May 23, 1942 Match: Lancashire League and Lancashire Cup Semi-Final, at Anfield. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 2-3 aet, 2-2 (1-1). Attendance: 8,062; gate receipts £470.
September 17, 1941 Willie Fagan, Liverpool’s Scottish inside-forward, will make his first appearance of the season next Saturday, when he plays against Manchester City in
September 6, 1941 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at the Racecourse, kick-off: 15:00. Wrexham – Liverpool 5-3 (3-1). Attendance: 2,000. Referee: Mr. H. Hartles (Runcorn).
August 30, 1941 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Wrexham 5-2 (4-1). Attendance: 3,200. Referee: Mr. W.H. Evans. Liverpool (2-3-5):
August 25, 1941 A few weeks ago a 17 year-old Bootle lad received a postcard inviting him to have a trial with Everton Football Club.
Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool,
Friday, February 14 – 1941 Liverpool’s team for the cup-tie against Southport will be selected from Eric Mansley, Robert Stuart, Ray Lambert, Bob Paisley, Bert
Saturday, October 5 – 1940 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Chester 9-1 (2-1). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. H. Hartles
Saturday, August 31 – 1940 Match: North Regional League, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Preston North End 3-3 (2-3). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. R.K.
Wednesday, May 8 – 1940 The Football League today announce a scheme for season 1940-41 for acceptance by the clubs. The 88 clubs are divided
March 9, 1940 Match, International, representative friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. British Army XI – Football League XI 5-2 (4-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. F.
March 8, 1940 Merseyside stages its second big wartime representative match tomorrow, when, at Liverpool’s Anfield home, the British Army, following their triumph over the
March 7, 1940 Stan Hanson, of Bolton Wanderers, who is a native of Bootle, and brother of Alf Hanson, the former Liverpool winger, has been
March 4, 1940 The FA fix June 8 as final day. The Football Association yesterday decided to extend the season by five weeks, until June
Monday, January 22 – 1940 The following players were chosen, yesterday, to take part in the Football League v. All-British Red Cross match at Bradford
Wednesday January 3 – 1940 The British Army football team to meet the French Army in Paris on February 11 includes 10 Internationals and an
December 26, 1939 Match: Red Cross Charity for the St. John Ambulance Fund, at Molineux. Football League XI – All British XI 3-2 (0-1). Attendance:
Tuesday, November 7 – 1939 In this picture (left to right) are Stan Cullis (captain of Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jack Easdale (Liverpool), and George Murphy (Middlesbrough)
Saturday, November 4 – 1939 Match: International friendly for the Red Cross Fund, at Goodison Park. Football League XI – All-British XI 3-3 (2-2). Attendance:
November 3, 1939 The match of the stars in the titbit of tomorrow’s football fare. Goodison Park is the scene of action. Twenty-two of the
October 14, 1939 (Birmingham Daily Gazette: October 14, 1939) Frank Shell, Birmingham, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Adolf Hitler
October 2, 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe today divided the
September 30, 1939 1878 – Formation of the St. Domingo Football Club by members of the New Connexion Chapel, Everton. First games played in Stanley
August 22, 1939 Alex Scott. Wolves’” goalkeeper. Height 6ft. 2in. Weight 13st. Had a trial for Lancashire Boys, and when one of the goalkeepers failed
Thursday, August 10 – 1939 In honour of Ellesmere Port’s international footballers Stan Cullis (Wolves) and Joe Mercer and Sydney Chedgzoy (Everton), and autographed football