27th April 1961: Liverpool City 6 Wigan 19
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Liverpool City 6 Wigan 19 - Thursday 27th April 1961
Venue: Mill Yard, Knotty Ash
Competition: League
Kick Off: 7:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Geoff Bootle, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Jim McCormack, 5. Frank Carlton, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Terry Entwistle

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Tom Woosey, 11. Frank Collier, 12. Geoff Lyon, 13. Roy Evans


WiganlTries:l Frank Carlton 3, Billy Boston, Frank McCormack
WiganlGoals:l Geoff Bootle 2
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Summary:l

Not much for Wigan to play for here in this final game of the league season but Wigan still played strong side. With Wigan not qualifying for the play offs, they now had a 16 day wait before the Challenge Cup Final at Wembley.

1960-1961 Championship Play Off Semi Final Results

Saturday 6th May 1961
1st Place v 4th Place: Leeds 11 St Helens 4
2nd Place v 3rd Place: Warrington 13 Swinton 5

1960-1961 Championship Play Off Final Result

Saturday 20th May 1961
Leeds 25 Warrington 10 (at Odsal Stadium, Bradford)