September 21, 1939
Nine players with League experience are included in New Brighton’s team to visit Crewe Alexandra on Saturday. The other two are Frank Rawcliffe, who was with Liverpool, and 16-year-old Ronald Newstead, a Wallasey Secondary Schoolboy, who played in the reserve team three weeks ago.
New Brighton: Willie Hawthorn, Arthur Buxton, George Morris, Billy Wright, Steve Hughes, Les Turner, Horace Small, Frank Rawcliffe, Ronnie Dodd, Alf Ainsworth, Ronald Newstead.
(Liverpool Echo: September 21, 1939)