Tag: Bristol City

William Gerard Fairhurst (Bill Fairhurst)

All articles about Bill Fairhurst on PlayUpLiverpool. About Bill Fairhurst: Born: September 23 – 1907, in St. Helens (Lancashire). Passed away: 1984. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 5 ‘ 11 ½. Weight: 12 ‘ 7. Career: Sacred Hearts. St Helens Town. Liverpool, signed, 1929. * Trial with Runcorn. Rhyl Athletic. […]

Five stars in line for a title

Friday, April 17 – 1964 The Footballer of the Year, elected by the Football Writers Association, will be named on Tuesday, and the voting could be as close at last year when Dave Mackay lost to Stanley Matthews by one vote. I think, without trying to guess the […]

Samuel Bowyer (Sam Bowyer) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Sam Bowyer on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Sam Bowyer: Born: October 12, 1887: Witton, in England. Passed away: April 11, 1961: Crewe, in England. Position: Inside left. Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.); Weight: 66 kilos (10st. 5lb.). Career: Earlestown. ** Transferred to Liverpool for £95. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Frederick Walter Staniforth (Fred Staniforth)

All articles about Fred Staniforth on PlayUpLiverpool. About Fred Staniforth: Born: November 23 – 1884, in Kilnhurst (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: May 23 – 1955, in Bristol, in England. Position: Outside right. Height: 5 ‘ 6. Weight: 11 ‘ 0. Career: Kilnhurst Town, 1901. Rawmarsh, 1902. Kilnhurst […]

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: […]

Patrick Finnerhan (Pat Finnerhan) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Patrick Finnerhan on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Patrick Finnerhan: Born: October 18, 1872: Northwich (Cheshire), in England. Passed away: February 17, 1951: Northwich (Cheshire), in England. Position: Centre-forward. Height: Weight: Career: Winnington: 1891. Northwich Victoria: 1891. * 1892-93: 20-6 (Football League 2); 6-3 (FA Cup); * 1893-94: […]

Alex Raisbeck left behind £276 18s

Thursday, September 1 – 1949 Mr. Alexander Galloway Raisbeck, of 19, Bingley Road, Anfield, Liverpool, an official “scout” for Liverpool F.C., formerly secretary-manager for Halifax Town, Chester and Bristol City, a director of Hamilton Academicals, captain of Partick Thistle and of Liverpool and a Scottish international between 1900 […]

Football plans 1942-43

June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]

The opening football games

Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers, Chester, Southport and Crewe Alexandra home fixtures. Everton visit Stoke, Wrexham will be at Anfield, and New Brighton go to Old […]

Macpherson on target for Bath City

Saturday, November 2 – 1940 Bath City entertained Bristol City in a war-time Western League match at Twerton on Saturday, and the home team won an interesting encounter by three goals to one. The scorers for Bath City were: Macpherson (formerly of Liverpool), Barley and Pinxton (penalty). Rogers […]

Football League: Regional football sections

October 2, 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe today divided the country into eight sections as follows: – North-East 11 clubs; North-West 12 clubs; East Midlands 11 clubs; Western 12 clubs; Midland eight clubs; […]