February 18, 1939
Match: Football League, First Division, at Villa Park, kick-off: 15:00.
Aston Villa – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0).
Referee: Mr. R.G. Rudd.
Aston Villa (2-3-5): Thomas Biddlestone, Ernie Callaghan, George Cummings, Alex Massie, Jimmy Allen (C), Bob Iverson, Frank Broome, Jackie Martin, Frank O’Donnell, Fred Haycock, Eric Houghton.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Arthur Riley, Tommy Cooper, Bernard Ramsden, Matt Busby (C), Tom Bush, Jimmy McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Phil Taylor, Willie Fagan, Jack Balmer, George Paterson.
The goals: 1-0 Broome (30 min.), 2-0 Broome (38 min.).
Birmingham Daily Gazette: February 20, 1939.
“Let me have!” This is what Biddlestone, Villa goalkeeper, appears to be saying to colleagues Jim Allen and Callaghan when they are hard pressed during a Liverpool raid at Villa Park.
Frank Broome, Aston Villa (Birmingham Daily Gazette: February 20, 1939).
Categories: League matches