Match details

Aston Villa 2 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 18 May 1963 at 15:00 Stadium: Villa Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 18,000
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Stokes S
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Joe Mercer
   

Opposition lineup

Nigel Sims, Cammie Fraser, Charlie Aitken, Gordon Lee, Lew Chatterley, Alan Deakin, Alan Baker, George Graham, Bobby Thomson, Ron Wylie, Mike Tindall

Opposition goals

George Graham 78'
Bobby Thomson 84'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.32
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 23.53
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Aston Villa league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

George Graham remembers his Villa debut
Stars of Liverpool - Cover of Football Monthly
Poster of Gerry Byrne
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 42 25 11 6 84 42 14 7 0 48 17 11 4 6 36 25 61
2 Tottenham Hotspur 41 23 9 9 111 59 14 6 1 72 28 9 3 8 39 31 55
3 Burnley 42 22 10 10 78 57 14 4 3 41 17 8 6 7 37 40 54
4 Leicester City 42 20 12 10 79 53 14 6 1 53 23 6 6 9 26 30 52
5 Wolves 42 20 10 12 93 65 11 6 4 51 25 9 4 8 42 40 50
6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 10 13 77 63 10 5 6 38 26 9 5 7 39 37 48
7 Arsenal 42 18 10 14 86 77 11 4 6 44 33 7 6 8 42 44 46
8 Liverpool 42 17 10 15 71 59 13 3 5 45 22 4 7 10 26 37 44
9 Sheffield United 42 16 12 14 58 60 11 7 3 33 20 5 5 11 25 40 44
10 Nottingham Forest 41 16 10 15 64 67 11 4 5 36 26 5 6 10 28 41 42
11 Blackburn Rovers 41 14 12 15 76 71 10 4 6 52 34 4 8 9 24 37 40
12 West Ham United 42 14 12 16 73 69 8 6 7 39 34 6 6 9 34 35 40
13 Blackpool 42 13 14 15 58 64 8 7 6 34 27 5 7 9 24 37 40
14 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 7 19 71 79 11 1 9 40 37 5 6 10 31 42 39
15 Fulham 42 14 10 18 50 71 8 6 7 28 30 6 4 11 22 41 38
16 Aston Villa 41 15 7 19 61 67 12 2 7 38 23 3 5 12 23 44 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 5 22 55 75 13 3 5 35 18 2 2 17 20 57 35
18 Manchester United 41 12 10 19 65 78 6 6 9 36 38 6 4 10 29 40 34
19 Ipswich Town 41 12 10 19 58 77 5 7 8 33 38 7 3 11 25 39 34
20 Birmingham City 42 10 13 19 63 90 6 8 7 40 40 4 5 12 23 50 33
21 Manchester City 42 10 11 21 58 102 7 5 9 30 45 3 6 12 28 57 31
22 Leyton Orient 42 6 9 27 37 81 4 5 12 22 37 2 4 15 15 44 21
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