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Football matches: April 1, 1916


April 1, 1916
Lancashire Section:
Northern Division:
Bolton Wanderers – Bury 4-3 (1-3).
Attendance: 5,000 at Burden Park.
Referee: Mr. J. Davies; linesmen: Messrs. H.T. Halliday and J. Pickering.
Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Jack Hodgkiss; Bert Baverstock, Hurst; Bob Glendinning, Walter Rowley, Tom Buchan; Harry Smith, George Lillycrop, Frank Roberts, Joe Smith, Ted Vizard.
Bury (2-3-5): Alf Robinson (Blackburn Rovers); James Thomson, Tommy Greaves; Peacock, Chorlton, Nabb; Edward Connor, Birds, Jack Lythgoe, Hibbert, Edwards.
The goals: 1-0 J. Smith (3 min.), 1-1 Lythgoe, 1-2 Birds, 1-3 Hibbert, 2-3 J. Smith (pen.), 3-3 Roberts, 4-3 J. Smith.

Preston North End – Burnley 1-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 6,000 at Deepdale.
Referee: Mr. L.N. Fletcher; linesmen: Messrs. W. Latham and F.H. Heald.
Preston North End (2-3-5):
Burnley (2-3-5):
The goals: 0-1 Lindley (2 min.), 1-1 Barlow (43 min.), 1-2 Boyle (pen.).

At Southport.
Southport Central – Blackpool 2-3 (1-1).
Attendance: 2,500.
Referee: Mr. J.O. Forshaw; linesmen: Messrs. T.W. Wilson and J.W. Bamber.
Southport Central (2-3-5):
Blackpool (2-3-5):
The goals: 0-1 Quinn (15 min.), 1-1 Semple (35 min.), 2-1 Stringfellow, 2-2 Latheron, 2-3 Quinn (pen.).

LFA Northern Group league table April 1 1916

Southern Division:
Everton – Liverpool 1-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 20,000 at Goodison Park.
Referee: Mr. W.J. Heath; linesmen: Messrs. R. McLachlan and J. Twist.
Everton (2-3-5): Tommy Fern; Bob Thompson, Bobby Simpson; William Brown, Tom Fleetwood, Billy Wareing; Sam Chedgzoy, Billy Kirsopp, James Williamson, Joe Clennell, James Roberts.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Ted Taylor; Ephraim Longworth, James Middlehurst; John Bamber, Arthur Goddard, Donald Mackinlay; Ernest Pinkney, Wilfred Watson, Fred Pagnam, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Cunliffe.
The goal: 1-0 Clennell (87 min.).

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Manchester City – Oldham Athletic 4-4 (2-3).
Attendance: 14,000 at Hyde Road.
Referee: Mr. H.T. Yates; linesmen: Messrs. O. Rothwell and J. Westwell.
Manchester City (2-3-5): Jim Goodchild; Fred Jones (Chester), Eli Fletcher; Edwin Hughes, Jock Henderson, Jack Brennan; Billy Meredith, Harry Taylor, Corcoran (Eccles), Horace Barnes, Joe Cartwright.
Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): Matthews; Hodson, Moffatt; Cavanagh, Pilkington, Wilson; Broad, Wolstenholme, Cashmore, Lashbrooke, Joe Donnachie.
The goals: 0-1 Wolstenholme (2 min.), 1-1 Barnes (5 min.), 2-1 Barnes (8 min.), 2-2 Wolstenholme (15 min.), 2-3 Cashmore (30 min.), 3-3 Barnes, 4-3 Cartwright, 4-4 Lashbrooke.

At Stockport.
Stockport County – Manchester United 5-3 (1-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. J.T. Howcroft; linesmen: Messrs. T.G. Bagley and F. Laister.
Stockport County (2-3-5):
Manchester Unkted (2-3-5):
The goals: 1-0 Jack Mitton (10 min.),

LFA Southern Group league table April 1 1916

Midland Section:
Northern Division:
Barnsley – Leeds City 4-6 (1-3).
Attendance: 3,000 at Oakwell.
Referee: Mr. J.L. Jones (Sheffield); linesmen: Messrs. H.H. Hartley and R.B. Carling.
Barnsley (2-3-5): Rounds; Dick Downs, Jack Tindall; Williams, Harry Tufnell, Layton; George Donkin, Tommy Birtles, Ralph Burkinshaw, Bill Palmer, George Keenlyside.
Leeds City (2-3-5): Walker; Copeland, Affleck; Hewison, Hampson, Foley; Walden, Price, Peart, Stephenson, Wilson.
The goals: 1-0 Birtles (11 min.), 1-1 Peart (30 min.), 1-2 Walden (33 min.), 1-3 Peart (43 min.), 1-4 Stephenson (56 min.), 1-5 Peart (66 min.), 2-5 Palmer (75 min.), 3-5 Kenlyside (77 min.), 3-6 Peart, 4-6 Tufnell.

At Valley Parade.
Bradford City – Bradford 0-4 (0-3).
Attendance: 15,000.
Referee: Mr. H. Smith; linesmen: Messrs. G.W. Sharman and G.W. Saxelby.
Bradford City (2-3-5):
Bradford (2-3-5): Tommy Little.
The goals: 0-1 Bauchop (17 min.), 0-2 Cooper, 0-3 Davidson (44 min.), 0-4 Little.

Huddersfield Town – Rochdale 2-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 4,000 at Leeds Road.
Referee: Mr. A. Denton (Leeds); linesmen: Messrs. A. Coward and W. Lever.
Huddersfield Town (2-3-5): Albert Lindon; James Wood, Ralph Rodgerson; James Baker, Pte. Sid James, James Wild; John Connor, E. Layton, Tom Elliott, George Holley, Frank Mann.
Rochdale (2-3-5): Arthur Causer; Daniel Crossan, A. Caldwell; James Tully, George Kay, J.W. Yarwood; Archie Rawlings, A. Walker, Fred Heap, Trooper E. Hawkesworth, S. Smith.
The goals: 0-1 Hawkesworth (30 min.), 1-1 Layton (52 min.), 2-1 Connor (74 min.).

Northern Group league table April 1 1916

Southern Division:
At Chesterfield.
Chesterfield Town – Leicester Fosse 3-1 (0-0).
Attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. J.H. Palmer; linesmen: Messrs. F. Iliffe and H.H. Watson.
The goals: 1-0 Revil, 2-0 Cook, 2-1 Bailey, 3-1 Sankey.

Derby County – Stoke 4-2 (3-0).
Attendance: 2,000 at Baseball Ground.
Referee: Mr. G.N. Watson; linesmen: Messrs. E. Walker and W.H. Lowe.
Derby County (2-3-5): Palethorpe; Atkins, Haynes; Walker, Hawley, Richards; Jephcott, Moore, Burton, Whitehouse (Redditch), Timmins.
Stoke (2-3-5): Herron; Smart, Turner; Jones, Parker, Bentley; Greaves, Herbert, Smith, Whittingham, Ellis.
The goals: 1-0 Burton (30 min.), 2-0 Whitehouse (44 min.), 3-0 Burton (45 min.), 4-0 Burton (61 min.), 4-1 Smith (64 min.), 4-2 Smith.
Sent off: Whittingham and Smart (Stoke).

Notts County – Nottingham Forest. 2-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 8,000 at County Ground.
Referee: Mr. J.L. Jones; linesmen: Messrs. R.J. Pitchford and A. Scholey.
The goals: 1-0 Cantrell (38 min.), 2-0 Richards (85 min.).

Southern Group league table April 1 1916

Midland Division:
Lincoln City – Grimsby Town 1-2 (0-0).
Attendance: 2,000 at Sincil Bank.
Referee: Mr. H. Swift (Sheffield); linesmen: Messrs. F.A. Freemantle and F. Betts.
Lincoln City (2-3-5): Charles Blakey; Clem Jackson, Fred Ward; Tommy Wield, Andy Gardner, George Barrell; Jack Manning, Jack Cavanagh, Billy Egerton, Salkeld, Alf Ball.
Grimsby Town (2-3-5): Ron Sewell; Webster, McGuire; William Rushby, Andrew Ormiston, Ernest Whitechurch; Tommy Spink, Tommy Rippon, Young, Willis Rippon, Gus Huxford.
The goals: 0-1 Young, 0-2 Rippon, 1-2 Salkeld.

Sheffield United – Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 (0-1).
Attendance; 18,000 at Bramall Lane.
Referee: Mr. P. Sant (Barnsley); linesmen: Messrs. W.F. Parr and J.E. Nixon.
Sheffield United (2-3-5): Harold Gough; Bill Cook, Albert Sturgess; Harry Pantling, William Brelsford, George Utley; Oliver Tummon, James Simmons, Harry Buddery, Billy Gillespie, R. Shearman.
Sheffield Wednesday (2-3-5): Corpl. Ted Davison; Tom Brittleton, Charles Brelsford; Jack Birkinshaw, Ted Glennon, Tom Brelsford; Lieut. A. Johnson, John Thompson (Preston North End), Andy Wilson, Tom Cawley, Ernest Islip.
The goals: 0-1 Wilson (36 min.), 1-1 Buddery (52 min.).

Rotherham County – Hull City 4-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 5,000 at Rotherham, kick off: 16:00 (due to late arrival of Hull City)..
Referee: Mr. A. Warner; linesmen: Messrs. W.O. Furness and E. Pullan.
Rotherham County (2-3-5): Wilkinson; Melt, Stacey; W. Lloyd, Atkinson, Bluer; Herbert Lloyd, Hakin, John Foxall, Wooding, Frank Lee.
Hull City (2-3-5): Hendry; Chaplin, McQuillan; Edelston, Wright, Sheridan; Mercer, Slide, Simpson, Lee, Ford.
The goals: 1-0 Leo (33 min.), 1-1 Slide (39 min.), 2-1 H. Lloyd (58 min.), 3-1 Foxall, 4-1 Foxall (80 min.), 4-2 Ford.

Midland Group league table April 1 1916

London Combination:
At Luton.
Luton Town – Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. S.F. Parrett; linesmen: Messrs. A.E. Ansell and J. Dickerson.
The goals: 0-1 Bliss, 1-1 Sileman (pen.), 1-2 Banks (83 min.).

At Craven Cottage.
Fulham – Millwall 4-2.
Attendance: 8,000.
Referee: Mr. J. Wood; linesmen: Messrs. E.J. Austee and H.G. Hart.
The goals:

At Selhurst Park.
Croydon Common – Chelsea 1-4 (1-1).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. T.W. Annal; linesmen: Messrs. J.E. Evans and C.T. Hardwick.
The goals: 0-1 Thomson (3 min.), 1-1 Kirby, 1-2 Thomson, 1-3 Thomson, 1-4 Croal.

At Upton Park.
West Ham United – Watford 2-2 (0-2).
Attendance: 7,000.
Referee: Mr. F.W. Barton; linesmen: Messrs. A.C. Barnes and E.R. High.
The goals: 0-1 Wright, 0-2 Knighton, 1-2 Shea (85 min.), 2-2 Shea (88 min.).

At Herne Hill.
Brentford – Crystal Palace 3-6 (2-2).
Attendance; 1,500.
Referee: Mr. H.V. Belsten; linesmen: Messrs. A.C. Graves and A.E. Hatcher.
The goals: 1-0 Richards (20 min.), 1-1 Beech, 1-2 Martin, 2-2 Richards, 2-3 Keene, 2-4 Keene, 2-5 Keene, 3-5 Hendren, 3-6 Booth.

At Kensal Rise.
Queens Park Rangers – Reading 2-6 (2-5).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. E.J. Billenness; linesmen: Messrs. S. Brightwell and H.L. Godsell.
The goals:

At Highbury.
The Arsenal – Clapton Orient 2-1 (1-1).
Attendance: 8,000.
Referee: Mr. E.W. Child; linesmen: Messrs. A. Cane and S. Hague.
The goals: 0-1 Beech, 1-1 Chipperfield, 2-1 Elkington.

Midland Combination:
Goole Town – Doncaster Rovers 3-0 (1-0).
The goals: 1-0 Lee, 2-0 Keller, 3-0 Townsend.

Tyneside Combination:
At Hendon, kick off: 15:15.
Sunderland Rovers – Houghton Rovers 4-1 (1-1).
Sunderland Rovers (2-3-5): Dixon; Johnson, Lawrence; Boyce, Sherwin, Rooks; Rowan, Hafekost, Richardson, J. Cooke, Burnham.
Houghton Rovers (2-3-5): Heath (Portsmouth); Clark (Sunderland), Troughear (Leicester Fosse); Henderson (Preston North End), W. Low (Newcastle United), Forrest (Clapton Orient); Mordue (Sunderland), Rogerson (Southend United), W. Hogg (Dundee), S. Higgins (Newcastle United), Holland.
The goals: 0-1 Rogerson (5 min.), 1-1 Sherwin, 2-1 Boyce (50 min.), 3-1 Hafekost, 4-1 Hafekost.

At Blaydon Road, kick off: 15:15.
Scotswood – North Shields Athletic 3-1 (2-0).
The goals: 1-0 Rutherford, 2-0 Rutherford, 2-1 Browell, 3-1 Davidson.

At Horsley Hill, kick off: 15:15.
South Shields – Hebburn Argyle 4-2 (2-0).
The goals: 1-0 Thornley (15 min.), 2-0 Howe, 2-1 Kirsopp (46 min.), 3-1 Howe (66 min.), 4-1 Own goal (Waugh), 4-2 Mitchell (85 min.).

Jarrow – Wallsend 1-0 (0-0).
The goal: 1-0 Clark.

Walsall Combination:
Wednesbury Old Athletic – Willenhall Pickwick 0-0 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. H. Dudley (Walsall).
Wednesbury Old Athletic (2-3-5): Cructhley; Williams, Ward; Earp, Sheldon, Higgs; Ratcliffe, Cooper, Newhall, Green, Round.
Willenhall Pickwick (2-3-5): Everitt; Brooks, Edge; Francis, Hodnett, Turner; Davis, Rowley, McCarthy, Deakin, Rodgers.

At Pleck Road.
Walsall – Darlaston 1-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 400.
Referee: Mr. T.G. Bryan (Willenhall).
Walsall (2-3-5): Hill; Richards, Wilkes; Cook, Bollington, Hadley; Clark, Beebee, Perry, Radford, Wootton.
Darlaston (2-3-5): Waite; Horton, Dennis; E. Butler, Hayward, Smith; Spooner, Walker, Turner, T. Butler, Wilkes.
The goals: 0-1 Smith, 1-1 Perry.

South Western Combination:
At Eastville.
Bristol City – Cardiff City 0-2 (0-2).
The goals: 0-1 Beare, 0-2 Jones.

Charity Match:
At St Andrew’s, kick off: 15:30.
Birmingham – Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-5 (2-1).
Attendance: 6,000 at kick off, 10,000 at start of the second half..
Referee: Mr. A. Edwards.
Birmingham (2-3-5): Yarnall; Billy Ball, Frank Womack; Joe Roulson, Alex McClure, Ernie Edwards; Richard Gibson, Jack Hall, Lieut. J.G. Baker (West Yorkshire), Harold Montgomery (Bellis and Morcom), Billy Morgan.
Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-3-5): Teddy Peers; George Garratly, Ted Collins; Albert Bishop, Fred Price, Albert Groves; Billy Harrison, Edwin Dunn, Jack Griffiths, Jack Needham, Sam Brooks.
The goals: 0-1 Griffiths (25 min.), 1-1 Lieut. Baker (27 min.), 2-1 Morgan (30 min.), 2-2 Dunn (50 min.), 2-3 Needham (56 min.), 2-4 Dunn (63 min.), 2-5 Dunn (90 min.).

Image of Teddy Peers (from Sport Argus, April 1 – 1916).
Teddy Peers
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