League matches

Everton v Accrington 2-1 (League match: September 8, 1888)


September 8, 1888
Match: Football League, at Anfield.
Everton – Accrington 2-1 (0-0).
Attendance: 12,000.
Referee: Mr. John James Bentley; umpire: Mr. O. Oldham.
Everton (2-3-5): Robert Smalley, Alec Dick, Nick Ross, Johnny Holt, Robert Jones, George Dobson, George Fleming, David Waugh, William Lewis, Edgar Chadwick, George Farmer.
Accrington (2-3-5): John Horne, John Stevenson, Jack McLellan, George Haworth, Jonathan Wilkinson, Luther Pemberton, Joe Lofthouse, Jim Bonar, Jack Kirkham, J. Holden, Peter Chippendale.
The goals: 1-0 Fleming (55 min.), 2-0 Fleming, 2-1 Holden.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “The first Football League encounter at Anfield”;

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John Stevenson, Accrington F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: December 24, 1898).

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Jack McLellan, Accrington F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: December 24, 1898).

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