Thursday, May 22 – 1941
Mr. George Kay, manager of Liverpool, has now completed the arrangements for the match with Preston North End. Liverpool will play only one game with the cup finalists. This will be at Deepdale on Saturday, June 7, the final day of the season.
So the Reds have four games to play before the curtain is rung down. They go to Chester on Saturday, receive Everton at Anfield the following week; go to Goodison Park on Whit Monday and then go to Preston.
Liverpool (from): Alf Hobson (Chester), Kenneth Seddon, Ray Lambert, Harry Kaye, Bert Turner (Charlton Athletic), Eddie Spicer, Dennis Cooke, Billy Liddell, Stan Palk, Cyril Done, George Collister, Alf Hanson (Chelsea), Jack Swain (Grimsby Town).
Chester will field an unchanged team for the fifth match in succession.
Chester: Bill Shortt, Turnbull, Dave McNeil, Doug Cole, Derec Williams, Harold Howarth, Roberts, Tommy Astbury, Dick Yates, Bill Pendergast, R. Lancelay.
(Evening Express, 22-05-1941)