Tag: Bolton

Did the Liverpool executive over-react?

Friday, February 15 – 1901 The recent suspension of five Liverpool players by their club for leaving the field during a Combination match, without the permission of the referee, will be reconsidered by the Lancashire Association (who confirmed the suspension) at Bolton next Monday. The referee, Mr. Foster, […]

Portsmouth team in road crash

Monday, September 8 – 1946 Mr Jack Tinn, Portsmouth secretary-manager, and James Stewart, the trainer, were hurt in a road accident yesterday when, with the team, they were returning from Bolton. The coach in which the party were travelling collided with an American Service vehicle fifteen miles from […]

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 the evening, the team and officials were given a civic reception and entertained at dinner by the Town Council. Provost Hugh Mackenzie welcomed […]

All set for Dens Park

August 4, 1944 Stage is now set for the opening game at Dens Park tomorrow afternoon between Dundee and the British Army XI. Dundee have completed their defence by signing a goalkeeper, Bennett, from Hull City, and a selection will be made from: – Bennett, Ancell, Rennie or […]

Manchester United’s fine play

May 10, 1943 Manchester United have set Liverpool a stiffish task for the second leg of the Lancashire Cup final at Maine Road next Saturday, for they hold a two goals lead as the result of their 3-1 victory at Anfield. The margin is fairly wide, but not […]

Invites for the Lancashire Cup

Tuesday, August 4 – 1942 When and how the Lancashire Senior Football Cup Competition is to be played this season will be decided at a meeting to be held at the Pack Horse Hotel, Bolton, on Saturday. The Competition Sub-Committee have invited the following 16 clubs to the […]

Chester side to face Liverpool

September 15, 1939 For their match at Chester to-morrow, Liverpool will probably field the following side: – Dirk Kemp, Jim Harley, Bernard Ramsden, Matt Busby, Tom Bush, Jimmy McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Jack Balmer, Willie Fagan, George Paterson, and Herman Van den Berg. All except Harley, Nieuwenhuys, and Van […]

Dan Cunliffe dies 62 years old

Tuesday, December 28 – 1937 Daniel Cunliffe, of York Street, Heywood, a former international footballer, has died at the age of 62. A native of Bolton, he played for Liverpool, New Brighton, Millwall, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, and Rochdale. (Evening Telegraph, 31-12-1937) Daniel Cunliffe

Alf Gray transferred to Lincoln City

Friday, June 8 – 1934 Lincoln City F.C. have secured the transfer of Alfred Gray, a centre half who was with Liverpool last season. A native of Bolton, Gray, who is 24, stands 5ft. 11 ½ins. and weighs 11st 10lbs. He served four seasons with Oldham Athletic and […]

Liverpool boys for Lancashire Schoolboys XI

Wednesday, May 15 – 1929 The Sports Management Committee of the Burnley Education authority are hoping that the match between the Lancashire and Yorkshire Schoolboys, at Turf Moor, on Saturday afternoon, will be supported. The game is an inter-county one for the “Tetley” Shield, and the kick-off is […]

Accrington Stanley 1925/26

Wednesday, August 26 – 1925 Birthplace Position Height Weight John Blake Stoneclough Goalkeeper 5 10 1/2 11 0 Tom Holden Leyland Goalkeeper 5 8 11 4 John Haworth Huncoat Goalkeeper 5 11 12 0 Albert Bell Annfield Plain Right back 5 10 1/2 12 7 Tom Whittaker Manchester […]

Nelson F.C. 1925/26

Wednesday, August 26 – 1925 Birthplace Position Height Weight Harry Abbott Preston Goalkeeper 5 9 1/2 12 0 Fred Mace Stalybridge Goalkeeper 6 0 12 0 Fred Broadhurst Aspull Right back 5 8 11 6 Clem Rigg Portsmouth Left back 5 10 1/2 11 7 Jack Newnes Brymbo […]