Match details

Liverpool 3 - 1 Nottingham Forest

Game date: Saturday 14 August 1971 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,427
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Morrissey AE
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Matthew Gillies
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Barron, Peter Hindley, John Winfield, Bob Chapman, Liam O'Kane, Doug Fraser, Ronnie Rees, Paul Richardson, Neil Martin, Peter Cormack, Ian Storey-Moore

Opposition goals

Ian Storey-Moore 40' pen

Notes

- Kevin Keegan makes his LFC debut
- Kevin Keegan scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 23.84
- Average age of the Nottingham Forest starting lineup: 26.63
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Nottingham Forest league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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An official handbook for the 1971/72 season (a pdf file of the whole brochure)
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 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2 Sheffield United 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
3 Arsenal 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Crystal Palace 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
5 Leeds United 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
6 West Bromwich Albion 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
7 Derby County 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
8 Huddersfield Town 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
9 Leicester City 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
10 Manchester United 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
11 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
12 Wolves 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Coventry City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
14 Stoke City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
15 Everton 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
16 Ipswich Town 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
17 Nottingham Forest 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
18 Southampton 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
19 Chelsea 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
20 Manchester City 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Newcastle United 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
22 West Ham United 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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