Tag: Cyril Done

Burnley Reserves v Liverpool Reserves 1-2

Saturday, April 19 – 1952 Reserves, Central League, at Turf Moor. Burnley Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 1-2 (1-1). Referee: Mr. T. Clapperton (Wakefield). Burnley Reserves (2-3-5): Joe McNulty; Pate, Harry Rudman; Gus Alexander, Eric Binns, Pat Corr; Roy Stephenson, Tony Hapgood, Alf Clarke, Jackie Chew, Brian Pilkington. Liverpool […]

Burnley v Liverpoo 2-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 23 – 1952 Match: FA Cup, Fifth Round, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 15:00. Burnley – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 54,031 (52,070 according to Burnley papers). Referee: Mr. W. Ling (Cambs). Burnley (2-3-5): Jimmy Strong; Jock Aird, Harry Mather; James Adamson, Tommy Cummings, Reg Attwell; Jackie Chew, […]

Goalless at Highbury

Wednesday, September 5 – 1951 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Highbury, kick-off: 18:00. Arsenal – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 47,483. Arsenal (2-3-5): George Swindin; Walley Barnes, Lionel Smith; Alex Forbes, Ray Daniel, Joe Mercer; Don Roper, Jimmy Logie, Cliff Holton, Doug Lishman, Freddie Cox. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles […]

Liverpool Reserves v Burnley Reserves 1-0

Saturday, October 14 – 1950 Reserves, Central League, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Burnley Reserves 1-0 (1-0). Referee: Mr. N.C.A. Downes (Birmingham). Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Russel Crossley; Bill Shepherd, Steve Parr; Bryan Williams, Joe Cadden, Frank Christie; Don Woan, Kevin Baron, Cyril Done, Jack Haigh, Ken Brierley. Burnley […]

Cup pitch race against time

Friday, April 28 – 1950 Mr. Percy Young, head groundsman at Wembley Stadium, has won his race against time in the preparation of the pitch for tomorrow’s FA Cup final. “We were just able to finish things,” he said to-day as light rain fell on the precious turf, […]

Liverpool delay team choice

Wednesday, April 20 – 1949 Because of minor injuries to several players Liverpool F.C. to-day deferred their team Newcastle United at Anfield on Saturday until Friday morning. Phil Taylor, right-half, Cyril Done, inside left, and Bob Paisley, left-half, are receiving treatment for leg injuries and a doctor’s report […]

Liverpool v Huddersfield Town 0-1 (League match)

Good Friday, April 15 – 1949 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Huddersfield Town 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 47,319. Referee: Mr. H. Haworth (Blackburn); linesmen: Messrs. T. Hitchen and F.I. White. Liverpool (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow, Bill Shepherd, Ray Lambert, Bryan Williams, Bill Jones, Bob […]

Albert Stubbins a doubtful starter

January 3, 1949 While the Liverpool players, after their good win at Sunderland, were resting to-day, Albert Stubbins, the English international centre forward, who still hopes to be fit to play against Nottingham Forest reported for light training at the Gateshead ground after his two months’ absence with […]

Albert Stubbins stays with Liverpool

Friday, October 15 – 1948 Albert Stubbins, Liverpool’s centre-forward, who played for England in the “Victory” international match, to-day re-signed for the club. As he is not yet in training, Done will lead the Liverpool attack at Birmingham to-morrow, but it is expected that Stubbins will play against […]

Cyril Done reappears for Liverpool

Friday, January 10 – 1947 Cyril Done, the Liverpool Reserves centre-forward, will reappear in the first team as inside left in place of Willie Fagan for the cup-tie at Walsall to-morrow. Harry Eastham for Berry Nieuwenhuys, at outside right, is the only other change from the team beaten […]

Philadelphia Select XI v Liverpool 0-12 (friendly)

Sunday, May 26 – 1946 Match: Friendly, Tour if USA, at the Yellow Jacket Stadium, kick-off: 15:15 (local time). Philadelphia Select of American League XI – Liverpool 0-12. Attendance: 7,000. Referee: Mr. Joseph Schillinger and Mills; linesmen: Messrs. John Burns and Harry Rodgers. Philadelphia Select XI (2-3-5): George […]

Bob Priday for the Reserves

Thursday, December 5 – 1945 Liverpool make three changes for their visit to Huddersfield Town, for Nieuwenhuys has recovered from his thigh injury and returns to outside right, enabling Taylor to go to inside right in place of Kevin Baron. Harley, the Scottish international, after some excellent games […]

‘Old Firm’ at Anfield

Monday, August 20 – 1945 It should not take the Liverpool directors very long to choose their team for next Saturday’s game if most of  the players seen at Saturday’s practice are available. They had eleven regular first team men of last season on view, with Bernard Ramsden, […]

Whatever happened to Jack Balmer?

Wednesday, March 7 – 1945 Liverpool followers have been wondering for some time what has happened to Jack Balmer, the Anfielders’ talented inside forward, who was second leading goal scorer last season, and whose regular inclusion this season would have been helpful in view of the loss of […]

Hard luck, Cyril Done

Monday, September 11 – 1944 The tragedy of Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City in yet another Anfield thriller was the accident to Cyril Done, the Reds’ leading goal-getter and one of football’s grandest triers. After 62 minutes Cyril made a valiant effort to reach a ball many […]

Big receipt for the War Fund

August 21, 1944 Though it didn’t produce anything wilding exciting, the pre-season game between Everton and Liverpool was a pleasant introduction to Soccer joys ahead, and provided a nice little windfall of £1,150 for the Lord Mayor’s War Fund. It also showed that Everton have some spots to […]

Liverpool will have a wonder attack

August 21, 1944 Problems face the Liverpool and Everton football clubs. Yes, this despite the fact that at Goodison Park on Saturday they gave a particularly bright exhibition to delight 16,228 spectators who responded with nearly £1,200 in cash for the Lord Mayor of Liverpool’s War Fund, bring […]