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. […]

John Miller @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John Miller on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Miller: Born: Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 6lb.). ** Height and weight source: Athletic News: April 17, 1893. Career: Union. Dumbarton, 1890. * 1890-91: 2-2 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup); […]

Walter James Rowley (Walter Rowley) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Rowley on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walter Rowley: Born: April 14, 1891: Little Hulton, England. Passed away: March 22, 1976: Shrewsbury (Shropshire), England. Position: Centre-half. Height: Weight: Career: Farnworth Wednesday: 1907. Walkden Wednesday: 1908. Little Hulton Wednesday: 1909. Oldham Athletic: 1910. * 1910-11: 0-0 (Football League […]

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 […]

James Settle (Jimmy Settle) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jimmy Settle on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jimmy Settle: Born: September 5, 1875: Millom (Cumberland), England. Passed away: June 1, 1954: Horwich, England. Funeral / burial: June 5, 1954: St. Peter’s Church, Halliwell. Position: Inside left. Height: (5ft. 6in.); Weight: (11st.). Career: Bolton Wanderers: 1894. * 1894-95: […]

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 […]