1918-19 season
General information
Performance
Lancashire Principal
Tournament

3rd

Lancashire Subsidiary
Tournament Group D

Winners

Top scorers
Lancashire Principal
Tournament

Lewis (16)

Lancashire Subsidiary
Tournament Group D

Lewis (2)
Mackinlay (2)
J. Miller (2)
H. Wadsworth (2)

Overall

Lewis (18)

Attendances

The 1918-19 season was an unofficial season during World War I, and was Liverpool's 27th season of football since they were established.

Squad[edit | edit source]

List of players who played during the season, not necessarily a formal squad list.

Friendlies[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
2 April 1919 South Liverpool 2-1 H. Wadsworth, Cross
3 May 1919 Tranmere 0-2[1]
10 May 1919 Man Utd 4-0[2] Bamber, Chambers, T. Miller 2
17 May 1919 Man Utd 0-1[3]

Results[edit | edit source]

Lancashire Principal Tournament[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
7 September 1918 Rochdale 4-0 Bennett (5, 35), Lewis (44), Metcalf (67)
14 September 1918 Rochdale 2-1 Lewis, Green
21 September 1918 Preston 8-0 Metcalf (20), Lewis (35), H. Wadsworth (42), Mackinlay (48, 77), Bennett (50, 70, 82)
28 September 1918 Preston 2-0 Bennett, Lewis
5 October 1918 Everton 2-4 Metcalf (11), H. Wadsworth (18)
12 October 1918 Everton 2-4 Green, Wareing (og 77)
19 October 1918 Bolton 6-1 Green (7, 83), Bamber (68), Metcalf (75), Lewis (80), H. Wadsworth (85)
26 October 1918 Bolton 2-2 Bennett, Mackinlay
2 November 1918 Port Vale 2-0 Lewis, Green
9 November 1918 Port Vale 4-0 Green (4), Bennett (28), H. Wadsworth 2
16 November 1918 Man City 2-0 Metcalf (75), Bennett (84)
23 November 1918 Man City 2-0 H. Wadsworth (39), Bennett (65)
30 November 1918 Oldham 2-0 Green 2
7 December 1918 Oldham 5-1 H. Wadsworth (30), Mackinlay (46, 62), Green (48, 70)
14 December 1918 Blackburn 2-1 Metcalf 2
21 December 1918 Blackburn 1-0 Duckworth (og 65)
28 December 1918 Burnley 7-0 W. Wadsworth, J. Miller (?, 4, 46), Lewis (15, 35), Phillips (20)
11 January 1919 Southport 3-0 Lewis (48), T. Page (70, 78)
18 January 1919 Southport 1-2 Matthews (10)
25 January 1919 Man Utd 1-1 Matthews (50)
1 February 1919 Man Utd 1-0 H. Wadsworth
8 February 1919 Stoke 1-1 Matthews (72)
15 February 1919 Stoke 1-3 Matthews (45)
22 February 1919 Bury 1-1 J. Miller
1 March 1919 Bury 6-0 Lewis (pen 5), Matthews (18), J. Miller (40, 63, 88), Mackinlay (83)
8 March 1919 Blackpool 2-3 J. Miller, Lewis
15 March 1919 Blackpool 3-1 Lewis (2, 3), Mackinlay (28)
22 March 1919 Stockport 1-2 Lewis (3)
29 March 1919 Stockport 3-0 Lewis (30, 89), Longworth (62)
7 April 1919 Burnley 3-5 H. Wadsworth (30), Matthews (50, 89)

Lancashire Subsidiary Tournament Group D[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Score Scorers
1 January 1919 Everton 2-1 Metcalf (20), Lewis (53)
5 April 1919 Southport 4-2 J. Miller (12), Lewis (38), W. Wadsworth (75), H. Wadsworth (82)
12 April 1919 Southport 2-0 Mackinlay (23), Matthews (89)
18 April 1919 Everton 1-1 Pearson
19 April 1919 Stockport 3-1 Mackinlay (5), H. Wadsworth (38), J. Miller (62)
26 April 1919 Stockport 1-1 Bamber

Tables[edit | edit source]

Lancashire Principal Tournament[edit | edit source]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1 Everton 30 27 2 1 108 26 4.15 56
2 Stoke 30 20 3 7 84 36 2.33 43
3 Liverpool 30 19 4 7 82 33 2.48 42
4 Bolton 30 15 6 9 58 58 1.00 36
5 Man City 30 15 3 12 57 36 1.58 33
6 Southport 30 15 3 12 49 53 0.92 33
7 Preston 30 12 6 12 41 51 0.80 30
8 Stockport 30 11 7 12 48 52 0.92 29
9 Man Utd 30 11 5 14 51 50 1.02 27
10 Rochdale 30 11 5 14 56 61 0.92 27
11 Blackpool 30 10 5 15 45 61 0.74 25
12 Port Vale 30 10 4 16 39 77 0.51 24
13 Burnley 30 10 3 17 54 76 0.71 23
14 Bury 30 7 6 17 27 58 0.47 20
15 Oldham 30 7 4 19 39 62 0.63 18
16 Blackburn 30 5 4 21 35 83 0.42 14

Lancashire Subsidiary Tournament Group D[edit | edit source]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A G. Avg Pts
1 Liverpool 6 4 2 0 13 6 2.17 10
2 Stockport 6 3 1 2 7 6 1.17 7
3 Southport 6 2 0 4 9 12 0.75 4
4 Everton 6 1 1 4 5 10 0.50 3

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Note: Stats during war years are unofficial.

Pos. Name LPT LSTGD Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MF John Bamber 29 1 8 1 37 2
FW Thomas Bennett 11 10 0 0 11 0
? Richard Birchall 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Tom Bromilow 0 0 1 0 1 0
GK Ken Campbell 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Harry Chambers 0 0 2 0 2 0
DF Francis Checkland 1 0 0 0 1 0
? Billy Connell 6 0 0 0 6 0
? Benjamin Cross 1 0 1 0 2 0
FW Dick Forshaw 0 0 2 0 2 0
? Thomas Green 12 10 0 0 12 0
DF William Jenkinson 28 0 8 0 36 0
FW Harry Lewis 30 16 8 2 38 18
DF Ephraim Longworth 18 1 5 0 23 0
DF Don Mackinlay 29 7 8 2 37 9
FW Billy Matthews 11 7 2 1 13 8
? John McTavish 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Arthur Metcalf 17 7 1 1 18 8
MF John Miller 14 8 7 2 21 10
? Arthur Newman 0 0 1 0 1 0
? W. Patterson 1 0 0 0 1 0
? John Page 1 0 1 0 2 0
? Thomas Page 1 2 0 0 1 0
MF Albert Pearson 2 0 7 1 9 1
DF James Penman 0 0 1 0 1 0
? Reginald Phillips 3 1 1 0 4 0
? Alexander Robertson 6 0 0 0 6 0
? George William Schofield 18 0 0 0 18 0
? William Scott 21 0 8 0 29 0
MF James Speakman 11 0 1 0 12 0
MF Harold Wadsworth 28 9 7 2 35 11
DF Walter Wadsworth 26 1 8 1 34 2

Transfers[edit | edit source]

In[edit | edit source]

Player From Fee Date
Albert Pearson Port Vale Unknown March 1919

Out[edit | edit source]

None.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Ralph Holden's testimonial.
  2. Footballers War Fund.
  3. Footballers War Fund.


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