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 […]

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

Saturday, April 4 – 1903 Bill Perkins was so conspicuous a failure against Sheffield United last week that he was superseded on Monday night, when Liverpool played Sunderland; Peter Platt returned to the posts, and though the arrangement may not be a permanent one, it will be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

Liverpool v Newcastle United 3-0 (League match)

Saturday, March 7 – 1903 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Newcastle United 3-0 (3-0). Attendance: 15,000. Referee: Mr. H. Boldison (Middlesbrough), linesmen: W.R. Thornton and A.H. Downs. Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins, John Glover, Billy Dunlop, Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, William Goldie, Arthur […]

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. J.T. 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 […]

Gray break Red hearts on a dull day

Monday, April 21 – 1902 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield. Liverpool – Grimsby Town 2-2 (2-1). Attendance: 12,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Tom J. Robertson, Billy Dunlop; Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck (C), William Goldie; Jack Cox, John Walker, Sam Raybould, Richard Morris, Arthur Goddard. Grimsby Town […]

Holiday football at Goodison Park

Friday, March 28 – 1902 Match: Friendly, at Goodison Park, kick off: 14:00 Everton – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0) Attendance: 5,000 The Liverpool Eleven: Perkins; McCallum, Glover; Rathbone, J.Hunter, White: Goddard, “Sailor” Hunter, Green, Morris, T.Robertson. So far as Liverpool was concerned, there was no attractive football fixture yesterday, […]

Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-0

Saturday, February 22 – 1902 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Burnden Park, kick-off: 15:15. Bolton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. T.P. Campbell (Blackburn). Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): John Sutcliffe; Walter Brown, Fred Halliday; Archie Freebairn, Billy Bannister, Bob Taylor; David Stokes, John Picken, James […]

A scene from the Notts County-match

Saturday, February 15 – 1902 “The sphere shot into the centre with lightning-like rapidity, and Walter Bull, darting in, sent it spinning at Bill Perkins’s left section. The Liverpool custodian sprang across his goal, and managed to handle the ball, but it rebounded, and Bull hastened to make […]

Southampton v Liverpool 4-1 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 8 – 1902 Match: FA Cup, 2nd Round, at The Dell, kick-off: 15:15. Southampton – Liverpool 4-1 (2-0). Attendance: 20,000; gate receipt: £918. Referee: Mr. T. Kirkham (Burslem); linesmen: Messrs. A. Davis (Marlow) and G.B. Capes (Burton). Southampton (2-3-5): Jack Robinson; Charles Burgess Fry, George Molyneux; […]

Everton v Liverpool 0-2 (FA Cup match)

Thursday, January 30 – 1902 Match: FA Cup, First Round replay, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 14:45. Everton – Liverpool 0-2 (0-1). Attendance: 25,000, Gate receipt: £800. Referee: Mr. J. Lewis. Everton (2-3-5): George Kitchen, William Balmer, Bert Sharp, Sam Wolstenholme, Tom Booth, Walter Abbott, Jack Sharp, Jack Taylor, […]