Saturday, December 28 – 1901
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30.
Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 12,000 (6,000 at the start of the match).
Referee: Mr. J. Stott.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins, John Glover, Billy Dunlop, George Fleming, Alex Raisbeck, William Goldie, Andy McGuigan, John Walker, Sam Raybould, William White, Jack Cox.
Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Willie McIver, Bob Crompton, Jack Darroch, Bob Haworth, Sam McClure, Albert “Kelly” Houlker, Walter Whittaker, Peter Somers, Jack Dewhurst, Hugh Morgan, Fred Blackburn.
The goal: 1-0 McGuigan (7 min.).
Match report from the Lancashire Evening Post, Saturday, December 28 – 1901: