Southport Central v Liverpool 1-3 (League match: February 9, 1918)


February 9, 1918
Match: Lancashire Section, Principal, at Ash Lane.
Southport Central – Liverpool 1-3 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. A. Pellowe.
Attendance: 7,000.
Southport Central (2-3-5): Thomas Capper, Tom Dorward, Smith, Joe Rimmer, Jimmy Fay, Lol Abrams, Bert Rigby, Burke, Hilton, Billy Caulfield, Crossley.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Billy Jenkinson, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, George Schofield.
The goals: 0-1 Bennett (assist: Waine), 0-2 Lewis, 0-3 Bennett, 1-3 Burke.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Echo: “Easy on paper for Liverpool”;
* Liverpool Echo: “Liverpool well in the Championship race”;
* Lancashire Evening Post: “League leaders gain their 18th success”;

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