Leicester City v Liverpool 3-1 (League match, August 29, 1925)


August 29, 1925
Key note: “Liverpool kicked off none to smartly. They ‘lost’ Tom Scott through ‘stomach trouble’ which started on the journey to Leicester yesterday. This meant a shuffling of forces; Chambers went to inside right, and Mackinlay to inside left; while Longworth slipped into the defending portion-act for the first time – at a moment’s notice. The visit to Leicester was an important one, first because Leicester resumed their First Division career, and secondly because Anfield players renewed acquaintance with Harold Wadsworth and Findlay; the last named was signed during the summer period.” (Liverpool Echo: August 29, 1925)

Match: Football League, First Division, at Filbert Street, kick-off: 15:00.
Leicester City – Liverpool 3-1 (2-0).
Attendance: 31,685.
Referee: Mr. A. Josephs; linesmen: Messrs. L.B. Watson and S. Stocks.
Leicester City (2-3-5): Albert Godderidge, Adam Black, Harry Hooper, Billy Newton, Norman Watson, Jack Bamber, Hugh Adcock, Johnny Duncan, Arthur Chandler, George Carr, Harold Wadsworth.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Tommy Lucas, Ephraim Longworth, John McNab, William Cockburn, David Pratt, Archie Rawlings, Harry Chambers, Dick Forshaw, Donald Mackinlay, Fred Hopkin.
The goals: 1-0 Chandler (2 min.), 2-0 Chandler (16 min.), 2-1 Mackinlay (88 min.), 3-1 Adcock (89 min.).

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