Liverpool v Burslem Port Vale 5-1 (War time, League match)


Saturday, December 23 – 1916
Match: Lancashire Section, at Anfield, kick off: 14:30.
Liverpool – Burslem Port Vale 5-1 (3-0).
Attendance: 2,000.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy Connell; Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, Norman Bradley, Tommy Bennett, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Cunliffe.
Burslem Port Vale (2-3-5):
The goals: 1-0 Bennett (10 min.), 2-0 Bennett (12 min.), 3-0 Bennett (30 min.), 4-0 McKinlay (47 min.), 5-0 Bennett (49 min.), 5-1 ?.

See this article for special note on this match.

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