December 25, 1942
Match: Football League Northern Section, at Prenton Park, kick-off: 15:15.
Tranmere Rovers – Liverpool 3-2 (1-0).
Attendance: 7,207; gate receipts: £541.
Tranmere Rovers (2-3-5): Bob Yeardsley, Radcliffe, Arthur Owen, Danny Glidden (Reading), Laurie Hughes, Ronnie Hodgson, Bunny Bell, Harry Lamb, Arthur Frost (Newcastle United), Abe Rosenthal, Pat Jackson.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Kenneth Seddon, Jack Westby, Jack Macdonald, Steve Hughes, Charlie Fazackerley, Billy Hall, Bobby Williams, Willie Fagan, Cyril Done, Stan Palk.
The goals: 0-1 Glidden (penalty, 25 min.), 1-1 Fagan (48 min.), 1-2 Frost (55 min.), 2-2 Hall (72 min.), 2-3 Frost (89 min.).
** I would like to thank George Higham (Tranmere Rovers’ historian) for the help collecting the match report.