Tag: Anfield

Liverpool v Everton 3-1 (Premier League: April 1, 2017)

April 1, 2017 Match: Premier League, at Anfield, kick-off: 12:30. Liverpool – Everton 3-1 (2-1). Attendance: 52,290. Referee: Mr. Anthony Taylor; assistant referees: Messrs. S. Bennett and A. Nunn. Fourth official: Mr. Martin Atkinson. Liverpool: Simon Mignolet, Nathaniel Clyne, Georginio Wijnaldum, Dejan Lovren, James Milner (C), Philippe Coutinho, […]

Bob McColl – he slipped away…

An article from February, 1919. Liverpool couldn’t afford Bob McColl Robert McColl, the famous international, is home again after a long period of Army Service. The “Athletic News” yesterday relates an interesting story told by the late Mr. Tom Watson, of Liverpool, of how McColl became a professional. […]

The Original Merseyside Derby Game

By Tony Onslow. The present Merseyside Derby games are contested between Everton and their close neighbours Liverpool. The event attracts a capacity crowd to Goodison Park where, in 1894, the two sides had first met in a Football League match. The occasion also taxes the capacity of the […]

A very special Thursday

The Shieldrake, Catalona, Mongolian, Labrador, Caloric and the Bonnie Princess. They all sat sail from the docks of Liverpool on Thursday, September 1, 1892. The Bonnie Princess was just crossing the Mersey while the Catalonia was off to Boston at four in the afternoon. On-board the Mongolian was […]

Rapid Vienna en route Anfield

Wednesday, January 18 – 1933 The Vienna Sport Klub Rapid Association football team left Vienna at 7:30 this morning en route for London and Glasgow. The team will oppose the Glasgow Rangers on Saturday next and Liverpool F.C. next Wednesday. (Hull Daily Mail, 18-01-1933)

Lee Kops more flak

Thursday, August 1 – 2002 Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry has launched an astonishing attack on Lee Bowyer after the collapse of the players £9 million move from Leeds. Bowyer’s transfer was all set to go through until Anfield manager Gerard Houlllier called the deal off, citing the […]

Houllier leads Le Tallec race

Wednesday, August 1 – 2001 Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier is poised to beat Manchester United for the signature of French sensation Anthony Le Tallec. United, Valencia and Fiorentina are among clubs chasing the 17-year-old Le Havre midfielder, who has been dubbed the new Michel Platini. But Le Tallec […]

David Thompson to quit Liverpool

Tuesday, August 1 – 2000 David Thompson is ready to quit Liverpool to save his Premiership career. The England Under-21 midfielder has been given permission to talk to Coventry who have tabled a £2,5m bid. Thompson, who has been at Anfield school days, admitted: “I would like to […]

Waiting game for Fowler

Tuesday, December 28 – 1999 Gerard Houllier is set to keep Robbie Fowler on the bench for today’s Anfield clash with Wimbledon. Fowler made his comeback from a three month ankle injury as a sub at Newcastle on Boxing Day. But Houllier, not convinced about his match fitness, […]

Villa look to James

Tuesday, April 27 – 1999 Aston Villa head a queue of clubs ready to offer £2 million-rated David James a chance to re-launch his career. The Liverpool keeper’s fear he will be one of a number of departures from Anfield was confirmed at the weekend when he was […]

Gerard Houllier to wait over new signings

Thursday, December 17 – 1998 Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier will delay his decision on signing either Alexander Golovko or Rigobert Song until the end of the week. Ukraine star Golovko and Cameroon international Song impressed in a trial game yesterday. “Everything went very satisfactorily,” said Houllier. “We will […]

Liverpool v Barnsley 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, November 22 – 1997 Match: Premier League, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Barnsley 0-1 (0-1). Attendance: 41,011. Referee: Mr. Jeff Winter (Middlesbrough); assistant referees: Messrs. N. Hancox and R.J. Olivier. Liverpool: David James, Bjørn Tore Kvarme, Sting Inge Bjørnebye, Dominic Matteo, Jason McAteer, Steve McManaman, Øyvind […]

Liverpool Reserves v Aston Villa Reserves 1-1

Saturday, April 23 – 1994 Reserves, Pontins League, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:00. Liverpool Reserves – Aston Villa Reserves 1-1. Referee: Mr F Taylor; linesmen: Messrs S. Stewart and K.E. Williams. Liverpool Reserves: Tony Warner, Ian Brunskill, John Scott, Andrew Harris, Torben Piechnik, Ashley Neal, Paul O’Donnell, Terry Nestor, […]

Ray Houghton chase

Wednesday, July 22 – 1992 Chelsea and Aston Villa were last night locked in battle for the £900,000 signature of Liverpool midfielder Ray Houghton. He will fly home today from Liverpool’s Italian training camp to talk to both clubs, and his move could make way for Trevor Steven […]

Mike misery

Friday, June 19 – 1992 Liverpool yesterday fined reserve team keeper Mike Hooper two weeks’ wages after his walk-out before last season’s FA Cup final. And his Anfield career could now be over with the arrival of Watford starlet David James. (Daily Express, 20-06-1992)