Liverpool v Manchester United 5-1 (League match: January 19, 1918)


January 19, 1918
Match: Lancashire Section, Principal tournament, at Anfield.
Liverpool – Manchester United 5-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 20,000.
Referee: Mr. J. Twist.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, John Page, Billy Jenkinson, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, George Schofield.
Manchester United (2-3-5): Jack Mew; Marsden, Jack Silcock; Clarrie Hilditch, Kinsella, Williams; Tommy Meehan, Wilf Woodcock, David Ellis, Edward Connor, Daniels.
The goals: 1-0 Metcalf (26 min.), 2-0 Bennett (50 min.), 3-0 Metcalf (53 min.), 4-0 Bennett (55 min.), 4-1 Woodcock (62 min.), 5-1 Mackinlay (78 min.).

Match report:
** Liverpool Echo: “Liverpool trounce Manchester United.”

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