Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Scunthorpe United

Game date: Saturday 9 September 1961 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 46,837
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Callaghan L
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Richard Duckworth
   

Starting lineup

1 Bert Slater Bert Slater
2 Dick White Dick White (c)
3 Gerry Byrne Gerry Byrne
4 Gordon Milne Gordon Milne
5 Ron Yeats Ron Yeats
6 Tommy Leishman Tommy Leishman
7 Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis
8 Roger Hunt Roger Hunt
9 Ian St John Ian St John
10 Jimmy Melia Jimmy Melia
11 Alan A'Court Alan A'Court

Goals

Derek Hemstead O/G 12'
Alan A'Court 23'

Opposition lineup

Joe Turner, Derek Hemstead, Jack Brownsword, Archie Gibson, Barry Horstead, Ron Howells, Jack Marriott, Brian Godfrey, Barrie Thomas, Joe Bonson, Arthur Thorpe

Opposition goals

Brian Godfrey 23'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.44
- Average age of the Scunthorpe United starting lineup: 26.7
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Scunthorpe United league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

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