Match details

Swansea Town 4 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Friday 4 May 1962 at 19:15 Stadium: Vetch Field
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 15,000
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Sturgeon A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Trevor Morris
   

Opposition lineup

Mike Pinner, Alan Sanders, Harry Griffiths, Peter Davies, Mel Nurse, Herbie Williams, Barrie Jones, Peter Donnelly, Brayley Reynolds, Colin Webster, Ken Morgans

Opposition goals

Colin Webster
Colin Webster
Brayley Reynolds
Mel Nurse

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.72
- Average age of the Swansea Town starting lineup: 26.01
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Swansea Town league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- The scheduled date for this match was Saturday 14th April 1962. It was postponed on that date because of a smallpox outbreak in south Wales.

Related files

Press report from Ken Charmer's scrapbook
Match programme

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 42 27 8 7 99 43 18 3 0 68 19 9 5 7 31 24 62
2 Leyton Orient 42 22 10 10 69 40 11 5 5 34 17 11 5 5 35 23 54
3 Sunderland 42 22 9 11 85 50 17 3 1 60 16 5 6 10 25 34 53
4 Scunthorpe United 42 21 7 14 86 71 14 4 3 52 26 7 3 11 34 45 49
5 Plymouth Argyle 42 19 8 15 75 75 12 4 5 45 30 7 4 10 30 45 46
6 Southampton 42 18 9 15 77 62 13 3 5 53 28 5 6 10 24 34 45
7 Huddersfield Town 42 16 12 14 67 59 11 5 5 39 22 5 7 9 28 37 44
8 Stoke City 42 17 8 17 55 57 13 4 4 34 17 4 4 13 21 40 42
9 Rotherham United 42 16 9 17 70 76 9 6 6 36 30 7 3 11 34 46 41
10 Preston North End 42 15 10 17 55 57 11 4 6 34 23 4 6 11 21 34 40
11 Middlesbrough 42 16 7 19 76 72 11 3 7 45 29 5 4 12 31 43 39
12 Newcastle United 42 15 9 18 64 58 10 5 6 40 27 5 4 12 24 31 39
13 Luton Town 42 17 5 20 69 71 12 1 8 44 37 5 4 12 25 34 39
14 Walsall 42 14 11 17 70 75 11 7 3 42 23 3 4 14 28 52 39
15 Charlton Athletic 42 15 9 18 69 75 10 5 6 38 30 5 4 12 31 45 39
16 Derby County 42 14 11 17 68 75 10 7 4 42 27 4 4 13 26 48 39
17 Norwich City 42 14 11 17 61 70 10 6 5 36 28 4 5 12 25 42 39
18 Bury 42 17 5 20 52 76 9 4 8 32 36 8 1 12 20 40 39
19 Swansea City 42 12 12 18 61 83 10 5 6 38 30 2 7 12 23 53 36
20 Leeds United 42 12 12 18 50 61 9 6 6 24 19 3 6 12 26 42 36
21 Bristol Rovers 42 13 7 22 53 81 11 3 7 36 31 2 4 15 17 50 33
22 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 10 11 21 42 86 7 7 7 24 32 3 4 14 18 54 31
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