Liverpool v Bury 2-0 (League match: April 25, 1903)

April 25, 1903
Key note: “Before Liverpool entertained the English Cup winners on Saturday they were ninth on the League list, but by a victory of 2-0 they are now sixth, and have yet another match to play, that at Wolverhampton, so that, after all, their position in the final table may be more satisfactory than at one time appeared likely, and, at any rate, they have the bulge on their rivals which no doubt will be some consolation for disappointed hopes. Certainly in the game under notice the team gave a very good account of themselves, but when it is taken into account that following their Cup victory Bury had already during the week played a couple of League matches, the fact takes some of the gilt off the edge of the Liverpool victory.” (Athletic News: April 27, 1903)

Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Bury 2-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 15.000.
Referee: Mr. Fred Kirkham; linesmen: Messrs.: E. Whitehead and T.H. Morgan.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Peter Platt, Alex Raisbeck (C), John Glover, Richard Morris, Maurice Parry, George Livingston, William Goldie, Arthur Goddard, Richard Morris, Sam Raybould, Edgar Chadwick, John Cox.
Bury (2-3-5): Hugh Monteith, Jimmy Lindsay, Jimmy “Punch” McEwen, John Johnston, Frank Thorpe, George Ross, Tom Gray, Willie Wood, George Booth, Joe Leeming, Jack Plant.
The goals: 1-0 Raybould (35 min.), 2-0 Raybould (70 min.).

Match reports:
* Useful points for Liverpool (Athletic News).

Sam Raybould, Liverpool (Athletic News: March 31, 1902):

Hugh Monteith, Bury (Tamworth Herald: September 6, 1902):

Jimmy Lindsay, Bury (Athletic News: April 30, 1906):

James McEwen, Bury (Athletic News: September 2, 1902):


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