 1 3 1 7 7
21 Wolves 8 2 1 5 5 16 2 0 2 4 4 0 1 3 1 12 7
22 Leeds United 9 1 3 5 7 18 1 3 0 5 2 0 0 5 2 16 6
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