Tag: Arthur Metcalf

Arthur Metcalf dies in Liverpool

Sunday, February 9 – 1936 The death has taken place in Liverpool of Arthur Metcalf, the former Liverpool footballer, who played in their Cup final in 1914. A native of Sunderland. Metcalf also played for Liverpool as an inside forward during the war. (Nottingham Evening Post, 11-02-1936)

Arthur Metcalf still score goals

Saturday, February 16 – 1924 Arthur Metcalf, who is scoring so freely with Aberdare, first came to the front with Stockport County, where he and Norman Rodgers were a pair of powerful raiders. Later he assisted Liverpool, and has moved about th country a lot since then. Last […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VIII

June 25, 1921 Kenny’s troubles as linesman. Club colours cause a disturbance. Amusing experiences with Liverpool on the continent. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, Partick Thistle’s International goalkeeper, in the story of his experiences, exclusive in the ‘Weekly News,’ relates some unusual incidents when with Liverpool, for whom […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VI

June 11, 1921 Remarkable speech by Tom Watson Leads to victory against the Villa. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam Hardy, the prince […]

Liverpool hand some handsome cheques

Saturday, May 24 – 1919 It is rumoured that that the Liverpool F.C. directors – who as a body stand out in much finer relief than others I could mention – have treated their beneficiary players handsomely. According to one report Longworth “touched but” for £600, Mackinlay and […]

Stockport County v Liverpool 2-1 (War time League match)

Saturday, March 22 – 1919 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal Tournement, at Edgeley Park, kick-off: 15:20. Stockport County – Liverpool 2-1 (2-1). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. F.J. Procter. Stockport County (2-3-5): Jim Goodchild (Manchester City); Bill Goodwin, Fred Garratt; Jimmy Mitton, Fred Fayers, Francis; Harry Crossthwaite, Norman Rodgers, Dick […]

Derby day at Goodison Park awaits

Tuesday, December 31 – 1918 To-morrow, the New Year, and with it quite a collection of good football fare. Another local “Derby” is booked – at Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo, 31-12-1918) Note: Tommy Green was elected to play for South Liverpool vs. Runcorn at Dingle Park on the […]

Liverpool v Burnley 7-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 28 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool Burnley 7-0 (4-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. F.J. Proctor (Trentham). Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, John Miller, Harry Lewis, Phillips. Burnley […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (League match: December 21, 1918)

December 21, 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 16,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, Harry Lewis, George Schofield. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Gaskell; Birmingham, F. Duckworth; […]

Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool 1-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 14 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal, at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 1-2 (1-2). Attendance: 7,000. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Gaskell; Fred Duckworth, Birmingham; G. Chapman; Cornthwaite, Morris (Preston North End), Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott, Billy Jenkinson, Sam Speakman, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; […]

Liverpool v Oldham Athletic 5-1

Saturday, December 7 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Oldham Athletic 5-1 (1-0). Attendance: 18,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Ephraim Longworth; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, Harry Lewis, Reg Phillips. Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): […]

Oldham Athletic v Liverpool 0-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, November 30 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Boundary Park. Oldham Athletic – Liverpool 0-2 (0-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. P. Laigh. Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): Matthews. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, […]

Liverpool at Manchester City

Thursday, November 14 – 1918 There is a spirit of genuine happiness abroad, and this is found in a No 9 size in sports circles. I hope that football players will live for and love Peace-full methods, and get rid of that dark spot that has recently besmirched […]

Liverpool at Port Vale

Friday, November 8 – 1918 Team: – William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamer, Alex Robertson, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Green. (Liverpool Echo, 08-11-1918)