Tag: Billy LIddell

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

Liverpool v Southampton 0-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 31 – 1960 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:15. Liverpool – Southampton 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 37,604. Referee: Mr N.N. Hough (Macclesfield); linesmen: Messrs P.R. Booth and J. Yates. Liverpool: Bert Slater, John Molyneux, Ronnie Moran, Gordon Milne, Dick White, Thomas Leishman, Kevin Lewis, […]

Villa wanted Liddell

Tuesday, December 30 – 1958 Joe Mercer, struggling Aston Villa’s new boss, made a dramatic attempt yesterday to sign Billy Liddell, 36, Liverpool’s Scottish international forward. But after contacting Merseyside, Mercer was told that Liverpool would not hear of parting with their famous veteran. So Liddell, now out […]

Liddell out after 20 years

Friday, October 17 – 1958 Billy Liddell, Liverpool’s tough bustling Scottish international forward, has been dropped for the first time in twenty years with the club. Tomorrow against Fulham he is replaced at centre-forward by Louis Bimpson. (Daily Mirror, 17-10-1958)

A thriller at Upton Park

Saturday, April 19 – 1958 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Upton Park West Ham United – Liverpool 1-1 (0-1) Attendance: 37,750 The Liverpool Eleven: Rudham; Molyneux, Moran; Wheeler, White, Wilkinson; Murdoch, Harrower, Liddell, Melia, A’Court. The Liverpool goal: 1-0 Liddell (20 min.). West Ham right back John […]

Lucky Liverpool

Saturday, February 15 – 1958 Match: FA Cup, 5th Round, at Old Show Ground, kick-off: 15:00. Scunthorpe United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-1). Attendance: 23,000. Referee: Mr. K. Howley. Scunthorpe United (2-3-5): Ken Hardwick, Len Sharpe, Jack Brownsword, Frank Marshall, Barry Horstead, Alan Bushby, Jack Marriott, Ronnie Waldock, Eric […]

Billy Liddell – Emperor of Merseyside

Monday, December 23 – 1957 Here is the happiest Soccer story of the year, with sensational goodwill; bursting out all over. It happened at a Liverpool boardroom party yesterday when club chairman Tom Williams presented Billy Liddell, 35, and still the emperor of Merseyside Soccer with: A radiogram, […]

Liddell grabs the winner at Craven Cottage

Saturday, March 2 – 1957 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Craven Cottage, kick off: 15:15. Fulham – Liverpool 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 26,500. Fulham (2-3-5): Ken Hewkins, George Cohen, Jimmy Langley, Jimmy Hill, Derek Lampe, Eddie Lowe, Trevor Watson, Roy Bentley, Roy Dwight, Johnny Haynes, Arthur Stevens. Liverpool […]

Swansea Town v Liverpool 1-1 (League match)

Saturday, November 24 – 1956 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Vetch Field, kick-off: 14:30. Swansea Town – Liverpool 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 18,000. Swansea Town (2-3-5): John King, Dai Thomas, Bryn Jones, Melvyn Charles, Dudley Peake, Don Pearson, Len Allchurch, Harry Griffiths, Des Palmer, Ivor Allchurch, Cliff Jones. […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 48,071. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, Fred Perry, Ronnie Moran, Roy Saunders, Laurie Hughes, Geoff Twentyman, Eric Anderson, Jimmy Melia, Billy Liddell, John Evans, Alan A’Court. Blackburn Rovers […]

Swansea Town v Liverpool 2-1 (League match)

Saturday, November 5 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Vetch Field, kick-off: 15:00. Swansea Town – Liverpool 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. R.E. Jarratt (Horsham); linesmen: Messrs. N. Gaggon (Cardiff) and W.H. Thorne (Cardiff). Swansea Town (2-3-5): John King, Arthur Willis, Gilbert Beech, Melvyn Charles, […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

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 […]

Liverpool F.C. appointments

Tuesday, August 2 – 1955 Mr. McInnes becomes secretary and Bill Liddell captain Liverpool F.C. directors, holding their first meeting of the new season last night, appointed Mr. James McInnes as secretary in succession to the late Mr. J.C. Rouse, chose Billy Liddell as captain, and re-elected Messrs. […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 48,071. Referee: Mr. K.A. Collinge (Sale); linesmen: Messrs. G.D. Swinton and M. Taylor. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, Fred Perry, Ronnie Moran, Roy Saunders, Laurie Hughes, Geoff Twentyman, […]

Black eye Reds

Thursday, March 3 – 1955 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Meadow Lane. Notts County – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 11,000. The Liverpool Eleven:Ashcroft; Lambert, Moran; Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman; Payne, Anderson, Arnell, Rowley, A’Court. The Liverpool goals:1-0 Arnell (14 min.), 2-0 A’Court (51 min.), 3-0 Rowley (81 min.). […]

Liverpool playing staff for 1954-55

Saturday, August 21 – 1954 Name Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Goal – Charles Ashcroft December 29 – 1945 6 ‘ 2 1/2 13 ‘ 1 Chorley Eccleston Juniors Dave Underwood December 16 – 1953 6 ‘ 1 1/2 13 ‘ 5 London Watford Full-backs […]