Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers 5-1 (League match: December 25, 1902)


December 25, 1902
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:00.
Liverpool – Bolton Wanderers 5-1 (1-1).
Attendance: 18,000.
Referee: Mr. C.E. Sutcliffe; linesmen: Messrs.: R. Wild and R. Watson.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Peter Platt, John Glover, Billy Dunlop, Maurice Parry, Charlie Wilson, William Goldie, Arthur Goddard, Thomas Green, Sam Raybould, Edgar Chadwick, John Cox.
Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Dai Davies, Charlie Ostick, Bob Struthers, Archie Freebairn, Sam Greenhalgh, Bob Taylor, Wattie White, Laurie Bell, James McKie, Jocky Wright, William Tracey.
The goals: 1-0 Wilson (1 min., assist: Cox), 1-1 Freebairn (40 min.), 2-1 Wilson (48 min., assist: Cox), 3-1 Cox (49 min., assist: Green), 4-1 Raybould (80 min., penalty), 5-1 Chadwick (85 min.).
** Both of Charlie Wilson’s goals came from corner-kicks taken by John Cox.

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