Bootle v Liverpool 2-2 (Friendly: April 29, 1893)


April 29, 1893
Quick note: “Liverpool and Bootle met once more at Hawthorne Road, and the game resulted in a draw of two goals each. There was not much to choose in the teams, but there was an absence of excitement throughout the proceedings.”
(Cricket and Football Field: May 6, 1893)

Match: Friendly, at Hawthorne Road, kick-off: 16:00.
Bootle – Liverpool 2-2 (2-1).
Attendance: 1,000.
Bootle (2-3-5): John Whitehead, Smart Arridge, Jack Hutchinson, Jimmy “Punch” McEwen, Billy Hughes, W. Grierson, John Clarkin, Willie Gallacher, T. Carthy, R. Jones, A. Montgomery.
Secretary: J.D. McMurray.
Liverpool (2-3-5):  William McOwen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Matt McQueen, Thomas Wyllie, Malcolm McVean, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen.
Secretary: William Barclay.
The goals:
0-1 McVean (10 min.), 1-1 Carthy, 2-1 Carthy, 2-2 Wyllie.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “The seasons ends with a draw at Bootle”.
* Liverpool Echo: “Bootle and Liverpool 2-2 at Hawthorne Road”.

Related articles:
* Cricket and Football Field: “Supper to the players and friends of Bootle F.C.”;

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