Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Rotherham United

Game date: Wednesday 28 March 1962 at 19:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 32,827
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Howley K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Thomas Johnston
   

Opposition lineup

Roy Ironside, Brian Jackson, Lol Morgan, Billy Cassidy, Peter Madden, Ken Waterhouse, Barry Webster, Don Weston, Keith Houghton, Alan Kirkman, Brian Taylor

Opposition goals

Don Weston 14'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.48
- Average age of the Rotherham United starting lineup: 26.48
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Rotherham United league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Roger Hunt scores his 37th League goal of the season thus becoming the Liverpool player with the greatest number of League goals in one season, Gordon Hodgson being the former record-holder with 36 goals in the 1930-31 season when Liverpool were playing in the First Division.

Related files

From match programme
Poster of Tommy Leishman - Football Monthly
Match programme
Press report from Ken Charmer's scrapbook

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 34 23 6 5 87 33 15 2 0 61 16 8 4 5 26 17 52
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 34 15 8 11 64 62 9 5 3 34 23 6 3 8 30 39 38
8 Stoke City 34 15 7 12 47 41 11 3 3 29 13 4 4 9 18 28 37
9 Huddersfield Town 33 12 10 11 52 47 9 4 2 30 13 3 6 9 22 34 34
10 Derby County 34 12 9 13 60 62 8 6 3 34 23 4 3 10 26 39 33
11 Walsall 34 12 9 13 58 60 9 6 2 33 18 3 3 11 25 42 33
12 Norwich City 35 12 9 14 52 62 8 5 5 30 27 4 4 9 22 35 33
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 35 9 10 16 47 75 8 4 5 28 26 1 6 11 19 49 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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