November 30, 1939
Liverpool include some highly-promising young players in their team to visit Blackpool in the Lancashire Football League.
Cathrall, the former Liverpool schoolboy player, who had a couple of games last season will be at outside left, and the full backs will be two 17 year-old players who will be making their first appearances.
T. Rafferty was a Waterloo schoolboy and formerly played for the Bootle J.O.C. club, Nor-West, while W. Eaton is an Ormskirk Grammar Schoolboy who has been playing with Lydiate.
Liverpool Reserves: Eric Mansley, Ted Rafferty, W. Eaton, Ray Lambert, Dennis Cooke, Eddie Spicer, Billy Liddell, Stan Eastham, Cyril Done, Len Carney, Sidney Cathrall.
(Evening Express: November 30, 1939)