On this day...

by Kate Smith

Phillips silenced the Kop from the spot.

2000 - Kevin Phillips scored a penalty in a 1-1 draw at Anfield. It was the striker's 25th strike in his 30 goal haul that term

1974 – Dennis Tueart and micky Horswill moved to Manchester City for £275,000 and £100,000 respectively, with Tony Towers moving in the opposite direction for £125,000.

1972 – Northern Irish defender Martin Harvey suffered a knee injury against Norwich City, ending his career after 358 appearances.