Friday, December 29 – 1939
Liverpool will have only two of their Army players for Monday’s Western Regional match at Anfield against Crewe Alexandra.
The will, however, have the services of Saunders, the young Everton back, and Halsall, the Chesterfield centre-half.
Liverpool: Eric Mansley, George Saunders (Everton), Jack Tennant (Stoke City), Matt Busby, Walter Halsall (Chesterfield), Stan Eastham, Billy Liddell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Cyril Done, Len Carney, Herman Van den Berg.
(Evening Express, 29-12-1939)