May 23, 1942
Birkenhead enthusiasts are well catered for seeing that Prenton Park stages the challenge match between the juniors of Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool. Both clubs are justifiable proud of the many good players they have found in the junior ranks this season, and a clash between the two was inevitable.
This will be a grand match between the stars of the future. Both clubs field amateur teams, and ages range from fifteen to twenty. The kick-off is at 3.15 p.m., and Mr. M.E. Green, of Southport, referees.
Tranmere Rovers. – Bob Yeardsley (16), V.L. Stone (17), Eric Victor Hornby (18), A. Payne (18), Laurie Hughes (17), D. McAdam (18), Llew Ashcroft (19), H. Lamb (16), R. Saint (20), W.C. Higgins (18), P. Jackson (17).
Liverpool (from): Phil Keane (17), Kenneth Seddon (18), Bill Checkley (18), Charles Fazackerley (19), Richard Kirwan (18), Jack Macdonald (19), Davies (16), Billy Hall (19), Les Shannon (15), Williams (17), Jack Campbell (18), Michael Hulligan (18), Parker (17).
(Evening Express: May 23, 1942)