Match details

Stoke City 0 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 17 March 1973 at 15:15 Stadium: Victoria Ground
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 33,540
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Sinclair MV
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Tony Waddington
   

Starting lineup

1 Ray Clemence Ray Clemence
2 Chris Lawler Chris Lawler
3 Alec Lindsay Alec Lindsay
4 Tommy Smith Tommy Smith (c)
5 Larry Lloyd Larry Lloyd
6 Emlyn Hughes Emlyn Hughes
7 Kevin Keegan Kevin Keegan
8 Peter Cormack Peter Cormack
9 Phil Boersma Phil Boersma
10 Steve Heighway Steve Heighway
11 Ian Callaghan Ian Callaghan

Subs

12 Brian Hall Brian Hall

Goals

John Mahoney O/G 65'

Substitutions

Phil Boersma out for Brian Hall 63'

Opposition lineup

John Farmer, Jackie Marsh, Stewart Jump, Eric Skeels, Denis Smith, Alan Bloor, Jimmy Robertson, John Mahoney, Geoff Hurst, Jimmy Greenhoff, George Eastham

Opposition substitutions

Geoff Hurst out for Terry Conroy 62'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.95
- Average age of the Stoke City starting lineup: 28.13
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Stoke City league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Chris Lawler on the cover of Shoot!
Press reports from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Match programme
Match ticket

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 34 21 8 5 61 35 14 1 1 38 17 7 7 4 23 18 50
2 Arsenal 34 20 8 6 48 31 13 4 1 29 12 7 4 5 19 19 48
3 Leeds United 31 18 8 5 56 33 13 3 1 35 11 5 5 4 21 22 44
4 Ipswich Town 33 16 10 7 48 33 9 5 3 30 16 7 5 4 18 17 42
5 Newcastle United 34 15 9 10 53 41 11 4 2 31 15 4 5 8 22 26 39
6 Wolves 32 14 8 10 50 42 9 2 5 30 20 5 6 5 20 22 36
7 West Ham United 34 13 9 12 53 44 10 4 3 37 19 3 5 9 16 25 35
8 Derby County 34 14 7 13 42 48 12 2 3 33 16 2 5 10 9 32 35
9 Tottenham Hotspur 32 13 8 11 44 35 8 2 5 24 15 5 6 6 20 20 34
10 Coventry City 32 12 9 11 35 34 8 5 4 24 18 4 4 7 11 16 33
11 Southampton 34 9 15 10 34 38 7 9 1 20 11 2 6 9 14 27 33
12 Chelsea 32 9 13 10 41 41 6 6 4 24 17 3 7 6 17 24 31
13 Manchester City 33 11 9 13 45 51 9 4 2 27 13 2 5 11 18 38 31
14 Leicester City 34 8 13 13 35 42 6 7 4 20 16 2 6 9 15 26 29
15 Everton 32 10 8 14 31 34 7 3 7 22 19 3 5 7 9 15 28
16 Sheffield United 34 10 8 16 35 49 7 4 6 17 14 3 4 10 18 35 28
17 Birmingham City 34 8 11 15 37 48 6 6 3 26 17 2 5 12 11 31 27
18 Manchester United 33 8 10 15 34 54 7 6 4 20 17 1 4 11 14 37 26
19 Stoke City 33 8 9 16 46 47 6 7 2 27 14 2 2 14 19 33 25
20 Crystal Palace 32 7 11 14 33 40 6 6 5 21 16 1 5 9 12 24 25
21 Norwich City 33 8 9 16 28 49 5 9 4 18 16 3 0 12 10 33 25
22 West Bromwich Albion 32 7 8 17 28 48 6 5 4 17 18 1 3 13 11 30 22
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