Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 7 Nov 1896 at 15:00

Liverpool 3 - 0 Sunderland


  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Sunderland league position after match: 14
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  • - Heavy rain affected the early stages of this match but the rain turned to fog and with about fifteen minutes left to play Sunderland attempted to get the game abandoned. Referee Mister West, however, decided to continue the match to its conclusion after speaking to his two linesmen.

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: Robert Campbell
Referee: West J
Attendance: 10,000
Half-time score: 1 - 0
Game number: 140
League game number: 101
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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