Tag: Bill Perkins

The fishy business at Anfield

December 16, 1915 Next Saturday’s game at Anfield brings to our memory a fishy smell. Stoke and Liverpool will ever be associated with one of the few fiascos ever played. Considering the number of games played, the number of fiascos is infinitesimal and this fact is due to […]

Alex Raisbeck’s Unique Life Story: Part 7

May 1, 1915 Memorable match which won Liverpool the championship. Alick Raisbeck relates some special training yarns. What the maximum wage have done to football. the fact that Sheffield United have won the English Cup brings back to me the words of Tom Watson, the Liverpool “boss,” whom […]

Liverpool Reserves v Oswaldtwistle Rovers 2-0 (Lancashire Combination, April 4 – 1903)

Saturday, April 4 – 1903 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Oswaldtwistle Rovers 2-0 (2-0). Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Don McCallum, White; Charles Morgan, Andrew Raisbeck, William Taylor; George Latham, Tommy Green, Syd Smith, Hughes, John Davies. Oswaldtwistle Rovers (2-3-5): Gaskell; Cunliffe, Hargreaves; Harrison, Knowles; […]

Bill Perkins and his nerves

April 4, 1903 Bill Perkins was so conspicuous a failure against Sheffield United last week that he was superseded on Monday night, when Liverpool played Sunderland; Peter Platt returned to the posts, and though the arrangement may not be a permanent one, it will be permanent as regards […]

Trawden Forest v Liverpool Reserves 1-1 (Lancashire Combination)

Saturday, January 10 – 1903 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Cottontree. Trawden Forest – Liverpool Reserves 1-1 (0-1). Trawden Forest (2-3-5): James Arnott; Robinson, Blackshaw; Nutter, Watkins, Grime, Nunnick, Savage +3. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Don McCallum, Stanley Orritt; William Taylor, Andrew Raisbeck, George Fleming; Jack Parkinson, Thomas […]

Accrington Stanley v Liverpool Reserves 5-1 (League match: December 6, 1902)

December 6, 1902 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Moorhead Park. Accrington Stanley – Liverpool Reserves 5-1 (3-0). Attendance: “Good attendance”. Referee: Mr. Jack Howcroft (Bolton). Accrington Stanley (2-3-5): Walker; Finney, Boulton; Goulding, J Bradshaw, Hardman; Morgan, Watkins, Matt Brunton, Joe Hargreaves, W. Bradshaw. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Don […]

Sunderland v Liverpool.

September 15, 1902 The Liverpool team paid its visit to Roker Park on Saturday when 20,000 people turned out to see Sunderland secure their first home League victory. Sunderland won the toss and elected to play towards the sea end. Liverpool went away with a rush, but were […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers

September 8, 1902 The opening match of the season on the Anfield Road ground, the pitch of the Liverpool club, was with Blackburn Rovers, and the attendance numbered 17,000 people. The game began in glorious fashion, for each side romped away, and the defenders were sorely taxed to […]

Let the season begin at Anfield

September 1, 1902 Tonight the Anfield eleven will open the season with a visit from the famous Celtic club, from which Liverpool’s latest recruit George Livingston, was secured. The team will be as follows: – Bill Perkins, John Glover, Don McCallum, Maurice Parry, Charlie Wilson, William Goldie, Arthur […]