Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Stoke City

Game date: Tuesday 28 March 1972 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 42,489
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Gow WJ
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Tony Waddington
   

Opposition lineup

Gordon Banks, Jackie Marsh, Stewart Jump, Willie Stevenson, Denis Smith, Alan Bloor, Terry Conroy, Jimmy Greenhoff, John Ritchie, George Eastham, Harry Burrows

Opposition goals

John Ritchie

Opposition substitutions

George Eastham out for Eric Skeels

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25
- Average age of the Stoke City starting lineup: 28.41
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Stoke City league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Press reports from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Match programme
Match ticket

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 35 20 10 5 66 36 14 3 1 42 12 6 7 4 24 24 50
2 Derby County 35 20 9 6 59 30 13 4 0 37 9 7 5 6 22 21 49
3 Leeds United 34 20 8 6 61 23 15 4 0 49 9 5 4 6 12 14 48
4 Liverpool 35 19 8 8 52 28 14 3 1 41 15 5 5 7 11 13 46
5 Tottenham Hotspur 34 15 11 8 51 34 13 3 2 37 10 2 8 6 14 24 41
6 Wolves 34 15 11 8 57 47 9 7 0 32 16 6 4 8 25 31 41
7 Manchester United 33 16 8 9 58 45 11 2 4 32 18 5 6 5 26 27 40
8 Arsenal 33 17 5 11 45 34 11 1 3 26 9 6 4 8 19 25 39
9 Sheffield United 34 14 10 10 54 49 8 7 2 36 21 6 3 8 18 28 38
10 Chelsea 32 13 10 9 43 33 9 6 2 32 16 4 4 7 11 17 36
11 Newcastle United 34 12 9 13 40 44 8 5 4 25 15 4 4 9 15 29 33
12 West Ham United 35 10 10 15 40 42 8 5 4 26 15 2 5 11 14 27 30
13 Leicester City 34 10 10 14 33 40 7 5 6 15 11 3 5 8 18 29 30
14 Everton 36 8 14 14 33 42 8 7 4 27 16 0 7 10 6 26 30
15 Stoke City 32 9 11 12 35 41 6 7 3 24 18 3 4 9 11 23 29
16 Ipswich Town 35 7 15 13 30 46 5 7 5 14 15 2 8 8 16 31 29
17 West Bromwich Albion 34 10 8 16 33 45 5 5 7 17 21 5 3 9 16 24 28
18 Coventry City 33 6 14 13 32 54 5 9 2 17 15 1 5 11 15 39 26
19 Crystal Palace 35 7 10 18 31 56 3 5 8 19 25 4 5 10 12 31 24
20 Southampton 34 9 5 20 42 71 6 3 7 26 25 3 2 13 16 46 23
21 Huddersfield Town 35 6 11 18 25 48 4 6 7 11 17 2 5 11 14 31 23
22 Nottingham Forest 36 6 7 23 42 74 5 3 10 23 26 1 4 13 19 48 19
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