Match details

Sunderland 1 - 4 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 30 August 1961 at 19:15 Stadium: Roker Park
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 47,261
Half - time score: 1 - 2 Referee: Tirebuck L
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Alan Brown
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Wakeham, Colin Nelson, Len Ashurst, Stan Anderson, Dickie Rooks, Jimmy McNab, Harry Hooper, Amby Fogarty, Brian Clough, Willie McPheat, Jack Overfield

Opposition goals

Brian Clough 45'

Notes

- Ian St John scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.42
- Average age of the Sunderland starting lineup: 24.77
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Sunderland league position after match: 20
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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