Liverpool v Tranmere Rovers 8-3 (League match: May 29, 1940)


May 29, 1940
Match: Football League, Western Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:00.
Liverpool – Tranmere Rovers 8-3 (1-3).
Attendance: 1,000.
Referee: Mr. W.H.E. Jones.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Frank Swift (Manchester City), Ray Lambert, Jack Tennant (Stoke City), George Murphy (Bradford City), Alan Brown (Huddersfield Town), Eddie Spicer, Billy Liddell, Len Carney, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Peter Doherty (Manchester City), Alf Hanson (Chelsea).
Tranmere Rovers (2-3-5): Billy Teasdale, Ted Anderson, Arthur Owen, Howarth, William Cartwright, Ronnie Hodgson, Llew Ashcroft, Ernie Davies, Yates, John Griffiths, B. Jones.
The goals: 1-0 Hanson, 1-1 Davies, 1-2 Yates, 1-3 Hodgson, 2-3 Doherty.
Other LFC scorers: Nieuwenhuys 2, Doherty, Carney 2, Liddell.

Match report:
** Liverpool Daily Post: “Eleven goals at Anfield.”;

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