Buton Swifts v Liverpool 3-2 (Bass Charity Cup: September 15, 1897)


September 15, 1897
Match: Benefit for the Bass Charity Association, at Peel Croft.
Burton Swifts – Liverpool 3-2 (2-1).
Attendance: 2,000.
Burton Swifts (2-3-5): Richard Gray, Harry Ashby, Tommy Leigh, Bert Yardley, Charles Satterthwaite.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Willie Donnelly, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn, Robert Marshall, William Walker, Patrick Finnerhan, Andy McCowie, Daniel Cunliffe.
The goals: 1-0 Yardley (12 min.), 1-1 McQue (30 min), 2-1 Yardley (35 min.), 3-1 Satterthwaite, 3-2 McCowie.

Match report from the Liverpool Mercury, Thursday, September 16 – 1897:
1897 Burton Swifts v Liverpool Mercury 1 1897 Burton Swifts v Liverpool Mercury 2

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