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Football matches: March 4, 1916


March 4, 1916
Start of Subsidiary Competition.
Lancashire Section:
Northern Division:
Burnley – Bolton Wanderers 3-1 (0-0).
Turf Moor; attendance: 6,000; gate receipts: £150.
Referee: Mr. D. Heath; linesmen: Messrs. F.H. Heald and S. Lord.
Burnley: Jerry Dawson; Tom Bamford, David Taylor; George Halley, Tommy Boyle, Jonathan Brown; Bob Kelly, Dick Lindley, Billy Watson, Teddy Hodgson, Eddie Mosscrop.
Bolton Wanderers: Jack Hodgkiss; Bert Baverstock, Hurst; Hulme, Walter Rowley, Tom Buchan; Hampson, Harry Hilton, Frank Roberts, Joe Smith, Hallows.
The goals: 1-0 Halley (66 min., pen.), 2-0 Watson (68 min.), 3-0 Hodgson (83 min.), 3-1 Smith (85 min.).

Bury – Blackpool 1-2 (0-0).
Gigg Lane; attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. A. Roberts; linesmen: Messrs. H. Churnside and D. Heath.
Bury:
Blackpool: J. Kidd; Bob Crompton, J. Jones; J. Bainbridge, George Wilson, R. Booth; J. Hodgkinson, E.G. Latheron, P. Quinn, J. Carney, J. Charles.
The goals: 1-0 Nabb (57 min.), 1-1 Corney (60 min.), 1-2 Crompton (pen.).

Preston North End – Southport Central 4-1 (2-1).
Deepdale.
Referee: Mr. E. Eccles; linesmen: Messrs. C.W. Burton and J.W. Bamber.
The goals: 1-0 Ford, 2-0 Clay, 2-1 Abrams (pen.), 3-1 Smith, 4-1 Smith.

Southern Division:
Liverpool – Oldham Athletic 4-1 (2-0).
Anfield; attendance: 15,000.
Referee: Mr. J.T. Howcroft; linesmen: Messrs. F.W. Johnson and H. Oxley.
Liverpool: Ted Taylor; Ephraim Longworth, James Middlehurst; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Ernest Pinkney, Wilfred Watson, Fred Pagnam, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Cunliffe.
Oldham Athletic: Howard Matthews; Jimmy Hodson, Bill Goodwin; Hugh Moffat, Elliot Pilkington, David Wilson; Joe Donnachie, Joe Walters, Arthur Cashmore, Arthur Wolstenholme, Knight.
The goals: 1-0 Watson, 2-0 Pagnam, 3-0 Pagnam, 3-1 Wilson, 4-1 Metcalf.

Manchester United – Everton 0-2 (0-1).
Old Trafford; attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. W.J. Heath; linesmen: Messrs. T.G. Bagley and F. Laister.
Manchester United: Jack Mew; Ted Worrall, Cyril Barlow; Joe Haywood, A. Walker, Tommy Gipps; H. Forster, Wilfrid Woodcock, Campey, Billy Halligan, Alf Winterburn.
Everton: Tommy Fern; Bob Thompson, Jock Maconnachie; William Brown, Tom Fleetwood, Alan Grenyer; Sam Chedgzoy, Billy Kirsopp, Billy Wareing, Herbert Rigsby, George Harrison.
The goals: 0-1 Wareing (6 min.), 0-2 Kirsopp.

Stockport County – Manchester City 2-0 (1-0).
Edgeley Park, attendance: 10,000.
Referee: Mr. F. Leigh; linesmen: Messrs. H. Maiden and T. Nelson.
Stockport County: James Molyneux; Ralph Goodwin, Tommy Robson; Jimmy Mitton, Fred Fayers, Albert Waterall; Harry Crossthwaite, Ernie Gault, Tommy Nuttall, Billy Kellock, Tommy Waterall.
Manchester City: Jim Goodchild; Billy Henry, Eli Fletcher; Ted Hughes, Jock Henderson, Jack Brennan; Tommy Broad, Harry Taylor, Peter Fairclough, Horace Barnes, Joe Cartwright.
The goals: 1-0 Nuttall, 2-0 Kelloch.

Midland Section:
Northern Division:
Rochdale – Leeds City 0-1 (0-0).
Spotland; attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. A. Pellowe; linesmen: Messrs. A. Coward and G.W. Saxelby.
Rochdale: Causer; Crosland, Cuff; Tully, Kay, Yarwood; Rawlings, Barnett, Heap, Walker, Smith.
Leeds City: Billy Walker; Charles Copeland, George Affleck; Arthur Price, John Hampson, Mick Foley; Walden, Booth, Wilson (Heart of Midlothian), Robinson, Hughes.
The goal: 0-1 Wilson.
** Note, Rochdale’s inside left, E. Hawksworth, enlisted March 1, 1916.

Bradford – Barnsley 4-1 (3-0).
Park Avenue; attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. A. Denton; linesmen: Messrs. F. Betts and L.H. Gill.
Bradford: Howling; Hudspeth, Sam Blackham; Joe Crozier, David Howie, Davidson; Cooper, McLeod, Waite, Jimmy Bauchop, Ives.
Barnsley: Rounds; Dickie Downs, Jack Tindall; Williams, Harry Tufnell, Layton; George Donkin, Birtles, Batty, Jimmy Moore, Palmer.
The goals: 1-0 Bauchop (1 min.), 2-0 Waite (15 min.), 3-0 McLeod (35 min.), 3-1 Batty (55 min.), 4-1 Cooper (73 min.).

Huddersfield Town – Bradford City 1-2 (1-1).
Leeds Road; attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. J.L. Jones; linesmen: Messrs. F. Bennett and L. Pullan.
Huddersfield Town: A. Lindon; J.W. Baker, R. Rodgerson; J.W. Baker, S. James, W. Watson; J. Connor, C.A. Crossley (Sunderland), T.W. Elliott, E. Layton, F.D. Mann.
Bradford City: M. Mellors; F. Potts, I. Boocock; D. Duckett, R. Torrance, F. O’Rourke; P. Logan, Oscar Fox, J. McIlvenny, J. McDonald, Jenkinson.
The goals: 1-0 Crossley (35 min.), 1-1 Fox (37 min.), 1-2 McIlvenny (80 min.).

Rotherham County – Grimsby Town 3-2 (2-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. H. Smith; linesmen: Messrs. A. Scholey and A.B. Proctor.
Rotherham County: Thorpe (Northampton); Stacey (Manchester City), Grice (Burnley).
The goals: 1-0 H. Lloyd, 2-0 Grice, 2-1 Young, 3-1 Stacey, 3-2 Young.

Southern Division:
Chesterfield Town – Stoke 3-0 (1-0).
Recreation Grounds.
Referee: Mr. A. Warner; linesmen: Messrs. C.E.R. Watson and W. Archer.
The goals: 1-0 Goodwin (13 min.), 2-0 Reville, 3-0 Goodwin.

Leicester Fosse – Notts County 0-0.
Filbert Street; attendance: 2,500.
Referee: Mr. A. Cox; linesmen: Messrs. R.T. Bradshaw and J. Holmes.
Leicester Fosse: Brown; Atterbury, Currie; Collins, King, Leach; Benfield, Bailey, Walker, Freeman, Edgley.
Notts County: Iremonger; Morley, Johnson; Bagshaw, Jennings, Allsebrook; Waterall, Bird, Flint, Bache, Henshall.

Nottingham Forest – Derby County 3-0 (2-0).
Meadow Lane; attendance: 3,000 (Forest’ ground flooded).
Referee: Mr. H. Swift; linesmen: Messrs. P.P. Edwards and R.B. Carling.
Nottingham Forest: Sam Hardy; H. Bulling, H. Jones; H.C. Lowe, H. Wightman, J. Armstrong; J. Norton, F. Banks, J.J. Bell, W. Tinsley, H. Martin.
Derby County: A. Palethorpe; J.T. Atkin, H. Haynes; J.H. Walker, S. Fletcher, G. Brooks; A. Greenday, James Davis, H. Leonard, N. Burton, A. Quantrill.
The goals: 1-0 Bell (25 min.), 2-0 Norton (29 min.), 3-0 Wightman (75 min.).

Midland Division:
Hull City – Sheffield United 5-2 (2-1).
Anlaby Road; attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. J. Talks; linesmen: Messrs. W. Coultas and W. Hootton.
Hull City: N. Hendry; G. Chaplin, J. McQuillan; Joe Edelston, W. Wright, L. Sheridan; D. Mercer, H. Simmons, R. Slide, J. Lee, H. Ford.
Sheffield United: H. Gough; H.H. Pantling, A. Sturgess; H. Cook, J.S. Poole, C. Utley; A. Robins, H. Johnson jun., H. Bodery, W. Gillespie, O. Tummon.
The goals: 1-0 Lee (10 min.), 1-1 Gillespie, 2-1 Ford (44 min.), 3-1 Lee (46 min.), 4-1 Simmons, 5-1 Slide, 5-2 Tummon.

London Combination:
The Arsenal – Tottenham Hotspur.
Highbury.
Referee: Mr. C.R. Hall; linesmen: Messrs. W.A. Warren and J.H. Walker.

Queen’s Park Rangers – Clapton Orient.
Kensal Rise.
Referee: Mr. T.W. Annal; linesmen: Messrs. A. Watson and J.F. Ricketts.

Crystal Palace – Reading.
Herne Hill.
Referee: Mr. J.T. Hornby; linesmen: Messrs. J.F.W. Salmon and G. Rodgers.

West Ham United – Brentford.
Upton Park.
Referee: Mr. J.W. Lucas; linesmen: Messrs. G.T. Woodman and A.C. Woodley.

Croydon Common – Watford.
Selhurst.
Referee: Mr. H.G. Tyler; linesmen: Messrs. J.A. Peel and W. Musther.

Fulham – Chelsea.
Referee: Mr. W. Robinson; linesmen: Messrs. P.A. Wilson and A.H. Reynolds.

Luton – Millwall.
Referee: Mr. B.M. Neville; linesmen: Messrs. R. Gibbard and E.J. Scott.
Sheffield Wednesday – Lincoln City 2-2 (1-0).
Hillsborough; attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. G.N. Watson; linesmen: Messrs. F.A. Freemantle and W. Brownlow.
Sheffield Wednesday: Teddy Davison; Tom Brittleton, Charles Brelsford; Jack Burkinshaw, Jim Harrop, Billy Brelsford; Freddy Capper, Ted Glennon, Andy Wilson, Tom Cawley, Ernie Islip.
Lincoln City: Jack Goldsborough; Clem Jackson, Tommy Wield; Addnall, Andy Gardner, George Barrell; Jack Manning, Jack Cavanagh, Billy Egerton, Billy Chesser, Alf Ball.
The goals: 0-1 Egerton (33 min.), 1-1 Glennon (60 min.), 1-2 Chesser (pen., 63 min.), 2-2 Glennon (70 min.).

London Combination:
The Arsenal – Tottenham Hotspur.
Highbury.
Referee: Mr. C.R. Hall; linesmen: Messrs. W.A. Warren and J.H. Walker.

Queen’s Park Rangers – Clapton Orient.
Kensal Rise.
Referee: Mr. T.W. Annal; linesmen: Messrs. A. Watson and J.F. Ricketts.

Crystal Palace – Reading.
Herne Hill.
Referee: Mr. J.T. Hornby; linesmen: Messrs. J.F.W. Salmon and G. Rodgers.

West Ham United – Brentford.
Upton Park.
Referee: Mr. J.W. Lucas; linesmen: Messrs. G.T. Woodman and A.C. Woodley.

Croydon Common – Watford.
Selhurst.
Referee: Mr. H.G. Tyler; linesmen: Messrs. J.A. Peel and W. Musther.

Fulham – Chelsea.
Referee: Mr. W. Robinson; linesmen: Messrs. P.A. Wilson and A.H. Reynolds.

Luton – Millwall.
Referee: Mr. B.M. Neville; linesmen: Messrs. R. Gibbard and E.J. Scott.

Sources:
Sport Angus, March 4 – 1916.
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, March 4 – 1916.
Sunday Post, March 5 – 1916.
Liverpool Echo, March 6 – 1916.
Burnley Gazette, March 8 – 1916.

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