Match details

Watford 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 21 February 1970 at 15:00 Stadium: Vicarage Road
Competition: FA Cup 6th round Attendance: 34,047
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Smith DW
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Ken Furphy

Opposition lineup

Mike Walker, Duncan Welbourne, Johnny Williams, Ray Lugg, Walter Lees, Tom Walley, Stewart Scullion, Terry Garbett, Barry Endean, Mike Packer, Brian Owen

Opposition goals

Barry Endean 63'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27
- Average age of the Watford starting lineup: 23.97
- When Liverpool are humbled by Second Division Watford in the quarter-final of the FA Cup it leads a significant break-up of the successful team of the mid-1960's as manager Bill Shankly prepares to build another great team for the early-1970's.

Related files

The last straw for Shankly
Match programme
Unofficial match programme
Match ticket
Watford Observer - FA Cup Special

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