Liverpool v Southport Central 2-0 (Lancashire Cup: September 17, 1892)

September 17, 1892
Quick note:
“A new man – beg pardon, a flag – floated on the old staff, bearing the letters L.F.A. surmounted with the liver. Right proudly did it wave over the field of battle and seemed to beam on its patrons with a hopeful smile.” (Field Sport: September 19, 1892)

Match: Lancashire Cup, First Qualifying round, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Southport Central 2-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 6,000.
Referee: Mr. T.B. Mitchell (Blackburn).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John Cameron, Joe McQue, James McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Jock Smith, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Andrew Kelvin.
Secretary: William Barclay.
Southport Central (2-3-5):
Jimmy Gee, Tom Smith, Bethel Robinson, Charles Gee, Charles McLaren, John Mayor, Jack Platt, Fleetwood, Albert Winstanley, Lollie Halsall, Miller.
Secretary: Andrew Valentine.
The goals:
1-0 Smith (55 min.), 2-0 Kelvin (90).
** There are differences reported in the Liverpool line up. The Mercury’s line up is above, but “Cricket and Football Field” had Andre Kelvin at right half and Glen at outside left (no Cameron).

Match report:
** Liverpool Mercury: “Central no match for Liverpool.”;
** Liverpool Mercury: “Weekly review”;
** Cricket and Football Field: “Liverpool’s first win for the Lancashire Cup”;

Charles McLaren, Southport Central, Liverpool Echo: January 18, 1890.


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