March 17, 1945
The draw for the Football League War Cup (North) first round, ties, to be played on the home and away basis, was made at Everton on Saturday night. First named teams will be at home next Saturday, and away on March 31. Kick-off 3 p.m.
Cardiff City v Lovell’s Athletic, Burnley v Manchester United, Halifax Town v Chesterfield, Blackpool v Wrexham, Bolton Wanderers v Accrington Stanley, Newcastle United v Darlington, Bristol City v West Bromwich Albion, Liverpool v Everton, Leicester City v Derby County, Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bradford v Doncaster Rovers, Bury v Stoke, Manchester City v Crewe Alexandra, Sheffield United v Bradford City, Northampton Town v Birmingham City, Rotherham United v Barnsley.
(Liverpool Daily Post: March 19, 1945)