Liverpool v Sunderland 5-1 (League match)


Wednesday, September 6 – 1922
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:00.
Liverpool – Sunderland 5-1 (3-1).
Attendance: 30,000.
Referee: Mr. T. Tomlinson.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Ephraim Longworth, Donald Mackinlay, John McNab, Walter Wadsworth, Tom Bromilow, William Lacey, Dick Forshaw, Dick Johnson, Harry Chambers, Harold Wadsworth.
Sunderland (2-3-5): Ed Robson, Warney Cresswell, Ernie England, Charlie Parker, Joe Kasher, Jack Mitton, Alex Donaldson, Charlie Buchan, Jock Paterson, Bobby Marshall, Billy Ellis.
The goals: 0-1 Buchan (4 min.), 1-1 Chambers, 2-1 Forshaw, 3-1 Chambers, 4-1 Johnson (53 min.), 5-1 Mackinlay (88 min.).

At Liverpool, yesterday, 30,000 spectators witnessed the Liverpool and Sunderland encounter. Liverpool had Harold Wadsworth in place of Fred Hopkin – ill. In the first half play was very fast, Buchan scoring for Sunderland. Chambers equalising with a thirty yards shot. Forshaw scoring av second for Liverpool, and Chambers added a third.

In the second half Liverpool maintained the supremacy, enabling Johnson to put on a fourth goal. The most sensational scoring of the game, however, was when Mackinlay, the Liverpool back, raced past five players and ended by scoring Liverpool’s fifth goal.

Result: – Liverpool 5 goals, Sunderland 1 goal.
(Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 07-09-1922)

Harry Chambers, Liverpool F.C.
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