May 7, 1927
Match, Football League, First Division, at Upton Park, kick-off: 15:30.
West Ham United – Liverpool 3-3 (3-2).
Referee: Mr. G.S. Osell (Tipton).
West Ham United (2-3-5): Ted Hufton, Jack Hebden, George Horler, Jimmy Collins, Jim Barrett, Albert Cadwell, Tommy Yews, Stan Earle, Vic Watson, Joe Johnson, Jimmy Ruffell.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Tommy Lucas, Donald Mackinlay, David Pratt, James Jackson, Tom Bromilow, Dick Edmed, Gordon Hodgson, William Devlin, Harry Chambers, George Pither.
The goals: 1-0 Johnson (18 min.), 1-1 Hodgson (25 min., assist: Pither), 2-1 Collins (40 min.), 2-2 Devlin (43 min.), 3-2 Barrett (45 min.), 3-3 Hodgson (89 min., assist: Pither).
The Liverpool goals:
* Seven minutes later (25 minutes) Pither ran down the wing, and his centre enabled HODGSON to equalise at short range.
* A second equaliser came through DEVLIN’s agency.
* With little more than a minute to go HODGSON’s header from Pither equalised.
** Tommy Lucas missed a penalty for Liverpool with the score 2-3 to West Ham United.
(Source: Athletic News: May 9, 1927)
Categories: League matches