Match details

Liverpool 5 - 0 Leeds United

Game date: Saturday 26 August 1961 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 42,950
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Collinge K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Don Revie
   

Opposition lineup

Alan Humphreys, Eric Smith, Grenville Hair, Peter McConnell, Jack Charlton, Freddie Goodwin, Derek Mayers, Billy Bremner, John McCole, Noel Peyton, Albert Johanneson

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.41
- Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 25.01
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Leeds United league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

St John on the cover of the Liverpool Echo
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 Liverpool 3 3 0 0 10 0 2 0 0 8 0 1 0 0 2 0 6
2 Huddersfield Town 3 2 1 0 7 2 2 0 0 6 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
3 Newcastle United 3 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
4 Rotherham United 2 2 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
5 Luton Town 3 2 0 1 7 3 1 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 3 2 4
6 Bury 3 2 0 1 7 4 2 0 0 6 1 0 0 1 1 3 4
7 Norwich City 3 1 2 0 7 5 1 1 0 5 3 0 1 0 2 2 4
8 Walsall 3 2 0 1 7 5 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 3 2 4
9 Derby County 3 2 0 1 7 6 1 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 4 3 4
10 Leeds United 3 2 0 1 4 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 6 4
11 Swansea City 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 3 3
12 Leyton Orient 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 3
13 Southampton 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 3 2 2
14 Charlton Athletic 3 0 2 1 4 5 0 2 0 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 2
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 0 2 1 6 8 0 1 1 3 5 0 1 0 3 3 2
16 Scunthorpe United 3 0 2 1 6 9 0 1 0 3 3 0 1 1 3 6 2
17 Sunderland 3 1 0 2 5 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 3 7 2
18 Plymouth Argyle 3 1 0 2 3 9 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 3 6 2
19 Stoke City 3 0 1 2 4 6 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 4 1
20 Preston North End 3 0 1 2 2 6 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 4 1
21 Middlesbrough 2 0 0 2 3 6 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 2 0
22 Bristol Rovers 3 0 0 3 0 8 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 6 0
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