August 19, 1944
Match: Benefit for the Lord Mayor of Liverpool War Fund, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:00.
Everton – Liverpool 2-5 (1-3).
Attendance: 16,228; gate receipt: £1,200.
Referee: Mr. J.N. Brown (Royal Marines); linesmen: Messrs. W. Cottrill (Blue flag) and J.J. McShane (Red flag).
Everton (2-3-5): George Burnett, Jack Jones, Norman Greenhalgh, Joe Mercer, Martin McDonnell, Gordon Watson, Jack Grant, Stan Bentham, Jimmy McIntosh, Alex Stevenson, George Makin.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, George Jackson (Everton), Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Harry Kaye, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling, Jack Campbell, Phil Taylor (C), Cyril Done, Albert Malam (Doncaster Rovers), Michael Hulligan.
The goals: 1-0 Stevenson (5 min.), 1-1 Done (8 min.), 1-2 Done (pen., 18 min.), 1-3 Malam, 1-4 Done, 1-5 Done, 2-5 Stevenson.
** Liverpool Daily Post: “Liverpool deserved their victory.”;
** Evening Express: “Liverpool will have a wonder attack.”;