November 14, 1896
Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield.
Liverpool Reserves – Padiham 3-0 (0-0).
Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Willie Donnelly; Matt McQueen, Billy Dunlop; Harry Mainman, Joe McQue, John McLean; Alex Latta, Andy McCowie, Bill Keech, David Hannah, Benjamin Bull.
Padiham (2-3-5): Ryan; Lansey, Loffan; Nutter, Atkinson, Heaton; Ramsbotton, Dewhurst, James Varley, William Quinn, Pat Gallagher.
The goals: 1-0 Latta, 2-0 Keech, 3-0 Bull.
** Some sources have Keech as the goalscorer for Liverpool’s first goal
Match report from Burnley Gazette, Wednesday, November 18 – 1896:
Alex Latta, Liverpool (Lloyd’s Weekly News: October 30, 1892):