Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 2-3 (League match and Lancashire Cup: May 23, 1942)


May 23, 1942
Match: Lancashire League and Lancashire Cup Semi-Final, at Anfield.
Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 2-3 aet, 2-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 8,062; gate receipts £470.
Referee: Mr. J.N. Brown (Ormskirk).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Roy Guttridge (Aston Villa), Ray Lambert, Harry Kaye, Fred Finney, Fred Haycock (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Berry Nieuwenhuys, Andy McLaren (Preston North End), Cyril Done, George Mutch (Preston North End), Billy Liddell.
Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Conway, Jack Westby, Anderson, Arnold Whiteside, Arthur Woodruff (Burnley), Percival, Tommy Gardner (Burnley), Bremner, Jack Weddle, Aspden, Riley.
The goals: 1-0 McLaren (29 min.), 1-1 Anderson (penalty), 2-1 Mutch, 2-2 Gardner, 2-3 Riley (108 min.).
** Some sources claim Done scored Liverpool’s first goal.
** Two different versions of Blackburn’s outside left, both Riley and Rilet written in newspaper articles.

Match report from the Liverpool Daily Post, Monday, May 25 – 1942:
1942 LFC v BRFC Lancashire Cup 1 1942 LFC v BRFC Lancashire Cup 2 1942 LFC v BRFC Lancashire Cup 3

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