Match details

The Wednesday 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Tuesday 1 September 1896 at 17:00 Stadium: Olive Grove
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 2,000
Half - time score: 1 - 2 Referee: Strawson JH
Manager: Tom Watson Opposition manager: Arthur Dickinson
   

Opposition lineup

Jimmy Massey, Jack Earp, Ambrose Langley, Bill Regan, Tommy Crawshaw, Bob Petrie, Archie Brash, Arthur Brady, Laurie Bell, Harry Davis, Fred Spiksley

Opposition goals

Harry Davis 18'

Notes

- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- The Wednesday league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- First game under manager Tom Watson.
- Liverpool's "first game in new Red Shirts and white pants." (Liverpool Daily Post).

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Related files

Liverpool Mercury notes
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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 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
2 West Bromwich Albion 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
3 Bury 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
4 Wolves 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
5 Blackburn Rovers 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Sheffield Wednesday 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
16 Sunderland 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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