Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Manchester United

Game date: Saturday 1 January 1966 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 53,970
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Harper R
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Matt Busby
   

Opposition lineup

Harry Gregg, Tony Dunne, Noel Cantwell, Paddy Crerand, Bill Foulkes, Nobby Stiles, George Best, Denis Law, Bobby Charlton, David Herd, John Connelly

Opposition goals

Denis Law 2'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.53
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 27.98
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester United league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Match programme

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 Liverpool 25 16 4 5 51 22 10 1 2 35 11 6 3 3 16 11 36
2 Burnley 24 15 4 5 55 29 9 2 1 32 14 6 2 4 23 15 34
3 Tottenham Hotspur 24 12 6 6 50 36 9 3 1 36 18 3 3 5 14 18 30
4 Leeds United 21 12 5 4 39 16 9 2 1 28 6 3 3 3 11 10 29
5 Manchester United 23 11 7 5 46 32 7 6 0 27 9 4 1 5 19 23 29
6 West Bromwich Albion 23 11 5 7 52 36 7 2 2 32 14 4 3 5 20 22 27
7 Chelsea 22 11 4 7 35 30 3 3 4 9 10 8 1 3 26 20 26
8 Stoke City 23 9 8 6 34 32 6 4 1 20 11 3 4 5 14 21 26
9 Sheffield United 24 9 8 7 33 36 7 4 2 24 17 2 4 5 9 19 26
10 Leicester City 24 10 5 9 48 45 6 3 4 26 22 4 2 5 22 23 25
11 Arsenal 23 9 6 8 44 46 7 3 1 30 19 2 3 7 14 27 24
12 Nottingham Forest 23 8 6 9 31 32 7 2 2 20 9 1 4 7 11 23 22
13 Everton 25 8 6 11 38 43 7 3 2 26 12 1 3 9 12 31 22
14 Aston Villa 22 9 3 10 39 38 6 2 3 23 17 3 1 7 16 21 21
15 Sheffield Wednesday 23 8 4 11 30 40 7 2 1 17 6 1 2 10 13 34 20
16 Sunderland 21 7 4 10 28 41 6 1 3 20 18 1 3 7 8 23 18
17 West Ham United 23 6 6 11 31 50 5 3 3 20 22 1 3 8 11 28 18
18 Blackpool 22 6 5 11 33 39 4 3 5 25 22 2 2 6 8 17 17
19 Newcastle United 22 5 5 12 25 40 4 3 4 12 13 1 2 8 13 27 15
20 Northampton Town 24 4 7 13 28 55 3 3 5 14 17 1 4 8 14 38 15
21 Blackburn Rovers 23 5 4 14 40 47 4 1 6 20 15 1 3 8 20 32 14
22 Fulham 24 5 4 15 34 59 5 2 5 21 25 0 2 10 13 34 14
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