Liverpool v Rochdale 5-1 (League match: December 8, 1917)


December 8, 1917
Match: Lancashire Section, Principal Tournament, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30.
Liverpool – Rochdale 5-1 (3-1) (2 x 40 mins.).
Attendance: 16,000.
Referee: Mr. W. Chadwick.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Tommy Haughton, Ephraim Longworth, Billy Jenkinson, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, George Schofield.
Rochdale (2-3-5): A. Lee, Harry Millership, John Hallas, Wilfred Bunting, Pat O’Connell, Tweedale Rigg, A. Jones, Jim Tully, J.W. Roberts, Bill Halligan, Albert  Smith.
The goals: 1-0 Bennett (6 min.), 2-0 Bennett (10 min.), 2-1 Page (21 min.), 3-0 Bennett (42 min.), 4-0 Bennett (55 min.), 5-0 Bennett (60 min.).

Match report from the Manchester Evening News, Saturday, December 8 – 1917.
1917 Liverpool v Rochdale Manchester Evening News 1

Match report from the Rochdale Observer, Wednesday, December 12 – 1917.
1917 Liverpool v Rochdale Rochdale Observer 1 1917 Liverpool v Rochdale Rochdale Observer 2

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