Liverpool v Blackpool 0-2 (League match: December 17 1892)


December 17, 1892
Quick note: “The great Lancashire League fight is over, and Liverpool are dethroned. The team, like many other well-known organisations, could not rise to the occasion, for when called upon to face a severe ordeal they miserably fail, and were beaten by Blackpool with 2 goals to nil.”
(Liverpool Mercury: December 21, 1892)

Match: Lancashire League, at Anfield, kick-off 14:15.
Liverpool – Blackpool 0-2 (0-1).
Attendance: 6,000.
Referee: Mr. R. Kirkham (Darwen).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Matt McQueen, James McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Jock Smith, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen.
Secretary: William Barclay.
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
.
The goals: 0-1 Pittaway (10 min.), 0-2 Marsden.
** Athletic News claim that Marsden scored the second goal for Blackpool.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Blackpool beat Liverpool at Anfield”;
* Liverpool Mercury: “Weekly review”;
* Athletic News: “Liverpool again fail against Blackpool”;

Relevant articles:
* Athletic News: “The heights and weights of the Liverpool players”;

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