Match details

Liverpool 4 - 0 Bristol Rovers

Game date: Saturday 16 April 1960 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 27,317
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Leafe RJ
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Howard Radford, Doug Hilland, John Watling, John Frowen, David Pyle, Ray Mabbutt, George Petherbridge, Alfie Biggs, Geoff Bradford, Dai Ward, Peter Hooper

Notes

- Ian Callaghan makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.85
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 28
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 Cardiff City 39 23 10 6 87 58 15 1 3 53 33 8 9 3 34 25 56
2 Aston Villa 39 23 9 7 84 39 15 3 1 57 18 8 6 6 27 21 55
3 Middlesbrough 38 19 8 11 85 57 14 4 1 53 17 5 4 10 32 40 46
4 Huddersfield Town 39 18 9 12 69 49 12 3 4 40 19 6 6 8 29 30 45
5 Rotherham United 38 17 11 10 58 51 9 7 3 28 20 8 4 7 30 31 45
6 Ipswich Town 39 19 6 14 77 60 12 5 3 48 23 7 1 11 29 37 44
7 Liverpool 38 17 9 12 81 64 13 3 3 53 28 4 6 9 28 36 43
8 Sheffield United 38 16 11 11 62 49 11 4 4 41 22 5 7 7 21 27 43
9 Charlton Athletic 39 15 13 11 79 80 10 7 2 44 25 5 6 9 35 55 43
10 Bristol Rovers 39 16 10 13 67 76 11 6 3 40 28 5 4 10 27 48 42
11 Leyton Orient 39 14 13 12 71 57 11 4 5 44 24 3 9 7 27 33 41
12 Lincoln City 39 15 6 18 69 71 10 3 7 39 24 5 3 11 30 47 36
13 Scunthorpe United 39 13 10 16 53 62 9 7 4 37 24 4 3 12 16 38 36
14 Swansea City 38 13 9 16 73 79 10 6 2 46 28 3 3 14 27 51 35
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 39 11 11 17 59 70 6 7 6 29 27 5 4 11 30 43 33
16 Stoke City 39 13 7 19 62 78 8 3 9 39 36 5 4 10 23 42 33
17 Sunderland 39 11 11 17 49 60 8 5 7 34 28 3 6 10 15 32 33
18 Portsmouth 39 10 11 18 56 68 6 5 8 34 33 4 6 10 22 35 31
19 Derby County 39 12 7 20 54 72 8 4 7 27 24 4 3 13 27 48 31
20 Plymouth Argyle 39 11 9 19 57 87 9 6 5 39 36 2 3 14 18 51 31
21 Bristol City 38 10 5 23 52 85 7 3 9 21 28 3 2 14 31 57 25
22 Hull City 39 8 9 22 42 74 6 6 8 25 30 2 3 14 17 44 25
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