September 19, 1903
Match: Football League, First Division, at Roker Park, kick-off: 15:30.
Sunderland – Liverpool 2-1 (1-0).
Referee: Mr. A.W. Cooknell; linesmen: Messrs.: G. Young and J. Davy.
Sunderland (2-3-5): Albert Lindsay, Andy McCombie, Jimmy Watson, Billy Farquhar, Sandy McAllister, Dicky Jackson, John Craggs, Robbie Robinson, Billy Hogg, Jimmy Gemmell, George Bridgett.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Peter Platt, John McLean, Billy Dunlop, Maurice Parry, John Hughes, George Fleming, Arthur Goddard, Frederick Buck, John Carlin, Edgar Chadwick, John Cox.
The goals: 1-0 Gemmell (1 min.), 2-0 Gemmell (75 min.), 2-1 Dunlop (78 min.).
* Billy Dunlop’s goal for Liverpool was direct from a free-kick near the mid circle of the field towards the end of the game.
* Dunlop created also much amusement by kicking the ball clean into the press-box, which stands pretty high and a long way from the play.