Liverpool v West Ham United 2-0 (League match: May 2, 1931)

May 2, 1931
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15.
Liverpool – West Ham United 2-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 14,582.
Referee: Mr. E.R. Westwood (Walsall).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, James Jackson, Tommy Lucas, Tom Morrison, Tom Bradshaw, Jimmy McDougall, Daniel McRorie, Gordon Hodgson, Harold Barton, Archie Macpherson, Gordon Gunson.
West Ham United (2-3-5): Ted Hufton, Alf Earl, Reg Wade, Jimmy Collins, Jim Barrett, Fred Norris, Jimmy Wood, Stan Earle, Vic Watson, Wilfred James, Jimmy Ruffell.
The goals: 1-0 Hodgson (11 min., assist: McRorie), 2-0 Hodgson (80 min., assist: Barton).

** Match was also set aside as a benefit match for James Jackson, Arthur Riley and Gordon Hodgson for five years’ service to Liverpool Football Club.

Match reports:
* Athletic News: “West Ham’s misfortune”;

West Ham United’s goalkeeper, Ted Hufton. From private collection.


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