Liverpool v Rochdale 4-0 (League match: March 24, 1917)

March 24, 1917
Match: Lancashire Section, Primary, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Rochdale 4-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 15,000.
Referee: Mr. J.H. Alderson; linesmen: Messrs. H. Churnside and J. Proctor.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Tommy Haughton, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Arthur Goddard, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Cunliffe.
Rochdale (2-3-5): Billy Biggar, Harry Millership, J.W. Roberts, Tweedale Rigg, Pat O’Connell, John Broster, Archie Rawlings, Tommy Meehan, Thomas, Billy Halligan, Albert Smith.
The goals: 1-0 Lewis (1 min.), 2-0 Bennett (46 min.), 3-0 Metcalf (43 min.), 4-0 Cunliffe.
Ordered off: Metcalf (Liverpool) and Broster (Rochdale).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Echo: “Liverpool with another goalkeeper”;
* Liverpool Echo: “Liverpool are ‘out for blood'”;
* Liverpool Echo: “Players at loggerheads”;

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