November 16, 1895
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Manor Ground, kick-off: 14:45.
Woolwich Arsenal – Liverpool 0-2 (0-1).
Referee: Mr. W.W. Stacey.
Woolwich Arsenal (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Frederick Davis, Jack Caldwell, Gavin Crawford, Caesar Jenkyns, James Boyle, Samuel Mills, Charles Hare, Robert Gordon, Henry Boyd, Peter Mortimer.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Bill Keech, John Holmes, Fred Geary, Jimmy Ross (C), Harry Bradshaw, Frank Becton, David Hannah.
The goals: 0-1 Bradshaw (7 min.), 0-2 Geary.
* Monmouthshire Beacon: “The best performance of the season”;
Royal Arsenal 1895 (From private book collection).
Back row (left to right): Paddy O’Brien, Joe Powell, Frank McAvoy, Hollis (trainer), Caesar Jenkyns, Frederick Davies, James Boyle.
Middle row (left to right): Gavin, George Crawford, Samuel Mills, Charles Hare, Robert Gordon, Bob Buchanan, Peter Mortimer.
Front row (left to right): David Howat, Harry Storer, Jack Caldwell, Bob Ward.
Match report from Liverpool Mercury, Monday, November 18 – 1895:
Players mentioned in the report, but not playing: Billy Dunlop, Joe McQue and Joe Powell (for site purposes only).
Harry Storer, Woolwich Arsenal (Lloyd’s Weekly News: December 1, 1895):
Gavin Crawford, Woolwich Arsenal (Monmouthshire Beacon: November 16, 1895)
Charles Hare, Woolwich Arsenal (Denbigshire Free Press: October 19, 1895):
Harry Bradshaw, Liverpool (Illustrated Police Budget: November 11, 1899):