Match details

Liverpool 5 - 1 Birmingham City

Game date: Wednesday 8 May 1963 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 23,684
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Sturgeon A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Gil Merrick
   

Opposition lineup

Colin Withers, John Regan, Colin Green, Terry Hennessey, Trevor Smith, Malcolm Beard, Mike Hellawell, Jimmy Bloomfield, Jimmy Harris, Ken Leek, Bertie Auld

Opposition goals

Ken Leek

Notes

- Tommy Smith makes his LFC debut
- Gordon Wallace scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 22.97
- Average age of the Birmingham City starting lineup: 24.43
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Birmingham City league position after match: 20
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Press report from Ken Charmer's scrapbook

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 Everton 41 24 11 6 80 41 13 7 0 44 16 11 4 6 36 25 59
2 Tottenham Hotspur 39 23 8 8 110 57 14 6 1 72 28 9 2 7 38 29 54
3 Leicester City 39 20 12 7 76 45 14 6 1 53 23 6 6 6 23 22 52
4 Burnley 40 20 10 10 72 54 13 4 3 38 16 7 6 7 34 38 50
5 Wolves 40 19 10 11 90 60 10 6 4 49 25 9 4 7 41 35 48
6 Sheffield Wednesday 40 18 10 12 72 59 9 5 5 33 22 9 5 7 39 37 46
7 Liverpool 39 17 9 13 71 56 13 3 5 45 22 4 6 8 26 34 43
8 Sheffield United 40 16 11 13 57 57 11 6 3 33 20 5 5 10 24 37 43
9 Arsenal 39 16 10 13 78 72 10 4 5 39 30 6 6 8 39 42 42
10 Blackpool 40 13 13 14 58 62 8 6 6 34 27 5 7 8 24 35 39
11 Blackburn Rovers 40 13 12 15 71 70 9 4 6 47 33 4 8 9 24 37 38
12 Nottingham Forest 38 15 8 15 59 63 10 2 5 31 22 5 6 10 28 41 38
13 Fulham 39 14 10 15 48 62 8 6 6 27 28 6 4 9 21 34 38
14 West Ham United 39 12 11 16 65 68 6 6 7 31 33 6 5 9 34 35 35
15 West Bromwich Albion 39 14 6 19 66 76 10 1 9 39 37 4 5 10 27 39 34
16 Aston Villa 38 13 7 18 56 65 10 2 7 33 22 3 5 11 23 43 33
17 Ipswich Town 39 11 10 18 53 74 4 7 8 29 37 7 3 10 24 37 32
18 Manchester United 38 11 9 18 60 74 5 6 9 33 37 6 3 9 27 37 31
19 Bolton Wanderers 39 13 5 21 51 71 11 3 5 32 18 2 2 16 19 53 31
20 Birmingham City 39 8 13 18 57 84 4 8 7 35 37 4 5 11 22 47 29
21 Manchester City 39 9 10 20 55 95 6 4 9 28 44 3 6 11 27 51 28
22 Leyton Orient 40 6 9 25 36 76 4 5 12 22 37 2 4 13 14 39 21
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