Everton v Blackburn Rovers 2-0 (FA Cup: February 27, 1897)

February 27, 1897
Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Goodison Park.
Everton – Blackburn Rovers 2-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 20,000 (16,000 at time of kick-off); gate receipts: £615.
Everton (2-3-5): Bob Menham, Peter Meehan, Smart Arridge, Dickie Boyle, Johnny Holt, Billy Stewart, Jack Taylor, Jack Bell, Abe Hartley, Edgar Chadwick, Alf Milward.
Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Adam Ogilvie, Tom Brandon, Ted Killean, Tom Booth, George Anderson, Geordie Dewar, Tom Nicol, Jimmy Haydock, Josh Hargreaves, John Wilkie, Harry Chippendale.
The goals: 1-0 Hartley, 2-0 Hartley (56 min.).

Alf Milward, Everton (Lloyd’s Weekly News: January 17, 1892):

George Anderson, Blackburn Rovers (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 3, 1895):


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