Tag: Andrew Hannah

The death of Andrew Hannah

May 29, 1940 Another of the great old-timers has passed out. Andrew Hannah, who has died in Clydebank, was one of the famous Renton team which gained the proud title of Champions of the World. As right back, he played for the Scottish League in the first match […]

The funeral of Tom Maley

Monday, August 26 – 1935 Football paid its tribute to the late Tom Maley yesterday. Chief mourners at the funeral were Mr. William Maley (the Celtic manager) and Mr. Alex. Maley, brothers of the deceased, and the late Mr. Maley’s son, Charles, who is secretary of Bradford City, […]

Death of an old internationalist

Tuesday, July 24 – 1923 The death occurred yesterday at Nottingham General Hospital of Mr. Alfred Shelton, a former notable Association football player, for many years a leading member of the Notts County Football Club team. He played for England in seven international matches, being one of the […]

Mr. John McKenna’s long service

Monday, January 20 – 1919 The President of the Football League, Mr. John McKenna, greatly distinguished himself in the interview with the professional players. To conduct an argument with about 70 players, full of grievances, for two hours, requires not only ability, but patience, tact, and knowledge. Mr. […]

The death of Dan Doyle

Monday, April 8 – 1918 Daniel Doyle, one of the greatest full backs of all time, died yesterday afternoon in a Glasgow hospital. His demise was expected, for he has been suffering for some months from an incurable disease. Born in Paisley in 1864, all his life Dan […]

The death of Andrew Kelvin

October 23, 1911 Andrew Kelvin, one of the original members of the Liverpool Association club recently died at his house in Kilmarnock. He took part in the first match for Liverpool, when Rotherham Town were beaten 7-0. The Liverpool side on that day was: Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah, […]

Andrew Hannah – The athlete

Saturday, June 15 – 1901 We have been favored with a copy of the sports programme of the Vale of Leven Highland Games, which took place on Saturday. It is an interesting booklet and gives sketches of famous Vale of Leven athletes and their records. We cull the […]

Hannah still kicking about

Thursday, October 29 – 1896 Andrew Hannah is not exactly a spent force, although he has pretty much the appearance of being all done up. His heading lacks none of its old accuracy, and his long connection with the football ring gives him judgment second to none in […]

Hannah steps out for Clyde

Thursday, October 22 – 1896 The demands of the business of football are about as serious as those of every day commercial life. Here we have Andrew Hannah, the old Renton, Everton, and then Liverpool back brought under the public gaze of football once more by the Clyde. […]

Wanted star players

Saturday, May 18 – 1895 The alleged transfer of the allegiance of the Liverpool stars – Jimmy Ross, Frank Becton and Andrew Hannah – from their present league lords, has caused a flood of correspondence to flow into the Sandon letter-box to the no small displeasure of the […]

The discomfiture of Liverpool

January 7, 1895 The first meeting between these clubs took place at Olive Grove, Sheffield, on Saturday, before 7,000 or 8,000 spectators, in fine, but cold and frosty weather. With the exception that Kerr replaced John Drummond, the Liverpool team was identical with that which had so signally […]

A new league record

Monday, October 15 – 1894 Well it’s a record – £1026; prodigious would Dominic Sampeson describe the proceeds. So will Dicky Sams and so will the people generally. The phenomenal sum and indicates beyond all cavil that, there must have been something near 40,000 spectators, and yet the […]

Liverpool on “derby day” 1894

October 14, 1894 The great football match “I am sure, Mr. Editor, that a great number of football enthusiasts in North Wales will be glad to read in your columns a report, by one of themselves, of the great football match played last Saturday at Goodison Park, Liverpool, […]

Everton v Liverpool 3-0 (League match)

Saturday, October 13 – 1894 Match: Football League, First Division, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:30. Everton – Liverpool 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 40,000; gate receipt: £1,026 (new League record) Referee: Mr. J. Lewis (Blackburn), linesmen: Messrs. W. Gunning (Liverpool) and R. Kelso (Everton). Everton (2-3-5): Tom Cain; James Adams, […]

Weak defence at the Stoney Lane

Saturday, September 17 – 1894 The first visit of the Second League champions to West Bromwich aroused a lot of interest. After opening in splendid style, and when everybody was looking forward to a grand contest, an unfortunate accident to Patrick Gordon completely changed the aspect of the […]

A very tough afternoon in West Bromwich

Monday, September 17 – 1894 Liverpool paid their first visit to West Bromwich on Saturday, and despite the greater counter attractions, Aston Villa v. Sunderland and Small Heath v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, a goodly crowd assembled to witness the performances of the seaport club. Neil Kerr was again an […]