January 7, 1961
Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00.
Liverpool – Coventry City 3-2 (2-0).
Referee: Mr. L.J. Tirebuck (Halifax).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bert Slater, John Molyneux, Gerry Byrne, Johnny Wheeler (C), Dick White, Tommy Leishman, Kevin Lewis, Roger Hunt, Dave Hickson, Jimmy Harrower, Alan A’Court.
Coventry City (2-3-5): Arthur Lightening, Frank Kletzenbauer, Frank Austin, Mike Kearns, George Curtis (C), Ron Farmer, Peter Hill, Ray Straw, Billy Myerscough, Ron Hewitt, Stewart Imlach.
The goals: 1-0 Hunt (37 min., assist: Hickson), 2-0 Lewis (40 min., assist: Wheeler), 2-1, Straw (56 min., assist: Farmer), 2-2 Myerscough (58 min., assist: Hill), 3-2 Harrower (61 min.).
** Both teams wore black armbands as a mark of respect for Mr. Frank Stringer, the former Coventry City chairman, who died the previous day.