December 25, 1909
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:00.
Liverpool – Bolton Wanderers 3-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 25,000; gate receipts: £700.
Referee: Mr. A. Green.
Liverpool (2-3-5): James Bradley, Tom Rogers, Tom Chorlton, Robert Robinson, Jim Harrop, John McConnell, Arthur Goddard, Jimmy Stewart, Jack Parkinson, Ronald Orr, John Macdonald.
Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Hugh Edmonds, Bert Baverstock, Jack Slater, Jackie Owen, William Robinson, Hugh Adamson, Marshall McEwan, Harry Lockett, Billy Hughes, Tommy Barber, Billy Hunter.
The goals: 1-0 Parkinson (penalty, 35 min.), 2-0 Orr (57 min.), 3-0 Goddard (75 min., assist: Macdonald).
* Cricket and Football Field: “Weekly review”;
James Bradley, Liverpool F.C., acting goalkeeper when Sam Hardy missed the train connection from Chesterfield before the match.