March 16, 1954
Match: Benefit for Billy Hogan, at Brunton Park, kick-off: 19:30.
Carlisle United – Liverpool 3-3 (1-2).
Referee: Mr. W. Hodgson (Carlisle); linesmen: Messrs. P. Woods and A. Thompson.
Carlisle United (2-3-5): Atkinson, Whitehouse, Ashman.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Melia, Taylor, Pringle.
The goals: 1-0 Whitehouse, 1-1 Melia, 1-2 Pringle (penalty), 2-2 Ashman, 3-2 Whitehouse, 3-3 Taylor.
I am interested in the reason this match came about. Billy Hogan was my uncle on my father’s side. I have been researching his footballing career and would love to learn more