Wednesday, May 29 – 1968
Match: Friendly, at Estadio Insular.
Las Palmas – Liverpool 1-1 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. Santana Páez.
Las Palmas: Betancort, Aparicio, Tonono, José Luis, Castellanos, Guedes, León, Gilberto, Barrios, Germán, José Juan.
Substitutions: Ulacia for Betancourt after 2 min; Gustavo for Aparicio after ?? min.
Liverpool: Tommy Lawrence, Chris Lawler, Peter Wall, Ian Ross, Ron Yeats, Geoff Strong, Ian Callaghan, Tommy Smith, Tony Hateley, Ian St John, Bobby Graham.
Substitution: Alf Arrowsmith for Hateley after ?? min.
The goals: 0-1 Lawler (51 min.), 1-1 León (59 min.).
Liverpool and Las Palmas, a Spanish First Division team in a friendly match in Las Palmas last night.
There was no score at half-time.
Liverpool opened the scoring in the 51st minute and Las Palmas equalised in the 59th minute.
Roared on by 25,000 fans in their Peninsula Stadium Las Palmas relied on brilliant dribbling as they attacked up the centre.
Liverpool always looked the most threatening near the goalmouth.
Liverpool went ahead six minutes after the interval when left winger Graham beat several men and centred to right back steadied, and slammed till Lawler who took the ball, into the back of the net.
But in the 59th minute Las Palmas equalised through outside right Leon.
(Liverpool Echo, 30-05-1968)
Match report from El Mundo Deportivo, Thursday, May 30 – 1968.
Images from Diario de Las Palmas, Saturday, May 25 – 1968
Images from Diario de Las Palmas, Tuesday, May 28 – 1968.
Images from Diario de Las Palmas, Wednesday, May 29 – 1968.
Images from Diario de Las Palmas, Thursday, May 30 – 1968.