The Liverpool Echo Invitation Cricket Knockout Trophy Winners

The finals began as 40 over matches but changed in 1978 to the format of two innings of 20 overs per side. In 2016, despite hostile opposition from the clubs, the format changed again to one innings of 20 overs per side.

. season winner venue opponent

 1st innings

2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings required result
1 1974 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Southport and Birkdale . . . . . .
2 1975 Liverpool (h) Huyton . . . . . .
3 1976 Liverpool (h) Sefton . . . . . .
4 1977 Ormskirk (h) Southport and Birkdale . . . . . .
5 1978 Sefton (a) St Helens Recs . . . . . .
6 1979 Birkenhead Park (a) Odyssey . . . . . .
7 1980 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Southport and Birkdale . . . . . .
8 1981 Southport and Birkdale (h) Oxton TA Caunce (S&B) took 9 wickets in an innings
9 1982 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Birkenhead Park . . . . . . .
10 1983 Southport and Birkdale (a) Formby . . . . . . .
11 1984 Liverpool (a) Huyton . . . . . . .
12 1985 Liverpool (h) Bootle . . . . . . .
13 1986 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Bootle . . . . . . .
14 1987 Bootle (a) Oxton . . . . . . .
15 1988 Bootle (a) St Helens Recs . . . . . . .
16 1989 Oxton (h) Bootle . . . . . . .
17 1990 Oxton (h) Northern . . . . . . .
18 1991 Oxton (a) Chester Boughton Hall . . . . . . .
19 1992 Neston (a) St Helens Recs . . . . . . .
20 1993 Chester Boughton Hall (h) New Brighton . . . . . . .
21 1994 Wallasey (a) Bootle . . . . . . .
22 1995 Bootle (a) Wallasey . . . . . . .
23 1996 Chester Boughton Hall (a) Sefton (t) CBH 193-1 SEF 113-5 CBH 201-1 SEF 110-4 282 . CBH by 171 runs
24 1997 Wallasey (h) St Helens Recs . . . . . . .
25 1998 Northern (h) Bootle . . . . . . .
26 1999 Bootle (a) Newton le Willows . . . . . . .
27 2000 Ormskirk (h) Sefton Park . . . . . . .
28 2001 Ormskirk (h) Bootle (t) ORM 96-7 BOO 74 ORM 114-8 BOO 103 137 . ORM by 33 runs
29 2002 Bootle (t) (h) Leigh BOO 126-6 LEI 106-7 BOO 134-3 LEI 103 155 . BOO by 51 runs
30 2003 Bootle (h) Wallasey (t) WAL 118-6 BOO 148-4 WAL 99-8 BOO 71-1 70 . BOO by 9 wickets
31 2004 Bootle (a) Fleetwood Hesketh (t) BOO 143-6 FWH 107-8 reduced to one inns/side 144 . BOO by 36 runs
32 2005 Bootle (h) St Helens Recs (t) SHR 63 BOO 132-2 SHR 114-9 BOO 46-3 46 . BOO by 7 wickets
33 2006 Ormskirk (t) (a) Fleetwood Hesketh FWH 111-7 ORM 132-3 FWH 91-7 ORM 74-3 71 . ORM by 7 wickets
34 2007 Ormskirk (a) Skelmersdale (t) ORM 132-6 SKE 88-8 ORM 134-5 SKE 103-7 179 . ORM by 75 runs
35 2008 Wallasey (t) (a) St Helens Recs SHR 77 WAL 90-9 SHR 89-8 WAL 77-5 77 . WAL by 5 wickets
36 2009 Bootle (a) Newton le Willows (t) NLW 128-4 BOO 171-3 NLW 156-6 BOO 117-3 114 . BOO by 8 wickets
37 2010 Ormskirk (t) (a) Sefton Park ORM 125-4 SEF 79 ORM 118-5 SEF 94 165 . ORM by 70 runs
38 2011 Ormskirk (h) Ainsdale (t) ORM 156-7 AIN 112-7 ORM 126-8 AIN 93 171 . ORM by 77 runs
39 2012 Northern (t) (a) Bootle NOR 175-3 BOO 105-9 NOR 117-6 BOO 112-9 188 . NOR by 75 runs
40 2013 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Bootle (t) BOO 147-8 CBH 180-6 rain stopped play - . CBH by run rate
41 2014 Chester Boughton Hall (t) (h) Wallasey CBH 183-6 WAL 116 CBH 205-5 WAL 91 253 . CBH by 161 runs
42 2015 Bootle (t) (a) Northern NOR 86-6 BOO 112-7 rain stopped play - . BOO by run rate
43 2016 Chester Boughton Hall (h) Bootle (t) BOO 131-6 CBH 133-6 . . 132 . CBH by 4 wickets
44 2017 Northern (a) Bootle (t) BOO 117-7 NOR 120-3 . . 118 . NOR by 7 wickets
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  WINNERS  
10 . Bootle 1987, 1988, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2015
8 . Chester Boughton Hall 1974, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1993, 1996, 2013, 2014, 2016
7 . Ormskirk 1977, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011
4 . Liverpool 1975, 1976, 1984, 1985
3 . Northern 1998, 2012, 2017
3 . Oxton 1989, 1990, 1991
3 . Wallasey 1994, 1997, 2008
2 . Southport and Birkdale 1981, 1983
1 . Birkenhead Park 1979
1 . Neston 1992
1 . Sefton 1978
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wins in finals: defeats in finals:
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10 10
Bootle Bootle
9 6
Chester Boughton Hall St Helens Recs
7 4
Ormskirk Sefton
4 3
Liverpool Southport and Birkdale
3 Wallasey
Northern 2
Oxton Fleetwood Hesketh
Wallasey Huyton
2 Newton le Willows
Southport and Birkdale Northern
1 Oxton
Birkenhead Park 1
Neston Ainsdale
Sefton Birkenhead Park
Chester Boughton Hall
Formby
. Leigh
. New Brighton
. Odyssey
. Skelmersdale
23 wins by home team
21 wins by away team .