Liverpool v The Wednesday 2-2 (League match: April 3, 1897)

April 3, 1897
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:00.
Liverpool ā€“ The Wednesday 2-2 (0-1).
Attendance: 6,000.
Referee: Mr. J.H. Strawson (Lincoln).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Jowett, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, John McCartney (C), Robert Neill, Thomas Cleghorn, Fred Geary, Willie Michael, Andy McCowie, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw.
The Wednesday (2-3-5): Jimmy Massey, Jack Earp, Ambrose Langley, Harry Brandon, Bill Regan, James Jamieson, Laurie Bell, Robert Ferrier, Harry Davis, Arthur Brady, Fred Spiksley.
The goals: 0-1 Brady (25 min.), 0-2 Bell (55 min.), 1-2 Michael (70 min), 2-2 Becton (pen., 82 min.).

Match report:
** Liverpool Mercury: “Share of points at Anfield.”;

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

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

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


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.