Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Chelsea

Game date: Saturday 30 April 1966 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 53,754
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Callaghan L
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Tommy Docherty
   

Opposition lineup

John Dunn, Joe Kirkup, Ron Harris, John Hollins, Marvin Hinton, John Boyle, Peter Houseman, Bobby Tambling, Peter Osgood, Bert Murray, Tommy Robson

Opposition goals

Bert Murray 62'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.86
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 22.23
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Chelsea league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool seals Shankly's second First Division title!

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Related files

Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
The Kop had the last word
Sidney Reakes Chairman of Liverpool lauds his team
President TV Williams proud of his team
A review of the 1965/66 season (a pdf file of the whole brochure)
Match ticket
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 41 26 8 7 78 33 17 2 2 52 15 9 6 5 26 18 60
2 Burnley 40 23 7 10 77 46 15 3 2 45 19 8 4 8 32 27 53
3 Leeds United 38 21 8 9 74 35 14 4 3 49 15 7 4 6 25 20 50
4 West Bromwich Albion 40 18 11 11 86 65 10 5 4 53 30 8 6 7 33 35 47
5 Chelsea 38 20 6 12 61 50 9 4 5 27 19 11 2 7 34 31 46
6 Manchester United 38 16 13 9 70 53 11 7 1 43 18 5 6 8 27 35 45
7 Leicester City 39 19 7 13 75 63 10 4 5 35 27 9 3 8 40 36 45
8 Sheffield United 41 16 11 14 56 57 11 6 4 37 25 5 5 10 19 32 43
9 Tottenham Hotspur 40 15 12 13 73 64 11 6 4 55 37 4 6 9 18 27 42
10 Everton 41 15 11 15 56 59 12 6 3 39 19 3 5 12 17 40 41
11 West Ham United 40 15 9 16 69 80 12 5 4 46 33 3 4 12 23 47 39
12 Stoke City 40 13 12 15 61 63 10 6 3 38 21 3 6 12 23 42 38
13 Sunderland 42 14 8 20 51 72 13 2 6 36 28 1 6 14 15 44 36
14 Arsenal 40 11 13 16 61 72 7 8 4 35 28 4 5 12 26 44 35
15 Sheffield Wednesday 38 14 7 17 54 59 11 5 3 34 15 3 2 14 20 44 35
16 Blackpool 41 13 9 19 52 64 9 5 7 36 29 4 4 12 16 35 35
17 Aston Villa 40 14 6 20 66 74 10 3 8 39 34 4 3 12 27 40 34
18 Fulham 41 14 6 21 66 84 9 4 8 34 37 5 2 13 32 47 34
19 Newcastle United 40 13 8 19 47 62 9 4 6 23 19 4 4 13 24 43 34
20 Nottingham Forest 40 13 7 20 54 71 10 2 7 29 25 3 5 13 25 46 33
21 Northampton Town 42 10 13 19 55 92 8 6 7 31 32 2 7 12 24 60 33
22 Blackburn Rovers 38 8 4 26 55 79 6 1 11 28 28 2 3 15 27 51 20
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