Liverpool v Burslem Port Vale 4-0 (League match: September 8, 1917)


September 8, 1917
Match: Lancashire Section, Principal competition, at Anfield, kick off 15:30.
Liverpool – Burslem Port Vale 4-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 12,000.
Referee: Mr. D.B. Bragg.
Liverpool (2-3-5):  Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Thomas Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Cunliffe.
Burslem Port Vale (2-3-5): John Powell, Tommy Lyons (Aston Villa), Collins, James Bennett, Phillips, Arrowsmith, George Shelton, Sammy Worthy, Griffiths, Albert Pearson, Harold Edgley (Aston Villa).
The goals: 1-0 Bennett (13 min.), 2-0 Bennett (62 min.), 3-0 Lewis (67 min.), 4-0 Metcalf (87 min.).

Match reports:
* Liverpool Echo: “Donald Mackinlay returns for Liverpool”;
* Liverpool Echo: “No trouble for Liverpool”;

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