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: Blackburn (Lancashire). Passed away: May 27, 1962: Blackburn (Lancashire). Position: Left half. Height: (5ft. 6 ½in.); Weight: (11st. 4lb.). Career: Blackburn Hornets, 1892. Blackburn Park Road, 1893. Blackburn Rovers, 1896. * 1896-97: 17-0 […]

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 […]

Allen Hardy @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Allen Hardy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Allen Hardy: Born: 1873: Ilkeston, England. Passed away: 1950. Position: Left back. Height: (5ft. 9 ½in.); Weight: (12st. 7lb.). Career: Ilkeston Town: 1898. Wigan County: 1899. Blackburn Rovers: Signed: January, 1900. * 1899-00: 9-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup); […]