Liverpool v Burnley 3-0 (League match: April 29, 1905)


April 29, 1905
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Burnley 3-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 10,000.
Referee: Mr. J.F. Pearson; linesmen: Messrs. A. Briggs and A. Chadwick.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Ned Doig, Alf West, Billy Dunlop, Tom Chorlton, Alex Raisbeck (C), George Fleming, Joe Hewitt, Robert Robinson, Jack Parkinson, Sam Raybould, John Cox.
Burnley (2-3-5): Billy Green, Robert Henderson (*), Hugh Moffat, Fred Barron, David Walders, Joe Taylor, Jack Walders, Jimmy Hogan, Dick Smith, Doug McFarlane, Andrew Ross.
The goals: 1-0 Parkinson (40 min., assist: Hewitt), 2-0 Robinson, 3-0 Cox.

(*) Note that some sources have Arthur Dixon as right back for Burnley. I go by the match report for the Athletic News and the local Burnley newspapers who all clearly states that Henderson replaced Dixon.

Match report:
* Athletic News: “The closure at Anfield”;
* Liverpool Daily Post:
“Liverpool ending the season in style”;
* Athletic News: “Liverpool are worthy champions”;
* Burnley Gazette: “Burnley’s visit to Liverpool”;

Relevant articles:
* Liverpool Daily Post: “The last day of football”;
* Liverpool Daily Post: “Team arrangements for this day”;
* Liverpool Daily Post: “According to plan for Liverpool”;

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