Liverpool v Burton Swifts 4-3 (FA Cup: January 30, 1897)

January 30, 1897
Match: FA Cup, First Round, at Anfield, kick off: 15:00
Liverpool – Burton Swifts 4-3 (2-2)
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Mr. J.H. Strawson (Lincoln).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Willie Donnelly, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn, Willie Michael, Jimmy Ross (C), George Allan, Frank Becton, Davie Hannah.
Burton Swifts (2-3-5): Dick Gray, Harry Ashby, Ned Lawrence, Arthur Chadwick, James Wyllie, Peter Rae, Jack Evans, Bert Yardley, Tommy Leigh, Joe Dewey, Jim McKenzie.
The goals: 1-0 Hannah (5 min), 1-1 Dewey (15 min.), 2-1 Allan (19 min), 2-2 Wyllie (25 min.), 2-3 Evans (55 min.), 3-3 Cleghorn (70 min), 4-3 Ross (90 min).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Mercury: “Liverpool v Burton Swifts”;

Arthur Chadwick, Burton Swifts (Sporting Life: April 21, 1900):

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