Tag: Crystal Palace

Albert Edward Young (Albert Young) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Albert Young on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Albert Young: Born: September 11, 1917: Caerleon, Wales. Passed away: January, 2013: Chelmsford (Essex), England. Position: Left back. Height: (5ft. 10½in.); Weight: (11st. 1lb.). Career: Carleleon. Swansea Town: Signed: January, 1936. Margate. Arsenal: Signed amateur form: 1937. * 1937-38: 0-0 […]

Carter is rewarded for years of strife

Friday, January 11 – 1991 Jimmy Carter and Jamie Redknapp, Kenny Dalglish’s near £1,5 million Liverpool investment, took the rough and the smooth routes to Anfield. Millwall’s 25-old-year-old Carter, signed yesterday for £750,000, will be joined next week by 17 year-old Redknapp from Bournemouth. Jimmy Carter, Millwall. Those […]

Crystal Palace v Liverpool 1-0 (League match)

Sunday, December 30 – 1990 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Selhurst Park, kick-off: 15:00. Crystal Palace – Liverpool 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 26,280. Referee: Mr R.B. Gifford. Crystal Palace: Nigel Martyn, John Humphrey, Richard Shaw, Andy Gray, Eric Young, Andy Thorn, John Salako, Geoff Thomas, Mark Bright, Ian […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

George Poland – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about George Poland on PlayUpLiverpool. About George Poland: Born: September 21 – 1913, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Passed away: October 6 – 1988, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.). Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 6lbs.). Career: Swindon Town, 1934. * 1934-35: 0-0 (FL 3S). […]

Superkid move

Tuesday, January 8 – 1985 Liverpool will today beat a cluster of First Division rivals for the signature of Oldham’s £200,000-rated teenaged starlet Wayne Harrison. The League champions last night agreed terms with Oldham and the player travels to Anfield today to become Britain’s costliest player at his […]

Liverpool is worth much more

Thursday, July 26 – 1979 Liverpool have sold English soccer short by trading their influential name to sponsorship for a meagre £50,000, say marketing experts. Though their deal to put the brand name Hitachi on their shirts has sent the rest of football seeking similar revenue, the size […]

The man with every top player on his books

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 on the box. They have their heroes and their villains. They are bombarded daily by the rumoured value of their favourite players, yet […]

Queen nets winner at Palace

Saturday, January 16 – 1971 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Selhurst Park, kick off: 15:00. Crystal Palace – Liverpool 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 28,253. The Liverpool Eleven: Clemence, Lawler, Whitham (sub, Arnold, 82), Smith, Lloyd, Hughes, Callaghan, McLaughlin, Heighway, Toshack, Hall. Bill Shankly stumled from his stand seat […]

Crystal Palace v Liverpool 1-3 (League match)

Wednesday, August 27 – 1969 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Selhurst Park, kick-off: 19:30. Crystal Palace – Liverpool 1-3 (0-1). Attendance: 36,639. Referee: Mr. T.E. Dawes. Crystal Palace: Cliff Jackson, John Sewell, John Loughlan, Roger Hoy, John McCormick, Roger Hynd, Anthony Taylor, Steve Kember, Per Bartram, Robert […]

Tom Bromilow leaves his post

Tuesday, January 24 – 1950 Tom Bromilow, manager of Newport County since May 1946, today tendered his resignation, which has been accepted, with regret, by the board. Mr. Bromilow, who has not given reason for his decision or a hint of his future plans, was a former England […]

Bromilow new manager of Newport

Wednesday, May 15 – 1946 Mr. Tom Bromilow, who resigned his position as manager of Leicester City at the beginning of the season, has been appointed manager of Newport County. A former Liverpool and England half back, he was a trainer coach on the Continent and has been […]

Tom Bromilow resigns from Leicester

May 3, 1945 Mr. Tom Bromilow, the Liverpool and England half-back and former Burnley and Crystal Palace manager, is terminating his appointment with Leicester City, owing to a disagreement with the directors over the future policy of the club. (Birmingham Daily Gazette: May 3, 1945) XX

National captains in Army teams

Tuesday, February 6 – 1945 Joe Mercer and Matt Busby, English and Scottish captains in the international match at Villa Park, will appear for the army against the Royal Navy at Ipswich on February 17. Busby will lead the team, which includes two other internationals in Steele (Stoke) […]

Footballer missing in action

June 17, 1943 Guardsman Allan Thornley, Irish Guards, of 109, Asser-road, Clubmoor, Liverpool, officially reported missing. Well known in Liverpool amateur football circles, he has played both Liverpool ‘A’ and Crystal Palace. (Evening Express: June 17, 1943)

Eastham’s return

Thursday, January 14 – 1943 Team flash from Anfield, per Secretary-Manager Mr. George Kay, is that Harry Eastham is on leave, and his name goes in with the Liverpool probables. This will be Eastham’s first appearance of the season with the Reds, but Harry has been playing a […]

Football plans 1942-43

June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]

The opening football games

Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers, Chester, Southport and Crewe Alexandra home fixtures. Everton visit Stoke, Wrexham will be at Anfield, and New Brighton go to Old […]