Nelson v Liverpool 2-3 (League match: February 18, 1893)


February 18, 1893
Match: Lancashire League, at Seed Hill.
Nelson – Liverpool 2-3 (0-2).
Attendance: 1,500.
Referee: Mr. Brownbill (Bolton).
Nelson (2-3-5): Eddie Matthews, W.H. Leach, Craven, S. Mack, Willie Almond, Charles McGuffie, James Fairbairn, Walter Rushton, R. Brown, A.  Sanderson, Harry Lightbown.
Secretary: L. Wilmore.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Matt McQueen, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen.
Secretary: William Barclay.
The goals:
0-1 McVean (20 min., assist: H. McQueen), 0-2 Miller (30 min.), 1-2 own goal (Ross, 70 min.), Fairbairn (75 min.), 2-3 Miller (85 min.).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool v Nelson”;
* Burnley Express: “Nelson v Liverpool”;
* Athletic News: “Liverpool only just win”;

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