March 9, 1918
Match: Lancashire Section, Primary Competition, at Victoria Ground.
Stoke – Liverpool 3-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 24,000; gate receipt: £1,100.
Referee: Mr. A. Pellowe.
Stoke (2-3-5): Teddy Peers, Billy Twemlow, Alex Milne, Joe Jones, Charles Parker, Dick Smith, Billy Harrison, Arthur Watkin, Harry Howell, Billy Herbert, J. Bridgett.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Donald Mackinlay, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Ted Hughes, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, George Schofield.
The goals: 0-1 Schofield (43 min.). 1-1 Howell, 2-1 Bridgett, 3-1 Howell.
** There are differencies in the Liverpool line up. On the day of the match Liverpool Echo said Jenkinson was unfit and that Mackinlay went left back and Ted Hughes came into the half back position. But in the Monday report in the Echo Jenkinson is mentioned as playing. Jenkinson is also mentioned in the line ups given in the Manchester News for the Saturday.