Preston North End v Liverpool 3-2 (Friendly: February 8, 1896)

February 8, 1896
Match: Friendly, at Deepdale, kick-off 15:10.
Preston North End – Liverpool 3-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 1,000.
Referee: Mr. Stott (Rawtenstall).
Preston North End (2-3-5): Billy Joy, Bob Holmes, Sandy Tait, Billy Greer, Moses Sanders, Willie Orr, Tom Smith, Jack Pierce, Jim Stevenson, James Smith, Adam Henderson.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Bill Keech, John Holmes, Malcolm McVean, Jimmy Ross (C), George Allan, Frank Becton, Benjamin Bull.
The goals: 0-1 Allan (30 min.), 1-1 T. Smith, 2-1 Stevenson, 2-2 Ross, 3-2 T. Smith.

Match reports:
* Lancashire Evening Post: “Friendly encounter at Deepdale”;


Harry Storer, Liverpool (Lloyd’s Weekly News: December 1, 1895):

James Sharp, Preston North End (Lloyd’s Weekly News: January 27, 1895):


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