Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Coventry City

Game date: Saturday 23 December 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 41,550
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Morrissey AE
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Gordon Milne
   

Opposition lineup

Neil Ramsbottom, Mick Coop, Chris Cattlin, Wilf Smith, Roy Barry, Bobby Parker, Dennis Mortimer, Brian Alderson, Colin Stein, Willie Carr, Tommy Hutchison

Opposition substitutions

Wilf Smith out for Mick McGuire 36'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.97
- Average age of the Coventry City starting lineup: 24.69
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Coventry City league position after match: 11
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Match ticket
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
The boy from the brassworks who pretended he was Best

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 23 14 6 3 45 26 11 0 0 31 11 3 6 3 14 15 34
2 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 32 24 9 3 1 18 7 4 3 4 14 17 32
3 Leeds United 23 12 7 4 44 25 9 2 1 28 8 3 5 3 16 17 31
4 Ipswich Town 23 9 9 5 30 25 5 4 2 17 11 4 5 3 13 14 27
5 Newcastle United 22 10 5 7 36 30 7 2 2 19 11 3 3 5 17 19 25
6 Chelsea 23 8 9 6 33 27 5 4 2 19 11 3 5 4 14 16 25
7 Tottenham Hotspur 23 10 5 8 31 26 6 2 3 16 11 4 3 5 15 15 25
8 West Ham United 23 9 6 8 40 31 7 3 1 28 12 2 3 7 12 19 24
9 Wolves 23 9 6 8 35 35 6 1 4 20 16 3 5 4 15 19 24
10 Derby County 23 10 4 9 28 35 8 2 1 21 9 2 2 8 7 26 24
11 Coventry City 23 9 5 9 24 25 6 3 3 18 14 3 2 6 6 11 23
12 Manchester City 23 9 4 10 33 35 8 2 1 23 9 1 2 9 10 26 22
13 Southampton 23 6 10 7 23 23 5 5 1 14 8 1 5 6 9 15 22
14 Norwich City 23 8 6 9 24 34 5 6 1 14 9 3 0 8 10 25 22
15 Everton 23 8 5 10 25 24 5 2 5 17 14 3 3 5 8 10 21
16 Sheffield United 22 7 5 10 22 31 5 3 4 12 10 2 2 6 10 21 19
17 Stoke City 23 6 6 11 37 37 5 5 1 24 12 1 1 10 13 25 18
18 Birmingham City 24 5 8 11 29 40 4 6 1 20 13 1 2 10 9 27 18
19 West Bromwich Albion 23 6 6 11 24 32 5 4 3 15 13 1 2 8 9 19 18
20 Leicester City 22 5 7 10 24 31 4 4 4 15 14 1 3 6 9 17 17
21 Manchester United 23 5 7 11 21 35 4 4 4 12 12 1 3 7 9 23 17
22 Crystal Palace 22 4 8 10 22 31 4 3 4 14 12 0 5 6 8 19 16
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