Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Preston North End

Game date: Saturday 24 March 1962 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 39,701
Half - time score: 3 - 0 Referee: Rhodes P
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: James Milne
   

Opposition lineup

Alan Kelly, Bob Wilson, George Ross, John Wylie, Tony Singleton, Jim Smith, Dave Wilson, Alfie Biggs, Alec Alston, Dave Barber, Peter Thompson

Opposition goals

Alec Alston

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.47
- Average age of the Preston North End starting lineup: 24.2
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Preston North End league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Ian St John and the Preston centre half Singleton got into an almighty contretemps and both were sent off.

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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 33 22 6 5 83 32 14 2 0 57 15 8 4 5 26 17 50
2 Leyton Orient 35 19 7 9 63 38 10 3 4 32 16 9 4 5 31 22 45
3 Plymouth Argyle 35 18 7 10 66 58 11 3 3 39 24 7 4 7 27 34 43
4 Scunthorpe United 35 17 7 11 76 59 12 4 2 47 22 5 3 9 29 37 41
5 Sunderland 35 16 8 11 68 48 14 3 1 50 16 2 5 10 18 32 40
6 Southampton 36 16 8 12 68 52 11 3 4 45 24 5 5 8 23 28 40
7 Rotherham United 33 15 8 10 63 58 9 5 3 34 23 6 3 7 29 35 38
8 Stoke City 34 15 7 12 47 41 11 3 3 29 13 4 4 9 18 28 37
9 Derby County 34 12 9 13 60 62 8 6 3 34 23 4 3 10 26 39 33
10 Walsall 34 12 9 13 58 60 9 6 2 33 18 3 3 11 25 42 33
11 Norwich City 35 12 9 14 52 62 8 5 5 30 27 4 4 9 22 35 33
12 Huddersfield Town 32 11 10 11 49 46 8 4 2 27 12 3 6 9 22 34 32
13 Newcastle United 35 11 9 15 55 49 7 5 5 34 24 4 4 10 21 25 31
14 Luton Town 34 14 3 17 60 63 9 1 6 37 32 5 2 11 23 31 31
15 Preston North End 34 12 7 15 42 48 8 2 6 25 20 4 5 9 17 28 31
16 Middlesbrough 34 11 7 16 63 65 8 3 6 35 27 3 4 10 28 38 29
17 Bristol Rovers 35 12 5 18 45 63 10 1 7 30 26 2 4 11 15 37 29
18 Bury 34 13 3 18 42 68 8 3 7 28 32 5 0 11 14 36 29
19 Swansea City 34 9 10 15 46 72 8 4 5 28 26 1 6 10 18 46 28
20 Charlton Athletic 33 10 7 16 52 62 7 5 6 30 26 3 2 10 22 36 27
21 Leeds United 34 10 6 18 42 58 8 4 6 22 19 2 2 12 20 39 26
22 Brighton & Hove Albion 34 8 10 16 34 70 5 6 6 17 26 3 4 10 17 44 26
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