Match details

Portsmouth 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 12 March 1960 at 15:00 Stadium: Fratton Park
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 14,622
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Leafe RJ
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Frederick Cox
   

Opposition lineup

Dick Beattie, Rees Thomas, Jimmy Dickinson, Sammy Chapman, Phil Gunter, Brian Carter, Alex Wilson, Ron Saunders, Ron Newman, Harry Harris, Reg Cutler

Opposition goals

Alex Wilson 59'
Harry Harris 69'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.45
- Average age of the Portsmouth starting lineup: 26.12
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Portsmouth league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Related files

Portsmouth News preview (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Shankly's team profile (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
Match programme

Other games during this season

2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Cardiff City 34 21 9 4 80 47 14 1 1 50 25 7 8 3 30 22 51
2 Aston Villa 33 20 8 5 73 28 13 2 1 48 11 7 6 4 25 17 48
3 Middlesbrough 33 15 8 10 76 54 11 4 1 46 16 4 4 9 30 38 38
4 Huddersfield Town 33 15 8 10 58 40 10 3 4 36 19 5 5 6 22 21 38
5 Sheffield United 32 15 8 9 55 42 10 2 4 36 20 5 6 5 19 22 38
6 Rotherham United 33 14 10 9 53 49 6 7 3 23 20 8 3 6 30 29 38
7 Ipswich Town 32 16 5 11 66 47 11 4 2 44 19 5 1 9 22 28 37
8 Liverpool 32 15 7 10 66 52 11 2 2 42 22 4 5 8 24 30 37
9 Charlton Athletic 33 13 11 9 69 70 9 6 1 41 22 4 5 8 28 48 37
10 Bristol Rovers 33 14 9 10 63 68 9 6 2 37 26 5 3 8 26 42 37
11 Leyton Orient 32 11 11 10 62 52 8 3 5 36 22 3 8 5 26 30 33
12 Stoke City 33 13 7 13 60 64 8 3 6 37 30 5 4 7 23 34 33
13 Swansea City 32 12 8 12 65 65 9 5 2 41 24 3 3 10 24 41 32
14 Lincoln City 33 12 6 15 59 63 8 3 6 32 19 4 3 9 27 44 30
15 Scunthorpe United 33 10 9 14 45 56 7 6 3 32 20 3 3 11 13 36 29
16 Sunderland 33 9 10 14 45 55 6 5 6 30 25 3 5 8 15 30 28
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 33 9 9 15 51 62 6 5 6 28 26 3 4 9 23 36 27
18 Derby County 31 10 5 16 45 57 6 4 6 23 21 4 1 10 22 36 25
19 Portsmouth 33 7 10 16 48 64 4 5 8 30 33 3 5 8 18 31 24
20 Plymouth Argyle 34 7 9 18 49 83 6 6 5 32 34 1 3 13 17 49 23
21 Bristol City 32 7 5 20 44 77 5 3 8 17 25 2 2 12 27 52 19
22 Hull City 33 6 6 21 33 70 4 4 8 17 28 2 2 13 16 42 18
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