A warm corner in the hearts of the crowd

February 12, 1913
Liverpool’s best home matches are against The Wednesday and Sunderland, and on Saturday next the Reds have Wednesday as visitors. Wednesday have been going very strong for the championship of the League, and a great match is sure to be the outcome of their visit to Anfield. In view of the importance of the game Liverpool’s players have gone in for a little extra training.

Last night the Liverpool directors met and made one change from the “Cup” side, Tom Miller, being fit, returning, and Henry Welfare getting the vacancy created by Jack Parkinson’s absence. Reds’ supporters will be glad to hear that Jack Parkinson is a probable starter for the Cup tie, although he cannot be ready for Saturday’s game.

Welfare’s appearance in the League team, his first, is interesting. He made a big mark when he played in the Reserves’ Derby game at Walton a week or two ago, his dash, skill, and physical ability gaining him a warm corner in the hearts of the crowd. I shall have further opportunity of discussing the match, and so will now content myself with giving the team to represent the Reds.

Team: – Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth and Robert Crawford; Harry Lowe, Ernest Peake, and Bob Ferguson; Arthur Goddard, Arthur Metcalf, Henry Welfare, Tom Miller, and William Lacey.
(Liverpool Echo: February 12, 1913)

One comment

  1. Really interesting articles. I have been researching Henry Welfare as he left Liverpool for a tremendous career in Brazil. Many thanks. Please post any new articles you may find.

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