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Elisha Scott @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Elisha Scott on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Elisha Scott. Born: August 24, 1894: Belfast, in Ireland. Passed away: May 16, 1959: Belfast, in Ireland. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 5 ‘ 8 1/2. Weight: 10 ‘ 11. Career: Belfast Boys Brigade, 1909. Broadway United, 1911. Linfield, 1911. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Teams for Liverpool practice match

Wednesday, August 10 – 1955 The three close-season newcomers to Liverpool’s staff will be on view in Saturday’s public practice match, all of them in the probable reserve XI. They are John Molyneux, ex-Chester; Les Robson, formerly of Darlington, and Healey, the Leyton inside forward who is on […]

The death of Olphert Stanfield

March 13, 1952 A well-known figure in football circles, and former Irish international, Mr. Olphert Martin Stanfield (Olphy Stanfield), died in the City Hospital, Belfast, on Thursday night at the age of 83. Mr. Stanfield, who resided with his niece at Wandsworth Crescent was associated with Distillery for […]

Ireland v Scotland 2-0 (International)

Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland (2-3-5): Ted Hinton (Fulham); Con Martin (Leeds United), Tommy Aherne (Belfast Celtic), William Walsh (Manchester City), Jack Vernon (West Bromwich Albion, captain), Peter […]

Billy Liddell selected for Scotland

January 24, 1946 An entirely new forward line from that which played for Scotland against Belgium yesterday was selected after the game for the international with Ireland at Windsor Park, Belfast, on February 9. In defence Campbell (Morton) comes in at right half for his namesake Campbell (Clyde). […]

Elisha Scott sends greetings

Saturday, August 25 – 1945 Next in my parade is Elisha Scott, of Belfast. Friend and schoolmaster John Murray had met him, and his first words were, “How’s old Bee?” I would remind Elisha that someone said to an elderly man, “You must be 70,” and got the […]

The death of William Crone

November 10, 1944 The death has occurred of Mr. William Crone, 27 Buckingham Street, Belfast, the former Irish international and Distillery full-back. Crone was the youngest player of the first Distillery side of the ‘80s, which had its headquarters at the Daisy Hill ground, and later played for […]

Cooper killed in an accident

Tuesday, June 25 – 1940 One of the finest full backs English football has known and one of the nicest of men, Tommy Cooper, idol of Derby football crowds for a period of years, was killed yesterday in a road accident near Aldeburgh, Suffolk. “Snowy,” as he was […]

The death of Hugh McKelvey

May 11, 1940 The death occurred at his residence, Steen’s Row, Beersbridge Road, Belfast, of Mr. Hugh McKelvey, a well-known footballer of 40 years ago. Mr. McKelvey, who was familiarly known as “Clute,” played at centre-forward and inside left for Glentoran, to whom he went from Parkside Rovers, […]

Ex-Liverpool Jimmy Kelly weds in Derry

October 24, 1939 Derry City’s famous international, Jimmy Kelly, was married in the Long Tower Church, Derry, yesterday morning, to Miss Mary C. Gibbons, a Derry girl. The ceremony was performed by Rev. P. Devine, Adm., Long Tower, who celebrated Nuptial Mass at nine o’clock. Son of Mr. […]

The death of John McClatchey

September 6, 1939 We regret to announce the death of Mr. John McClatchey, 5 Balmoral Avenue, Belfast. A native of Lurgan, he was one of the pioneers of Association football in Ulster. A clever exponent of the game, he played for Ireland against Wales in 1886 and participated […]

Funeral of Mr. James Barron

January 5, 1939 The funeral took place yesterday from “The Lodge,” Sommerton Road, Belfast, to Carnmoney Cemetery of Mr. James Barron, whose death occurred on Tuesday. Mr. Barron was for many years a prominent figure in the business life of the city and was a former member of […]

James Humphrey Barron (James Barron) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about James Barron on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About James Barron: Born: September 30, 1874: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Passed away: January 3, 1939: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Funeral: January 5, 1939: Carnmoney Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Position: Outside left. Height: Weight: Career: Cliftonville Olympic: 1892. Cliftonville: 1893. ** Played rugby […]

The death of George Gaukrodger

December 31, 1937 The death has occurred at Low Moor, Bradford, Yorkshire of Mr. George Gaukrodger, a former Irish football international player and county cricketer. He was aged 59. Son of Mr. G.H. Gaukrodger, who was manager of the old Fleetwood steamers, Mr. Gaukrodger was a well-known football […]

William Scott (Billy Scott) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about William Scott on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About William Scott: Born: May 17, 1882: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Passed away: August 15, 1936: Liverpool (Lancashire), England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: Weight: Career: Linfield: 1901. Everton: 1904. * 1904-05: 16-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup); * 1905-06: 35-0 (Football League […]

The funeral of Andrew Hunter

August 26, 1933 The remains of the late Mr. Andrew Hunter were removed from his residence at Hopeton Street, Belfast, to the City Cemetery on Saturday. Mr. Hunter, who was held in high esteem in the neighbourhood, was a noted international footballer, playing for Distillery, Belfast Celtic, and […]

George McMaster @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George McMaster on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George McMaster: Born: 1878. Passed away: March 23, 1931: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Position: Left half. Height: Weight: Career: Glentoran: 1895. ** Retired after the 1907-08 season. Merits: Ireland A 3-0: (v. England: February 20, 1897; v. Wales: March 6, 1897; […]