Thursday, February 15 – 1945
As Tommy Lawton will be playing for Millwall – Tommy says it is impossible to travel back from the South to play for Everton – Cec Wyles is “first favourite” for the centre-forward position against Southport at Goodison Park. Syd Rawlings will be at Outside right, the remainder of the side being unaltered.
Everton Reserves (v. St. Teresa’s): J.A. Jones, Melling, McDonnell, Fryer, Rees, Cookson, Hughes, Ashley, Moston, Taylor, Underwood.
Everton Colts (v. Wirral Athletic at Heswall): Gardner, T. Jones, Rankin, J. Makin, Power, Tansey, Richardson, J. McDonnell, Quaille, Tommy Dunn, John Dunn.
(Evening Express, 15-02-1945)