Match details

Arsenal 0 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Monday 8 May 1972 at 19:30 Stadium: Highbury
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 39,289
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Kirkpatrick R
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bertie Mee
   

Opposition lineup

Geoff Barnett, Pat Rice, Sammy Nelson, Peter Storey, Frank McLintock, Peter Simpson, George Armstrong, Alan Ball, John Radford, Ray Kennedy, George Graham

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.11
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 26.03
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Arsenal league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- A win at Arsenal would have given the club a record eighth League championship. But the Reds can only draw 0-0. Leeds lose 2-1 at Wolverhampton on the same evening so Derby County, whose League programme is already over, become English champions for the first time.

Related files

Emlyn Hughes: The nightmare
Liverpool: the team of the 70s? - Football Monthly
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 42 24 10 8 69 33 16 4 1 43 10 8 6 7 26 23 58
2 Leeds United 42 24 9 9 73 31 17 4 0 54 10 7 5 9 19 21 57
3 Liverpool 42 24 9 9 64 30 17 3 1 48 16 7 6 8 16 14 57
4 Manchester City 42 23 11 8 77 45 16 3 2 48 15 7 8 6 29 30 57
5 Arsenal 41 22 8 11 58 38 15 2 3 36 11 7 6 8 22 27 52
6 Tottenham Hotspur 41 18 13 10 61 42 16 3 2 45 13 2 10 8 16 29 49
7 Manchester United 42 19 10 13 69 61 13 2 6 39 26 6 8 7 30 35 48
8 Chelsea 42 18 12 12 58 49 12 7 2 41 20 6 5 10 17 29 48
9 Wolves 42 18 11 13 65 57 10 7 4 35 23 8 4 9 30 34 47
10 Sheffield United 42 17 12 13 61 60 10 8 3 39 26 7 4 10 22 34 46
11 Newcastle United 42 15 11 16 49 52 10 6 5 30 18 5 5 11 19 34 41
12 Leicester City 42 13 13 16 41 46 9 6 6 18 11 4 7 10 23 35 39
13 Ipswich Town 42 11 16 15 39 53 7 8 6 19 19 4 8 9 20 34 38
14 West Ham United 42 12 12 18 47 51 10 6 5 31 19 2 6 13 16 32 36
15 Everton 42 9 18 15 37 48 8 9 4 28 17 1 9 11 9 31 36
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 11 19 42 54 6 7 8 22 23 6 4 11 20 31 35
17 Stoke City 42 10 15 17 39 56 6 10 5 26 25 4 5 12 13 31 35
18 Coventry City 42 9 15 18 44 67 7 10 4 27 23 2 5 14 17 44 33
19 Southampton 42 12 7 23 52 80 8 5 8 31 28 4 2 15 21 52 31
20 Crystal Palace 42 8 13 21 39 65 4 8 9 26 31 4 5 12 13 34 29
21 Nottingham Forest 42 8 9 25 47 81 6 4 11 25 29 2 5 14 22 52 25
22 Huddersfield Town 42 6 13 23 27 59 4 7 10 12 22 2 6 13 15 37 25
Back