May 2, 1940
Liverpool’s game against New Brighton, due to have been played at Rake Lane on May 8, has been postponed. On May 11 the Anfielders will be at home to Stockport County. On May 18 they will meet Tranmere at Anfield, providing Everton are drawn away in the next round of the Cup. If Everton are drawn at home Liverpool will play their outstanding game against Chester at Sealand Road.
On May 25 Liverpool will play Manchester City at Anfield, providing Everton are clear of a home fixture, and Liverpool will fulfill their away fixture with New Brighton if Everton are drawn at home.
(Liverpool Daily post: May 2, 1940)