Match details

2nd Division

Anfield | Sat 21 Apr 1962 at 15:00

Liverpool 2 - 0 Southampton


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.34
  • - Average age of the Southampton starting lineup: 27.02
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Southampton league position after match: 6
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  • - Liverpool's eight-year exile from the top flight came to an end. Promotion was won on a damp afternoon at Anfield. Ronnie Moran has fond memories of the game: "Kevin [Lewis] was only playing because Ian St John wasn't available but he scored the goals that took us up. I was particularly proud because I'd played a lot of games for the club in Division Two and we'd tried so hard for so long to get into the top league."

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: Edward Bates
Referee: Holland A
Attendance: 40,410
Half-time score: 2 - 0
Game number: 2494
League game number: 2273
LFC played towards Kop: Second half
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