Tag: Bolton Wanderers

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. […]

Who to succeed Dalglish?

Saturday, February 23 – 1991 Caretaker manager Ronnie Moran is the even money favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish, say bookies William Hill. He will be given a few weeks to prove himself. But if he fails there are other candidates at Anfield. Roy Evans, who works with Moran […]

Robert Idwal Davies – Liverpool Football Club

Davies in media. About Idwal Davies: Born: August 17 – 1899, in Ewloe Green, in Wales. Passed away: June 7 – 1980, in Cowies Hill (Durban), in South Africa. Position: Centre forward, inside right. Height: Weight: Career: Conway, 1919. Buckley United, 1919. West Bromwich Albion, 1919. Southport, 1920. […]

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 […]

St. John turned down Bolton Wanderers

Saturday, August 29 – 1959 Bolton’s troubled boss Bill Ridding arrived home at three yesterday morning after watching Northampton’s 6ft leader Derek Leck score twice against Torquay. Rocked by two defeats and a critical ankle injury to centre forward Nat Lofthouse, Ridding also has had his scout’s approach […]

Wheeler broke the signing lull

Friday, September 7 – 1956 When Johnny Wheeler, Bolton Wanderers’ England wing half-back, signed for Liverpool yesterday, he completed a reversal of normal procedure. He had got himself a house before a transfer. Yesterday morning, Wheeler, born at Crosby, Liverpool, asked Bolton manager Bill Ridding for permission to […]

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 relegation has sad sequel

Monday, April 19 – 1954 A sad postscript to Liverpool’s departure from the First Division after forty-nine years was the announcement yesterday of the death of my old friend George Kay, their former manager. George resigned his position with the club in 1951 because of continued ill-health after […]

Henry Kay (Harry Kay) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Harry Kay on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Harry Kay: Born: 1885: Whitefield (Greater Manchester, Lancashire), England. Passed away: 1954. Position: Right back. Height: Weight: Career: Unsworth Parish Church: 1903. Bolton Wanderers: 1904. * 1904-05: 0-0 (FL 1). Leeds City: Signed: May, 1907. * 1907-08: 31-0 (FL 2). […]

The manager who would not give up

Monday, December 28 – 1953Behind the £20,000 signing by Liverpool on Christmas Day of two Charlton players, full-back Frank Lock (£7,500) and inside-left John Evans (£12,500), is the story of the Manager Who Would Not Give Up. For weeks Liverpool manager Mr. Don Welsh has, between trips to […]

Liverpool get Hugh Gerhardi’s signature

Friday, August 1 – 1952 Manager Don Welsh, of Liverpool, to-day signed on, at Southampton, 19-years-old Hugh Gerhardi, a wing-half from Thistle F.C. of Durban, South Africa. Gerhardi was recommended to Liverpool by Mr. Billy Butler, the former Bolton Wanderers’ player who is a personal friend of Manager […]

George Kay resigns as Liverpool manager

Wednesday, January 31 – 1951 Liverpool, like Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers, are now without a manager. Yesterday, Mr. George Kay, the Liverpool chief, resigned the managership because of ill health. He has been at Anfield for fifteen years. The Liverpool club intend advertising for a new manager, […]

Peter Kippax – A welcome guest

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool’s tale of misfortune dated from mid-afternoon when several chosen players found they could not get away and Mr. George Kay had to get busy to fill gaps. This work brought a most welcome guest in the person of Peter Kippax, the Burnley […]

Bolton brilliance

Tuesday, August 28 – 1945 It is curious that Bolton Wanderers, 1944-45 North Cup winners, should be here to open both Goodison Park and Anfield, but we could not have wished for a better club or side. Believe me the Wanderers are a brilliant team when they settle […]

Ankle injury for Laurie Hughes

Tuesday, August 28 – 1945 Now to the other side of the picture where we find that Laurie Hughes, Liverpool’s young centre-half, will be unable to play against Bolton Wanderers at Anfield tomorrow evening in the Reds’ opening home game. Hughes injured an ankle at Burnley on Saturday. […]

Liverpool F.C.’s fixture list 1945-6

Monday, July 23 – 1945 Football fixtures for the coming season are: 25-Aug-45 Burnley Away 29-Aug-45 Bolton Wanderers Home 01-Sep-45 Burnley Home 08-Sep-45 Bury Home 12-Sep-45 Everton Home 15-Sep-45 Bury Away 22-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Away 29-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Home 06-Oct-45 Bradford Home 13-Oct-45 Bradford Away 20-Oct-45 Manchester City […]

Bert Hall transferred to Liverpool

May 28, 1945 With the closing of the football season Liverpool have solved the problem which has beenw worrying them ever since last August. They have signed another first-class goalkeeper to strengthen a position for which the only regular player has been the consistent Alf Hobson. Liverpool have […]