Preview: Liverpool v Derby County


January 10, 1908
Derby County v Liverpool. – At Liverpool. Kick-off 2.30 p.m.
Derby County. – Harry Maskrey (goal), Jack Nicholas, Charles Morris (backs); Ben Warren, Ben Hall, George Richards (half-backs); James Long, Ted Garry (or Frank Riddell) (right wing), Fred Bevan (centre), Alf Bentley, and Tom Dilly (or George Davies) (left wing).

Liverpool (selected from). – Sam Hardy (goal), Percy Saul, Tom Rogers (backs); Maurice Parry, James Gorman, James Bradley (half backs); Arthur Goddard, Robert Robinson, Joe Hewitt, Charles Hewitt, Jack Parkinson, William Macpherson, and Jack Cox.

Referee: Mr. T. Kirkham (Burslem); linesmen, Messrs. H. Holmes (Hanley) and J. Whitehead (Hanley).

A heavy task awaits Derby County when they visit Anfield Road to-morrow, but they have a good record behind them, and by no means despair of pulling through. Both sets of players are in training at Blackpool, and the final selection has been deferred until to-morrow.

The teams have met on 25 occasions, on 12 of which Liverpool have been victorious, whilst three of the matches have been drawn. In the aggregate Derby have scored 35 goals against 44 by Liverpool.

The following is a list of the previous meetings: –

derby stats 1908
(Nottingham Evening Post: January 10, 1908)

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