Liverpool v Burnley 3-0 (League match: February 27, 1915)


February 27, 1915
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Burnley 3-0 (2-0).
Attendance: 20,377 (2,119 soldiers).
Referee: Mr. J. Talks (Lincoln).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Ephraim Longworth, Robert Pursell, William Lacey, Harry Lowe, Donald Mackinlay, Jack Sheldon, William Banks, Fred Pagnam, Tom Miller, Jimmy Nicholl.
Burnley (2-3-5): Jerry Dawson, Tom Bamford, David Taylor, Levy Thorpe, Tommy Boyle, Billy Watson, Billy Nesbitt, James Lindsay, Bob Kelly, Teddy Hodgson, Bert Freeman.
The goals: 1-0 Sheldon (penalty, 16 min.), 2-0 Nicholl (29 min., assist: Pagnam), 3-0 Nicholl (68 min., assist: Sheldon).

Match report:
* Liverpool Echo: “View on tomorrow’s game at Anfield (v. Burnley)”;
* Liverpool Daily Post: “Liverpool’s capital victory.”

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