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FA Cup 5th R. 2nd rep.

Old Trafford | Mon 26 Feb 1962 at 19:30

Liverpool 0 - 1 Preston North End

Opposition goals

Notes

  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.54
  • - Average age of the Preston North End starting lineup: 23.98
  • Preston defender George Ross played in all three cup matches in the space of 10 days. "They were all ding-dong contests, real thrillers. It was fantastic, a true FA Cup epic. And they are magic memories. In total we played Liverpool five times that season with two games in the league. They beat us both times, but not in the cup. In fact we became such mates with the Liverpool players after those five games that we had a good few games of golf with them in the months after."

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: James Milne
Referee: Howley K
Attendance: 43,944
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 2486
FA Cup game number: 188
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