Burnley v Liverpool 3-0 (League match: October 24, 1914)


October 24, 1914
Key note: “For the fourth time this year Burnley have met and defeated Liverpool, and Saturday’s victory at Turf Moor gives them a goal average of 14-3 over their Mersey side opponents in those four meetings. In addition to these four meetings, it should also be remember that Burnley played Liverpool in a charity match at Liverpool, four days after the English Cup final, and lost by 1-0, so that the goal average in the five matches this year is 14-4. And at the outset it would just be as well to say that if Liverpool want to beat a team of Burnley’s calibre they will have to get a better half-back line, and their forwards will have to try to learn the lost art of shooting.” (Burnley News: October 28, 1914)

Match: Football League, First Division, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 15:15.
Burnley – Liverpool 3-0 (2-0).
Attendance: 18,000.
Referee: Mr. J. Talks.
Burnley (2-3-5): Jerry Dawson, Tom Bamford, Jimmy Wilde, Levy Thorpe, Tommy Boyle, Billy Watson, Dick Lindley, James Lindsay, Bert Freeman, Teddy Hodgson, Eddie Mosscrop.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Robert Crawford, Thomas Fairfoull, Phil Bratley, Bob Ferguson, Jack Sheldon, Arthur Metcalf, Tom Miller, William Lacey, Jimmy Nicholl.
The goals: 1-0 Freeman (25 min.), 2-0 Hodgson, 3-0 Freeman (81 min.).

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