Match details

Newcastle United 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 20 September 1961 at 19:30 Stadium: St James' Park
Competition: 2nd Division Attendance: 38,180
Half - time score: 0 - 2 Referee: Holland A
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Charles Mitten
   

Opposition lineup

Dave Hollins, Dick Keith, Alf McMichael, Jackie Bell, George Heslop, George Dalton, Len White, Ivor Allchurch, Ken Hale, Ken Leek, Liam Tuohy

Opposition goals

Ken Hale

Notes

- Gordon Milne scores his debut goal for LFC
- Kevin Lewis missed a penalty
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.47
- Average age of the Newcastle United starting lineup: 26.27
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Newcastle United league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
Lewis's penalty was saved by Newcastle goalkeeper Dave Hollins.

Related files

Liverpool Daily Post report (Courtesy of Adrian Killen)
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 8 7 1 0 20 4 3 0 0 10 1 4 1 0 10 3 15
2 Leyton Orient 8 5 1 2 16 7 3 0 1 8 3 2 1 1 8 4 11
3 Southampton 9 5 1 3 19 9 1 1 2 8 6 4 0 1 11 3 11
4 Walsall 9 5 1 3 14 15 3 0 2 7 10 2 1 1 7 5 11
5 Scunthorpe United 9 4 2 3 23 17 4 1 0 18 7 0 1 3 5 10 10
6 Bury 8 5 0 3 14 10 3 0 2 10 7 2 0 1 4 3 10
7 Rotherham United 7 5 0 2 17 13 2 0 0 7 1 3 0 2 10 12 10
8 Norwich City 9 4 2 3 15 13 3 1 1 11 6 1 1 2 4 7 10
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 9 3 4 2 13 14 1 2 2 5 8 2 2 0 8 6 10
10 Huddersfield Town 8 4 1 3 15 14 3 0 0 8 2 1 1 3 7 12 9
11 Derby County 9 4 1 4 20 21 3 0 1 12 8 1 1 3 8 13 9
12 Plymouth Argyle 8 4 1 3 11 13 2 1 1 6 6 2 0 2 5 7 9
13 Luton Town 8 4 0 4 21 18 2 0 2 12 11 2 0 2 9 7 8
14 Swansea City 9 2 4 3 17 22 2 1 1 8 6 0 3 2 9 16 8
15 Middlesbrough 7 3 1 3 13 12 3 0 2 12 9 0 1 1 1 3 7
16 Leeds United 9 3 1 5 10 16 2 1 2 6 6 1 0 3 4 10 7
17 Stoke City 9 2 2 5 13 14 2 1 2 8 5 0 1 3 5 9 6
18 Sunderland 8 3 0 5 14 21 2 0 1 5 6 1 0 4 9 15 6
19 Newcastle United 8 2 2 4 6 9 1 2 2 4 6 1 0 2 2 3 6
20 Bristol Rovers 9 2 0 7 8 18 2 0 3 6 8 0 0 4 2 10 4
21 Charlton Athletic 8 1 2 5 9 21 0 2 2 6 9 1 0 3 3 12 4
22 Preston North End 8 1 1 6 8 15 0 1 2 3 5 1 0 4 5 10 3
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