Everton v Liverpool 5-0 (League match: April 21, 1917)


April 21, 1917
Match: Lancashire Section Subsidiary, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:30.
Everton – Liverpool 5-0 (4-0).
Attendance: 22,000; gate receipt: £503.
Referee: Mr. Walter Chadwick; linesmen: Messrs. F.E. Brunt and F.G. Bagley.
Everton (2-3-5): Tommy Fern, Joe Smith (West Bromwich Albion), Bob Thompson, Tom Fleetwood, Billy Wareing, Alan Grenyer, Murray, Frank Jefferies, Ernie Gault (Stockport County), Joe Clennell, Joe Donnachie.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Tommy Haughton, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinley, Arthur Goddard, Tom Page (South Liverpool), Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Cunliffe.
The goals: 1-0 Clennell (1 min.), 2-0 Gault (21 min.), 3-0 Gault (30 min.), 4-0 Clennell (36 min.), 5-0 Gault (47 min.).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Echo: “Liverton men getting to know each other”;
* Liverpool Echo: “Records of Everton v Liverpool meetings”;
* Liverpool Echo: “The champions routed”;
* Liverpool Echo: “The verdict: 5-0 for Everton”;