March 11, 1946
Key note: “There was quite a big crowd at Anfield for the second round of the Lancashire Senior Cup between Liverpool and Bolton Wanderers. Prior to the start, players lined up and spectators stood bareheaded during the minute’s silence in respect of those who died in the disaster at Bolton on Saturday.” (Liverpool Echo: March 11, 1946)
Match: Lancashire Cup, Second Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00.
Liverpool – Bolton Wanderers 3-1 (2-0).
Referee: Mr. W.D. Murdock.
Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Jack Westby, Bernard Ramsden, Harry Kaye, Tom Bush, Bob Paisley, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Phil Taylor, Billy Watkinson, Jack Balmer, Bob Priday.
Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Bill Fielding, Thompson, Catterall, Ernie Forrest, Jack Atkinson, Danny Murphy, Nat Lofthouse, Cam Burgess, George Hunt, Malcolm Barrass, Teddy Rothwell.
The goals: 1-0 Nieuwenhuys (30 min.), 2-0 Balmer, 2-1 Barrass, 3-1 Balmer.
* Billy Watkinson made his Liverpool debut.