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Southport Central hands the League trophy to Anfield


April 22, 1893
Southport Central v. Blackpool. – At Southport. Special interest was centred in the meeting of these teams, as the destination for the League Cup depended on the result of the tie. A big crowd assembled, and the first part of the game was all in favour of Southport, who led at the interval by a goal to none. Play favoured Southport during the rest of the game. Final – Southport Central, 1 goal; Blackpool, nil.
(Liverpool Mercury: April 22, 1893)

Lancashire League 24 april 1893

** At this time when two teams finished on the same amount of points the decision to split the teams were goals scored divided by goals allowed. This gave Liverpool 3,37, while Blackpool had 2,64.

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