Match details

Liverpool 10 - 0 Dundalk

Game date: Tuesday 16 September 1969 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: EFC 1st round 1st leg Attendance: 32,656
Half - time score: 5 - 0 Referee: Lewis JGD ( Wales)
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: William Tuohy
   

Opposition lineup

Maurice Swan, Francis Brennan, Des O'Reilly, Kevin Murray, Thomas McConville, Charlie Hendricks, Laurence Gilmore, Patrick Turner, Turlough O'Connor, Tony Bartley, Eamonn Carroll

Opposition substitutions

Turlough O'Connor out for Glazer
Laurence Gilmore out for Derek Stokes 46'

Notes

- Alec Lindsay makes his LFC debut
- Alec Lindsay scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.27
- Gerard Houllier's first game at Anfield. He went on the Kop with Patrice Bergues: "I suppose going to the game with Patrice that day was a touch of destiny. Patrice had come over to spend a few days with me because I was here on my own, and so we decided to and see Liverpool play Dundalk. What impressed me first of all was the atmosphere inside the stadium. We were on the Kop, and it was fantastic to see the unconditioned support of the fans. I was also impressed by the energy which was shown in the game, and the stamina of the players. I think 15 minutes before the end of the match the score was 8-0 and still Liverpool went looking for goals. In fact the score at half-time was 5-0. In France, if you are 5-0 up at half-time the game is over in the sense that you don't bother trying to increase your score. It's not like that in England."

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