Hi Pendine. I was just going to write about the same match when I saw your comments. 21st October 1961 and a crowd of 27300.
My first game at the BBG was the Preston Cup game in 1959 with the pitch and terracing covered in 2" of snow.
It was the Liverpool game however that got me addicted to the Rams. In the 'Boys' enclosure with a friend (Robin where are you now??) for the first time on our own. My first taste of that incredible BBG atmosphere and as you say what a feisty affair it was. Remember Mick Hopkinson seemed to score from about 40 yards - what a screamer, and