All articles about Bob Holmes on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bob Holmes: Born: June 23, 1867: Preston (Lancashire), England. Passed away: November 16, 1955: Preston (Lancashire), England.
November 16, 1955 Last of “Invincibles,” Bob Holmes dies A great footballer of the old days, Mr. Bob Holmes, died at his native Preston to-day,
April 14. 1900 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Preston North End 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 3,000. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Harry Storer; General Stevenson,
December 30, 1899 Harry Bradshaw, the clever little fellow we were wout to see skipping along the Liverpool left wing before he went South, will
December 25, 1899 The heights and weights of some of the North End players are: Peter McBride, 5ft. 10in. and 13st.; Bob Holmes, 5ft. 8in.
November 18, 1899 Estimate Hughie Dunn’s popularity according to his bodily bulk, and you have a correct idea on the point. The compliment conveyed will
October 14, 1899 John Devey ranks alongside Ernest Needham as an ideal captain. His masterly marshalling may be traced in the un-equalled series of successes
October 7, 1899 There were times last season when those most intimately acquainted with Peter McIntyre felt intensely sorry for him. As a lad of
Saturday, April 29 – 1899 Match: Football League, First Division, at Deepdale. Preston North End – Bolton Wanderers 0-1. Attendance: 2,500. Preston North End (2-3-5):
March 11, 1899 Key note: “Liverpool had not far to travel for their afternoon’s performance – merely from St. Annes to Preston. They are training
April 28, 1898 Match: International, Benefit for Unions’ Benevolent Fund, at Ibrox Park. Scottish Footballers’ Union – English Footballers’ Union 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 3,000; gate
December 28, 1897 At a meeting of leading football professionals in Liverpool, presided over by John Bell, the well-known Everton forward, at which representatives of
October 2, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Deepdale, kick-off: 15:30. Preston North End – Liverpool 1-1 (1-1). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. John Lewis.
September 13, 1897 Glorious weather favoured the initial home League match at Anfield, and the visit of the once famous North End team proved a
September 11, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick off: 16:00 Liverpool – Preston North End 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 20,000. Referee: Mr. J.Lewis.
April 10, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:00. Liverpool – Preston North End 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. Hallam. Liverpool
February 27, 1897 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Deepdale. Preston North End – Aston Villa 1-1 (1-0). Attendance: 14,000; gate receipts: £867 17s. Preston
November 14, 1896 Match: Football League, First Division, at Deepdale, kick-off: 14:45. Preston North End – Liverpool 1-1 (1-0). Attendance: 9,000. Referee: Mr. J. Lewis
February 8, 1896 Both these teams having been relieved from any responsibility in connection with the Lancashire Cup competition beyond the first round, home-and-away friendly
February 8, 1896 Match: Friendly, at Deepdale, kick-off 15:10. Preston North End – Liverpool 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 1,000. Referee: Mr. Stott (Rawtenstall). Preston North End
November 4, 1895 Match: Benefit for Bob Holmes, at Deepdale. Preston North End – Liverpool 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 2,000; receipts: £60. Preston North End (2-3-5):
November 2, 1895 An event of interest, not merely to Preston, but wherever football is played, takes place at Deepdale on Monday, and it is
April 20, 1895 Key note: “Liverpool and Preston North End have left their matches until late on in the season, for it was only on
April 13, 1895 International: Inter League, at Celtic Park (Parkhead). Scottish League – English League 1-4 (1-2). Attendance: 30,000. Referee: Mr. J. Marshall (Third Lanark);
March 30, 1895 Match: Lancashire Cup, Final, at Ewood Park (Blackburn). Preston North End – Everton 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. John Lewis (Blackburn).