December 25, 1902
Match: Lancashire Combination, at Burden Park, kick-off: 14:45.
Bolton Wanderers Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 0-0 (match abandoned after 82 min. due to darkness).
Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Herbert Broomfield, Tranter, Patrick McWilliam, John Worthington, Jimmy Hanson, John Boyd, Bill McCaffrey, D. McKay, Sam Marsh, Thomas Strang, Harry Williams.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins, Don McCallum, William White, William Taylor, George Fleming, Alex Raisbeck, George Latham, Jack Parkinson, Tom Hughes, Hogan, Yates.
** Match should have kicked off at 14:15, but was delayed by 30 minutes and because of that the referee had to stop play after 82 minutes. Match did not count towards the League table and the match was replayed on April 27, 1903.