Tuesday, December 28 – 1999 Gerard Houllier is set to keep Robbie Fowler on the bench for today’s Anfield clash with Wimbledon. Fowler made his
January 1, 1970 Flu-hit Coventry to-day made a plea to the FA to call off their third-round tie with Liverpool at Highfield Road on Saturday.
December 26, 1948 Appleby Football Club’s annual trip was held on Boxing Day, when one hundred members and friends enjoyed a coach outing to Liverpool.
January 24, 1947 A plan to rob Liverpool Football Club with hopes of a haul of £4,000 after the Boxing Day match was alleged at
January 10, 1945 Laurie Hughes, the Liverpool centre half who was injured in the match against Everton on Boxing Day is, states Manager Mr. George
November 27, 1944 Grand holiday football news for the Merseyside enthusiasts. All four clubs concerned have agreed to Boxing Day matches being the semi-finals of
Thursday, December 21 – 1939 Liverpool have to make several changes for their Western Regional match against New Brighton at Anfield on Saturday. Of the
Monday, January 9 – 1922 During the recent festive season all records for the Liverpool F.C.’s ground at Anfield-road were left behind. Two victories were
December 23, 1919 Billy Meredith, the famous winger and Welsh international, was on Tuesday re-signed by the Manchester United Club, who, through their manager, Mr.
Friday, December 20 – 1918 Billy Jenkinson, the popular Liverpool back, has promised to play for South Liverpool on Boxing Day, at Dingle Park. There’ll
December 18, 1915 Match: Football League, Lancashire Section, at Anfield. Liverpool – Stoke 2-0 (1-0), (match played over 2 x 40 min.). Attendance: 15,000. Referee:
Saturday, January 30 – 1915 Telling how he spent Christmas Day in the trenches, Private Joseph Jackson (28), 1st Royal Warwicks, of Ward Street, agreed
Friday, January 22 – 1915 Lord Derby’s postcard recruiting census of players and spectators at the Christmas Day and Boxing Day matches at Liverpool and
January 5, 1915 The result of the football census for recruiting purposes, now published by Lord Derby, at the Liverpool and Everton football matches on
Monday, August 10 – 1907 Liverpool will play a friendly with Woolwich Arsenal on Boxing Day, whilst, with their League fixtures concluding about Easter season
September 22, 1906 Companions in distress When we find the English Cup-holders and League champions going astray to the extent of five points out of
December 31, 1900 The Liverpool team after their visit to West Bromwich on Boxing Day, took up their quarters at Southport, from which place they
December 30, 1899 Playing for Liverpool Reserves against Manchester City Reserves, on Boxing Day, the veteran Fred Geary received an injury which, I am afraid,
December 30, 1893 Liverpool still going well. On Saturday last they tackled Ardwick and won by six goals to two. This is the third time
February 6, 1893 A meeting of the Lancashire Association Council was held at the Shelley Arms, Preston, last night, when there was a large attendance
January 2, 1893 The severe pegging back received at the hands of Blackpool has not been without its effect upon the Anfield Road players. Since
December 28, 1892 An extraordinary large number of cases have been reported to the Liverpool Coroner of violent and sudden deaths, and persons found dead
October 30, 1888 There is to be improvements on a large scale in the accommodation at Anfield Road, where 18,000 people are to be provided