March 7, 1940
Liverpool F.C. have decided to take part in the any cup competition formulated by the Football League. Notification to this effect has been sent to Mr. Fred Howarth, the League secretary.
Liverpool include several of their young amateur players in the team to visit Blackpool on Saturday in the Lancashire Football League: – A Palin, W. Eaton, W. Cunningham, William Cotton, J. Shelton, A. Pearson, S. Pickstock, H. Bailey, Arthur Shepherd, Stan Palk, Herman Van Den Berg.
(Evening Express: March 7, 1940)