Match details

Stoke City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 15 May 1968 at 19:30 Stadium: Victoria Ground
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 27,693
Half - time score: 0 - 0
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Tony Waddington
   

Opposition lineup

Gordon Banks, Eric Skeels, Alex Elder, Tony Allen, Alan Bloor, Willie Stevenson, Terry Conroy, John Mahoney, Peter Dobing, Roy Vernon, Harry Burrows

Opposition goals

Peter Dobing
John Mahoney

Opposition substitutions

Roy Vernon out for Mick Bernard

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.16
- Average age of the Stoke City starting lineup: 27.19
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Stoke City league position after match: 18
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Poster of Tommy Smith - Football Monthly
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 City 42 26 6 10 86 43 17 2 2 52 16 9 4 8 34 27 58
2 Manchester United 42 24 8 10 89 55 15 2 4 49 21 9 6 6 40 34 56
3 Liverpool 42 22 11 9 71 40 17 2 2 51 17 5 9 7 20 23 55
4 Leeds United 42 22 9 11 71 41 17 3 1 49 14 5 6 10 22 27 53
5 Everton 41 22 6 13 62 39 17 1 2 38 12 5 5 11 24 27 50
6 Chelsea 42 18 12 12 62 68 11 7 3 34 25 7 5 9 28 43 48
7 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 9 14 70 59 11 7 3 44 20 8 2 11 26 39 47
8 West Bromwich Albion 42 17 12 13 75 62 12 4 5 45 25 5 8 8 30 37 46
9 Arsenal 42 17 10 15 60 56 12 6 3 37 23 5 4 12 23 33 44
10 Newcastle United 42 13 15 14 54 67 12 7 2 38 20 1 8 12 16 47 41
11 Nottingham Forest 42 14 11 17 52 64 11 6 4 34 22 3 5 13 18 42 39
12 West Ham United 42 14 10 18 73 69 8 5 8 43 30 6 5 10 30 39 38
13 Leicester City 42 13 12 17 64 69 7 7 7 37 34 6 5 10 27 35 38
14 Burnley 42 14 10 18 64 71 12 7 2 38 16 2 3 16 26 55 38
15 Southampton 42 13 11 18 66 83 9 8 4 37 31 4 3 14 29 52 37
16 Sunderland 42 13 11 18 51 61 8 7 6 28 28 5 4 12 23 33 37
17 Wolves 42 14 8 20 66 75 10 4 7 45 36 4 4 13 21 39 36
18 Stoke City 42 14 7 21 50 73 10 3 8 30 29 4 4 13 20 44 35
19 Sheffield Wednesday 42 11 12 19 51 63 6 10 5 32 24 5 2 14 19 39 34
20 Coventry City 42 9 15 18 51 71 8 5 8 32 32 1 10 10 19 39 33
21 Sheffield United 42 11 10 21 49 70 7 4 10 25 31 4 6 11 24 39 32
22 Fulham 41 10 7 24 55 93 6 4 11 27 41 4 3 13 28 52 27
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