Match details

Liverpool 5 - 0 Birmingham City

Game date: Saturday 26 April 1986 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 42,021
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Tyson GM
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: John Bond
   

Opposition lineup

David Seaman, Brian Roberts, Julian Dicks, Mark Smalley, Jim Hagan, Ray Ranson, Stuart Storer, Wayne Clarke, Nicky Platnauer, Billy Wright, Robert Hopkins

Opposition substitutions

Brian Roberts out for Martin Kuhl 75'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.42
- Average age of the Birmingham City starting lineup: 24.5
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Birmingham City league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- The penalty from which Gillespie scored the 5th goal was awarded after Ian Rush was felled by a rash challenge from Julian Dicks.

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 40 24 10 6 86 37 16 4 1 58 14 8 6 5 28 23 82
2 Everton 39 24 8 7 78 38 14 3 2 45 16 10 5 5 33 22 80
3 Manchester United 41 22 9 10 69 35 12 5 4 35 12 10 4 6 34 23 75
4 West Ham United 38 23 6 9 67 34 15 2 2 45 15 8 4 7 22 19 75
5 Chelsea 39 20 11 8 56 48 12 4 3 31 21 8 7 5 25 27 71
6 Sheffield Wednesday 41 20 10 11 62 54 12 6 2 35 23 8 4 9 27 31 70
7 Luton Town 41 18 11 12 60 43 12 6 3 37 15 6 5 9 23 28 65
8 Nottingham Forest 41 18 11 12 67 52 11 5 5 38 25 7 6 7 29 27 65
9 Arsenal 39 18 9 12 46 44 12 5 3 27 15 6 4 9 19 29 63
10 Newcastle United 41 17 12 12 67 70 12 5 4 46 31 5 7 8 21 39 63
11 Tottenham Hotspur 40 17 8 15 65 47 10 2 7 38 20 7 6 8 27 27 59
12 Watford 39 15 9 15 62 59 11 4 4 38 20 4 5 11 24 39 54
13 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 7 19 52 62 12 3 6 33 20 3 4 13 19 42 52
14 Southampton 39 12 9 18 46 50 10 6 5 32 18 2 3 13 14 32 45
15 Manchester City 40 11 11 18 42 55 7 6 7 24 25 4 5 11 18 30 44
16 Aston Villa 41 10 14 17 49 63 7 6 8 27 28 3 8 9 22 35 44
17 Ipswich Town 40 11 8 21 31 52 8 5 8 20 24 3 3 13 11 28 41
18 Coventry City 41 10 10 21 46 70 5 5 10 29 34 5 5 11 17 36 40
19 Leicester City 40 9 12 19 52 74 6 8 5 33 33 3 4 14 19 41 39
20 Oxford United 39 8 12 19 57 78 5 7 6 29 25 3 5 13 28 53 36
21 Birmingham City 41 8 5 28 30 72 5 2 13 13 24 3 3 15 17 48 29
22 West Bromwich Albion 41 4 12 25 33 86 3 8 9 19 33 1 4 16 14 53 24
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