June 24, 1941
David Cochrane, the Portadown and Irish international outside right, who was on loan from Leeds United to Portadown, has signed for Shamrock Rovers, the Eire League club.
His decision to join the Dublin club caused considerable surprise and disappointment among the Portadown supporters when it was announced on Tuesday. He was generally believed to be very happy with the Portadown club.
(Source: Portadown Times: June 27, 1941)