June 5, 1939 The biggest surprise of the annual meeting of the Football League, in London to-day, was the adoption of a motion making the
December 19, 1929 The funeral of Mr. Richard Birtwistle, of Lytham, a founder of the Blackburn Rovers F.C., a player, referee, club chairman, and county
Friday, November 8 – 1918 At a meeting of the Council of the Lancashire Football Association at Bolton, last night, Mr. John Lewis, Blackburn, was
February 18, 1918 Under the new Petrol Order, which precludes the use of petrol substitutes, or gas, for the conveying of players or spectators to
August 6, 1915 The English Football League Management Committee met at the Exchange Station Hotel, yesterday, and selected the referees for the coming season, &c.
July 19, 1915 Important decisions, putting a ban on professional football next season, were come to at the meeting of the ruling football authorities yesterday.
May 5, 1915 The following are the nominations for the Lancashire Football Association: – President, D.B. Woolfall, vice-presidents, J.S. Roscow, J.J. Cooper, John James Bentley,
Monday, September 23 – 1912 Aston Villa fined 25 guineas. A meeting of the Management Committee was held at the League Offices, Preston, on Monday,
March 1, 1912 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held in Manchester last night. Mr. John McKenna, the president, who
Thursday, October 10 – 1907 Mr. C.E. Sutcliffe, solicitor, of Rawtenstall, and formerly of Burnley, who is a member of the English League Management Committee,
June 30, 1900 On Saturday, at the Albion Hotel, Manchester, a meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held under the presidency
May 9, 1900 A special meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held at the Blue Bear Hotel, Manchester, last evening, Mr.
May 4, 1900 A meeting of the Management Committee of the League was held in London yesterday. There were present Messrs. John James Bentley (president),
December 29, 1897 The officials for the English Cup ties on the 29th prox. Are now completed, and are as follows, the first named being