Tag: Alex Raisbeck

Jack Hunter – a sterling centre half

Saturday, February 6 – 1904 I have always a great deal of admiration for a man who is conspicuously whole-souled in his play, and consequently I start these references to J. Hunter, the North End centre half, predisposed in his favour, for the great central factor in his […]

Alex Raisbeck left behind £276 18s

Thursday, September 1 – 1949 Mr. Alexander Galloway Raisbeck, of 19, Bingley Road, Anfield, Liverpool, an official “scout” for Liverpool F.C., formerly secretary-manager for Halifax Town, Chester and Bristol City, a director of Hamilton Academicals, captain of Partick Thistle and of Liverpool and a Scottish international between 1900 […]

Southport’s errors at Anfield

March 4, 1940 Liverpool won their way to the Liverpool Senior Cup final by a victory over Southport, at Anfield, by 5 goals to 1. Among those present were chairman of the Liverpool club, Mr. Will Harrop, fresh from his grand work at the Leeds conference, ex-Anfielders Alex […]

Alex Raisbeck and Bath City FC

September 9, 1939 There will be no football at Twerton Park on Saturday. The Southern League has notified all clubs in the competition that football is cancelled until further notice. All Bath City players have returned to their homes, but the directors are keeping in touch with them. […]

Death of Maurice Parry

Sunday, March 24 – 1935 The death occurred during the week-end of Mr. Maurice Parry, many times Welsh international wing half-back, one-time manager of Rotherham Town and coach to Liverpool F.C. until two years ago. He was one of a noted line of half-backs for Liverpool when Alex […]

Next stop Anfield for Crawford

Saturday, July 11 – 1932 Ted Crawford, the Halifax Town centre-forward, who was taken from Filey Town, has been transferred to Liverpool, evidently on the recommendation of the Halifax manager, Mr. Alec Raisbeck, who is the old Liverpool captain. The Merseysiders have four other centre-forwards – Hodgson, Wright, […]

Alex Raisbeck hand in his resignation

Wednesday, July 17 – 1929 Mr Alex Raisbeck, the Bristol City secretary-manager, has handed in his resignation to the directors, and will sever his connection with the club. This surprise announcement was made yesterday, and Mr George Jenkins (chairman) states that the resignation had been accepted, with regret. […]

Alex Raisbeck a popular manager

Saturday, September 17 – 1927 Undoubtedly the most talked of team at the moment is Bristol City, who, promoted from the Southern Section only last May, has carried all before it in every match yet played. Manager Alex Raisbeck is one of the popular personalities in football and […]