April 9, 1901
Liverpool v Notts County.
Played at Anfield yesterday, before 15,000 spectators. The County, facing a strong wind and sun, had to defend for a long time, Alex Raisbeck and John Cox each sending close. Bill Perkins saved a line attempt by Ellis Gee, and Harry Pennington clear from Cox. Jack Morris retired. During his absence, Pennington twice saved finely. Liverpool afterwards pressed hotly, but shot wretchedly. At the interval there was no score.
Morris reappeared in the second half. Perkins saved grandly from Gee. The visiting forwards shot finely, shots grazing the Liverpool bar. After 25 minutes, Sam Raybould scored for Liverpool from Cox’s centre. Exciting play followed, the game being hotly contested. Morris got through, but sent over.
Result: Liverpool 1 goal, Notts County none.
(Source: Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer: April 9, 1901)