League matches

Liverpool v The Walsall 3-0 (League match: December 9, 1893)


December 9, 1893
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30.
Liverpool – The Walsall 3-0 (2-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Liverpool (2-3-5): William McOwen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, Matt McQueen, Joe McQue, James McBride, Douglas Dick, Harry Bradshaw, Patrick Gordon, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen.
The Walsall (2-3-5): Jimmy Warner, Tom Bayley, Robert Smellie, Sam Holmes, R. Cook, Norman Forsyth, Joe Lofthouse, Walter McWhinnie, David Copeland, Charlie Leatherbarrow, Billy Dunn.
The goals: 1-0 McVean (3 min., assist: McBride), 2-0 Gordon (9 min., assist: McVean), 3-0 McVean (assist: McLean).
** Other sources (incl. Echo) claim McVean also got the second goal.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “The Walsall no match at Anfield”;
* Walsall Advertiser: “Liverpool beat The Walsall 3-0”;

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