The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused
Wednesday, July 26 – 2006 Bert Slater Goalkeeper with Falkirk, Liverpool, Dundee and Watford Born: 5 May 1936 in Musselburgh. Died: 21 July 2006 in
February 14, 1996 Bob Paisley, English football’s reluctant genius, died yesterday bequeathing our national game a record that will never be surpassed. The man whose
Born: February 20 – 1917, in Musselburgh, in Scotland. Passed away: February 29 – 1992, in Wellingborough, in England. Position: Inside right, also inside left;
Friday, February 22 – 1991 Kenny Dalglish fought back tears yesterday as he left his Merseyside kingdom. Ten days before his 40th birthday the player
All articles about John McMenemy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John McMenemy: Born: February 9 – 1908, Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away: February 5 – 1983, Glasgow, Scotland.
James Blessington. Celtic. Image(s): James Blessington, Celtic (Dundee Evening Telegraph: April 21, 1894). X
Dan Doyle. Celtic. Image(s): Dan Doyle, Celtic (Dundee Evening Telegraph: April 21, 1894). X
Monday, August 14 – 1978 Alan Kennedy, 23-year-old Newcastle defender, joins Liverpool this morning. The £300,000 signing will make his first appearance for the European
Wednesday, January 4 – 1978 Each Saturday, an average of 550,000 football fans swarm through the turnstiles of Britain’s soccer stadiums. Millions more watch soccer
Friday, August 12 – 1977 It is something to smile about, this accusation that Liverpool are mad to pay £440,000 for Kenny Dalglish. Especially when
Thursday, August 11 – 1977 The £440,000 Liverpool have invested on the talented feet of Kenny Dalglish has brought a worried and hostile reaction from
Wednesday, August 10 – 1977 Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool’s £440,000 buy from Celtic, last night got the best sort of welcome to Anfield he could possibly
Friday, January 10 – 1964 Celtic, the only club this winter to use a mixture of straw and hay on top of their pitch to
All articles about Jack Bell on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jack Bell: “A forward of exceptional excellence, he, for a time, worked on the left wing, but
Monday, July 14 – 1952 Willie Fagan, whom Liverpool placed on the open-to-transfer list at the end of last season, is to become player-manager of
Friday, January 4 – 1952 Willie Fagan, the Liverpool and former Celtic and Preston inside forward, was yesterday transferred to Distillery, the Irish League club,
All articles about George Livingston on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Livingston: Born: May 5, 1876: Dumbarton (Dunbartonshire), Scotland. Passed away: January 15, 1950: Helensburgh (Dunbartonshire), Scotland.
All articles about David Taylor on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About David Taylor: Born: August 5, 1884: Bannockburn (Stirlingshire), Scotland. Passed away: August 6, 1949.: Bridge of Allan
All articles about Willie Donnelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Willie Donnelly: Born: 1872, in Magherafelt (Co. Durham), in Ireland. Passed away: August 1, 1948. (Other sources
All articles about John Campbell on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Campbell: Born: September 15, 1871: Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away: December 2, 1947: Scotland. Position: Centre forward.
Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland
January 24, 1946 An entirely new forward line from that which played for Scotland against Belgium yesterday was selected after the game for the international
Saturday, February 3 – 1945 International: War time friendly, at Villa Park. England – Scotland 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 66,000; gate receipt: £17,000. Referee: Mr. T.
Thursday, February 1 – 1945 The Navy will turn out their strongest Soccer side of the war against the Army at Ipswich on February 17.