August 23, 1945
The reserve side to play West Bromwich Albion in the Central League fixture at Anfield includes Ramsden and Easdale, making their first appearance for the club in a competitive game for over four years. The former is on leave for a month from Italy, and the latter is now stationed near here, as also is Spicer, another of whom we have not seen much latterly Patterson has been demobilised and will be available regularly.
Team from: –
Alick Grant; Bernard Ramsden, Jack McDonald; Bryan Williams, Tom Bush, Jack Easdale, Eddie Spicer; Jack Campbell, Kevin Baron, Les Shannon, George Paterson, Bill Kinghorn.
Liverpool “A” (v. South Liverpool, at Prescot) from: – Edwards; Kenneth Seddon, George Caskie, Syd Stanley; Charlie Sole, Edward Seeckts, Rogers; Tom Gardner, Kenny Swift, Harold Thompson, Robert Williams, Wiseman, Billy Bretton, Bill Hounslea, Jack Street.
(Liverpool Echo: August 23, 1945)