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Sunday, December 30 – 1979 They wear red, but they trade in the gold and silver of success … Liverpool F.C., feared, formidable giants of
Friday, August 1 – 1952 Manager Don Welsh, of Liverpool, to-day signed on, at Southampton, 19-years-old Hugh Gerhardi, a wing-half from Thistle F.C. of Durban,
Thursday, July 3 – 1952 Liverpool, pioneers in bringing South African footballers to this country, will have another Springbok on their staff next season. He
August 25, 1941 A few weeks ago a 17 year-old Bootle lad received a postcard inviting him to have a trial with Everton Football Club.
March 21, 1940 Liverpool visit Crewe Alexandra in a Western Regional game and another good display is anticipated. A number of changes have been made
March 1, 1940 Everton and Liverpool, already engaged to meet in one cup semi-final, have a great chance tomorrow of coming together in a cup-final.
Wednesday, February 14 – 1940 Congratulations to Arthur Riley and Matt Busby, of the Reds. They have received notification that they have been chosen to
Monday, January 22 – 1940 The following players were chosen, yesterday, to take part in the Football League v. All-British Red Cross match at Bradford
January 20, 1940 Match: War time international at Selhurst Park. England – The Army 4-3 (3-3). Attendance: 10,057; gate receipts: £558. Referee: Mr. A.J. Jewell.
Wednesday January 3 – 1940 The British Army football team to meet the French Army in Paris on February 11 includes 10 Internationals and an
January 1, 1940 Busby’s part in the victory. Liverpool’s 3-1 victory at Preston was something in the nature of a minor miracle. The losers included
December 30, 1939 Match: Friendly, at Deepdale, kick-off: 14:20. Preston North End – Liverpool 1-3 (1-1). Attendance: 4,000. Referee: Mr. J.H. Hargreaves (Preston). Preston North
Friday, December 29 – 1939 Preston North End will be anxious to complete a friendly “double” over Liverpool at Deepdale. The clubs met a couple
Tuesday, December 26 – 1939 Match: Red Cross Charity for the St. John Ambulance Fund, at Molineux. Football League XI – All British XI 3-2
Friday, December 22 – 1939 Liverpool will be without some of their leading players for the game against New Brighton, but that will not detract
Thursday, December 21 – 1939 Liverpool have to make several changes for their Western Regional match against New Brighton at Anfield on Saturday. Of the
December 14, 1939 Cyril Done, who scored seven goals for Liverpool Reserves against Blackpool Reserves last week, will lead the Liverpool attack against Preston North
Saturday, December 9 – 1939 Match: Regional League, Western Division, at Victoria Grounds, kick-off: 14:30. Stoke City – Liverpool 3-1 (2-0). Attendance: 1,338. Referee: Mr.
Friday, December 8 – 1939 Our Thanks to the city seniors. They could hardly have put more into the game if there had been a
December 6, 1939 Liverpool are forced to make one change for their match against Stoke City at Stoke on Saturday. George Paterson will be at
Monday, December 4 – 1939 The big game of the day was at Anfield, where the old rivals Liverpool and Everton got to grips again.
Saturday, December 2 – 1939 Match: Football League, Western Region, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Everton 2-2 (0-2). Attendance: 3,000 at the start, 8,000
Saturday, December 2 – 1939 David Murray, former Everton footballer and one of the South Africans who went to Goodison Park, is back in the
Friday, December 1 – 1939 The old Merseyside football “Derby” day spirit will be recaptured tomorrow when Liverpool and Everton meet at Anfield in their