December 6, 1939
Liverpool are forced to make one change for their match against Stoke City at Stoke on Saturday. George Paterson will be at inside-left in place of international Jack Balmer, who is ill and in hospital for treatment. Jim Harley, Liverpool’s Scottish full-back has joined the Royal Navy.
Liverpool: Arthur Riley, Tommy Cooper, Jack Tennant, Matt Busby, Tom Bush, Jimmy McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Phil Taylor, Willie Fagan, George Paterson, Herman Van Den Berg.
(Evening Express: December 6, 1939)