Tuesday, November 28 – 1933
John Deacon, of Darlington, who has recently been appearing with the Redcar Borough side, was yesterday signed on as a professional by Liverpool after he had played in a trial match and scored the equalising goal at Oldham.
Deacon, who is aged 18, lives at Springfield, Darlington. He formerly played for Cockfield in the Northern League.
(Sunderland Daily Echo, 29-11-1933)