October 25, 1899
Match: Friendly from Foxall’s transfer to Liverpool, at Northolme.
Gainsborough Trinity – Liverpool 0-2 (0-1).
Gainsborough Trinity (2-3-5): James Bagshaw; John Cole, George Toyne: Arthur Pycock, John Thornley, George Hall; Paul Pumfrey, Edward Gettins, Fred Johnson, Arthur Radford, Fred Fenton.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Archie Goldie, Robert McLaren; William Owens, Fred Uttley, John Birchall; David Wilson, Walter Scott, John T. Hunter, John Parkinson, Abe Foxall.
The goals: 0-1 Scott (25 min.), 0-2 Hunter (55 min.).
At Gainsborough, before a fair attendance. In the first portion the home team were the first to press. After 25 minutes Wilson made a fine run, and Scott scored for the visitors. The game continued well contested. The second portion of the game opened even. After ten minutes’ play Hunter scored for the visitors from a scrimmage in the home goal mouth.
(Sheffield Evening Telegraph, 25-10-1899)