- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.9
- Average age of the Everton starting lineup: 26.14
- Callaghan, who had been injured for five weeks, made the bench.
- Everton's equalizer wrongly judged offside.
- Tommy Smith: "The other thing I remember about that drawn cup derby was Joe Fagan pulling me aside afterwards and mentioning something that happened with Duncan McKenzie.
‘Tommy’, he said, beckoning me to him.
‘What is it Joe?” I asked.
“The winger . . .”
“Yes, what about him?”
“He nutmegged you, didn’t he?”
I just looked blankly at him.
“Won’t happen again, will it?” he frowned.
A nice early tackle in the replay saw to that!"