Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Thu 25 Dec 1902 at 14:00

Liverpool 5 - 1 Bolton Wanderers

Opposition goals


  • - Peter Platt saved a penalty from Laurie Bell
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.81
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 3
  • - Bolton Wanderers league position after match: 18
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  • - Bolton were awarded a penalty shortly after Jack Cox had put Liverpool into a 3-1 lead early in the second half. Laurie Bell took the kick, awarded after Jocky Wright had been tripped by Maurice Parry, but Peter Platt made a wonderful save from Bell's shot. Platt had also been in goal when the same Bolton player missed a penalty during the Burnden Park meeting between the two clubs in October,

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: John Somerville
Attendance: 20,000
Half-time score: 1 - 1
Game number: 365
League game number: 301
LFC played towards Kop: First half

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