Liverpool v Leicester Fosse 3-1 (League match: November 9, 1895)

November 9, 1895
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:45.
Liverpool – Leicester Fosse 3-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. L.W. Furniss (Manchester).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen; Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie; Bill Keech, Joe McQue, John McLean; Harry Bradshaw Jimmy Ross (C), Fred Geary, Frank Becton, Davie Hannah.
Leicester Fosse (2-3-5): Jimmy Thraves; Harry Davy, Harry Bailey; James Brown, Jack Walker, Arthur Henrys; John Lynes, Davie Manson, Willie McArthur, Harry Trainer, Matt Bishop.
The goals: 1-0 Geary (23 min., assist Hannah), 1-1 Bishop (60 min.), 2-1 Geary (61 min., assist: McLean), 3-1 Wilkie (80 min.).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool v Leicester Fosse”;
* Liverpool Mercury: “Weekly review”;
* Athletic News: “Liverpool and District Notes”;

Leicester Fosse 1895 (from private book collection).

Back row (left to right): Mr. J. Lee (Honorary Secretary), John Baird, James Atherton, W.A. Thompson, Strachan, Jack Lord, Jack Walker, Harry Bailey, Newton (trainer).
Middle row (left to right): William Hogan, David Manson, Jimmy Thraves, Richard Davies, John Pickard, Hugh Gallacher, Arthur Henrys.
Front row (left to right): Willie McArthur, Harry Trainer, David Skea, James Brown.

Harry Bradshaw, Liverpool (Illustrated Police Budget: November 11, 1899):

Willie McArthur, Leicester Fosse F.C. (Cricket and Football Field: September 2, 1893).


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