Tag: AGM

Moores wins seat of power at Liverpool

Thursday, August 29 – 1991 David Moores, nephew of former “Mr Everton” Sir John Moores, last night became new chairman of arch-rivals Liverpool in a shock Anfield power coup. Moores, a 46 year-old rock music fan and lifelong Liverpool supporter, moved in to end Noel White’s short tenure […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1968

Friday, July 26 – 1968 The shock resignation of Liverpool vice-chairman Harry Latham, for personal reasons, revealed on the eve of the club’s annual meeting, was followed last night at the meeting by the election of Alderman Arthur Collins to the board. Alderman Collins, 59 years-old Merseyside company […]

Resignation of Liverpool vice-chairman

Friday, July 26 – 1968 Liverpool F.C. vice-chairman Mr. Harry Latham will not be seeking re-election to the board of directors at the club’s annual meeting to-night. A director for the past 11 years, Mr. Latham is resigning for personal reasons. There are two nominations for the vacancy […]

Four Burscough signings

Tuesday, July 23 – 1968 Burscough F.C. have signed Brian Robinson from Lancaster City, John Robinson (ex Horwich R.M.I), Graham Glover, formerly with Prescot Town and Paul Fairclough an 18-years-old student teacher, who last season played 15 successive games with Liverpool Reserves in the Central League. Mr. John […]

Everton F.C.: The annual meeting of 1959

June 18, 1959 Mr. Carey calms the storm at Everton meeting Everton’s annual general meeting last night was marked by a storm of protest from shareholders over the decision to change their traditional block of seats in the Bullens Road stand at Goodison Park, quelled eventually by a […]

Everton F.C.: The annual meeting of 1958

June 19, 1958 Shareholders of Everton critical There were some lively interludes at the annual meeting of Everton F.C shareholders at the Commence last evening, and when the proceedings terminated after two hours there was some opposition, though rather half-hearted, to the vote of confidence passed in the […]

Liverpool F.C.’s new chairman

Monday, August 18 – 1947 Councillor S. Ronnie Williams will be unanimously elected chairman of Liverpool F.C. at tomorrow’s meeting of the directors, to succeed the late Mr. William H. McConnell and occupy the chair his father, the late Mr. W.R. Williams, graced so nobly some years ago. […]

Liverpool suggestion failed at Football League AGM

Tuesday, July 1 – 1947 At the annual meeting of the Football League the four retiring clubs, Halifax Town, Southport, Mansfield, and Norwich, were re-elected, and Mansfield were moved from the Southern to the Northern Section. Messrs. A. Drewry (Grimsby), P. Wood (Huddersfield Town), and H. French (Middlesbrough), […]

Ted Drake goes west

Saturday, September 1 – 1945 We, here, are much concerned about the pass-out of Ted Drake, Arsenal forward. He has been laid up through injury that will stop his football and cricket, at which he was so expert. It was Drake’s name that caused manager George Kay to […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1943

June 24, 1943 “The future policy of Liverpool F.C. remains unchanged,” said Mr. R. Lawson Martindale, chairman, at the 51st annual meeting of the club last night, when accounts showing a profit of £3,091 were adopted and a dividend of 7½ per cent was declared. Mr. Martindale emphasized […]

The Football League agenda

June 16, 1943 The Management Committee of the Football League met in Manchester today to draw up the agenda for the annual meeting in London on June 28. The position of the London clubs who, it is learned, intend to resist the League’s demand for the winding up […]

Football’s post war planning

June 30, 1942 Next season’s possible snags. Will Harrop tops poll. The most important decision made at the Football League’s annual meeting, which may have far-reaching effects on the game for years to come, was the acceptance of the Management Committee’s proposal to set up a special sub-committee […]

Liverpool’s good season

June 18, 1942 Double gates make first war credit. The balance-sheet of Liverpool F.C. shows a net profit for the year ending May 4 last of £1,277, compared with a loss of £1,421 the previous year. With no money coming in – or going out – in transfer […]

Profits around the corners

June 15, 1942 Concrete evidence of the big improvement in football attendances on Merseyside last season will be forthcoming when the balance-sheets of Everton and Liverpool are made public. While the exact figures cannot be disclosed until the report and accounts have been despatched to shareholders, which will […]

Liverpool F.C. directors unopposed.

Tuesday, May 5 – 1942 There will be no election for seats on the Liverpool Football Club directorate. No nominations have been received from anyone wishing to oppose the three directors who retire by rotation. The retiring directors are Mr. R. Lawson Martindale, the present chairman, Mr. Walter […]

Next season’s football decisions

Monday, June 9 – 1941 Mr. William Cuff, Everton, was re-elected president of the management committee at the Football League annual meeting, today, in Nottingham. Mr. A. Brook Hirst, Huddersfield, was appointed senior vice-president, and Mr. A.H. Oakley, Northampton, junior vice-president. Two vacancies were filled by Mr. Will […]

Numbering of players

Monday, June 5 – 1939 The biggest surprise of the annual meeting of the Football League, in London to-day, was the adoption of a motion making the numbering of players compulsory in League matches. The President of the League (Mr. W.C. Cuff) himself put forward the proposal, which […]

Football League proposals

May 26, 1939 The Football League balance sheet shows a profit of £18 3s. 11d. on the year, bringing the amount in Profit and Loss Account to £10,577 2s. 7d. There was an increase in the amount received as share of percentage of net takings from £2,885 in […]