Monday, May 1 – 1899
At Anfield, before 2,000 spectators. The home team at once attacked, but the visitors at once got away, their progress being checked by Matt McQueen. After this Lockley shot wide, and James put the ball into the home custodian’s hands. James at length by neat play got through and scored for Chirk. Lloyd equalised shortly afterwards. James put Chirk ahead. Interval – Chirk, 2 goals; Liverpool, 1. Result, Chirk, 2 goals; Liverpool, 1.
(Liverpool Mercury, 01-05-1899)