Liverpool at Aston Villa

October 30, 1897
The League – Division 1.
Liverpool v Aston Villa, Birmingham. Kick off at three o’clock. The following will play for Liverpool – Harry Storer, goal; Matt McQueen and Tom Wilkie, backs; John McCartney, Thomas Cleghorn, and John Holmes, half backs; Robert Marshall, William Walker, Daniel Cunliffe, Andy McCowie, and Harry Bradshaw, forwards.

Aston Villa – Billy George, goal;  Bert Sharp, Albert Evans, backs; Frank Burton, Jimmy Cowan, Jimmy Crabtree, half backs; Charles Athersmith, Jack Devey, Jack Sharp, Fred Wheldon, John Cowan, forwards.
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: October 30, 1897)

Harry Storer, Liverpool (Lloyd’s Weekly News: December 1, 1895):

Jimmy Crabtree, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: February 3, 1895):

Charles Athersmith, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: November 6, 1892):

Jack Devey, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 24, 1895):


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