Thursday, December 14 – 1939
The Everton ‘C’ team will oppose Merchant Taylor’s at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Everton ‘C’: Canavan, Kieran, Dugdale, Hall, Bearswood, Atkins, Jones, Simmons, Cobham, Higgins, Bailey.
Hall and Atkins will be making their first appearances this season with Everton. Higgins was tried last week and gave a fine display, Jack Lyon, the captain, is standing down to let Higgins have a game in his own position.
(Evening Express, 14-12-1939)