Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Burnley

Game date: Saturday 17 October 1970 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 40,804
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Finney J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Harold Potts
   

Opposition lineup

Tony Waiters, Geoff Nulty, Jim Thomson, Michael Docherty, Colin Waldron, Alan West, Steve Kindon, Ralph Coates, Frank Casper, Dave Wilson, Arthur Bellamy

Notes

- Steve Heighway scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.43
- Average age of the Burnley starting lineup: 24.12
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Burnley league position after match: 22
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Daily Post report
Match programme
Heighway the lightweight champion of Anfield!
Match programme - BackCover

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 Leeds United 13 8 4 1 20 9 5 1 0 12 4 3 3 1 8 5 20
2 Arsenal 13 7 4 2 27 13 6 1 0 21 2 1 3 2 6 11 18
3 Manchester City 12 6 5 1 17 8 3 3 0 12 4 3 2 1 5 4 17
4 Tottenham Hotspur 13 6 5 2 19 10 4 1 1 9 4 2 4 1 10 6 17
5 Crystal Palace 13 7 3 3 15 9 5 0 2 10 5 2 3 1 5 4 17
6 Chelsea 13 5 6 2 16 13 3 3 0 11 8 2 3 2 5 5 16
7 Wolves 13 7 2 4 26 27 3 1 2 12 13 4 1 2 14 14 16
8 Liverpool 12 5 5 2 15 6 4 2 0 12 2 1 3 2 3 4 15
9 Stoke City 13 4 5 4 18 16 4 3 0 13 1 0 2 4 5 15 13
10 Coventry City 13 5 3 5 12 11 3 1 2 6 3 2 2 3 6 8 13
11 Newcastle United 13 4 5 4 15 16 1 4 1 6 6 3 1 3 9 10 13
12 Southampton 13 4 4 5 15 13 3 2 1 8 3 1 2 4 7 10 12
13 Everton 13 4 4 5 18 21 2 3 1 9 6 2 1 4 9 15 12
14 Derby County 13 4 3 6 18 20 3 1 3 11 9 1 2 3 7 11 11
15 West Bromwich Albion 13 3 5 5 22 30 3 3 1 13 9 0 2 4 9 21 11
16 Manchester United 13 3 5 5 13 18 2 3 2 6 4 1 2 3 7 14 11
17 Nottingham Forest 13 3 5 5 13 18 3 2 1 12 6 0 3 4 1 12 11
18 Huddersfield Town 13 3 5 5 12 17 3 3 1 9 5 0 2 4 3 12 11
19 Ipswich Town 13 3 3 7 14 15 3 2 2 13 7 0 1 5 1 8 9
20 West Ham United 13 1 7 5 15 21 1 4 2 9 10 0 3 3 6 11 9
21 Blackpool 13 2 4 7 10 23 1 3 2 6 9 1 1 5 4 14 8
22 Burnley 13 0 4 9 6 22 0 2 5 4 12 0 2 4 2 10 4
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