Tag: Bernard Ramsden

Ramsden to Sunderland for £10,000

Monday, March 15 – 1948 Sunderland took a last leap into the open transfer arena – it closes tonight – and signed on Bernard Ramsden, 30-year-old Liverpool back. A more-than-£10,000 cheque secured Ramsden, who was on the transfer list, at his own request. He began in Sheffield junior […]

Our Visitors – Liverpool F.C.

Saturday, November 29 – 1947 Liverpool have eight of their unsuccessful Cup semi-final team on view to-day. These are a strong go-ahead side, and we should see a good game. Cyril Sidlow (goalkeeper): Native of Colwyn Bay, and one of the best at his job. Outstanding at positional […]

Portsmouth v Liverpool 1-0 (League match)

Saturday, September 13 – 1947 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Fratton Park, kick-off: 15:00. Portsmouth – Liverpool 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 33,479. Referee: Mr. W.F. Daly (Orpigton). Portsmouth (2-3-5): Ernie Butler; Phil Rookes, Harry Ferrier; Jimmy Scoular, Wilf McCoy, Jimmy Dickinson; Peter Harris, Tommy Brown, Duggie Reid, Bert […]

Ramsden considering flower power

Tuesday, May 6 – 1947 Bernard Ramsden, Liverpool F.C.’s £8,000 full back, has gone to America to marry Miss Audrey Clark of New York, whom he met as a sequel to saving the life of one of her relatives. After resending the relative in Greece, Bernard was told […]

Sheffield United v Liverpool 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, August 31 – 1946 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bramall Lane, kick off: 15:00. Sheffield United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 28,296. Referee: Mr. H.T. Wright (Macclesfield); linesmen: A Blackburn (Flockton; Red-White Flag), T H Briddon (Timperley; Blue-White Flag). Sheffield United (2-3-5): Jack Smith; Fred Furniss, […]

Philadelphia Select XI v Liverpool 0-12 (friendly)

Sunday, May 26 – 1946 Match: Friendly, Tour if USA, at the Yellow Jacket Stadium, kick-off: 15:15 (local time). Philadelphia Select of American League XI – Liverpool 0-12. Attendance: 7,000. Referee: Mr. Joseph Schillinger and Mills; linesmen: Messrs. John Burns and Harry Rodgers. Philadelphia Select XI (2-3-5): George […]

Years bridged

Friday, August 31 – 1945 Liverpool will be bridging six years at Anfield tomorrow, for their team against Burnley looks pretty much the same as it did in those brief moments of league football we had in 1939. Only four of the 15 players from whom the directors, […]

Team news for Liverpool F.C.

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool will select from 15 players for their match with Burnley at Anfield, Nieuwenhuys, Liddell, Fagan, Westby and Gulliver being included as compared with yesterday’s side against Bolton. Don Welsh is not available and plays for Charlton. Liverpool (from): Dirk Kemp, Bernard Ramsden, […]

Peter Kippax – A welcome guest

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool’s tale of misfortune dated from mid-afternoon when several chosen players found they could not get away and Mr. George Kay had to get busy to fill gaps. This work brought a most welcome guest in the person of Peter Kippax, the Burnley […]

Bolton brilliance

Tuesday, August 28 – 1945 It is curious that Bolton Wanderers, 1944-45 North Cup winners, should be here to open both Goodison Park and Anfield, but we could not have wished for a better club or side. Believe me the Wanderers are a brilliant team when they settle […]

‘Old Firm’ at Anfield

Monday, August 20 – 1945 It should not take the Liverpool directors very long to choose their team for next Saturday’s game if most of  the players seen at Saturday’s practice are available. They had eleven regular first team men of last season on view, with Bernard Ramsden, […]

Liverpool F.C. practice

Saturday, August 18 – 1945 Quite a fair crowd turned up at Anfield to-day to see Liverpool’s first public practice match, when two mixed teams of players on the club’s books turned out. Reds. – Dick Kemp; Jack Westby, Jeff Gulliver; Harry Kaye, Tom Bush, Jimmy McInnes; Jack […]

Anfield Charity match

Thursday, June 4 – 1942 For their match against the Army side at Anfield on Saturday, Liverpool are likely to include a number of players from other clubs. The proceeds are in aid of the Lord Mayor of Liverpool’s War Fund and the Army Welfare Fund. So far, […]

Liverpool’s big game

Friday, May 15 – 1942 Liverpool will be more than usually anxious to bag both points from their visit to Preston North End, tomorrow, for this League game may have a vital bearing on the championship question. Blackpool, the leaders, are home to Oldham, which seems a pretty […]

Anfield’s bid for championship

Thursday, May 14 – 1942 Liverpool will have Ramsden, their pre-war full back, in the side which meets Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday in a League championship game. Liverpool are making a big bid for championship honours and have a good chance of pulling it off. […]

Anfield’s ‘Past v Present’ idea

Tuesday, May 12 – 1942 Liverpool FC have applied to the Football Association for permission to stage a charity game at Anfield on Saturday, June 6, when they will meet an Army side composed almost entirely of Liverpool players. While the visiting team will not be definitely known […]

Everton v Liverpool 5-3

Saturday, November 1 – 1941 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Goodison Park. Everton – Liverpool 5-3 (2-2). Attendance: 14,549; gate receipt: £810. Referee: Mr. J.N. Brown. Everton (2-3-5): George Burnett; Billy Cook (C), Norman Greenhalgh; Joe Mercer, Tommy Jones, Gordon Watson; Wally Owen, Stan Bentham, Harry Jones […]

Liverpool players in a cup-winning team

May 25, 1940 A football cup winning team of Liverpool unit “Somewhere in England.” In the back row are: Jimmy McInnes, John Shafto, Bernard Ramsden, Tom Bush and Cyril Done (of Liverpool F.C.), and Bert Gray (formerly Tranmere Rovers and Chester F.C.), and in the front row are […]