Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Mon 11 Apr 1898 at 16:00

Liverpool 4 - 0 The Wednesday


  • - Tommy Robertson makes his LFC debut
  • - Johnny Walker makes his LFC debut
  • - Tommy Robertson scores his debut goal for LFC
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 9
  • - The Wednesday league position after match: 4
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  • Liverpool's first goal is in various LFC sources attributed to Morgan but is clearly an own goal by Langley. Liverpool Daily Post: "Morgan having lashed out at the leather and centred in front of Massey, when Langley in trying to clear kicked the ball into the net." Liverpool Mercury: "From a centre by Robertson, Morgan drove in and Langley, running across to clear sent the ball into the net, scoring the first goal for the Anfielders."

Other details

Manager: Tom Watson
Opposition manager: Arthur Dickinson
Referee: Barker AJ
Attendance: 7,000
Half-time score: 2 - 0
Game number: 195
League game number: 146

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