Friendly matches

Aston Villa v Liverpool 2-3 (Friendly: November 14, 1892)

November 14, 1892
Match: Friendly, at Perry Barr.
Aston Villa – Liverpool 2-3 (0-3).
Attendance: 3,000.
Aston Villa (2-3-5): Willie Dunning, Arthur Wollaston, George Russell, Frank Burton, James Cowan, Arthur Stokes, Albert Brown, George Davis, Charles Hare, Dennis Hodgetts, Lewis Campbell.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sidney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Matt McQueen, Malcolm McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Jock Smith, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen.
The goals: 0-1 McVean, 0-2 Miller, 0-3 H. McQueen, 1-3 Campbell, 2-3 Davis.

Match reports:
* Birmingham Gazette: “Liverpool beat Aston Villa in Birmingham”;

A sketch from 1888 showing the Perry Barr ground

Perry Barr Aston Villa
Imaged was found at the website for the history of football in Birmingham.

Charles Hare, Aston Villa (Denbigshire Free Press: October 19, 1895):

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