Match details

Birmingham City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 28 August 1976 at 15:00 Stadium: St Andrews
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 33,228
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Capey R
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: William Bell
   

Opposition lineup

Dave Latchford, Malcolm Page, Archie Styles, Howard Kendall, Joe Gallagher, Tony Want, Gary Pendrey, Trevor Francis, Kenny Burns, Terry Hibbitt, Peter Withe

Opposition goals

Trevor Francis 54'
Joe Gallagher 76'

Notes

- David Johnson scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.61
- Average age of the Birmingham City starting lineup: 26.37
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Birmingham City league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Steve Heighway on the cover of Shoot!
Match programme
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Johnson scores!
Liverpool's agony

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 Aston Villa 3 2 0 1 6 2 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 4
2 Ipswich Town 3 1 2 0 6 4 1 1 0 5 3 0 1 0 1 1 4
3 Manchester City 3 1 2 0 4 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 4
4 Manchester United 3 1 2 0 4 2 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 4
5 Newcastle United 3 1 2 0 4 2 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 4
6 Birmingham City 3 1 2 0 4 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 4
7 Liverpool 3 2 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 4
8 Bristol City 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 4
9 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
10 Everton 3 1 1 1 5 3 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 3
11 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 5 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5 3 3
12 West Bromwich Albion 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 3
13 Derby County 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 3
14 Leicester City 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 3
15 Sunderland 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
16 Stoke City 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 3
17 West Ham United 3 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 3
18 Coventry City 3 1 0 2 4 5 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 2
19 Leeds United 3 0 2 1 4 6 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 4 2
20 Tottenham Hotspur 3 0 1 2 1 5 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 3 1
21 Queens Park Rangers 3 0 1 2 2 7 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 1 2 3 1
22 Norwich City 3 0 0 3 1 6 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 2 0 3 0
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