BLA 21st Army XI v Liverpool 3-3 (Friendly: July 29, 1945)


July 29, 1945
Match: Friendly, at Hannover.
BLA 21st Army XI – Liverpool 3-3 (1-2).
Attendance: 35,000.
BIA 21st Army XI (2-3-5): Ted Sagar (Everton), Dennis Westcott (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jimmy Hagan (Sheffield United), McCabe (Middlebrough), Rockaby (Middlesbrough), Eggleston (Sheffield Wednesday), Blenkinsop (Leeds United) +4.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Dirk Kemp, Jack Westby, Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Matt Busby, Tom Bush, James McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Phil Taylor, Don Welsh, Harry Eastham, Billy Liddell.
The goals: 1-0 Hagan (penalty), 1-1 Welsh, 1-2 Welsh, 2-2 Westcott, 2-3 Welsh (penalty), 3-3 Hagan.

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Dennis Westcott, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
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2 comments

  1. Just found, in some old papers of my late Father, what looks like a programme for this match. The Liverpool F.C. players were Kemp, Westby, Gulliver, Busby, Bush, McInnes, Niewenhuys, Taylor, Liddell, Welsh and Eastham. The Linesmen were Lt. Alcock and Balmer. The Referee was Sgt Farr. The Army X1 reserves were Roberts (Plymouth A) and Dunn (Trowbridge). Some of the original Liverpool players were crossed out and others put in their place. It looks as if Balmer was originally playing for Liverpool and was then given the job of a linesman.

  2. An addition to my reply is the Army X1 team who were: Sandham (Everton) Sanderson (Wolves) Westcott (Wolves) Hagan (Sheffield U) Bridge (Romford) Eggleston (Sheffield W) Rickaby (Middlesborough) McCabe (Middlesborough) Chittenden (Aldershot) Blenkinsop (Leeds) and Sagar (Everton).

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