Liverpool v Burnley 7-1 (League match: February 16, 1918)


February 16, 1918
Match: Lancashire Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – Burnley 7-1 (6-0).
Attendance: 16,000; gate receipts: £411 8s..
Referee: Mr. E.B. Bragg.
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.
Burnley (2-3-5): Pritchard (St. Helens), Harry Hastie, Finney, Jones, Hodson, Dick Lindley, R. Wood, Charles Edwards, Adamson, Moorcroft, Ben Cross (Liverpool).
The goals: 1-0 Bennett (5 min.), 2-0 Bennett (9 min.), 3-0 Lewis (22 min.), 4-0 Bennett (32 min.), 5-0 Bennett (35 min.), 6-0 Bennett (39 min.), 7-0 Metcalf (55 min.), 7-1 Cross.

Match reports:
* Liverpool Echo: “Liverpool and Burnley to meet at Anfield”;

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