Tag: Blackburn Rovers

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

Jack Leslie Westby @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Westby on PlayUpLiverpool. About Jack Westby: Born: May 20, 1917: Aintree, Liverpool. Passed away: November 17, 2006: Crosby. Position: Right back. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Alsop High School. Orrell: Signed: 1935. Blackburn Rovers: Signed (amateur form): April, 1935. […]

Villa look to James

Tuesday, April 27 – 1999 Aston Villa head a queue of clubs ready to offer £2 million-rated David James a chance to re-launch his career. The Liverpool keeper’s fear he will be one of a number of departures from Anfield was confirmed at the weekend when he was […]

Edward Fairhurst Adams (Ted Adams) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ted Adams on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ted Adams: Born: November 30, 1906: Anfield (Liverpool/Lancashire), in England. Passed away: November 30, 1991: Burnley (Lancashire), in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.). Career: Liverpool schoolboys. Oakmere, 1925. Earle, 1926. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Benjamin Howard Baker

Born: February 13 – 1892, in Aigburth, in England. Passed away: September 10 – 1987, in Warminster, in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: Weight: Career: Marlborough Old Boys. Liverpool Balmoral. Blackburn Rovers. Preston North End. Liverpool, eligible, Aug. 12 – 1914. Blackburn Rovers, signed, Nov. 6 – 1914. Chelsea. […]

England v Yugoslavia 0-1 (Euro 1968)

Wednesday, June 5 – 1968 International, Euro 1968, Semi-Final, at Stadio Comunale, Florence, kick-off: 21:15. England – Yugoslavia 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 21,834. Referee: Mr. Jose Maria Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain). England: Gordon Banks (Stoke City), Keith Newton (Blackburn Rovers), Ray Wilson (Everton), Alan Mullery (Tottenham Hotspur), Brian Labone […]

Israel U23 v England U23 0-4 (International friendly)

Sunday, May 17 – 1964 Match: International friendly, in Tel Aviv. Israel U23 – England U23 0-4 (0-3). Attendance: 20,000 Referee: Alexander Minsariatis (Greece). Israel U23 (2-3-5): Chodorov (sub, Vissoker, 46 min.); Primo, Leon; Bachar, Lefkovich, Tisch; Friedrici, Stelvach, Kaulman, Spiegler, Kallah. England U23 (2-3-5): Peter Bonetti (Chelsea); […]

Albert Edward “Kelly” Houlker @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Albert “Kelly” Houlker on PlayUpLiverpool.com. AboutAlbert “Kelly” Houlker: Born: April 27 – 1872, in Blackburn (Lancashire). Passed away: May 27 – 1962, in Blackburn (Lancashire). Position: Left half. Height: Weight: Career: Blackburn Hornets, 1892. Blackburn Park Road, 1893. Blackburn Rovers, 1896. * 1896-97: 17-0 (FL […]

Everton F.C.: The annual meeting of 1959

June 18, 1959 Mr. Carey calms the storm at Everton meeting Everton’s annual general meeting last night was marked by a storm of protest from shareholders over the decision to change their traditional block of seats in the Bullens Road stand at Goodison Park, quelled eventually by a […]

Goalkeepers on the move

Thursday, July 19 – 1956 Dave Underwood rejoined Watford yesterday from Liverpool, and Reg Elvy of Blackburn Rovers is expected to sign for Northampton Town during the week-end. The clubs have agreed terms. Underwood left Watford for Liverpool in 1953. Elvy missed only three senior games in his […]

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 […]

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, […]

Priday joins Accrington Stanley

Thursday, December 11 – 1952 Accrington Stanley manager Mr. Walter Crook last night came to terms with his old club, Blackburn, and signed for a nominal fee South African winger Bob Priday, who cost £10,000 when transferred from Liverpool to Blackburn in March 1949. Priday had been on […]

A long flight to Anfield

Saturday, January 7 – 1950 Mr. Alexander Gordon Shennan, fifty-year-old Chicago businessman has flown 4000 miles across the Atlantic to see Liverpool play Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup. His first question to the receptionist at his Liverpool hotel when he got there last night was: “Has my […]

The friendly rivals

Tuesday, October 11 – 1949 The choice by Wales of Cyril Sidlow, Liverpool, as goalkeeper on Saturday against England carries a stage further an old rivalry between two players who are former schoolmates. Sidlow and Bill Hughes (Blackburn Rovers) went to the same school in Colwyn Bay. Hughes […]