Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 12 Sep 1896 at 16:00

Liverpool 2 - 0 Derby County


  • - George Allan missed a penalty
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 4
  • - Derby County league position after match: 16
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  • - Liverpool were awarded the penalty before the first goal when Allan was fouled. Jack Robinson saved Allan's penalty.
    - Description of Derby's own goal in the Daily Post: "Methven gave the home side a free kick. This was entrusted to McCartney who sent in the leather strongly, Methven having the ill-fortune to assist it into the net twenty-five minutes from the start."

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: Harry Newbould
Referee: West J
Attendance: 16,000
Half-time score: 2 - 0
Game number: 131
League game number: 92
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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