Match details

Liverpool 5 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur

Game date: Friday 12 April 1963 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 54,463
Half - time score: 0 - 2 Referee: Handley W
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: BIll Nicholson
   

Opposition lineup

William Brown, Melvyn Hopkins, Ron Henry, Anthony Marchi, Maurice Norman, Dave MacKay, Cliff Jones, John White, Les Allen, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Dyson

Opposition goals

Cliff Jones
Terry Dyson

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.56
- Average age of the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup: 27.94
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Tottenham Hotspur league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool was 0-2 down at half-time. Ron Yeats was Liverpool's captain: "People wouldn't believe that we could be so bad and so good on the same day."

Related files

The game I remember - Ron Yeats
Match programme
Press report from Ken Charmer's scrapbook
Match images from tremendous Spurs victory
Press cutting

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Leicester City 34 19 10 5 68 35 13 5 1 48 19 6 5 4 20 16 48
2 Tottenham Hotspur 34 20 7 7 94 50 11 5 1 56 22 9 2 6 38 28 47
3 Everton 33 18 9 6 66 36 11 5 0 39 13 7 4 6 27 23 45
4 Burnley 32 17 8 7 64 42 12 3 2 36 14 5 5 5 28 28 42
5 Wolves 32 15 8 9 74 51 7 5 4 37 21 8 3 5 37 30 38
6 Liverpool 32 15 8 9 62 42 11 3 3 39 17 4 5 6 23 25 38
7 Arsenal 33 14 8 11 65 59 10 4 4 37 27 4 4 7 28 32 36
8 Sheffield Wednesday 32 12 10 10 54 53 7 5 3 26 17 5 5 7 28 36 34
9 Sheffield United 32 13 8 11 43 44 9 4 3 26 16 4 4 8 17 28 34
10 Fulham 33 13 6 14 40 54 7 3 6 21 23 6 3 8 19 31 32
11 Aston Villa 31 12 7 12 50 49 9 2 4 30 15 3 5 8 20 34 31
12 Nottingham Forest 31 12 6 13 51 56 9 1 4 28 19 3 5 9 23 37 30
13 Blackburn Rovers 33 9 11 13 55 58 6 4 6 34 30 3 7 7 21 28 29
14 West Ham United 32 9 11 12 53 58 4 6 5 24 29 5 5 7 29 29 29
15 West Bromwich Albion 32 11 6 15 55 63 8 1 7 35 30 3 5 8 20 33 28
16 Bolton Wanderers 31 12 4 15 44 56 10 2 3 28 12 2 2 12 16 44 28
17 Blackpool 33 8 12 13 38 53 5 6 5 23 21 3 6 8 15 32 28
18 Ipswich Town 34 9 8 17 45 69 3 6 7 24 32 6 2 10 21 37 26
19 Manchester United 30 9 7 14 48 59 4 4 7 25 27 5 3 7 23 32 25
20 Manchester City 31 7 9 15 45 73 5 4 6 24 32 2 5 9 21 41 23
21 Birmingham City 30 6 10 14 42 59 3 8 5 29 28 3 2 9 13 31 22
22 Leyton Orient 33 4 7 22 30 67 3 4 11 19 34 1 3 11 11 33 15
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