War time matches

Preston North End v Liverpool 1-3 (Friendly: December 30, 1939)

December 30, 1939
Match: Friendly, at Deepdale, kick-off: 14:20.
Preston North End – Liverpool 1-3 (1-1).
Attendance: 4,000.
Referee: Mr. J.H. Hargreaves (Preston).
Preston North End (2-3-5): Harry Holdcroft, Frank Gallimore, Williams, Bill Shankly, Tom Smith, Bob Batey, Jimmy Dougal, George Mutch, Frank O’Donnell, Bobby Beattie, Hugh O’Donnell.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Arthur Riley, Jack Tennant, Bernard Ramsden, Matt Busby (C), Walter Halsall, Stan Eastham, George Leadbetter, Willie Fagan, Cyril Done, Len Carney, Billy Liddell.
The goals: 0-1 Fagan (7 min.), 1-1 F. O’Donnell (38 min,), 1-2 Done, 1-3 Done (90 min.).

Match reports:
** Liverpool Daily Post: “Liverpool win at Deepdale.”;
** Evening Express: “Reds’ Deepdale triumph.”;

Matt Busby, Liverpool F.C.
Matt Busby Liverpool F.C.


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