Match details

Liverpool 3 - 2 West Ham United

Game date: Saturday 26 August 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,491
Half - time score: 1 - 2 Referee: Yates J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Ron Greenwood
   

Opposition lineup

Bobby Ferguson, John McDowell, Frank Lampard, Billy Bonds, Tommy Taylor, Bobby Moore, Dudley Tyler, Clyde Best, Pat Holland, Trevor Brooking, Pop Robson

Opposition goals

Pop Robson 38'
Pop Robson 45'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.41
- Average age of the West Ham United starting lineup: 24.79
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- West Ham United league position after match: 12
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Match ticket
Official Team Sheets Signed By Bob Paisley & John Lyle
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Own goal luck revives Reds
Emlyn's explosion kills West Ham
That's the stuff, partner!

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 Liverpool 5 4 1 0 10 4 3 0 0 7 2 1 1 0 3 2 9
2 Arsenal 5 3 2 0 9 3 2 0 0 7 2 1 2 0 2 1 8
3 Chelsea 5 3 1 1 10 5 2 0 1 7 3 1 1 0 3 2 7
4 Everton 5 2 3 0 6 3 1 1 0 3 1 1 2 0 3 2 7
5 Tottenham Hotspur 5 3 1 1 7 4 2 1 0 4 1 1 0 1 3 3 7
6 Ipswich Town 5 3 1 1 10 7 1 0 1 3 2 2 1 0 7 5 7
7 Southampton 5 1 4 0 4 3 1 2 0 3 2 0 2 0 1 1 6
8 Leeds United 5 2 2 1 7 7 1 1 0 5 3 1 1 1 2 4 6
9 Norwich City 5 2 2 1 4 5 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 4 6
10 Wolves 5 2 1 2 10 10 2 0 0 6 2 0 1 2 4 8 5
11 Newcastle United 5 2 1 2 8 8 1 1 1 4 4 1 0 1 4 4 5
12 West Ham United 5 2 1 2 8 8 2 0 0 6 2 0 1 2 2 6 5
13 Sheffield United 5 2 1 2 7 7 0 0 2 1 4 2 1 0 6 3 5
14 Stoke City 5 1 2 2 5 6 1 2 0 5 3 0 0 2 0 3 4
15 Derby County 5 1 2 2 3 4 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 1 1 2 4
16 Crystal Palace 5 0 4 1 3 5 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 4 4
17 Coventry City 5 0 3 2 3 5 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 1 3 3
18 Birmingham City 5 1 1 3 5 9 1 1 1 5 5 0 0 2 0 4 3
19 Leicester City 5 0 3 2 4 8 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 6 3
20 Manchester City 5 1 0 4 4 6 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 3 1 5 2
21 Manchester United 5 0 2 3 2 7 0 2 1 2 3 0 0 2 0 4 2
22 West Bromwich Albion 5 0 2 3 1 6 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 1 1 3 2
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