Liverpool v Manchester United 1-3 (Lancashire Cup: May 8, 1943))


May 8, 1943
Match: Lancashire Cup Final, First Leg, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00.
Liverpool – Manchester United 1-3 (1-2).
Attendance: 12,117; gate receipts: £730.
Referee: Mr. J. Williams (Bolton).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, George Jackson (Everton), Jack Westby, Harry Kaye, Frank Rist, Jack Pilling, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Jack Balmer, Cyril Done, Willie Fagan, Michael Hulligan.
Manchester United (2-3-5): Mark Radcliffe (Oldham Athletic), Jack Griffiths, William Roughton, Billy Walsh (Manchester City), Eric Eastwood (Manchester City), Herb Whalley, William Bryant, Johnny Morris, Jack Rowley, Stan Pearson, Alf Bellis.
The goals: 0-1 Pearson (9 min.), 1-1 Nieuwenhuys (38 min.), 1-2 Bellis (43 min.), 1-3 Rowley.

Match reports:
** Liverpool Daily Post: “Manchester United’s fine play.”;
** Evening Express: “Too much crash.”;

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