Sunderland v Liverpool 6-5 (League match: December 6, 1930)


December 6, 1930
Match: Football League, First Division, at Roker Park, kick-off: 14:00.
Sunderland – Liverpool 6-5 (4-3).
Attendance: 22,616.
Referee: Mr. H.H. Heath.
Sunderland (2-3-5): Bob Middleton, Bill Murray, Harry Shaw, Sam Morris, Jack McDougall, Alex Hastings, Billy Eden, Tommy Urwin, Bobby Gurney, Jimmy Leonard, James Connor.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Arthur Riley, James Jackson, Tommy Lucas, Tom Morrison, Tom Bradshaw, Jimmy McDougall, Dan McRorie, Gordon Hodgson, Jimmy Smith, Archie Macpherson, Fred Hopkin.
The goals: 1-0 Leonard (2 min.), 1-1 Hopkin (10 min.), 2-1 Connor (18 min.), 3-1 Gurney (28 min.), 4-1 Gurney (34 min.), 4-2 Hodgson (40 min.), 4-3 McRorie (43 min.), 5-3 Gurney (55 min.), 6-3 Own goal (Lucas, 69 min.), 6-4 Smith (77 min.), 6-5 Smith (82 min.).

** Fred Hopkin broke his collar bone in the first half, but came back and played the second half with the arm strapped to his shoulder.

Match report:
** Athletic News: “Gold rush at Roker Park.”

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