September 6, 1902
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off. 15:30.
Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 5-2 (3-1).
Attendance: 20,000; gate receipts: £570.
Referee: Mr. D. Hammond; linesmen: Messrs. W. Seddon and W. Standring.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins, John Glover, Billy Dunlop, Maurice Parry, Charlie Wilson, William Goldie, Arthur Goddard, George Livingston, Sam Raybould, Edgar Chadwick, John Cox.
Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): John Joyce, Bob Crompton, Jack Eastham, Bob Haworth, Harry Hindle, Neil Logan, Walter Whittaker, William Bow, Jack Dewhurst, Hugh Morgan, Fred Blackburn.
The goals: 1-0 Raybould (20 min), 2-0 Cox (21 min), 2-1 Whittaker, 3-1 Livingston (40 min), 4-1 Cox (48 min), 4-2 Whittaker, 5-2 Raybould.
** Some reports credit Liverpool’s first goal to Livingston.
* Sporting Life: “Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers”;
Bill Perkins, Liverpool (Lichfield Mercury: November 11, 1898).