May 20, 1944
War time International: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15.
The Army – Royal Air Force 2-3 (1-1).
Attendance: 22,000; gate receipts: £1,750.
Referee: Mr. A.C. Hall (Chester).
The Army XI (2-3-5): Frank Swift (Manchester City), Bert Sproston (Manchester City), Frank Taylor (Wolves), Hugh Wales (Motherwell), Bob Pryde (Blackburn Rovers), Matt Busby (Liverpool), Charlie Leyfield (Doncaster Rovers), Andrew Black (Heart of Midlothian), Tommy Lawton (Everton), Ronnie Dix (Blackpool), Alf Williams (Aberdeen).
RAF (2-3-5): Jimmy Strong (Portsmouth), Alf Pope (Heart of Midlothian), Jeff Gulliver (Liverpool), Sammy Jones (Blackpool), Eric Hayward (Blackpool), Billy Hughes (Birmingham), Stanley Matthews (Stoke), Robert Beattie (Preston North End), Jock Dodds (Blackpool), Peter Doherty (Manchester City), Tommy Pearson (Newcastle United).
The goals: 0-1 Dodds (15 min.), 1-1 Black (30 min.), 2-1 Williams (50 min.), 2-2 Dodds, 2-3 Dodds.