Wolves v Liverpool 3-2 (League match: August 26, 1933)

August 26, 1933
Key note: “The Wolves deserved their victory over Liverpool by 3-2, but the Merseysiders deserve the warmest praise for an amazingly plucky display. The visitors had four men hurt – Hanson, Wright, Morrison, and Dabbs – but managed to make the score 2-2. Their crowning misfortune came after thirty minutes in the second half, when a shot by Barraclough hit Steel’s shoulder and was deflected into the net for the deciding goal. English, Liverpool’s centre forward from Glasgow Rangers, showed his skill on the few occasions he had the ball, but he was watched closely.” (Daily Express: August 28, 1933)

Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux, kick-off: 15:15.
Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 3-2 (2-1).
Attendance: 31,073.
Wolves (2-3-5): Jack Ellis; Wilf Lowton, Cecil Shaw; Dickie Rhodes, John Nelson, Dai Richards; Charlie Phillips Arthur Hetherington, Billy Hartill, Jimmy Deacon, Billy Barraclough.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Arthur Riley; Willie Steel, Ben Dabbs; Tom Morrison, Tom Bradshaw, Archie Macpherson; Harold Taylor, Gordon Hodgson, Sam English, Dave Wright, Alf Hanson.
The goals: 1-0 Phillips (2 min.), 2-0 Harthill, 2-1 Wright (35 min.), 2-2 Hodgson (56 min., pen.), 3-2 Own goal (Steel, 75 min.).

Cecil Shaw, Wolves.


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