Report

Liverpool 3 - 2 Newcastle United

Game date: Monday 3 April 1899 at 16:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 12,000
Half-time score 2 - 1 Referee Strawson JH
Manager Tom Watson Opposition manager Frank Watt
   

Opposition lineup

Matt Kingsley, Billy Lindsay, Jimmy Jackson, Thomas Ghee, Sandy Higgins, Andrew Aitken, Willie Wardrope, Jimmy Stevenson, Sandy MacFarlane, William Reid, Tommy Niblo

Opposition goals

Jimmy Stevenson
Sandy Higgins 12'

Notes

- Bill Perkins makes his LFC debut
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Newcastle United league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- George Allan had to leave the field of play with an injury after only five minutes. But according to the Liverpool Mercury he was able to return to the pitch before play restarted after Johnny Walker's goal in the 21st minute. The Sheffield Evening Telegraph, however, indicates that Allan returned after Jack Cox's goal a minute earlier.

Related files

Liverpool Mercury report

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Aston Villa 29 16 5 8 57 37 12 2 0 40 11 4 3 8 17 26 37
2 Liverpool 30 16 5 9 42 28 9 3 2 22 10 7 2 7 20 18 37
3 Blackburn Rovers 31 14 7 10 58 47 9 4 3 39 21 5 3 7 19 26 35
4 Notts County 31 11 13 7 44 43 8 6 2 31 20 3 7 5 13 23 35
5 Burnley 30 14 7 9 43 42 10 3 1 30 14 4 4 8 13 28 35
6 Everton 30 14 6 10 44 37 10 1 5 24 12 4 5 5 20 25 34
7 Sunderland 31 13 6 12 39 40 10 3 3 25 10 3 3 9 14 30 32
8 Derby County 31 10 11 10 59 53 9 5 1 43 19 1 6 9 16 34 31
9 Wolves 31 12 7 12 48 46 7 5 2 24 11 5 2 10 24 35 31
10 Nottingham Forest 31 10 11 10 38 38 5 6 4 18 16 5 5 6 20 22 31
11 West Bromwich Albion 31 12 6 13 41 43 11 1 5 28 9 1 5 8 13 34 30
12 Bury 30 12 6 12 42 46 7 5 3 26 17 5 1 9 16 29 30
13 Sheffield United 32 9 11 12 45 49 7 8 2 31 20 2 3 10 14 29 29
14 Stoke City 30 12 5 13 43 47 9 3 3 26 15 3 2 10 17 32 29
15 Newcastle United 31 9 8 14 45 46 8 3 4 32 17 1 5 10 13 29 26
16 Preston North End 30 9 7 14 37 43 9 3 2 24 12 0 4 12 13 31 25
17 Sheffield Wednesday 32 8 7 17 30 57 8 2 6 25 21 0 5 11 5 36 23
18 Bolton Wanderers 29 7 6 16 33 46 6 4 6 24 21 1 2 10 9 25 20

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