Match details

Liverpool 1 - 0 Newcastle United

Game date: Saturday 5 March 1977 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 45,553
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Hackney HP
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Richard Dinnis
   

Opposition lineup

Mike Mahoney, Irving Nattrass, Geoff Nulty, Aidan McCaffery, Alan Kennedy, Stewart Barrowclough, Thomas Cassidy, Mick Burns, David Craig, Alan Gowling, Graham Oates

Opposition substitutions

Thomas Cassidy out for Ray Blackhall 46'

Notes

- Phil Neal missed a penalty on 81'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.36
- Average age of the Newcastle United starting lineup: 26.47
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Newcastle United league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Neal's kick was saved by Newcastle goalkeeper Mike Mahoney.

Related files

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Match programme
Liverpool Echo report
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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 Liverpool 29 17 6 6 49 26 13 2 0 37 8 4 4 6 12 18 40
2 Ipswich Town 27 16 6 5 51 23 10 4 1 31 8 6 2 4 20 15 38
3 Manchester City 28 13 11 4 41 22 9 4 1 24 9 4 7 3 17 13 37
4 Manchester United 27 13 7 7 50 36 8 4 3 30 17 5 3 4 20 19 33
5 Aston Villa 26 14 4 8 51 30 10 1 1 38 12 4 3 7 13 18 32
6 Middlesbrough 27 12 7 8 26 27 10 2 2 17 6 2 5 6 9 21 31
7 Newcastle United 26 11 8 7 43 33 9 4 0 26 9 2 4 7 17 24 30
8 Leeds United 27 11 8 8 34 34 5 5 4 19 20 6 3 4 15 14 30
9 Leicester City 29 9 12 8 36 42 6 6 2 22 17 3 6 6 14 25 30
10 Arsenal 29 10 8 11 45 48 7 4 3 26 17 3 4 8 19 31 28
11 West Bromwich Albion 27 9 9 9 35 36 7 5 2 26 12 2 4 7 9 24 27
12 Birmingham City 28 10 6 12 45 44 7 4 3 27 18 3 2 9 18 26 26
13 Norwich City 29 10 6 13 32 43 8 3 4 21 17 2 3 9 11 26 26
14 Stoke City 27 9 7 11 17 27 8 1 3 13 8 1 6 8 4 19 25
15 Everton 27 9 6 12 38 49 5 4 4 21 19 4 2 8 17 30 24
16 Coventry City 25 8 7 10 29 35 5 4 3 20 15 3 3 7 9 20 23
17 Queens Park Rangers 23 8 5 10 30 34 7 1 2 18 12 1 4 8 12 22 21
18 Sunderland 29 6 7 16 30 37 5 3 7 21 12 1 4 9 9 25 19
19 Tottenham Hotspur 27 7 5 15 34 53 5 5 4 16 16 2 0 11 18 37 19
20 West Ham United 27 7 5 15 26 45 5 3 6 14 15 2 2 9 12 30 19
21 Bristol City 25 6 6 13 23 30 4 4 5 16 13 2 2 8 7 17 18
22 Derby County 25 5 8 12 28 39 5 4 2 20 10 0 4 10 8 29 18
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