Liverpool FC Past Masters No.3 – Ephraim Longworth

Liverpool FC Past Masters No.3 – Ephraim Longworth
July 12, 2012 Chris Rowland

By Chris Rowland.

After Elisha Scott, another biblical name joins the ranks of past Anfield greats, this time a prince of full backs who captained club and country. Both Eph – as he was known – Longworth and Elisha Scott in goal were instrumental in securing the club’s back-to-back title wins of 1921/2 and 1922/3. The two helped form one of the best defences in Liverpool’s history, along with left back Donald Mackinlay, who will be the next subject in the series.

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