Liverpool v Newcastle United 3-2 (League match: April 3, 1899)


April 3, 1899
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:00.
Liverpool – Newcastle United 3-2 (2-1).
Attendance: 12,000.
Referee: Mr. A.W. Cooknell; linesmen: Messrs. J. Mason and J. Brotherton.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins, General Stevenson, Billy Dunlop, Thomas Cleghorn, Alex Raisbeck, William Goldie, John Cox, John Walker, George Allan, Hugh Morgan, Tom Robertson.
Newcastle United (2-3-5): Matt Kingsley, Billy Lindsay, Jimmy Jackson, Thomas Ghee, Sandy Higgins, Andrew Aitken, Willie Wardrope, Jimmy Stevenson, Sandy MacFarlane, William Reid, Tommy Niblo.
The goals: 0-1 Higgins (12 min.), 1-1 Cox (20 min.), 2-1 Walker (21 min.), 2-2 Stevenson, 3-2 Allan.

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Bill Perkins, Liverpool (Lichfield Mercury: November 11, 1898).
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