March 9, 1940
Match, International, representative friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00.
British Army XI – Football League XI 5-2 (4-0).
Referee: Mr. F. Percy.
British Army XI (2-3-5): Dirk Kemp (Liverpool), Willie Cook (Everton), Ted Catlin (Sheffield Wednesday), Joe Mercer (Everton), Stan Cullis (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Wilf Copping (Leeds United), David Hamilton (Newcastle United), Benny Fenton (Millwall), Dennis Westscott (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Willie Fagan (Liverpool), Archie Barber (Everton).
Football League XI (2-3-5): Ted Sagar (Everton), Bill Hayes (Huddersfield Town), Harry Hubbick (Bolton Wanderers), Bill Shankly (Preston North End), Tommy Jones (Everton), Tommy Gardner (Burnley), Stanley Matthews (Stoke City), Johnny Carey (Manchester United), Jock Dodds (Blackpool), Jack Balmer (Liverpool), Ron Hornby (Burnley).
The goals: 1-0 Mercer (9 min.), 2-0 Fenton (19 min.), 3-0 Barber (27 min.), 4-0 Barber (40 min.), 4-1 Balmer, 4-2 Balmer, 5-2 Fenton.
Dodds (on the right) trying to head the ball during an attack on the Army goal in Saturday’s match at Anfield between British Army and Football League. Kemp (Liverpool) is in the goalmouth.