Tag: Chester

Alfred Hobson (Alf Hobson) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Alf Hobson on PlayUpLiverpool. About Alf Hobson: Born: September 29, 1913: in Leamside (Durham), in England. Passed away: February 21, 2004. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 3lb.). Career: Ferryhill Athletic. Shildon Colliery. Liverpool: Signed, April, 1936. * 1936-37: 25-0 […]

Liverpool Reserves v Leeds United Reserves 1-1

Tuesday, September 16 – 2003 Reserves, Premiership Reserve League North, at Deva Stadium, kick-off: 19:00. Liverpool Reserves – Leeds United Reserves 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 1,272. Referee: Mr D. Richardson; linesmen: Messrs. J. Hay and L. Handley; Fourth official: Mr C Doyle. Liverpool Reserves: Patrice Luzi, Jon Otsemobor, Zak […]

Gerard Kelly (Gerry Kelly) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Gerry Kelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Gerry Kerry: Born: September 15, 1909: Castleford, England. Passed away: 1983: Luton, England. Position: Outside winger. Height: Weight: Career: Castletown. 1925. Hylton Colliery. 1926. Sunderland: Signed: 1927. * 1927-28: 0-0 (FL 1). Nelson: Signed: 1928. * 1928-29: 38-11 (FL 3N); […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

Teams for Liverpool practice match

Wednesday, August 10 – 1955 The three close-season newcomers to Liverpool’s staff will be on view in Saturday’s public practice match, all of them in the probable reserve XI. They are John Molyneux, ex-Chester; Les Robson, formerly of Darlington, and Healey, the Leyton inside forward who is on […]

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 […]

Fifer goes south to Liverpool

Thursday, November 5 – 1946 Off to Anfield to play trials for Liverpool – Logan Mackenzie, much sought Fife amateur. Tall, hefty, and 20, that’s Mackenzie. Centre half or right half, he has played for Burntisland Shipyard and several Fife junior clubs. A number of Scottish senior clubs […]

Liverpool just too good

Monday, August 27 – 1945 And believe me, the Liverpool party under Mr. S. Ronnie Williams, vice-chairman, which went to Turf Moor came home in high spirits, having seen Liverpool outpoint Burnley at all points of the game for a 3-1 win. The Liverpool team had an almost […]

Conference to settle football queries

Tuesday, July 24 – 1945 A round table conference between the management committee of the Football League, and the clubs will, I heard in London yesterday, be called to try and straighten out matters affecting the wages and status of players demobilised from the Forces. The curious part […]

Everton v Liverpool in the Lancashire Cup

Wednesday, July 18 – 1945 The draw for the first round of the Lancashire Senior Football Cup includes the following: Everton v Liverpool; Chester or Wrexham v Crewe; Southport v Manchester City. The home and away matches are to be played in mid-week during September and October, the […]

Wales v England 2-3 (International friendly: May 5, 1945)

May 5, 1945 Match: International, friendly, at Ninian Park. Wales – England 2-3 (1-1). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. W.T. Nash (Glamorgan). Wales (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Danny Winter (Bolton Wanderers), Billy Hughes (Birmingham), Donald Dearson (Birmingham), Robert Davies (Nottingham Forest), Ron Burgess (Tottenham Hotspur), Tom Astbury (Chester), […]

The remainding fixtures for Liverpool

May 3, 1945 Liverpool have completed their fixture list for the remainder of the season – and an attractive list it is embracing matches with two First Division clubs. Everton’s concluding matches depend on how they fare in the Lancashire Cup. Liverpool are at home to Oldham Athletic […]

Liverpool to make offer for Jack Westby

Monday, April 23 – 1945 Liverpool have decided to make an offer to Blackburn Rovers for the transfer of Jack Westby, the tall, big hearted half-back whom Liverpool have converted into a high powerful right-back. The size of the offer will be decided at Wednesday’s meeting of the […]

Chester v Liverpool 3-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 9 – 1944 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Sealand Road, kick-off: 15:15. Chester – Liverpool 3-2 (1-2). Attendance: 3,500. Referee: Mr. A. Baker (Crewe). Chester (2-3-5): Ray King, Dyer, Tucker, Corkhill, Pincott, Harris, Tommy Burden, Tommy Astbury, Newsome, Andy Black, Dave McNeil. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf […]

Liverpool v Chester 6-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 2 – 1944 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Chester 6-0 (3-0). Attendance: 13609. Referee: Mr. A. Baker (Crewe). Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Jim Harley, Jeff Gulliver, Jimmy McInnes, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling, Jack Campbell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Don Welsh, Phil Taylor, […]