Match details

Liverpool 3 - 1 Coventry City

Game date: Saturday 8 April 1972 at 11:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,628
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Hackney HP
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Robert Dennison
   

Opposition lineup

Bill Glazier, Wilf Smith, Chris Cattlin, Dennis Mortimer, Jeffrey Blockley, Roy Barry, Mick McGuire, Willie Carr, Ernie Hunt, Robert Graham, Ernest Machin

Opposition goals

Ernie Hunt 54'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.03
- Average age of the Coventry City starting lineup: 25.31
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Coventry City league position after match: 18
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

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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 Derby County 39 22 10 7 65 31 14 4 1 39 10 8 6 6 26 21 54
2 Leeds United 38 22 9 7 69 28 16 4 0 52 10 6 5 7 17 18 53
3 Liverpool 38 22 8 8 60 29 16 3 1 46 16 6 5 7 14 13 52
4 Manchester City 38 21 10 7 70 41 15 3 2 46 15 6 7 5 24 26 52
5 Arsenal 36 19 6 11 50 35 13 1 3 31 10 6 5 8 19 25 44
6 Tottenham Hotspur 38 16 12 10 54 39 14 3 2 38 10 2 9 8 16 29 44
7 Manchester United 37 17 9 11 62 53 11 2 5 32 21 6 7 6 30 32 43
8 Chelsea 35 16 10 9 49 35 11 6 2 36 17 5 4 7 13 18 42
9 Wolves 36 15 11 10 58 50 9 7 1 32 17 6 4 9 26 33 41
10 Sheffield United 38 15 11 12 56 56 9 8 3 38 26 6 3 9 18 30 41
11 Leicester City 38 12 12 14 37 41 8 6 6 17 11 4 6 8 20 30 36
12 Newcastle United 38 13 9 16 41 47 8 5 5 25 16 5 4 11 16 31 35
13 Ipswich Town 39 10 15 14 37 50 6 7 6 17 18 4 8 8 20 32 35
14 West Ham United 39 11 12 16 45 47 9 6 4 30 17 2 6 12 15 30 34
15 Everton 39 9 15 15 35 46 8 7 4 27 16 1 8 11 8 30 33
16 Stoke City 35 10 12 13 37 45 6 8 4 24 21 4 4 9 13 24 32
17 West Bromwich Albion 37 10 10 17 34 48 5 7 7 18 22 5 3 10 16 26 30
18 Coventry City 37 7 14 16 39 62 6 9 3 23 19 1 5 13 16 43 28
19 Southampton 37 11 5 21 47 74 7 3 8 28 26 4 2 13 19 48 27
20 Crystal Palace 38 7 11 20 35 62 3 6 9 22 29 4 5 11 13 33 25
21 Huddersfield Town 38 6 12 20 27 54 4 7 8 12 20 2 5 12 15 34 24
22 Nottingham Forest 38 7 7 24 43 77 6 3 10 24 26 1 4 14 19 51 21
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