Liverpool v West Bromwich 0-0 (League match: April 17, 1920)


April 17, 1920
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30.
Liverpool – West Bromwich Albion 0-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 40,000.
Referee: Mr. A. Scholey.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Ephraim Longworth, Donald Mackinlay, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Tom Bromilow, Jack Sheldon, Dick Forshaw, Tom Miller, Harry Chambers, Albert Pearson.
West Bromwich (2-3-5): Hubert Pearson, Joe Smith, Jesse Pennington, Sammy Richardson, Sid Bowser, Bobby McNeal, Jack Crisp, Andy Smith, Alf Bentley, Fred Morris, Howard Gregory.

At Liverpool, before 50,000 people. The opening exchanges were in favour of the home team, Sheldon’s curling drive severely testing Pearson. Play was mostly confined to midfield, the respective defences being sound, and at the interval there was no score.

Resuming, play favoured the home side for a time, but the Albion defence was sound. At the other end Mackinlay headed out of goal with Scott out of his place. Play was fast, both goals escaping narrowly, but Liverpool had most opportunities, and a keen encounter ended without any goals being recorded.
(Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 19-04-1920)

The League table.
league-table-19-april-1920

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