Match details

Sunderland 0 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 31 October 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Roker Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 27,854
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Mills T
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Alan Durban
   

Opposition lineup

Barry Siddall, Barry Venison, Alexander Munro, Mick Buckley, Jeff Clarke, Shaun Elliott, Gordon Chisholm, Ally McCoist, Tom Ritchie, Nick Pickering, Stan Cummins

Opposition substitutions

Tom Ritchie out for Colin West 73'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.62
- Average age of the Sunderland starting lineup: 24.25
- Liverpool league position after match: 9
- Sunderland league position after match: 22
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Ronnie Whelan in focus in the match programme
Match programme

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Manchester United 14 7 5 2 18 8 5 2 1 12 4 2 3 1 6 4 26
2 Ipswich Town 12 8 2 2 23 14 5 1 0 11 5 3 1 2 12 9 26
3 Tottenham Hotspur 12 8 0 4 19 12 3 0 3 9 8 5 0 1 10 4 24
4 Swansea City 12 7 2 3 22 16 5 1 0 14 4 2 1 3 8 12 23
5 Nottingham Forest 12 6 4 2 16 13 5 1 0 10 4 1 3 2 6 9 22
6 West Ham United 12 5 6 1 24 15 3 3 0 13 9 2 3 1 11 6 21
7 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 4 6 2 17 12 2 3 1 12 8 2 3 1 5 4 18
8 Everton 12 5 3 4 15 14 4 1 1 10 5 1 2 3 5 9 18
9 Liverpool 12 4 5 3 17 13 2 3 1 9 5 2 2 2 8 8 17
10 Southampton 12 5 2 5 22 23 5 0 1 15 7 0 2 4 7 16 17
11 Manchester City 12 4 4 4 13 13 2 3 1 7 3 2 1 3 6 10 16
12 Aston Villa 12 3 6 3 15 12 1 3 2 6 7 2 3 1 9 5 15
13 Coventry City 12 4 3 5 19 18 4 1 1 15 7 0 2 4 4 11 15
14 Arsenal 12 4 3 5 8 10 3 2 1 4 2 1 1 4 4 8 15
15 Birmingham City 12 3 5 4 20 17 3 3 0 17 9 0 2 4 3 8 14
16 Stoke City 12 4 2 6 18 18 3 0 3 11 8 1 2 3 7 10 14
17 Notts County 12 4 2 6 17 22 3 2 1 9 8 1 0 5 8 14 14
18 Leeds United 13 3 3 7 12 24 3 3 0 9 3 0 0 7 3 21 12
19 West Bromwich Albion 12 2 5 5 12 14 2 3 1 7 4 0 2 4 5 10 11
20 Middlesbrough 13 2 3 8 10 22 2 1 3 7 11 0 2 5 3 11 9
21 Wolves 12 2 3 7 5 20 2 1 3 4 7 0 2 4 1 13 9
22 Sunderland 12 1 4 7 6 18 1 2 3 2 7 0 2 4 4 11 7
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