Blackpool v Liverpool 3-0 (League match: November 5, 1892)


November 5, 1892
Key note: “Liverpool were deposed from their proud position as champions of the Lancashire League on Saturday. Accompanied by about 40 enthusiastic supporters, among whom were Councillors John Houlding and Ephraim Walker, the party arrived in good time at Blackpool, in bright cheering weather. It was soon seen that, although the visitors were on the big side, the home team were little behind them, but were much better trained, and were as hard as nails. The terrific pace at which the home team went off told every one that they intended to force the game.” (Liverpool Mercury: November 7, 1892)

Match: Lancashire League, at Raikes Hall Gardens, kick-off: 14:15.
Blackpool – Liverpool 3-0 (3-0).
Attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. T. Lomax.
Blackpool (2-3-5): Lawrence “Lol” Wright, Edmund Morgan, Harry Parr (C), Frank Parr, Harry Davy, Harry Stirzaker, John Parkinson, Harry Tyrer, William Marsden, James Pittaway, Edward Parkinson.
Secretary: George Whittaker.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, Matt McQueen, Thomas Wyllie, John Cameron, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen.
Secretary: William Barclay.
The goals: 1-0 K. Parkinson (5 min.), 2-0 Pittaway (8 min.), 3-0 J. Parkinson (25 min.).
** Note J. Parkinson and E. Parkinson were brothers.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool fall at Blackpool”;
* Liverpool Mercury: “Weekly review”;
* Lancashire Evening Post: “Blackpool v Liverpool”;
* Athletic News: “Liverpool beaten pointless at Blackpool”;

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John Parkinson, Blackpool (Lancashire Evening Post: April 15, 1905).

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