Tag: Blackpool

Training at Cleverleys

Thursday, January 21 – 1926 Liverpool, in view of their Cup tie against Fulham, have sent their players away for the first time this season, and 18 men are at Cleverlys, near Blackpool. (Nottingham Evening Post, 21-01-1926)

At 32, Emlyn’s even younger

Tuesday, August 28 – 1979 Emlun Hughes today spends his 32nd birthday performing his favourite party piece – playing football. The colours have changed from the tangerine of Blackpool to the red of Liverpool and now to the old gold of Wolves, and a second-round League Cup-tie at […]

The men of Anfield…

Saturday, October 19 – 1968 Liverpool are a star team, consisting of star players. Every man wearing the Liverpool colours this afternoon is a player of established reputation, but there has been one departure from the team that opposed us in that Fifth Round FA Cup replay at […]

Di Stefano and Pereira at Holly Park

Tuesday, May 14 – 1968 A capacity crowd of 10,000 is expected at South Liverpool’s Holly Park ground tomorrow evening to watch the might Real Madrid stars Alfredo di Stefano and Benfica goalkeeper Costa Pereira oppose each other in a charity match. The world wide reputations of these […]

Harold Payne Hardman (Harold Hardman) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Harold Hardman on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Harold Hardman: Born: April 4, 1882: Manchester (Lancashire), England. Passed away: June 9, 1965: Sale (Lancashire), England. Position: Outside left. Height: 168 cm. (5ft. 6 ½in.); Weight: 68 kilos (10st. 10lb.). Career: Worsley Wanderers: 1897. Chorlton-cum-Hardy: 1898. South Shore Choristers: […]

Pagnam dies aged 70

Thursday, March 1 – 1962 Fred Pagnam, former Arsenal centre forward, has died at Samlesbury, near Preston, aged 70. Arsenal signed him from Liverpool in 1919 for the then large fee of £1,500. He was also with Blackpool, Southport, Huddersfield, Cardiff and Watford. (Daily Mail, 02-03-1962)

Blackpool Reserves v Liverpool Reserves 0-1

Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Reserves, Central League, at Blackpool. Blackpool Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 0-1. Blackpool Reserves (2-3-5): Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Doug Rudham, Don Campbell, John Price, Barry Wilkinson, Dick White, Alex South, Brian Jackson, Jimmy Payne, Alan Arnell, Joe Dickson, Les Robson. The goal: 0-1 Arnell. […]

Aston Villa pay £23,000 for Dave Hickson

Friday, September 2 – 1955 After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually transferred to Aston Villa at fee believed to be about £23,000. This is roughly what Aston Villa received when they transferred their inside forward, Tommy Thompson, to Preston […]

Bert Freeman dead

Thursday, August 11 – 1955 The death has taken place at Birmingham of Bert Freeman the former Everton and England international centre forward and the man who scored the goal for Burnley when they defeated Liverpool in the Cup Final of 1914 at Crystal Palace. Before the first […]

Liverpool will not be underrated

Friday, December 11 – 1953 It will be no “push over” for Pompey at Fratton Park when they meet Liverpool tomorrow. The Merseysiders, too, were among those lowly teams who caused such League surprise last week. Fortunately, there is no feeling among the Fratton Park players that here […]

Albert Stubbins comes back

Saturday, November 29 – 1952 Albert Stubbins, former Newcastle and England centre, reappears in league football today for the first time since September 22, 1951. Liverpool beaten five times in their last six matches, have recalled him to lead the attack against Blackpool. Stubbins, recently recovered from injuries […]

Arthur Whalley @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Arthur Whalley on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Arthur Whalley: Born: February 17, 1886: Rainford, England. Passed away: November 23, 1952. Position: Centre half. Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 76 kilos (12st.). Career: Brynn Central: 1906. Wigan Town: 1907. Blackpool: 1908. * 1908-09: 6-2 (FL 2). Manchester […]

Liverpool players for England

Sunday, October 5 – 1947 England soccer selectors were busily engaged yesterday naming the sides for a full international against Wales on October 18 and two representative games. Co-orperation between the FA and League selectors with a view to developing, almost on club lines, the best national side […]

£13,000 star lost at the cinemas

Thursday, September 12 – 1946 Albert Stubbins, Newcastle United’s England centre forward, was transferred to Liverpool to-night for a fee of £13,000, only £1,000 less than Arsenal paid for Bryn Jones, and around the same figure Tommy Lawton cost Chelsea. The signing completed one of football’s most amazing […]