July 16, 1942
Events are moving swiftly towards the dawn of the another football season. Yesterday the clubs of the Football League received their fixtures for the League competition, which will occupy the first half of the season.
The directors of Liverpool Football Club held their own annual meeting and Mr. Richard Lawson Martindale was re-elected chairman of the club for his second year. Mr. Martindale, whose father was also chairman of the club, joined the directorate in 1931 and was appointed chairman last year in succession to Mr. William John Harrop, who retired on his election to the Football League Management Committee.
Mr. William McConnell has been re-elected vice-chairman for the second year in succession. Mr. McConnell has been 13 years on the board.
The following sub-committees were appointed:
Finance – Messrs. William McConnell (chairman), William Harvey Webb, William John Harrop and Walter Henry Cartwright.
Grounds – Messrs. Stanley Ronald Williams (chairman), James Troop, George Alfred Richards and Ralph Knowles Milne.
Stores – Messrs. Walter Henry Cartwright (chairman), Stanley Ronald Williams and George Alfred Richards.
The directors decided to grant the application of Liverpool Stadium Ltd, for the use of Anfield for the staging of the Kane v Curran flyweight title eliminator on August Bank Holiday.
(Evening Express: July 17, 1942)
Messrs. William McConnell and Richard Lawson Martindale, directors of Liverpool F.C.