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I just love the history of Liverpool F.C. and football in general. The earlier the better.

Ronald Moran (Ronnie Moran) @

All articles about Ronnie Moran on About Ronnie Moran: Born: February 28, 1934: Liverpool (Lancashire), England. Passed away: March 22, 2017: Liverpool (Lancashire), England. Position: Left back. Height: 177 cm. (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: 77 kilos (13st. 2lb.). Career: Crosby School. Liverpool: Signed: January 7, 1952 (signed as […]

Bob McColl – he slipped away…

An article from February, 1919. Liverpool couldn’t afford Bob McColl Robert McColl, the famous international, is home again after a long period of Army Service. The “Athletic News” yesterday relates an interesting story told by the late Mr. Tom Watson, of Liverpool, of how McColl became a professional. […]

Three great goalkeepers

I came across a nice feature article about the top goalkeepers of 1908 in the Cricket and Football Field newspaper recently. It is quite interesting reading when the journalist of the time (known as “Richard Samuel”) digs deep into these players perwsonalities. The whole articles can be read […]

Welcome to PlayUpLiverpool

What an amazing life style it brings, you know, when supporting a football team 24/7, following the score, the previews, the reviews, building up and tearing down … dreams. Nothing last forever, but this come pretty close. Come on, Red men – Play up, Liverpool! Before I start […]

Liverpool F.C. season 1961-62

Liverpool Football Club, season 1961-62: Liverpool F.C. Board of Directors meeting: Left to right: SC Reakes, CJ Hill, H Cartwright, GA Richards, RL Martindale, TV Williams (chairman), JS McInnes (Secretary), W Shankly (manager), EAF Sawyer, HK Latham. Directors Mr. T.V. Williams Chairman Mr. S.C. Reakes, J.P. Vice-Chairman Mr. […]

Christian Ziege @

All articles about Christian Ziege on PlayUpLiverpool. About Christian Ziege: Born: February 1 – 1972, in Berlin, in Germany. Position: Left full-back. Height: Weight: Career: FC Sudstern 08 Berlin, 1978 – 1981. TSW Rudow Berlin, 1981 – 1985. FC Hertha 03 Zehlendorf, 1985 – 1990. Bayern Munchen, 1990. […]

Liverpool F.C. – Hail the 1922 Champions

Liverpool F.C. – The Champions of the League The supreme event in the Eastertide football was the decision of the League championship. When Liverpool had the honour of defeating last season’s winners, Burnley, and on the same day Oldham Athletic overcame Tottenham Hotspur at Boundary Park, the premiership […]

Liverpool Ladies v Bristol Academy 2-0

Saturday, August 22 – 2015 Ladies, FA WSL, at the Select Security Stadium, kick-off: 18:30. Liverpool Ladies – Bristol Academy 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 492. Referee: Mr. Anthony Tankard; assistant referees: Messrs E. Swallow and R. Woodburn; Fourth Official: Mr. R. Aspinall. Liverpool Ladies: Libby Stout, Martha Harris, Gemma […]

Liverpool Ladies v Durham Women 1-0

Saturday, August 15 – 2015 Ladies, FA Continental Tyres Cup, at the Select Security Stadium, kick-off: 17:30. Liverpool Ladies – Durham Women 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 493. Referee: Mr. A. Smith. Liverpool Ladies: Libby Stout, Martha Harris, Becky Easton, Gemma Bonner, Mayumi Gillam, Katrin Omarsdottir, Katie Zelem, Lucy Staniforth, […]

Liverpool v The New Saints 5-1 (Friendly)

Monday, August 10 – 2015 Match: Friendly, at Melwood. Liverpool – The New Saints 5-1 (2-1). Attendance: The match played behind closed doors. Liverpool: Adam Bogdan, Alberto Moreno, Mamadou Sakho, Kolo Toure, Jordan Rossiter, Emre Can, Lucas Leiva, Roberto Firmino, Divock Origi, Lazar Markovic, Danny Ings. The New […]

Stoke City v Liverpool 0-1 (Premier League)

Sunday, August 9 – 2015 Match: Premier League, at Britannia Stadium, kick-off: 16:00. Stoke City – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 27,654. Referee: Mr. Anthony Taylor; assistant referees: Messrs. Gary Beswick and Darren Cann; Fourth Official: Mr. Jonathan Moss. Stoke City: Jack Butland, Glen Johnson, Geoff Cameron, Marc Muniesa, […]