May 1, 1940
The Liverpool side to go to Oldham for a friendly on Saturday includes Nivvy at centre-forward and Brown of Huddersfield, at centre-half. Palk, the young Reserve forward, is tried in the first team for the first time.
Liverpool. – Eric Mansley, Ray Lambert, Fred Rogers, Matt Busby, Alan Brown, Bob Paisley, Billy Liddell, Len Carney, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Stan Palk, Herman Van Den Berg.
(Liverpool Echo: May 1, 1940)