Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 21 Oct 1972 at 15:00

Liverpool 2 - 1 Stoke City

Opposition goals

Opposition substitutions


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.55
  • - Average age of the Stoke City starting lineup: 28.43
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Stoke City league position after match: 20
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  • - This turned out to be Gordon Banks' last appearance in competitive football as the next day after this match he was returning home from the Victoria ground having received treatment as a consequence of the Liverpool game when he was involved in a traffic accident that resulted in him losing the sight in his right eye.

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: Tony Waddington
Referee: Kirkpatrick R
Attendance: 45,604
Half-time score: 0 - 1
Game number: 3058
League game number: 2712
LFC played towards Kop: Second half
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