Historic Celtic with three cups

June 11, 1892 The Celtic Football Club has the honour of holding three trophies which they have competed for – the Glasgow charity, the Glasgow, and the Scottish cups. This is the first time any Scotch club has won the here cups in one season. The Blackburn Rovers […]

Liverpool Caledonians as a limited company limited

June 10, 1892 Liverpool Caledonians, Limited. – Under this title, a limited liability company has been formed for the purpose of taking over the grounds known as Woodcroft Park, now occupied by the Liverpool Caledonian Association Football Club. This club, it will be remembered, has been so successful […]

James McBride transferred to Liverpool

June 6, 1892 A deputation representing the League club has been in Scotland during the last week, and as a result of their labours two more powerful recruits have been added to the already strong list of players registered. The first is Andrew Hannah, of Renton, and formerly […]

Andrew Hannah captain of Liverpool F.C.

June 6, 1892 The agents of the Liverpool Association Football Club have been busy in Scotland during the past week, and one result of their pre-ignitions is that the signature of Andrew Hannah has been obtained to the documents necessary to ensure his appearance at Anfield-road next season. […]

Meeting of the Lancashire FA

June 2, 1892 At the annual meeting of this Association, held at the Derby Hotel, Bury, Mr. W. Forrest in the chair, the balance-sheet and report were adopted. There was a balance in hand of £917 10s. 6d. prior to the division amongst the finalists and semi-finalists. Mr. […]

Liverpool for the Lancashire Senior Cup

Tuesday, May 31 – 1892 An important meeting of the Lancashire FA was held last night at Blackburn, when the following clubs made application and were admitted to the Senior Cup Competition: – Liverpool, West Manchester, Fairfield, Liverpool Caledonians, Blackpool, Bury, Fleetwood Rangers, Heywood Central, Higher Walton, Nelson, […]

A Board of Conciliation in Liverpool

Thursday, May 26 – 1892 For some two years past, what for all practical purposes is a board of conciliation has been in operation in Liverpool in connection with the carting trade. Committees of the Cartowners Association and of the Carters’ Union have met and settled various questions […]

Improved telephone apparatus

Wednesday, May 25 – 1892 The new telephone company gave at their offices in Cannon Street, London, yesterday (says a London correspondent) an exhibition of their improved telephone apparatus. One of the most serious disadvantages in most of the present telephone exchanges is that conversations are conducted with […]

– First Division and nothing else

Tuesday, May 24 – 1892 ** Liverpool FC have signed another player, Hugh Clifford (ex Stoke). Liverpool paid £25 down, before they were told that Clifford was disqualified for playing in England after playing in both Scotland and England the previous season. ** John Houlding has told the […]

Lancashire League for Liverpool

Saturday, May 21 – 1892 The third annual general meeting of the Lancashire League was held at Bury, on Saturday afternoon, Alderman Bickerstaffe presided, and all the clubs except Heywood were represented. The report and accounts were unanimously adopted. It was decided to extend the league to 13 […]

A big salary for Andrew Hannah

Thursday, May 19 – 1892 One of the results of the refusal to grant professionalism in Scotland will be, it is said, the departure of several noted Scottish players for the more remunerative South. It is more than whispered that Andrew Hannah, of Renton, is likely to be […]

Whitewashed professionals

Thursday, May 19 – 1892 The following returned professionals have applied for and received “Whitewash” in Scotland: – Thomas Towie (Dumbarton) – Preston North End. John Clarkin (Neilston) – Bootle. John Finlayson (Neilston) – Bootle. W. Nisbet (Slamannan) – Sheffield United. John McPherson (Heart of Midlothian) – Nottingham […]

The Everton Football Club – 1891/92 AGM

Tuesday, May 17 – 1892 The annual meeting of the members of the Everton Football Club was held last evening in the Presbyterian School-Royal-street, Everton valley. Mr. Mahon presiding. There was a large attendance of members. The minutes for the previous meetings having been read and confirmed, the […]

Jock Smith have signed for Liverpool

Monday, May 16 – 1892 There have been conflicting reports about Jock Smith, the Sunderland inside right winger. Stoke and Woolwich Royal Arsenal are both said to have secured him. Not being a bird Smith cannot be in two places at once. He tells me that, as a […]

Nuggets from Cricket and Football Field

Saturday, May 14 – 1892 * Alfred Shelton to be engaged at a salary of £250 a year as captain of “Liverpool.” * Thomas Wyllie (Everton), Jock Smith (Sunderland) and Hugh Clifford (Stoke) have signed for “Liverpool” next season. If these are a specimen of the future team […]

Strong financial results for Everton

Saturday, May 14 – 1892 The balance sheet to be submitted to the members of the Everton Football Club on Tuesday next shows a balance of £875 2s 1d in hand. The balance carried forward from last year was £1,792. During the expired season the gate receipts amounted […]