February 19, 1927 So well served are New Brighton at full back that John Lillie, a Tynesider, has never had a chance in their League
August 18, 1924 So far Cardiff have signed on six new men, three of them internationals. They are: Jack Nicholls (Newport County), Willie Davies (Swansea
August 11, 1924 William Lacey, Liverpool’s famous Irishman who was given a free transfer by the club, has thrown in his lot with New Brighton.
December 22, 1919 The following is the draw in the first round of the English Cup, to be played on the ground of the first-named
June 23, 1919 The retain and transfer lists of The Football League and Southern League have been compiled, and the figures are interesting. As to
August 25, 1917 Clapton Orient are fortunate in being able to call upon practically the whole of the players who assisted them last season. The
Saturday, August 25 – 1917 Another Clapton Orient soldier is in hospital, Sergeant Fred Parker, the former captain of the Homerton club, having developed trench
August 25, 1917 Brentford have already secured a good list of players for the season. Many of them assisted the club last season, and, with
All articles about Walter Whittaker at PlayUpLiverpool. About Walter Whittaker: Born: September 20, 1878: Manchester, Lancashire. Passed away: June 3, 1917: Swansea, Wales. Position: Goalkeeper.
February 8, 1917 Billy McCracken, the Newcastle United and Irish international back, has secured a team to play a match next Saturday for the benefit
All articles about Willie Jonas on PlayUpLiverpool.com About Willie Jonas: Born: 1890: Blyth (Northumberland). Passed away: June 27, 1916: Delville Wood (Somme), France (killed in
May 26, 1916 The death is announced of John Clegg, the former Barnsley goalkeeper, and a native of Sheffield. With Bristol City he did good
Saturday, October 2 – 1915 Match: London Combination, principal tournament, at Highbury. The Arsenal – Clapton Orient 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. H.V. Belsten.
September 3, 1915 Charles Buchan, the Sunderland and international inside right, will play for Chelsea to-morrow against Clapton Orient. Buchan is now serving in the
August 27, 1915 Clapton Orient have ten men in the Footballers’ Battalion, and these have been promised Saturday leave until they go away from Salisbury.
August 16, 1915 Clapton Orient’s balance-sheet has not yet been issued, but the loss last season was roughly £1,800. As regards the prospects for the
May 31, 1915 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held to-day at the Endsleigh Palace Hotel, London. Mr. John McKenna
Monday, July 6 – 1914 A Clapton Orient football player was sent to gaol for three months and ordered to be deported at North London
May 20, 1914 Match: Friendly, Tour of Scandinavia, Copenhagen, Denmark, at Idrætsparken. KB (Kjøbenhavns Boldklub) – Liverpool 2-5 (0-3). KB (2-3-5): Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott;
May 9, 1914 The first new player to sign on for Exeter City was secured on Saturday. He is Clapton Orient’s former centre forward, William
Monday, October 10 – 1910 The players and their bulldog mascot. Back row (left to right): Mr. C.W.H. Dean (secretary), John Johnston, Billy Bower, George
September 3, 1910 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Edgeley Park. Stockport County – Clapton Orient 0-3 (0-3). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. C. Bradley; linesmen:
May 7, 1909 It is a distinct pleasure to review the past football season as far as the Swindon Town Club’s performances in the Southern
April 20, 1908 International, Friendly, at Victoria-Platz, Mariendorf (Berlin). Germany – England Amateurs 1-5 (1-3). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. Paul Neumann (Germany). Germany (2-3-5): Paul
June 7, 1909 This week will be a busy one in the football world, and for more than one club it will be big with