May 23, 1945
The last of the Services big games takes place at Anfield tomorrow evening when the Royal Navy and the NFS contest the final of the Pilkington Cup. The Navy won the cup in 1941, but the NFS are seeking their first success. Many League players are featured in the teams.
Royal Navy: Ernie Butler (Portsmouth), Jim Harley (Liverpool), Laurie Kelly (Wolves), Logan (St. Bernard’s), Richard Kirwan (Liverpool), Wilson, Arthur Shepherd (Liverpool), Williamson (Glasgow Rangers), Jimmy McIntosh (Preston North End), Horace Cumner (Arsenal), Michael Hulligan (Liverpool).
NFS: Alex Roxburgh (Blackpool), Curwen (Everton), Monk (Southport), Ted Anderson (Tranmere Rovers), Alex Robinson (Burnley), Shuttleworth (Manchester United), Fred Worrall (Portsmouth), Len Martindale (Burnley), James Urmston (Bury), Dalton, Armstrong.
(Evening Express: May 23, 1945)