Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Sheffield United

Game date: Saturday 19 February 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 42,005
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Challis R
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: John Harris
   

Opposition lineup

John Hope, Len Badger, Ted Hemsley, Ian Mackenzie, Eddie Colquhoun, Geoffrey Salmons, Alan Woodward, Mick Speight, Billy Dearden, Tony Currie, Stewart Scullion

Opposition substitutions

Ian Mackenzie out for Alan Ogden

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.08
- Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 24.74
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Sheffield United league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Smith says sorry
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
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 Manchester City 29 16 9 4 59 31 11 3 1 37 11 5 6 3 22 20 41
2 Leeds United 29 16 7 6 44 22 11 4 0 32 8 5 3 6 12 14 39
3 Derby County 29 15 8 6 50 28 10 4 0 31 8 5 4 6 19 20 38
4 Arsenal 29 16 5 8 44 27 10 1 3 25 9 6 4 5 19 18 37
5 Tottenham Hotspur 29 13 9 7 45 31 11 3 1 33 9 2 6 6 12 22 35
6 Liverpool 29 14 7 8 37 27 10 3 1 27 14 4 4 7 10 13 35
7 Manchester United 29 14 7 8 52 43 9 1 4 26 18 5 6 4 26 25 35
8 Wolves 29 13 9 7 48 40 9 6 0 30 14 4 3 7 18 26 35
9 Chelsea 28 12 9 7 39 29 8 5 2 29 15 4 4 5 10 14 33
10 Sheffield United 29 13 7 9 48 44 7 6 2 32 20 6 1 7 16 24 33
11 Stoke City 29 9 9 11 31 36 6 5 3 21 15 3 4 8 10 21 27
12 Newcastle United 29 9 8 12 34 38 6 4 4 21 15 3 4 8 13 23 26
13 West Ham United 29 8 9 12 31 31 6 5 4 19 13 2 4 8 12 18 25
14 Leicester City 29 8 9 12 30 35 5 4 6 12 11 3 5 6 18 24 25
15 Everton 29 8 9 12 28 32 8 4 3 23 11 0 5 9 5 21 25
16 Coventry City 29 6 13 10 31 46 5 8 1 16 12 1 5 9 15 34 25
17 Ipswich Town 29 6 13 10 25 39 5 6 4 13 12 1 7 6 12 27 25
18 Southampton 28 9 4 15 39 57 6 3 4 24 20 3 1 11 15 37 22
19 West Bromwich Albion 29 8 6 15 27 41 4 3 7 14 19 4 3 8 13 22 22
20 Crystal Palace 29 6 8 15 28 48 3 5 6 19 22 3 3 9 9 26 20
21 Huddersfield Town 30 6 8 16 23 41 4 4 7 10 16 2 4 9 13 25 20
22 Nottingham Forest 30 4 7 19 33 60 3 3 9 17 23 1 4 10 16 37 15
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