Tag: Bury

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. […]

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. […]

Speedy Mac back at the Kop

Wednesday, November 13 – 1974 Terry McDermott walked into Liverpool’s lush reception room at 6.15 last night blinked at the glittering array of trophies, then walked into the boardroom for a £170,000 transfer signing. The Newcastle and England Under-23 forward completed what Liverpool chairman John Smith described as […]

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 […]

Doc pips Shankly for Bury defender Waldron

Friday, June 30 – 1967 Tommy Docherty, dynamic Chelsea manager, showed the cut-throat side of Soccer yesterday, when he bought Bury wing-half Colin Waldron for £25,000. The Chelsea chief and his old playing pal Bill Shankly, of Liverpool, were all smiles and handshakes on Wednesday when Docherthy sold […]

Walker Hampson @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walker Hampson on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walker Hampson: Born: July 24, 1889: Radcliffe (Lancashire), England. Passed away: 1959: Bury (Lancashire), England. Position: Half-back. Height: (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: (12st.). Career: Black Lane St. Andrew’s: 1912. Colne: 1913. Burnley: 1914. * 1914-15: 4-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA […]

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 F.C.’s fixture list 1945-6

Monday, July 23 – 1945 Football fixtures for the coming season are: 25-Aug-45 Burnley Away 29-Aug-45 Bolton Wanderers Home 01-Sep-45 Burnley Home 08-Sep-45 Bury Home 12-Sep-45 Everton Home 15-Sep-45 Bury Away 22-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Away 29-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Home 06-Oct-45 Bradford Home 13-Oct-45 Bradford Away 20-Oct-45 Manchester City […]

David Pratt manager of Port Vale

January 6, 1945 Port Vale have appointed Mr. David Pratt, former Yeovil & Petters, Hearts, Notts County, and Clapton Orient manager, to a similar position with them. A flying-officer, Mr. Pratt will take up his new post on his release from the RAF. In his playing days he […]

Liverpool v Bury 3-1 (War time, League match)

Saturday, November 25 – 1944 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Bury 3-1 (2-1). Attendance: 11,377. Referee: Mr. E. Adams. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Kenneth Seddon, Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Jimmy McInnes, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling (South Liverpool), Jack Campbell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Arthur Shepherd, […]

The Lancashire Cup draw

Friday, November 24 – 1944 The Lancashire Senior Cup draw, made at Blackburn is: – Oldham Athletic v Burnley, Liverpool v Southport, Everton v Chester, Manchester United v Crewe Alexandra, Manchester City v Stockport County, Accrington Stanley v Blackpool, Bolton Wanderers v Bury, Rochdale v Blackburn Rovers. Home […]

“Play your youngsters, Liverpool”

Friday, November 24 – 1944 Liverpool have a great opportunity of building up their position for the League War Cup Competition, which opens on December 25, when they visit Southport. In the remaining matches in the League Championship No. 1 they should give the many promising junior players […]

Changes for Bury

Wednesday, November 22 – 1944 Worsley, of Fulham, will be at outside left for the injured Don Carter in Bury’s team to meet Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, and Gorman continues at left half. Bury (from); George Bradshaw, Ken Holland, George Griffiths, Les Hart, Blunt, Bill Griffiths, Bill […]

Liverpool’s poor finishing

Monday, November 20 – 1944 I am assured that Liverpool had sufficient chances at Gigg Lane to have won three matches, but they frittered them away and so lost 2-0 – their first war-time defeat at the ground. The Reds were “buried” in every sense, for the player […]

Bury v Liverpool 2-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, November 18 – 1944 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Gigg Lane. Bury – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 4,415. Referee: Mr. A. Sykes (Rishton). Bury (2-3-5): Ken Holland, George Griffiths, Les Hart, Blunt, Bill Griffiths, Bill Gorman, Norman Berry, McFeat (Raith Rovers), George Davies, George Drury (Arsenal), […]