Match details

Liverpool 3 - 2 Newcastle United

Game date: Saturday 18 November 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 46,153
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Turner D
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Joe Harvey
   

Opposition lineup

Iam McFaul, David Craig, Frank Clark, Irving Nattrass, Pat Howard, Bobby Moncur, Stewart Barrowclough, Jim Smith, Malcolm MacDonald, John Tudor, Terry Hibbitt

Opposition goals

John Tudor 27'
Malcolm MacDonald 66'

Notes

- Tommy Smith missed a penalty on 71'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.67
- Average age of the Newcastle United starting lineup: 25.52
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Newcastle United league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Press report from Adrian Killlen's scrapbook
Match images
Cormack stars as Reds press on
Tough at the top
Toshack to the rescue
Bogy but no grumble

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 18 11 4 3 35 20 9 0 0 25 8 2 4 3 10 12 26
2 Arsenal 19 10 5 4 25 15 7 3 1 14 5 3 2 3 11 10 25
3 Leeds United 18 9 6 3 34 22 6 2 1 20 8 3 4 2 14 14 24
4 Tottenham Hotspur 18 9 4 5 25 18 5 2 1 12 7 4 2 4 13 11 22
5 Ipswich Town 18 7 7 4 24 20 3 3 2 12 9 4 4 2 12 11 21
6 Norwich City 18 8 5 5 20 21 5 5 0 13 6 3 0 5 7 15 21
7 Newcastle United 18 9 2 7 32 27 6 1 2 17 10 3 1 5 15 17 20
8 Chelsea 18 7 6 5 28 23 4 2 2 15 9 3 4 3 13 14 20
9 Coventry City 18 7 5 6 20 18 4 3 3 14 13 3 2 3 6 5 19
10 Southampton 18 6 7 5 20 18 5 3 1 13 7 1 4 4 7 11 19
11 West Ham United 18 7 4 7 34 26 6 2 1 24 9 1 2 6 10 17 18
12 Manchester City 18 8 2 8 28 27 7 1 1 20 7 1 1 7 8 20 18
13 Everton 18 7 4 7 20 18 4 2 3 13 10 3 2 4 7 8 18
14 Wolves 18 6 5 7 29 31 5 1 3 18 14 1 4 4 11 17 17
15 Derby County 18 7 3 8 18 29 6 1 1 13 8 1 2 7 5 21 17
16 Sheffield United 18 6 4 8 18 26 4 2 3 8 7 2 2 5 10 19 16
17 Birmingham City 19 4 6 9 20 29 3 4 1 14 10 1 2 8 6 19 14
18 Stoke City 18 4 5 9 27 31 4 4 1 19 11 0 1 8 8 20 13
19 West Bromwich Albion 18 4 5 9 17 25 3 3 3 10 11 1 2 6 7 14 13
20 Crystal Palace 18 3 7 8 15 27 3 3 4 9 12 0 4 4 6 15 13
21 Leicester City 18 3 6 9 18 26 2 4 4 10 12 1 2 5 8 14 12
22 Manchester United 18 3 6 9 16 26 3 3 3 9 8 0 3 6 7 18 12
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