Match details

Blackburn Rovers 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 24 August 1963 at 15:00 Stadium: Ewood Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 34,390
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Walker K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Jack Marshall
   

Opposition lineup

Fred Else, John Bray, Keith Newton, Ron Clayton, Mike England, Mick McGrath, Bryan Douglas, Mick Ferguson, Frederick Pickering, John Byrom, Mike Harrison

Opposition goals

Mike Harrison 43'

Notes

- Peter Thompson makes his LFC debut
- Ronnie Moran missed a penalty on 65'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.73
- Average age of the Blackburn Rovers starting lineup: 24.72
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Moran's penalty-kick was saved by Blackburn goalkeeper Fred Else but the Liverpool full-back scored from the rebound.

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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 Ipswich Town 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2 Wolves 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 2
3 Birmingham City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
5 Stoke City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
6 Everton 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
7 Aston Villa 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
8 Manchester United 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 1
9 Sheffield Wednesday 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 Blackpool 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
11 Sheffield United 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
12 Leicester City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
13 West Bromwich Albion 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
14 Chelsea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 West Ham United 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
16 Blackburn Rovers 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Bolton Wanderers 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
18 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
19 Arsenal 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Burnley 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
21 Fulham 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
22 Nottingham Forest 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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