Match details

Sheffield United 0 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Tuesday 26 December 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Bramall Lane
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 34,040
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Partridge P
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: John Harris
   

Opposition lineup

Tom McAlister, Len Badger, Alan Ogden, John Flynn, Eddie Colquhoun, Trevor Hockey, Alan Woodward, Geoffrey Salmons, Billy Dearden, Tony Currie, Alan Warboys

Opposition substitutions

John Flynn out for Ian Holmes 76'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.93
- Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 25.02
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Sheffield United league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
The Liverpool crowd deserves Bill Shankly
Marching on and looking champion!
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Bill's seal of approval

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 24 15 6 3 48 26 11 0 0 31 11 4 6 3 17 15 36
2 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 34 24 10 3 1 20 7 4 3 4 14 17 34
3 Leeds United 24 13 7 4 45 25 10 2 1 29 8 3 5 3 16 17 33
4 Ipswich Town 24 10 9 5 33 25 6 4 2 20 11 4 5 3 13 14 29
5 Tottenham Hotspur 24 10 6 8 33 28 6 2 3 16 11 4 4 5 17 17 26
6 Wolves 24 10 6 8 37 35 7 1 4 22 16 3 5 4 15 19 26
7 Derby County 24 11 4 9 31 36 9 2 1 24 10 2 2 8 7 26 26
8 West Ham United 24 9 7 8 42 33 7 4 1 30 14 2 3 7 12 19 25
9 Newcastle United 23 10 5 8 36 31 7 2 2 19 11 3 3 6 17 20 25
10 Chelsea 24 8 9 7 33 30 5 4 2 19 11 3 5 5 14 19 25
11 Coventry City 24 9 6 9 24 25 6 4 3 18 14 3 2 6 6 11 24
12 Manchester City 24 9 5 10 34 36 8 3 1 24 10 1 2 9 10 26 23
13 Everton 24 8 6 10 26 25 5 3 5 18 15 3 3 5 8 10 22
14 Southampton 24 6 10 8 23 26 5 5 1 14 8 1 5 7 9 18 22
15 Norwich City 24 8 6 10 24 36 5 6 1 14 9 3 0 9 10 27 22
16 Stoke City 24 6 7 11 38 38 5 5 1 24 12 1 2 10 14 26 19
17 Birmingham City 25 5 9 11 30 41 4 6 1 20 13 1 3 10 10 28 19
18 West Bromwich Albion 24 6 7 11 24 32 5 4 3 15 13 1 3 8 9 19 19
19 Sheffield United 23 7 5 11 22 34 5 3 5 12 13 2 2 6 10 21 19
20 Crystal Palace 23 5 8 10 25 31 5 3 4 17 12 0 5 6 8 19 18
21 Leicester City 23 5 7 11 24 33 4 4 4 15 14 1 3 7 9 19 17
22 Manchester United 24 5 7 12 22 38 4 4 4 12 12 1 3 8 10 26 17
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