Match details

Derby County 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 2 September 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Baseball Ground
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 32,524
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Gow WJ
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Brian Clough
   

Opposition lineup

Colin Boulton, Stephen Powell, David Nish, Terry Hennessey, Roy McFarland, Colin Todd, John McGovern, Archie Gemmill, John O'Hare, Kevin Hector, Alan Hinton

Opposition goals

Frank Lane scored an own goal on 53'
John O'Hare 87'

Notes

- Peter Cormack makes his LFC debut
- Frank Lane makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.58
- Average age of the Derby County starting lineup: 25.36
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Derby County league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Derby's equaliser came when a left-wing cross from Alan Hinton dropped under the crossbar and Liverpool goalkeeper Frank Lane was adjudged to have carried the ball over his own line.

Related files

Match programme
Bold Nish pays off!
Lane own goal shakes Reds
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Another Toshack lead slips away

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