August 29, 1931
Key note: “There was plenty of spirit, but few shots at Newcastle. The 45,000 people looked on yearningly for a lot of goals, or at least shots. They got one goal, and the marksman was Hodgson, undoubtedly the best forward on view.” (Liverpool Echo: August 29, 1931)
Match: Football League, First Division, at St James’ Park, kick-off: 15:15.
Newcastle United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0).
Newcastle United (2-3-5): Mick Burns, Jimmy Nelson, David Fairhurst, Roddie McKenzie, David Davidson, Sam Weaver, Jimmy Boyd, Harry Bedford, Jack Allen, Ronnie Starling, Tommy Lang.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Robert Done, Tommy Lucas, Tom Morrison, Tom Bradshaw, Jimmy McDougall, Harold Barton, Gordon Hodgson, Dave Wright, Archie McPherson, Gordon Gunson.
The goal: 0-1 Hodgson (78 min.).