League matches

Liverpool v Sheffield United 2-1 (League match: October 29, 1898)


October 29, 1898
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15.
Liverpool – Sheffield United 2-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 12,000.
Referee: Mr. S. Thomas.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, Rab Howell, Alex Raisbeck, Thomas Cleghorn, Bobby Marshall, Andy McCowie, George Allan, Hugh Morgan, Tom Robertson.
Sheffield United (2-3-5): Bill Foulke, Harry Thickett, James Pilgrim, Harry Johnson, Tom Morren, Ernest Needham, Walter Bennett, Frank Becton, George Hedley, Oakey Field, Fred Priest.
The goals: 0-1 Bennett (6 min.), 1-1 McCowie (penalty, 55 min.), 2-1 Allan (62 min.).

Match report from the Sheffield Evening Telegraph, Saturday,October 22 – 1898.
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Billy Foulke.
Billy Foulke Sheffield United goalkeeper

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

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