Match details

Coventry City 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 13 March 1971 at 15:15 Stadium: Highfield Road
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 27,687
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Tickler R
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Noel Cantwell
   

Opposition lineup

Bill Glazier, Wilf Smith, Geoff Strong, Ernest Machin, Jeffrey Blockley, Bobby Parker, Dennis Mortimer, Willie Carr, Brian Joicey, John O'Rourke, David Clements

Opposition goals

John O'Rourke 9'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 23.4
- Average age of the Coventry City starting lineup: 24.48
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Coventry City league position after match: 11
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 Leeds United 33 22 8 3 57 23 12 2 2 30 9 10 6 1 27 14 52
2 Arsenal 31 20 6 5 56 25 12 3 0 34 6 8 3 5 22 19 46
3 Chelsea 33 15 11 7 44 35 9 4 2 27 17 6 7 5 17 18 41
4 Wolves 33 17 7 9 51 47 11 2 4 28 21 6 5 5 23 26 41
5 Southampton 32 14 9 9 41 32 11 4 1 26 7 3 5 8 15 25 37
6 Tottenham Hotspur 30 13 9 8 43 29 8 4 4 26 16 5 5 4 17 13 35
7 Liverpool 31 11 13 7 29 18 8 7 0 23 7 3 6 7 6 11 35
8 Manchester City 31 11 12 8 36 27 6 6 2 19 10 5 6 6 17 17 34
9 Everton 32 11 11 10 46 44 9 6 2 28 13 2 5 8 18 31 33
10 Manchester United 32 11 10 11 46 48 7 6 4 24 18 4 4 7 22 30 32
11 Coventry City 31 13 6 12 28 29 9 2 5 17 11 4 4 7 11 18 32
12 Stoke City 32 10 11 11 37 38 8 6 1 23 6 2 5 10 14 32 31
13 Derby County 31 11 8 12 41 40 6 4 6 23 21 5 4 6 18 19 30
14 Crystal Palace 32 10 10 12 27 30 7 5 5 16 14 3 5 7 11 16 30
15 West Bromwich Albion 32 9 11 12 50 59 9 5 2 30 18 0 6 10 20 41 29
16 Newcastle United 31 10 8 13 30 36 6 5 3 15 10 4 3 10 15 26 28
17 Ipswich Town 30 10 5 15 30 32 8 2 6 24 17 2 3 9 6 15 25
18 Huddersfield Town 32 7 11 14 30 41 5 7 5 16 14 2 4 9 14 27 25
19 Nottingham Forest 31 8 7 16 27 44 6 3 6 22 19 2 4 10 5 25 23
20 West Ham United 32 5 12 15 36 51 3 7 6 21 25 2 5 9 15 26 22
21 Burnley 32 4 11 17 23 50 2 6 8 15 27 2 5 9 8 23 19
22 Blackpool 32 3 10 19 26 56 2 7 7 16 25 1 3 12 10 31 16
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