Wednesday, September 24 – 1969
Match: League Cup, 3rd Round, at Maine Road, kick-off: 19:45.
Manchester City – Liverpool 3-2 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. Eric Jennings (Stourbridge).
Manchester City: Joe Corrigan, Tony Book, Glyn Pardoe, Mike Doyle, George Heslop, Alan Oakes, Mike Summerbee, Colin Bell, Franny Lee, Neil Young, Ian Bowyer.
Substutution: Tony Coleman for Colin Bell.
Liverpool: Tommy Lawrence, Chris Lawler, Geoff Strong, Tommy Smith, Ron Yeats (C), Emlyn Hughes, Ian Callaghan, Roger Hunt, Bobby Graham, Alun Evans, Peter Thompson.
Substitution: Phil Boersma for Alun Evans after 64 minutes.
The goals: 1-0 Doyle (12 min.), 1-1 Evans (21 min.), 2-1 Young (51 min.), 3-1 Bowyer (66 min.), 3-2 Graham (67 min.).
** Some London newspaper credited Liverpool’s second goal to Roger Hunt.
Match report from the Daily Express, Thursday, September 25 – 1969.