Match details

Liverpool 1 - 2 Sheffield United

Game date: Friday 12 April 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,422
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Partridge P
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: John Harris
   

Opposition lineup

Alan Hodgkinson, Len Badger, Bernard Shaw, David Munks, Ken Mallender, Frank Barlow, Alan Woodward, Willie Carlin, Colin Addison, Tony Currie, Gil Reece

Opposition goals

Tony Currie 35'
Gil Reece 59'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.4
- Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 24.13
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Sheffield United league position after match: 18
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
United shock the Kop

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 36 21 7 8 73 45 12 2 3 38 19 9 5 5 35 26 49
2 Leeds United 35 19 9 7 60 28 15 3 0 44 11 4 6 7 16 17 47
3 Manchester City 35 21 5 9 73 38 14 2 2 46 16 7 3 7 27 22 47
4 Liverpool 34 18 9 7 54 31 14 1 2 38 13 4 8 5 16 18 45
5 Tottenham Hotspur 35 17 8 10 60 47 10 7 2 39 15 7 1 8 21 32 42
6 Everton 33 18 4 11 54 34 14 1 2 32 11 4 3 9 22 23 40
7 Newcastle United 36 12 15 9 49 50 11 7 0 33 13 1 8 9 16 37 39
8 West Bromwich Albion 35 14 10 11 61 52 9 3 5 33 20 5 7 6 28 32 38
9 Chelsea 34 12 12 10 52 61 6 7 3 27 24 6 5 7 25 37 36
10 Nottingham Forest 36 13 8 15 45 51 10 4 4 30 19 3 4 11 15 32 34
11 Arsenal 34 11 10 13 45 43 7 6 2 24 13 4 4 11 21 30 32
12 Burnley 34 11 9 14 53 63 10 6 1 30 13 1 3 13 23 50 31
13 Southampton 36 12 7 17 57 74 9 5 4 34 28 3 2 13 23 46 31
14 Sheffield Wednesday 35 11 9 15 47 55 6 8 4 31 22 5 1 11 16 33 31
15 West Ham United 34 12 6 16 66 59 7 2 8 40 28 5 4 8 26 31 30
16 Leicester City 35 10 10 15 53 61 5 6 6 29 29 5 4 9 24 32 30
17 Sunderland 35 10 9 16 43 56 6 6 6 24 28 4 3 10 19 28 29
18 Sheffield United 35 10 9 16 42 60 7 3 6 20 22 3 6 10 22 38 29
19 Wolves 35 11 6 18 58 70 8 3 7 40 35 3 3 11 18 35 28
20 Coventry City 35 8 12 15 44 62 7 5 6 30 30 1 7 9 14 32 28
21 Stoke City 33 11 5 17 40 56 8 2 7 22 21 3 3 10 18 35 27
22 Fulham 34 8 5 21 45 78 5 3 10 23 37 3 2 11 22 41 21
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