Match details

West Bromwich Albion 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 9 January 1965 at 15:00 Stadium: The Hawthorns
Competition: FA Cup 3rd round Attendance: 29,851
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Howley K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: James Hagan

Opposition lineup

Ray Potter, Robert Cram, Graham Williams, Doug Fraser, Stan Jones, Terry Simpson, Ronnie Fenton, Micky Fudge, Jeff Astle, Robert Hope, Clive Clark

Opposition goals

Jeff Astle 80'


- Robert Cram missed a penalty against Tommy Lawrence
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.55
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 24.32
- The missed penalty had been awarded when Ron Yeats heard what he thought was the referee's whistle, in fact a mischievous fan was at fault, and picked the ball up in his own penalty area expecting a free kick to be given!

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Match programme
Match ticket

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