Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

Game date: Saturday 6 January 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,092
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Styles K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Alan Ashman
   

Opposition lineup

John Osborne, Eddie Colquhoun, Graham Williams, Tony Brown, John Talbut, Doug Fraser, Dick Krzywicki, John Kaye, Jeff Astle, Robert Hope, Clive Clark

Opposition goals

Tony Brown 14'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.79
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 25.54
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- West Bromwich Albion league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
-Tommy Smith fouled Jeff Astle in the area (14 minutes). Bobby Hope hit the bar with the penalty but the referee ordered a re-take because Tommy Lawrence had moved off his line. Tony Brown scored from the re-take.
- Local pop group The Scaffold filmed a video of 'Thank You Very Much' in front of The Kop for release in America.

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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 Manchester United 25 15 7 3 50 28 10 2 0 28 9 5 5 3 22 19 37
2 Liverpool 25 13 8 4 39 19 11 1 1 29 8 2 7 3 10 11 34
3 Leeds United 25 14 5 6 41 21 10 2 0 29 9 4 3 6 12 12 33
4 Manchester City 25 14 4 7 55 31 10 1 2 35 13 4 3 5 20 18 32
5 Everton 25 12 4 9 37 25 9 1 2 23 9 3 3 7 14 16 28
6 West Bromwich Albion 24 11 5 8 46 36 7 2 3 26 12 4 3 5 20 24 27
7 Newcastle United 25 9 9 7 38 39 9 3 0 27 10 0 6 7 11 29 27
8 Arsenal 24 10 6 8 39 30 7 4 0 23 8 3 2 8 16 22 26
9 Tottenham Hotspur 24 10 6 8 37 39 5 6 1 21 11 5 0 7 16 28 26
10 Sheffield Wednesday 24 9 7 8 36 34 6 6 1 26 14 3 1 7 10 20 25
11 Nottingham Forest 24 10 4 10 35 29 7 2 3 22 11 3 2 7 13 18 24
12 Burnley 24 9 6 9 41 45 8 4 0 25 10 1 2 9 16 35 24
13 Stoke City 25 9 5 11 33 40 7 2 4 18 15 2 3 7 15 25 23
14 Chelsea 24 6 10 8 36 53 3 6 3 19 22 3 4 5 17 31 22
15 West Ham United 25 8 4 13 47 50 4 1 7 24 24 4 3 6 23 26 20
16 Leicester City 24 6 8 10 37 43 2 5 5 18 22 4 3 5 19 21 20
17 Wolves 24 8 4 12 41 52 6 2 4 27 24 2 2 8 14 28 20
18 Southampton 24 7 5 12 41 52 5 4 3 24 23 2 1 9 17 29 19
19 Sheffield United 24 6 7 11 29 42 6 2 4 15 14 0 5 7 14 28 19
20 Sunderland 24 6 6 12 30 44 5 4 4 18 20 1 2 8 12 24 18
21 Fulham 23 6 4 13 32 49 3 2 6 15 24 3 2 7 17 25 16
22 Coventry City 25 3 10 12 30 49 3 5 5 21 25 0 5 7 9 24 16
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