Tag: Derby County

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

Dean Saunders is on his way to Villa

Wednesday, September 2 – 1992 Liverpool striker Dean Saunders is set to join Aston Villa today for £2,5m. Anfield boss Graeme Souness announced that the clubs had settled on a price after his side’s disappointing 1-1 home deadlock with Southampton last night. Said Souness: “We have agreed a […]

Ray Houghton chase

Wednesday, July 22 – 1992 Chelsea and Aston Villa were last night locked in battle for the £900,000 signature of Liverpool midfielder Ray Houghton. He will fly home today from Liverpool’s Italian training camp to talk to both clubs, and his move could make way for Trevor Steven […]

Steve McManaman: What a boy!

December 5, 1990 Lawrie McMenemy yesterday sent a message of hope to England’s aspiring youngsters by naming Liverpool unknown Steve McManaman in his Under-21 side tonight. “It proves you don’t have to be in somebody’s First Division team to earn recognition,” said the England No 2. The tall […]

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 […]

Derby County v Liverpool 1-1 (League match)

Wednesday, March 16 – 1988 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Baseball Ground, kick-off: 19:30. Derby County – Liverpool 1-1 (0-0). Attendance: 26,356. Referee: Mr. A.W. Ward. Derby County: Peter Shilton, Paul Blades, Mike Forsyth, Geraint Williams, Mark Wright, Rob Hindmarch, Ted McMinn, Mickey Lewis, Phil Gee, John […]

Liverpool v Derby County 3-0 (League match)

Tuesday, April 8 – 1980 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:30. Liverpool – Derby County 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 40,932. Referee: Mr. K.A. Redfern. Liverpool: Ray Clemence, Phil Neal, Colin Irwin, Phil Thompson (C), Ray Kennedy, Alan Hansen, Kenny Dalglish, Jimmy Case, David Johnson, Terry McDermott, […]

John Miller @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John Miller on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Miller: Born: Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 6lb.). ** Height and weight source: Athletic News: April 17, 1893. Career: Union. Dumbarton, 1890. * 1890-91: 2-2 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup); […]

Derby County v Liverpool 1-3 (League match)

Saturday, December 22 – 1979 Match: Football League, First Division, at Baseball Ground, kick-off: 15.00. Derby County – Liverpool 1-3 (1-1). Attendance: 24,945. Referee: Mr. G. Tyson. Derby County: David McKellar, David Langan, Steve Buckley, Gerry Daly, Dave Webb, Keith Osgood, Steve Emery, Barry Powell, Trevor Whymark, Roger […]

At 32, Emlyn’s even younger

Tuesday, August 28 – 1979 Emlun Hughes today spends his 32nd birthday performing his favourite party piece – playing football. The colours have changed from the tangerine of Blackpool to the red of Liverpool and now to the old gold of Wolves, and a second-round League Cup-tie at […]

250,000 bid for Shanks

Thursday, December 23 – 1976 A Liverpool fan last night kicked off a campaign to grant Bill Shankly his Christmas wish – a place on the Anfield board. Sam Leach, a 41 year old estate agent of Woolton, Liverpool, is aiming to get a quarter of a million […]

Wales call new boy Price as more quit

Tuesday, September 30 – 1969 Peter Price, unknown 19-year-old Peterborough striker, seems certain to make his international debut for Wales tomorrow in the Under 23 match against England at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Price and Wrexham wing-half Mickey Evans, 21, were called up last night by the hard-pressed Welsh […]

Ivan Gordon A. Sharpe (Ivan Sharpe)

All articles about Ivan Sharpe on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ivan Sharpe: Born: June 15, 1889: St. Albans (Hertfordshire), England. Passed away: February 9, 1968: Southport (Lancashire), England. Position: Outside left. Height: Weight: Career: St. Albans Abbey: 1906. Watford: 1907. * 1907-08: 7-1 (Southern League 1). Glossop: 1908. * 1908-09: […]

Liverpool v Derby County 5-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, January 4 – 1964 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Derby County 5-0 (2-0). Attendance: 46,460. Referee: Mr. M.A. Fussey. Liverpool: Tommy Lawrence, Phil Ferns, Ronnie Moran, Gordon Milne, Ron Yeats, Willie Stevenson, Ian Callaghan, Roger Hunt, Alf Arrowsmith, Ian St John, […]

Liverpool players for England

Sunday, October 5 – 1947 England soccer selectors were busily engaged yesterday naming the sides for a full international against Wales on October 18 and two representative games. Co-orperation between the FA and League selectors with a view to developing, almost on club lines, the best national side […]

Ireland v Scotland 2-0 (International)

Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland (2-3-5): Ted Hinton (Fulham); Con Martin (Leeds United), Tommy Aherne (Belfast Celtic), William Walsh (Manchester City), Jack Vernon (West Bromwich Albion, captain), Peter […]

Liverpool linked to Jock Dodds

Monday, July 8 – 1946 Jock Dodds, the Scotland and Blackpool centre forward, has not yet re-signed League forms for his club. He refuses to accept the terms offered him. Interesting news, this, for those clubs, including Everton, Liverpool, and Derby County, who are in the market for […]

Luckless Liverpool at Derby County

May 22, 1945 Liverpool put up a gallant fight to win the League Championship, but the dice were loaded against them at Derby County yesterday, and the Rams, by winning 1-0, made sure of the title. Everything seemed to run against the Reds, for Willie Fagan was not […]