October 1, 1908 (Nottingham Goose Fair Day)
Match: Football League, First Division, at City Ground, kick-off: 15:30.
Nottingham Forest – Liverpool 5-1 (2-1).
Attendance: 8,000 (10,000 from the start of the second half).
Referee: Mr. Albert Farrant (Bristol).
Nottingham Forest (2-3-5): Harry Linacre, Walter Dudley, George Maltby, Ted Hughes, George Wolfe, Jack Armstrong, Bill Hooper, Tom Marrison, Enoch West, Grenville Morris, Wallace Birch.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy, Tom Rogers, Alf West, Maurice Parry, Jim Harrop, James Bradley, Arthur Goddard, Robert Robinson, Joe Hewitt, Sam Bowyer, Jack Parkinson.
The goals: 0-1 Bowyer (10 min.), 1-1 West (19 min.), 2-1 Morris (29 min.), 3-1 Hooper (59 min.), 4-1 Morris (65 min.), 5-1 Hooper (75 min.).
The Liverpool goal:
* With one man short Liverpool redoubled their efforts, and met with immediate success, as from a sharp rally BOWYER opened the scoring ten minutes from the start.
(Source: Nottingham Evening Post: October 1, 1908)