May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs
April 27, 1945 The Western Command team against Everton-Liverpool at Goodison Park on Wednesday will be: Jack Fairbrother (Preston North End), Bert Sproston (Manchester City),
April 16, 1945 Liverpool’s triumph over Manchester City 3-1, Maine Road (aggregate 6-1), was a fine example of the win-by-waiting policy. There was pre-match plan,
April 14, 1945 Key note: “Berry Nieuwenhuys, Liverpool’s captain, turned up at Maine Road for the return North Cup-tie with Manchester City, but although his
March 14, 1945 Fifteen star footballers from Britain – 13 English, one Scottish and one Irish – are included in the party of Services players
January 20, 1945 Match: International trial, at Highfield Road (Coventry), kick-off: 14:45. FA XI – RAF XI 4-6 (3-3). Attendance: 12,000; gate receipts: £2,000. Referee:
January 16, 1945 No change have so far been notified in the FA and RAF teams for the Soccer representative match at Coventry on Saturday.
January 4, 1945 What is regarded as an unofficial trial match for the England v Scotland game at Villa Park on February 3, takes place
May 20, 1944 War time International: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. The Army – Royal Air Force 2-3 (1-1). Attendance: 22,000; gate receipts: £1,750. Referee:
May 19, 1944 Like the little boy who keeps the almond paste from his cake to the end, because it’s the best part of it,
May 27, 1940 Liverpool and Manchester City provided a Regional game of the highest order. In peace-time 60,000 or 70,000 people would have been enraptured.
May 25, 1940 Match: Football League, Western Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Manchester City 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 2,000. Referee: Mr. A.E. Smith (Liverpool).
May 24, 1940 Mr. George Kay, manager of Liverpool has been busy all the week seeking players to complete a representative side to oppose Manchester
March 7, 1940 Stan Hanson, of Bolton Wanderers, who is a native of Bootle, and brother of Alf Hanson, the former Liverpool winger, has been
March 6, 1940 Willie Cook, Everton’s Irish international back, and Stan Hanson, the Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper, are newcomers to the British Army XI to oppose
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
December 1, 1937 International: Friendly, at White Hart Lane. England – Czechoslovakia 5-4 (3-2). Attendance: 45,879. Referee: Mr. John Langenus (Belgium). England (2-3-5): Vic Woodley
September 25, 1937 Match: Football League, First Division, at Elland Road, kick-off: 15:15. Leeds United – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 21,477. Referee: Mr. H.T. Wright.