Earnie has missed 4 chances in the first half but made no mistake in the 62nd minute. The three points earned put City into second place.
Earnie has a total now of 34. 30 in the league and 4 in the cup. That is an all time club record beating 32 by Hughie Ferguson in 1927. Richards scored his 30 league goals in 1947, one from Earnie and he becomes the highest scorer of league goals as well as all goals in a season.