Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 9 Sep 1905 at 15:30

Liverpool 1 - 3 Blackburn Rovers

Opposition goals


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.34
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 19
  • - Blackburn Rovers league position after match: 9
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  • - Referee Fred Kirkham took the players off the pitch after 25 minutes because of torrential rain., During the 13-minute break before play resumed many spectators left the open terracing, jumped onto the pitch and then forced their way into the reserved stand to find shelter from the rain. Although Jack Cox put Liverpool ahead soon after the resumption of play two goals from Adam Bowman saw Blackburn lead at the interval; and a late goal from Bill Davies confirmed Liverpool's second successive league defeat at the start of the season.

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: Robert Middleton
Referee: Kirkham FT
Attendance: 15,000
Half-time score: 1 - 2
Game number: 456
League game number: 388
LFC played towards Kop: First half

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