Match details

Sheffield Wednesday 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 16 November 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Hillsborough
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 31,245
Half - time score: 0 - 1
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Jack Marshall
   

Opposition lineup

Ron Springett, Wilf Smith, Don Megson, Keith Ellis, Vic Mobley, Gerry Young, John Fantham, James McCalliog, Alan Warboys, Peter Eustace, David Ford

Opposition goals

James McCalliog

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.64
- Average age of the Sheffield Wednesday starting lineup: 27.07
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Sheffield Wednesday league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Play was stopped for several minutes near the end of the game when the referee disallowed a late Sheffield Wednesday equaliser and was pelted with cushions.

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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 Liverpool 19 12 4 3 37 13 8 1 0 21 6 4 3 3 16 7 28
2 Everton 19 11 6 2 40 16 8 1 1 22 4 3 5 1 18 12 28
3 Leeds United 18 11 5 2 26 15 6 3 0 14 3 5 2 2 12 12 27
4 Arsenal 18 9 7 2 22 11 5 4 0 13 4 4 3 2 9 7 25
5 West Ham United 19 8 7 4 38 21 6 3 1 30 10 2 4 3 8 11 23
6 Tottenham Hotspur 19 8 7 4 37 27 5 3 2 25 13 3 4 2 12 14 23
7 Burnley 19 10 3 6 29 32 7 2 1 18 10 3 1 5 11 22 23
8 Chelsea 19 8 6 5 34 21 5 4 1 19 10 3 2 4 15 11 22
9 West Bromwich Albion 19 8 5 6 29 31 6 3 1 20 11 2 2 5 9 20 21
10 Sheffield Wednesday 18 6 7 5 22 22 4 3 2 15 12 2 4 3 7 10 19
11 Newcastle United 19 5 8 6 26 25 3 5 2 13 12 2 3 4 13 13 18
12 Southampton 19 6 6 7 25 28 4 2 3 15 14 2 4 4 10 14 18
13 Manchester United 18 5 7 6 22 26 4 4 2 11 10 1 3 4 11 16 17
14 Wolves 19 5 7 7 18 23 3 4 2 10 12 2 3 5 8 11 17
15 Sunderland 19 5 7 7 22 34 5 2 2 14 8 0 5 5 8 26 17
16 Manchester City 19 4 7 8 24 27 3 5 1 16 10 1 2 7 8 17 15
17 Ipswich Town 19 5 4 10 24 31 3 1 5 13 15 2 3 5 11 16 14
18 Stoke City 19 5 4 10 18 29 5 1 3 9 10 0 3 7 9 19 14
19 Coventry City 19 3 6 10 19 31 2 3 5 12 14 1 3 5 7 17 12
20 Nottingham Forest 17 1 9 7 23 30 0 5 3 8 13 1 4 4 15 17 11
21 Leicester City 19 3 5 11 16 34 3 3 3 13 12 0 2 8 3 22 11
22 Queens Park Rangers 19 2 5 12 22 46 2 4 3 12 17 0 1 9 10 29 9
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