Liverpool v Preston North End 3-1 (League match: August 23, 1947)


August 23, 1947
Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00.
Liverpool – Preston North End 3-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 49,353.
Referee: Mr. G. Salmon (Stoke-on-Trent).
Liverpool (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow; Jim Harley, Ray Lambert; Phil Taylor, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley; Billy Watkinson, Jack Balmer, Albert Stubbins, Bill Jones, Billy Liddell.
Preston North End (2-3-5): Jimmy Gooch; Davie Gray, Bill Scott; Bill Shankly, Eric Williams, Ken Horton; Tom Finney, Andy McLaren, Willie McIntosh, Robert Beattie, Alf Calverley.
The goals: 0-1 McIntosh, 1-1 Liddell (57 min.), 2-1 Stubbins (66 min.), 3-1 Stubbins (67 min.).

(Liverpool Echo, August 25 – 1947)
LFC PNE Aug 1947

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