All articles about Albert “Kelly” Houlker on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Albert “Kelly” Houlker: Born: April 27, 1872: Blackburn (Lancashire). Passed away: May 27, 1962: Blackburn (Lancashire).
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All articles about William McOwen on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About William McOwen: Born: April, 1871: Blackburn (Lancashire), England. Passed away: December 27, 1950: Darwen, England. Position: Goalkeeper.
Anxiety over fuel an power position
December 28, 1946 Industrial demands for electricity are lighter than usual this week-end and domestic cuts are unlikely a Central Electricity Board spokesman said today.
Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 0-5 (War time, League match)
Saturday, September 22 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 0-5 (0-1). Attendance: 5,131. Referee: Mr. J.H. Parker
The death of Henry Smith
February 28, 1945 Mr. Henry Smith, aged 77, of Whitehead Street, Blackburn, who died yesterday, claimed to be the first professional footballer in Blackburn. He
The Lancashire Cup draw
November 24, 1944 The Lancashire Senior Cup draw, made at Blackburn is: – Oldham Athletic v Burnley, Liverpool v Southport, Everton v Chester, Manchester United
Highland welcoming for the Army XI
August 11, 1944 Yesterday the British Army, which meets a Combined Services eleven at Inverness today, spent the day golfing and bowling in Inverness. In
Thomas Bamford (Tom Bamford) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com
All articles about Tom Bamford on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tom Bamford: Born: November 6, 1886: Horwich (Lancashire), England. Passed away: August 9, 1944: Blackburn (Lancashire), England.
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All articles about Edgar Chadwick on PlayUpLiverpool. About Edgar Chadwick: “An out-and-out specimen of what a player ought to be. Knows football, and plays it.
The death of Edgar Chadwick
February 14, 1942 Mr. Edgar Chadwick, a noted football star, died today at the age of 72. He was a member of a talented Blackburn
Robert Crompton (Bob Crompton) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com
All articles about Bob Crompton on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bob Crompton: “There is no better football general anywhere than Bob. He understands the game thoroughly from
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All articles about Bob Haworth on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bob Haworth: Born: 1879: Blackburn, England. Passed away: Position: Centre-half. Height: (5ft. 9in.) Weight: (11st.). Career: Christ
Liverpool’s classic display
October 2, 1939 Some of the side had one a route march. Circumstances conspired against Liverpool F.C., but they have rarely played better than when
– It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it.
October 2, 1939 Since we have had friendly football I have met many people who, maybe because they are not satisfied with good, constructive play,
Blackburn referee attacked in Argentina
Sunday, June 5 – 1938 Mr. Isaac Caswell, a member of Blackburn Town Council and a well-known football referee, was attacked last night during a
The Mighty James Jackson
December 29, 1930 Finish with a flourish. No sign of staleness at Blackburn. One had read so much of the alleged hardship on well-trained and
The funeral of Herbie Arthur
December 2, 1930 The interment took place in the village churchyard at Mellor, near Blackburn, to-day, of Mr. Herbie Arthur, of the Bungalow, Mere-road, Blackpool,
Everton Football Club’s 50 years jubilee celebrations
April 24, 1929 Historic Gathering of 600 at the Philharmonic Hall Great Record of a Pioneer Club Old Players Listen to their Feats in the
Season preview 1927/28 – Accrington Stanley F.C. (The Athletic News)
Monday, August 1 – 1927 Accrington Stanley do not desire to risk re-election for a second time, and have made practically a complete clearance of
The funeral of John Lewis
January 16, 1926 The funeral at Blackburn of Mr. John Lewis, the well-known football legislator and social worker, who passed away on Wednesday, took place
Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part IV
May 28, 1921 Amusing story of Buchan and Campbell When Charlie Buchan’s smile irritated me Base humour about my transfer By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell,
Liverpool Reserves v Nelson 3-4 (League match: November 17, 1920)
November 17, 1920 Match: Central League, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Nelson 3-4 (2-0). Attendance: 6,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry McNaughton, Jim Penman, Billy Jenkinson, Frank
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All articles about Joe Lofthouse on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Joe Lofthouse: Born: April 14, 1865: Blackburn (Lancashire), England. Passed away: June 10, 1919: Blackburn Royal Infirmary
John McKenna appointed vice president of the Lancashire FA
Friday, November 8 – 1918 At a meeting of the Council of the Lancashire Football Association at Bolton, last night, Mr. John Lewis, Blackburn, was
Stray leaves: Liverpool mastered
October 8, 1918 Father Euclid declared that a line is length without breadth. Most good goalkeepers are built on that pattern. There have been exceptions,
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