Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Leeds United

Game date: Saturday 1 May 1965 at 15:00 Stadium: Wembley
Competition: FA Cup Final Attendance: 100,000
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Clements W
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Don Revie

Opposition lineup

Gary Sprake, Paul Reaney, Willie Bell, Billy Bremner, Jack Charlton, Norman Hunter, Johnny Giles, James Storrie, Alan Peacock, Bobby Collins, Albert Johanneson

Opposition goals

Billy Bremner 102'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.82
- Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 25.4

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Related files

Match programme
The trump card I snatched at the last minute, by Bill Shankly
Evening Standard cover
Covers of Liverpool Echo specials
A souvenir celebrating FA Cup final and European Cup semi-final (a pdf file of the whole brochure)
Liverpool Echo cover 30 March
Liverpool Echo cover 1 May
Four great days
Penpics of the cup final's players
That Wembley hoodoo by Bill Shankly
Shankly and St John prepare for their big moment
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Byrne - injured hero of Liverpool
Final that almost died of tactics
EE-AYE-ADDIO - The Reds have won the cup
The queen hands the cup to Big Ron
Chairlift finale
Hundreds hurt in fantastic scenes
Cup winners welcome home!
Our proudest moment says Shankly
I salute you all, Bill Shankly exclaims
I'm a freak at Wembley! says Roger Hunt
Geoff Strong's fantastic gesture
The crowning moment of Ian St John's career
The thrill of Wembley's final whistle, by Ian Callaghan
John Keith's verdict on this historic win
Cup final cartoon
Phil Taylor's and the 50's cup final side's support at Wembley
Big Ron Yeats on the cover of Soccerstar - 30 April 1965
The game I remember by Tommy Smith
Match ticket
Community Singing sheet
Press cutting
Sunday Citizen
Shareholders Banquet
Referee's Association Eve of Final Dinner

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