Tag: centre forward

Robert Idwal Davies – Liverpool Football Club

Davies in media. About Idwal Davies: Born: August 17 – 1899, in Ewloe Green, in Wales. Passed away: June 7 – 1980, in Cowies Hill (Durban), in South Africa. Position: Centre forward, inside right. Height: Weight: Career: Conway, 1919. Buckley United, 1919. West Bromwich Albion, 1919. Southport, 1920. […]

Alexander Thomson (Alex Thomson) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Alex Thomson on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Alex Thomson: Born: Passed away: Position: Centre-forward. Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: East Stirlingshire. ** Transferred to Liverpool. Liverpool: Signed: June 8, 1912. * eligible for Liverpool in official matches: June 11, 1912. ** Transferred […]

Thomas Page (Tom Page) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Page on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Page: Born: November 15, 1888: Kirkdale (Liverpool), in England. Passed away: October 26, 1973: Gloucester, in England. Position: Centre-forward or inside left. Height: Weight: Career: Liverpool: Signed: April 15, 1911. * Signed amateur forms. * 1911-12: 0-0 (FL 1); […]

John Henry Sambrook (Jack Sambrook) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles on Jack Sambrook on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jack Sambrook: Born: March 10, 1899: Wednesfield (Staffordshire), in England. Passed away: 1973. Position: Centre forward. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 68 kilos (10st. 10lb.). Career: Coventry City. 1915. Willenhall. 1918. Wolverhampton Wanderers, 1919. * 1919-20: 15-5 (FL 2); […]

Bill blasts FA’s banqueting show

Tuesday, October 13 – 1970 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly yesterday exploded at the tradition that players must attend after-match banquets and banned two of his team from the one that follows tonight’s Under-23 international. Shankly never went to banquets when he was a Scottish international. In seventeen years […]

Ticket sales roar

Thursday, August 3 – 1967 Liverpool’s fans have already paid for Tony Hateley, the £95,000 centre forward bought from Chelsea in June. They have more than £100,000 in the bank from pre-season ticket sales. Season tickets are completely sold out … and there are still 16 days to […]

Robert Blanthorne – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about Robert Blanthorne at PlayUpLiverpool. About Robert Blanthorne: Born: January 8 – 1884, in Birkenhead, in England. Passed away: 1965, in Rock Ferry, in England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 186 cm. (6ft. 1in.). Weight: 83 kilos (13st. 0lbs.). Career: Rock Ferry. Birkenhead. Liverpool, signed, November 2 […]

Bill Shankly prepares for a new season

Thursday, August 13 – 1964 Liverpool, Thursday: Bill Shankly, the dynamo behind League champions Liverpool, thumped the desk in his office under the main stand at Anfield and said: “The European Cup? It’s a war!” The craggy, gravel-voiced Scot, whose 100 per cent. enthusiasm has lifted Liverpool from […]

Pagnam dies aged 70

Thursday, March 1 – 1962 Fred Pagnam, former Arsenal centre forward, has died at Samlesbury, near Preston, aged 70. Arsenal signed him from Liverpool in 1919 for the then large fee of £1,500. He was also with Blackpool, Southport, Huddersfield, Cardiff and Watford. (Daily Mail, 02-03-1962)

Matt Busby brings in Phil Chisnall

Saturday, December 2 – 1961 Manchester United thrust Phil Chisnall – “the kid from the school around the corner” – into the fury of a 50,000-gate game against Everton at Goodison Park today. Chisnall, six times, capped by England Schools at centre forward, gets his first game for […]

Palmer and Rudham to Johannesburg Ramblers

Friday, May 20 – 1960 Welsh international centre forward Desmond Palmer, transferred from Swansea Town to Liverpool for £8,000 in March last year, is to play for Johannesburg Ramblers. Also joining the Ramblers are Doug Rudham, the South African goalkeeper who has been with Liverpool since 1955, and […]