Shankly injured in practice

Monday, October 22 – 1945
Injured in a five-a-side game with his unit, Bill Shankly, of Partick Thistle, was not out at Firhill against Third Lanark. SFA selectors were disappointed at his absence, as they were present to have another look at the half-back before the team to meet Wales in chosen.
(Evening Telegraph, 22-10-1945)

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