Tag: Bootle

The Original Merseyside Derby Game

By Tony Onslow. The present Merseyside Derby games are contested between Everton and their close neighbours Liverpool. The event attracts a capacity crowd to Goodison Park where, in 1894, the two sides had first met in a Football League match. The occasion also taxes the capacity of the […]

Jack Leslie Westby @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Westby on PlayUpLiverpool. About Jack Westby: Born: May 20, 1917: Aintree, Liverpool. Passed away: November 17, 2006: Crosby. Position: Right back. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Alsop High School. Orrell: Signed: 1935. Blackburn Rovers: Signed (amateur form): April, 1935. […]

Ellis Dudley – Liverpool Football Club

Dudley in media. About Ellis Dudley: Born: July 22 – 1883, in Liverpool (Lancashire), in England. Passed away: September 2 – 1964, in Ormskirk (Lancashire), in England. Position: Outside right. Height: Weight: Career: Bootle. Liverpool, signed, December 4 – 1903; * eligible for Liverpool in official matches, December […]

Liverpool let seven go free

Saturday, May 25 – 1968 Liverpool have given free transfers to seven of their young players and retained 28 professionals, they announced to-day. Among the retained are wing-half Roy Evans, former Bootle and England schoolboy, and winger Dave Wilson, for whom they paid Preston £20,000 18 months ago […]

Albert Virr @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Albert Virr on PlayupLiverpool. About Albert Virr. Born: August 6 – 1902, Liverpool (Lancashire). Passed away: July 20 – 1959, South Liverpool (Lancashire). Position: Inside forward and left half. Height: 178 cm (5ft. 10in.). Weight: 70 kilos (11st. 0lbs.). Career: Lyndholme. Everton, 1922. * Chester, […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

Liverpool playing staff for 1954-55

Saturday, August 21 – 1954 Name Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Goal – Charles Ashcroft December 29 – 1945 6 ‘ 2 1/2 13 ‘ 1 Chorley Eccleston Juniors Dave Underwood December 16 – 1953 6 ‘ 1 1/2 13 ‘ 5 London Watford Full-backs […]

Donald Woan married

Friday, June 19 – 1953 Donald Woan, Bradford City outside right, formerly with Liverpool, was married today at Maghull, near Ormskirk, to Miss Lillian Margaret Rowlands, of Maghull. His brother Alan who plays for Bootle in the Lancashire Combination, was best man. Groomsmen were two other brothers, Frank, […]

Walter Wadsworth @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Wadsworth on PlayUpLiverpool. About Walter Wadsworth: Born: October 7, 1890: Bootle (Merseyside), England. Passed away: October 6, 1951: Bristol, England. Nick name: ‘Dirty Waddy’. Position: Centre half. Height: 179 cm. (5ft. 10½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). ** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: […]

Liverpool player for Blackburn Rovers?

Wednesday, November 21 – 1945 Blackburn Rovers, who signed Cec Wyles from Everton recently, ae negotiating for the transfer from Liverpool of Jack Campbell, the outside right or left, who joined Liverpool from Bootle Schoolboys on leaving school. Campbell has been assisting the Rovers as a guest player. […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

“Football as we see it”

Thursday, March 15 – 1945 Bootle football followers should make a note that on Thursday evening, March 22, at Bootle Town Hall, there will be a unique gathering of Everton and Liverpool directors and officials, who will talk on “Football as we see it.” The Liverpool and Everton […]

The Allen Cup final at Anfield

Saturday, April 22 – 1944 Next Saturday will be a red letter day for the Home Guard. In the afternoon 100 men from each Battalion will parade through the city, and afterwards, due to the kindness of the Liverpool F.C. directors, the final of the Allen Cup will […]