Match details

Burnley 1 - 5 Liverpool

Game date: Friday 26 December 1969 at 15:00 Stadium: Turf Moor
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 22,944
Half - time score: 0 - 3 Referee: Walker K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Harold Potts
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Mellor, Martin Dobson, Michael Docherty, Les Latcham, Dave Merrington, Brian O'Neil, John Murray, Ralph Coates, Geoff Nulty, Dave Thomas, Steve Kindon

Opposition goals

Brian O'Neil

Notes

- Ian Ross scores his debut goal for LFC
- Tommy Lawrence saved a penalty from Brian O'Neil
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.47
- Average age of the Burnley starting lineup: 22.33
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Burnley league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Burnley's O'Neil scored their only goal from the rebound of the penalty miss.

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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 Everton 25 19 3 3 46 22 12 0 1 30 13 7 3 2 16 9 41
2 Leeds United 26 14 10 2 52 23 10 4 0 34 9 4 6 2 18 14 38
3 Liverpool 25 12 8 5 46 29 7 4 2 25 15 5 4 3 21 14 32
4 Chelsea 25 11 10 4 36 25 7 5 0 21 8 4 5 4 15 17 32
5 Stoke City 25 11 8 6 39 33 8 4 1 21 11 3 4 5 18 22 30
6 Wolves 26 10 10 6 37 31 7 5 1 22 12 3 5 5 15 19 30
7 Manchester City 25 11 7 7 40 25 7 3 2 20 10 4 4 5 20 15 29
8 Derby County 26 12 5 9 34 24 8 2 3 25 8 4 3 6 9 16 29
9 Coventry City 24 11 6 7 32 25 6 3 3 21 16 5 3 4 11 9 28
10 Arsenal 26 7 13 6 31 28 3 7 3 18 15 4 6 3 13 13 27
11 Manchester United 25 9 9 7 37 36 5 4 3 17 15 4 5 4 20 21 27
12 Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 31 22 8 1 3 22 9 3 3 7 9 13 26
13 Tottenham Hotspur 25 10 6 9 33 35 6 1 5 15 13 4 5 4 18 22 26
14 Nottingham Forest 26 7 12 7 34 39 5 7 1 18 15 2 5 6 16 24 26
15 West Bromwich Albion 24 8 5 11 30 31 4 3 5 16 15 4 2 6 14 16 21
16 West Ham United 26 7 6 13 30 40 6 3 4 20 16 1 3 9 10 24 20
17 Burnley 25 5 9 11 28 39 3 4 5 15 17 2 5 6 13 22 19
18 Ipswich Town 26 5 7 14 25 45 4 4 5 11 14 1 3 9 14 31 17
19 Southampton 25 2 11 12 32 48 1 8 4 16 21 1 3 8 16 27 15
20 Crystal Palace 25 3 9 13 21 42 3 3 7 13 25 0 6 6 8 17 15
21 Sheffield Wednesday 25 4 6 15 22 44 3 4 5 12 16 1 2 10 10 28 14
22 Sunderland 26 3 8 15 16 46 2 7 4 10 17 1 1 11 6 29 14
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