The Wednesday v Liverpool 1-2 (League match: September 1, 1896)

September 1, 1896
Match: Football League, First Division, at Olive Grove, kick-off: 17:00.
The Wednesday – Liverpool 1-2 (1-2).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. J.H. Strawson (Lincoln).
The Wednesday (2-3-5): Jimmy Massey, Jack Earp (C), Ambrose Langley, Bill Regan, Tommy Crawshaw, Bob Petrie, Archie Brash, Arthur Brady, Laurie Bell, Harry Davis, Fred Spiksley.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Joe McQue (C), Thomas Cleghorn, Malcolm McVean, Jimmy Ross, George Allan, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw.
The goals: 0-1 Allan (13 min., assist: McCartney), 1-1 Davis (18 min.), 1-2 Allan (43 min).

Match report:
** Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool win at Olive Grove.”;

Jack Earp, The Wednesday (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 7, 1895):

Fred Spiksley, The Wednesday F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: October 1, 1898).

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

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



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