Match details

Aston Villa 4 - 4 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 30 March 1960 at 19:15 Stadium: Villa Park
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 27,000
Half - time score: 0 - 3 Referee: Finney J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Joe Mercer
   

Opposition lineup

Nigel Sims, Stan Lynn, John Neal, Vic Crowe, Jimmy Dugdale, Trevor Birch, Jimmy MacEwan, Bobby Thomson, Brian Handley, Ron Wylie, Peter McParland

Opposition goals

Peter McParland 66'
Bobby Thomson 72'
Stan Lynn 75' pen
Bobby Thomson 85'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.49
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 27.41
- Liverpool league position after match: 9
- Aston Villa league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool lead 4-0 but conceded three goals in 9 minutes and almost lost!

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2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Aston Villa 36 22 9 5 82 35 14 3 1 55 17 8 6 4 27 18 53
2 Cardiff City 36 21 10 5 84 54 14 1 2 51 29 7 9 3 33 25 52
3 Ipswich Town 35 18 5 12 71 51 12 4 2 46 19 6 1 10 25 32 41
4 Huddersfield Town 35 16 9 10 62 42 11 3 4 38 19 5 6 6 24 23 41
5 Sheffield United 35 16 9 10 60 46 11 2 4 40 21 5 7 6 20 25 41
6 Rotherham United 35 15 11 9 54 49 7 7 3 24 20 8 4 6 30 29 41
7 Middlesbrough 35 16 8 11 78 56 12 4 1 48 16 4 4 10 30 40 40
8 Charlton Athletic 35 14 12 9 72 71 9 7 1 41 22 5 5 8 31 49 40
9 Liverpool 34 15 9 10 72 58 11 3 2 44 24 4 6 8 28 34 39
10 Bristol Rovers 35 15 9 11 64 69 10 6 2 38 26 5 3 9 26 43 39
11 Leyton Orient 35 12 13 10 66 53 9 4 5 40 23 3 9 5 26 30 37
12 Swansea City 34 12 9 13 68 70 9 6 2 44 27 3 3 11 24 43 33
13 Stoke City 36 13 7 16 62 73 8 3 8 39 35 5 4 8 23 38 33
14 Scunthorpe United 35 11 9 15 49 59 7 6 4 33 22 4 3 11 16 37 31
15 Lincoln City 35 12 6 17 59 65 8 3 7 32 20 4 3 10 27 45 30
16 Portsmouth 35 9 10 16 54 65 5 5 8 32 33 4 5 8 22 32 28
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 35 9 10 16 52 66 6 6 6 28 26 3 4 10 24 40 28
18 Sunderland 35 9 10 16 46 59 6 5 7 31 28 3 5 9 15 31 28
19 Derby County 34 11 5 18 48 63 7 4 6 24 21 4 1 12 24 42 27
20 Plymouth Argyle 36 9 9 18 53 84 7 6 5 35 35 2 3 13 18 49 27
21 Bristol City 34 8 5 21 45 79 6 3 8 18 25 2 2 13 27 54 21
22 Hull City 35 7 6 22 37 71 5 4 8 21 28 2 2 14 16 43 20
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