Tag: Chesterfield

Former copper joins Anfield

Monday, November 7 – 1977 Steve Ogrizovic, the 6ft. 4in. former policeman, yesterday became the latest of a long and illustrious line of goalkeeper to leave Chesterfield when he signed for Liverpool in a £70,000 deal. He follows men like Gordon Banks, Alan Stevenson, Jim Brown and Steve […]

Samuel Hardy (Sam Hardy) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Sam Hardy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Sam Hardy: Born: August 26, 1883: in Newbold (Derbyshire), in England. Passed away: October 24, 1966: in Chesterfield (Derbyshire), in England. Nickname: Chuffer. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: 76 kilos (12st.). Career: Newbold White Stars. Chesterfield Town. […]

Chesterfield v Liverpool 1-1 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 15 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Saltergate, kick-off: 14:15. Chesterfield – Liverpool 1-1 (1-1). Attendance: 11,992. Chesterfield (2-3-5): Ray Middleton; George Milburn, Billy Kidd; Allen Pringle, Billy Whitaker, Leo Hobson; Des Collins, Jack Wilson, Robert Sinclair, Bill Hart, Harry Roberts. Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy […]

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 […]

Liverpool’s forward failings

Monday, April 30 – 1945 Reason for Liverpool s surprising defeat at Chesterfield can be traced to forward failing. Had the attack functioned with the same accuracy as  the defence the Reds would still be in the Cup. I say this while appreciating that in the first half […]

Attraction for mid-week fans

Saturday, April 28 – 1945 The fixing of the Western Command against a combined Everton and Liverpool team for Goodison Park next Wednesday evening has created tremendous interest, and much speculation regarding the constitution of the club side described as “Liverton” when it might just as well be […]

Tough encounter await Liverpool F.C.

April 27, 1945 Last week this time Liverpool looked comfortable favourites for the Cup at 9 to 4, but their disappointing display against Chesterfield at Anfield has changed the outlook, and Liverpool have lost their position of favourites, now being joint with Wolves at 3 to 1. Liverpool […]

Liverpool’s Cup-Tie

Tuesday, April 24 – 1945 Manager Mr. George Kay is unable to give any definite indication regarding the Liverpool team to travel to Chesterfield in the return North Cup match on Saturday, but there is a message from Matt Busby. Matt says he will be able to play […]

Liverpool lacking shooting powers

Monday, April 23 – 1945 The fact that Chesterfield held Liverpool brought, I can tell you, some “wise-after-the-event” recriminations, but I am confident that by next Saturday evening they will be proved to have been ill-founded. It is my considered opinion that Liverpool will beat Chesterfield, and there […]

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 […]

Liverpool bid for FA Cup fame

April 20, 1945 Main interest centres in Liverpool’s bid to make Chesterfield’s blend of youth and experience, so carefully nursed by Mr. Norman Bullock, go the way of Everton and Manchester City. A week ago I was full of confidence that the Reds were rightly in the position […]

Tickets sell like hot cakes

Thursday, April 19 – 1945 Mr. Norman Bullock, manager of Chesterfield, says it is impossible for him at the moment definitely to name his team for Saturday’s cup-tie with Liverpool at Anfield, as there is a doubt about the attack, but the defence certainly will be: Ray Middleton, […]

Big rush for Anfield tickets

Wednesday, April 18 – 1945 There was a big run on the tickets for Liverpool’s cup-tie with Chesterfield due for Anfield on Saturday, and early application is advices to avoid disappointment. Although no seats are being reserved individually a seat is guaranteed with every ticket. Chesterfield are co-operating […]

Liverpool won by waiting

Monday, April 16 – 1945 Liverpool’s triumph over Manchester City 3-1, Maine-road (aggregate 6-1), was a fine example of the win-by-waiting policy. There was pre-match plan, but the Reds adapted themselves with refreshing facility to circumstances; pursued the right policy; wore down the lively opposition; and then .. […]