Preston North End v Liverpool 6-1 (League match: June 7, 1941)


June 7, 1941
Match: Football League, North Regional, at Deepdale.
Preston North End – Liverpool 6-1 (4-0).
Attendance: 7,000.
Referee: Mr. J. McCann (Preston).
Preston North End (2-3-5): Jack Fairbrother, Len Gallimore, Bill Scott, Bill Shankly, Tom Smith, Cliff Mansley, Tom Finney, Andy McLaren, Jimmy Dougal, Robert Beattie, Hugh O’Donnell.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Ray Lambert, George Jackson (Everton), Harry Kaye, Dennis Cooke, Eddie Spicer, Billy Liddell, Bob Paisley, Willie Fagan, Cyril Done, Jack Lyon (Everton).
The goals: 1-0 McLaren, 2-0 McLaren (23 min.), 3-0 McLaren (42 min.), 4-0 McLaren (45 min.), 5-0 McLaren, 5-1 Lyon, 6-1 McLaren (88 min.).
** Some Preston sources claim Done scored the Liverpool goal.

Match reports:
* Evening Express: “Liverpool in vital Deepdale game”;
* Evening Express: “Preston North End worthy champions”;

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