Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 West Bromwich Albion

Game date: Saturday 1 April 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 46,564
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Thacker J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Don Howe
   

Opposition lineup

John Osborne, Gordon Nisbet, Ray Wilson, Leonard Cantello, John David Wile, Ally Robertson, Bobby Gould, Tony Brown, Colin Suggett, Ally Brown, Asa Hartford

Opposition substitutions

Leonard Cantello out for Allan Glover

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.01
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 23.64
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- West Bromwich Albion league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Anfield's fair and fluke win
Still a chance for Liverpool
Match programme

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Derby County 36 21 9 6 61 30 14 4 0 39 9 7 5 6 22 21 51
2 Manchester City 36 20 10 6 67 38 14 3 2 43 14 6 7 4 24 24 50
3 Leeds United 36 20 9 7 63 27 15 4 0 49 9 5 5 7 14 18 49
4 Liverpool 36 20 8 8 54 28 15 3 1 43 15 5 5 7 11 13 48
5 Tottenham Hotspur 36 16 11 9 52 36 14 3 2 38 10 2 8 7 14 26 43
6 Manchester United 34 17 8 9 61 47 11 2 4 32 18 6 6 5 29 29 42
7 Arsenal 34 18 5 11 48 34 12 1 3 29 9 6 4 8 19 25 41
8 Wolves 35 15 11 9 57 48 9 7 1 32 17 6 4 8 25 31 41
9 Chelsea 34 15 10 9 47 34 10 6 2 34 16 5 4 7 13 18 40
10 Sheffield United 36 15 10 11 55 51 9 7 2 37 21 6 3 9 18 30 40
11 West Ham United 37 11 11 15 44 44 9 6 4 30 17 2 5 11 14 27 33
12 Newcastle United 35 12 9 14 40 45 8 5 4 25 15 4 4 10 15 30 33
13 Leicester City 35 11 10 14 34 40 7 5 6 15 11 4 5 8 19 29 32
14 Stoke City 33 10 11 12 37 42 6 7 3 24 18 4 4 9 13 24 31
15 Everton 37 8 15 14 33 42 8 7 4 27 16 0 8 10 6 26 31
16 Ipswich Town 36 7 15 14 31 48 5 7 6 15 17 2 8 8 16 31 29
17 West Bromwich Albion 35 10 8 17 33 47 5 5 7 17 21 5 3 10 16 26 28
18 Coventry City 35 6 14 15 34 58 5 9 3 19 18 1 5 12 15 40 26
19 Southampton 35 10 5 20 45 73 6 3 7 26 25 4 2 13 19 48 25
20 Crystal Palace 36 7 10 19 33 59 3 5 9 21 28 4 5 10 12 31 24
21 Huddersfield Town 36 6 12 18 25 48 4 7 7 11 17 2 5 11 14 31 24
22 Nottingham Forest 37 6 7 24 42 77 5 3 10 23 26 1 4 14 19 51 19
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