September 17, 1892
“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).
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.
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.
The goals: 1-0 Smith, 2-0 Kelvin (90).