Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Tue 4 Sep 1973 at 19:30

Liverpool 2 - 0 Derby County

Goals (Assists in brackets)


  • - Phil Thompson scores his debut goal for LFC
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.93
  • - Average age of the Derby County starting lineup: 26.29
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 5
  • - Derby County league position after match: 7
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  • - Thompson remembers the goal: "It fell to me about 30 yards out. I'm not a good golfer, but I know that feeling when you catch the ball perfectly. It flew from my boot and went into the top left-hand corner. I remember Kevin Keegan rushing up to me saying "How did you kick it that far?"

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: Brian Clough
Referee: Raby RE
Attendance: 45,237
Half-time score: 1 - 0
Game number: 3108
League game number: 2744
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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