Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Derby County

Game date: Tuesday 4 September 1973 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 45,237
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Raby RE
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Brian Clough
   

Opposition lineup

Colin Boulton, Ronald Webster, David Nish, Stephen Powell, Roy McFarland, Colin Todd, John McGovern, Archie Gemmill, John O'Hare, Kevin Hector, Alan Hinton

Notes

- 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
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- 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?"

Related files

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 Leeds United 3 3 0 0 8 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 5 1 6
2 Southampton 4 2 2 0 6 4 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 2 1 6
3 Burnley 3 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 5
4 Coventry City 3 2 1 0 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
5 Liverpool 4 2 1 1 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 5
6 Newcastle United 4 2 1 1 6 4 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 5 2 5
7 Derby County 4 2 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 5
8 Wolves 3 2 0 1 6 3 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 4
9 Sheffield United 4 2 0 2 7 5 1 0 1 5 2 1 0 1 2 3 4
10 Manchester United 3 2 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 4
11 Manchester City 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 2 3
12 Everton 3 1 1 1 5 4 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 3
13 Leicester City 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 2 3
14 West Ham United 4 0 3 1 6 7 0 1 1 4 5 0 2 0 2 2 3
15 Norwich City 4 0 3 1 5 7 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 5 3
16 Queens Park Rangers 4 0 3 1 2 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 3
17 Arsenal 4 1 1 2 5 8 1 0 1 4 2 0 1 1 1 6 3
18 Ipswich Town 4 0 2 2 5 10 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 1 3 6 2
19 Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 0 2 2 5 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 2 2 2
20 Birmingham City 3 0 1 2 2 5 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 3 1
21 Stoke City 3 0 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 1
22 Chelsea 3 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 2 0
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