Match details

Liverpool 3 - 0 Bristol Rovers

Game date: Friday 31 March 1961 at 15:15 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 36,538
Half - time score: 1 - 0
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bert Tann
   

Opposition lineup

Malcolm Norman, Doug Hilland, John Frowen, Norman Sykes, Joe Davis, Ray Mabbutt, Harold Jarman, Bobby Jones, Geoff Bradford, Peter Hooper, Johnny Watkins

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.68
- Average age of the Bristol Rovers starting lineup: 26.16
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Bristol Rovers league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Tom Watson memoir
Match programme

Other games during this season

2nd Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Ipswich Town 35 22 6 7 81 45 14 2 3 49 22 8 4 4 32 23 50
2 Sheffield United 35 21 5 9 66 42 13 1 3 39 18 8 4 6 27 24 47
3 Liverpool 35 19 8 8 75 46 12 5 2 44 20 7 3 6 31 26 46
4 Norwich City 36 17 9 10 59 46 12 3 2 36 17 5 6 8 23 29 43
5 Middlesbrough 36 15 12 9 70 60 10 6 2 36 18 5 6 7 34 42 42
6 Southampton 35 17 7 11 77 63 11 3 4 53 31 6 4 7 24 32 41
7 Sunderland 35 14 12 9 67 49 10 4 3 40 20 4 8 6 27 29 40
8 Plymouth Argyle 36 15 7 14 68 69 11 3 3 40 25 4 4 11 28 44 37
9 Swansea City 36 14 9 13 60 63 10 4 3 37 21 4 5 10 23 42 37
10 Scunthorpe United 34 12 11 11 60 55 7 7 3 34 22 5 4 8 26 33 35
11 Charlton Athletic 34 12 9 13 82 77 9 3 6 52 38 3 6 7 30 39 33
12 Luton Town 35 13 7 15 59 68 11 3 3 40 24 2 4 12 19 44 33
13 Leeds United 35 13 6 16 61 73 6 5 7 30 34 7 1 9 31 39 32
14 Derby County 33 11 9 13 62 64 7 6 4 36 27 4 3 9 26 37 31
15 Bristol Rovers 35 12 7 16 62 73 10 4 4 42 30 2 3 12 20 43 31
16 Leyton Orient 35 12 7 16 48 69 8 5 5 27 27 4 2 11 21 42 31
17 Rotherham United 34 10 10 14 45 45 8 5 4 27 16 2 5 10 18 29 30
18 Stoke City 34 10 10 14 45 46 8 4 4 35 19 2 6 10 10 27 30
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 35 10 9 16 51 61 7 6 6 30 25 3 3 10 21 36 29
20 Huddersfield Town 36 10 8 18 52 64 5 4 8 25 28 5 4 10 27 36 28
21 Portsmouth 35 8 9 18 49 80 7 5 4 25 21 1 4 14 24 59 25
22 Lincoln City 36 6 7 23 40 81 3 4 11 22 37 3 3 12 18 44 19
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