Liverpool v Southport Central 2-0 (League match: February 25, 1893)


February 25, 1893
Quick note: “The game at the outset gave promise of being a tough struggle, and although Liverpool early on asserted their superiority, the first portion of the game was full of pretty points; but the least said about the second half the better, as individualism became too rampant.”
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: February 27, 1893).

Match: Lancashire League, at Anfield, kick off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Southport Central 2-0 (2-0).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. R.E. Smalley (Preston).
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.
Southport Central (2-3-5):
Jimmy Gee, Tom Smith, Dick Fairhurst, Charles Gee, Muir, Johnny Dodd, Lollie Halsall, Kenny Davenport, P. McCabe, Albert Winstanley, Billy Hastings.
Secretary: Andrew Valentine.
The goals:
1-0 McBride, 2-0 M. McQueen.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Another two points for Liverpool”;
* Liverpool Mercury: “Weekly review”;
* Cricket and Football Field: “Weekly review”;

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Kenny Davenport, Southport Central (Cricket and Football Field: October 3, 1908).

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