January 3, 1942
Match: Football League, War Cup, First Round, at Gigg Lane.
Bury – Liverpool 2-3 (2-3).
Referee: Mr. J. Lawless (Bury).
Bury (2-3-5): David Jones, George Griffiths, Jimmy Gemmell, Reg Halton, Bill Griffiths, Eddie Quigley, K. Evans, Tommy Olsen, RA Middleham, Peter Dougal, Don Carter.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Roy Guttridge (Aston Villa) **, Ray Lambert, Stan Eastham, Bill Whittaker (Blackpool), Harry Kaye, Berry Nieuwenhuys, George Ainsley (Leeds United), Dick Dorsett (Wolves), Len Carney, Billy Liddell.
The goals: 0-1 Carney (5 min.), 0-2 Liddell (9 min.), 1-2 Olsen (12 min.), 2-2 Carter (19 min.), 2-3 Nieuwenhuys (21 min.).
** Local Liverpool papers give the name “Ridge” for our right back in the match, both Evening Express and Daily Post, but I do believe they copied each other (EE report Saturday and DP Monday) – I believe it is a misprint for Guttridge. It is not confirmed, though.
Match report from the Evening Express, Saturday, January 3 – 1942:
Match report from the Liverpool Daily Post, Monday, January 5 – 1942.