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1st Division

Old Trafford | Sat 23 Nov 1963 at 15:00

Manchester United 0 - 1 Liverpool

Notes

  • - Ron Yeats scores his debut goal for LFC
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.05
  • - Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 27.29
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Manchester United league position after match: 8
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  • - The attendance was lower than expected, especially as United had attracted nearly 63,000 for Everton's visit earlier in the season. Although there was no direct link to the event, the assassination of American President John F Kennedy the day before the match might have affected the attendance.

    - Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg was stretchered off shortly before the half-time interval after a collison with Ron Yeats as the two of them went up for a corner. Forward David Herd replaced Gregg in goal. Gregg did return for the final few minutes with an arm strapped to his chest. It turned out that he had broken his collar-bone.

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: Matt Busby
Referee: Jennings ET
Attendance: 54,654
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 2565
League game number: 2338
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