League matches

Sunderland v Liverpool 4-3 (League match: October 17, 1896)

October 17, 1896
Match: Football League, First Division, at Newcastle Road, kick-off: 15:15.
Sunderland – Liverpool 4-3 (3-0).
Attendance: 8,500.
Referee: Mr. J. Fox.
Sunderland (2-3-5): Ned Doig; Robert McNeill, Donald Gow; Matthew Ferguson, Billy Dunlop, Hugh Wilson; James Gillespie, John Harvey, John Middleton Campbell, Jimmy Hannah, Andrew Hamilton.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie; John McCartney, Robert Neill, John Holmes; Malcolm McVean, Jimmy Ross (C), George Allan, William Michael, Harry Bradshaw.
The goals: 1-0 Hannah (2 min.), 2-0 Hamilton (15 min.), 3-0 Hannah (44 min.), 3-1 Goldie (72 min), 4-1 Hamilton (76 min.), 4-2 Own goal, (Gow, 85 min), 4-3 Allan (88 min).

Match report from the Liverpool Mercury, Monday, October 19 – 1896.
1896 Sunderland v LFC 1 1896 Sunderland v LFC 2

Johnny Campbell, Sunderland (Exeter and Plymouth Gazette: January 16, 1894):

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

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

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