January 1, 1918
Match: Lancashire Section, Subsidiary Tournament, at Anfield.
Liverpool – Everton 4-1 (1-1) (halves of 40 minutes).
Referee: Mr. R. Eccles.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Billy Jenkinson, John Bamber, Ted Hughes, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, George Schofield.
Everton (2-3-5): Tommy Fern, H. Bull (Tranmere Rovers), Billy Robinson, Sam Challinor, Billy Wareing, Alan Grenyer, Stephen Murray, Ernie Gault, Bill Wright, Joe Clennell, Joe Donnachie.
The goals: 0-1 Gault (4 min.), 1-1 Lewis (40 min.), 2-1 Waine (43 min.), 3-1 Lewis (47 min.), 4-1 Bennett (53 min.).
** Note some online sources have that Sam Speakman played for Liverpool instead of Hughes. Both Echo and Evening Express give Hughes in their match report.
** Evening Express: “Liverpool beat Everton 4-1.”