Match details

2nd Division

Anfield | Sat 29 Apr 1905 at 15:30

Liverpool 3 - 0 Burnley


  • - Ned Doig saved a penalty from Fred Barron
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.03
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Burnley league position after match: 11
  • - Click here to view the full league table after the match.
  • - Liverpool win the Second Division championship by two points vs main rivals Bolton Wanderers.

    - Sam Raybould twisted an ankle early in the game and struggled on until just after Jack Parkinson's goal, at which point he went off for treatment. He did not re-appear at the start of the second half. Liverpool were then reduced to nine men after ten minutes of the second period when George Fleming had to leave the field with concussion having been accidentally kicked in the face by Jimmy Hogan.

    - Burnley were awarded a penalty-kick following a foul by Tom Chorlton. Ned Doig saved Fred Barron's spot-kick. Liverpool were 2-0 up at the time.

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: Spen Whittaker
Referee: Pearson JF
Attendance: 10,000
Half-time score: 1 - 0
Game number: 454
League game number: 386

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John Hughes' biography in Liverpool match programme