Match details

Newcastle United 3 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 21 August 1971 at 15:00 Stadium: St James' Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 39,720
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Farley T
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Joe Harvey
   

Opposition lineup

Iam McFaul, David Craig, Frank Clark, Thomas Gibb, Keith Dyson, John Tudor, Malcolm MacDonald, David Young, Terry Hibbitt, Ollie Burton, Bobby Moncur

Opposition goals

Malcolm MacDonald 26' pen
Malcolm MacDonald 44'
Malcolm MacDonald 67'

Opposition substitutions

Malcolm MacDonald out for Thomas Cassidy 85'

Notes

- Tommy Smith missed a penalty on 41'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.76
- Average age of the Newcastle United starting lineup: 25.81
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Newcastle United league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Smith's first-half penalty was saved by Newcastle goalkeeper Iam McFaul.
- Newcastle penalty awarded after foul by Keegan on Young.

Related files

Mac is toast of Tyneside
Mac's dream hat-trick
The game I remember - Tommy Smith
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 Sheffield United 3 3 0 0 7 1 2 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
2 West Bromwich Albion 3 2 1 0 4 1 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
3 Derby County 3 2 1 0 6 2 1 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 5
4 Manchester United 3 2 1 0 8 5 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 5 4 5
5 Ipswich Town 3 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
6 Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 2 0 6 3 1 1 0 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 4
7 Arsenal 3 2 0 1 5 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 3 4
8 Liverpool 3 2 0 1 8 6 2 0 0 6 3 0 0 1 2 3 4
9 Manchester City 3 1 1 1 6 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 3
10 Stoke City 3 1 1 1 5 5 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 2 4 3
11 Southampton 3 1 1 1 4 4 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 3
12 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 5 1 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 2 2 3
13 Newcastle United 3 1 1 1 3 4 1 0 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 2 3
14 Leeds United 3 1 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 3
15 Wolves 3 0 2 1 4 5 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 3 2
16 Coventry City 3 0 2 1 3 5 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 4 2
17 Nottingham Forest 3 1 0 2 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 5 2
18 Crystal Palace 3 1 0 2 3 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 7 2
19 Chelsea 3 0 1 2 4 8 0 1 1 4 5 0 0 1 0 3 1
20 Huddersfield Town 3 0 1 2 3 7 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 4 1
21 Everton 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 1
22 West Ham United 3 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0
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