Friendly matches

Liverpool v Corinthians 2-0 (Friendly: April 3, 1893)


April 3, 1893
Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:30.
Liverpool – Corinthians 2-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 3,500.
Referee: Mr. J. Lewis.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen.
Corinthians (2-3-5): Leonard Rodwell Wilkinson, A.H. Harrison, Frederick Raymond Pelly, J.H. Lawrence, Humphrey Jones, H. Wilson, N. Stanborough, Gerald Dewhurst, Robert Cunliffe Gosling, J. Alexander, A.W. Pryce Jones.
The goals: 1-0 Miller (assist: Smith), 2-0 H. McQueen (assist: McLean).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “A strong Corinthians’ side due at Anfield”;
* Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool beat Corinthians 2-0 at Anfield”;

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Frederick Raymond Pelly, Corinthians (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 19, 1893):

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2 replies »

  1. Gerald Dewhurst, an England international, was actually Gerard Dewhurst.

    Admittedly he’s Gerald Powys Dewhurst in Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900. But he’s Gerard Powys Dewhurst in more sources than I can name here. Just a small selection: the Repton School Register; Censuses of 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911; Births Marriages and Deaths; Slater’s Manchester Directory 1903; many editions of The Times (‘Mr Gerald P. Dewhurst, chairman of Williams Deacon’s Bank’), including his obituary, which confirms he played international football; and many railway websites with photos of a steam train (!) called the Gerard Powys-Dewhurst, built in 1920.

    All the best,

    Cris Freddi

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