Tag: Alf West

Alfred West (Alf West) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Alf West on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Alf West: Poems on Players: “He’s a right back, And a tight back, No stripling-raw-and-slight-back; A rare back, Do-and-dare back, A funk-and-fumble-ne’er back. He’s a cool back, Liverpool back, Can-kick-like-a-Spanish-mule-back; Accurate back, His comrades-makes-elate back. He’s a neat back, Never-beat […]

The death of Alf West

June 27, 1944 Mr. Alfred West, who died at Garfield-road, Radford, yesterday, was a full back for the Notts County, Liverpool and Barnsley clubs. Prior to joining the Meadow-lane staff during the summer of 1911, when he was 28, this Nottingham born player had been associated for six […]

Reports of a broken leg for Sheldon

Thursday, May 3 – 1917 “Bee” has word from the South announcing that Jack Sheldon, the former Manchester United and Liverpool footballer has broken his leg during a match played by the Eastern Command School. Alf. West, the former Liverpool back, has been in the same school as […]

Clapton Orient’s soldier team

August 27, 1915 Clapton Orient have ten men in the Footballers’ Battalion, and these have been promised Saturday leave until they go away from Salisbury. In addition, Tom Coleman (the Nottingham Forest forward), Tommy Barber (the Aston Villa half-back), and Alf West (the Notts County full-back) have promised […]

Liverpool v Notts County 1-1 (League match)

Saturday, September 5 – 1914 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Notts County 1-1 (1-0). Attendance: 15,000. Referee: Mr. W.J. Heath. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth, Robert Pursell; Thomas Fairfoull, Harry Lowe (C), Bob Ferguson; Jack Sheldon, Arthur Metcalf, Tom Miller, William […]

Knee injury for Alf West

Wednesday, April 1 – 1914 The former Liverpool player, Alf West, sustained a knee injury in the match with Hull City, which may keep him out of the Notts County team on Saturday. If West is absent it will be the first time since he joined Notts that […]

Alf West’s record

Thursday, January 15 – 1914 It has passed unnoticed by all save the “Echo’s” recording expert that Alf West, who left Liverpool to join Notts County three seasons ago, has just completed a magnificent League match “break” of “100,” and is still “in play”! He hasn’t missed a […]

Liverpool v Notts County 0-0 (League match)

Saturday, November 16 – 1912 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:45. Liverpool – Notts County 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 18,000. Referee: Mr. J.F. Pearson (Crewe); linesmen: Messrs. G. Gosling and J.D. Graham. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Robert Crawford, Harry Lowe, Ernest Peake, Bob Ferguson, […]

Alf West “scoring a bull’s eye”

Tuesday, August 22 – 1911 Alf West’s move from Liverpool to Notts County was a big surprise to Mersey folk, who nevertheless were glad to see their old favourite “scoring a bull’s eye.” Notts had their practice last night, when the first team, with West (late of Liverpool) […]

Alf West moves home to Nottingham

Thursday, July 13 – 1911 Liverpool football folk will be glad to learn that Alfred West, the popular right back, has been booked by Notts County. West’s career as a first class man was much curtailed through a bad injury to the knee when he was assisting his […]

Liverpool v Sunderland 1-2 (League match)

Monday, December 26 – 1910 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Sunderland 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. L. Bullimer; linesmen: Messrs. T.H. Heald and T. Lomax. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Ephraim Longworth, Alf West; Robert Robinson, Jim Harrop, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, […]

Parkinson and Harrop doubtful

Friday, December 23 – 1910 Contrary to expectations, Liverpool decided last evening to make a couple of changes in their team to oppose Aston Villa, and it is possible that still further alterations may be necessary. It will be remembered that Jim Harrop sustained a nasty kick against […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 2-0 (League match)

Saturday, December 17 – 1910 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Sheffield United 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 10,000. Referee: Mr. A. Pellow; linesmen: Messrs. A. Denton and H.G. Drummond. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Ephraim Longworth, Alf West; Robert Robinson, Jim Harrop, James Bradley; Arthur […]

Alf West’s return

Saturday, December 17 – 1910 The supporters of the Liverpool club will welcome Alf West back again to the first eleven of the Liverpool club, particularly if he has shown a glimpse of his true form to-day against Sheffield United. West was a fine back when in his […]