The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused
Wednesday, July 26 – 2006 Bert Slater Goalkeeper with Falkirk, Liverpool, Dundee and Watford Born: 5 May 1936 in Musselburgh. Died: 21 July 2006 in
All articles about Ian Chalmers on PlayUpLiverpool. About Ian Chalmers. Born: Position: Inside forward. Height: 176 cm. (5ft. 9in.). Weight: 71 kilos (11st. 1lbs.). Career:
Adam in media. About Charlie Adam: Born: December 10 – 1985, in Dundee, in Scotland. Position: Central midfielder. Height: Weight: Career: Dundee youth, 1999. Glasgow
All articles about Jock Thomson on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jock Thomson: Born: July 6, 1906: Thornton (Angus), Scotland. Passed away: 1979. Position: Left half. Height: Weight:
All articles about Thomas Capper on PlayUpLiverpool. About Tommy Capper. Born: July 14 – 1891, in Newton-le-Willows (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: January 1 –
Friday, November 30 – 1966 London, Glasgow and nine other cities stage more than a quarter of Britain’s League football. None is closer to co-operation
All articles about John “Sailor” Hunter on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John “Sailor” Hunter: “Very dashing, goes through the defence like a piston, and shoots a hard
All articles about Sam Gilligan on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Sam Gilligan: “Standing 5ft 9½in and weighing 12st 2lbs, he is well equipped from a physical standpoint,
Tuesday, October 20 – 1959 “No” was the most used word in Scottish Soccer last night, for Aberdeen and Motherwell joined Dundee in refusing English
Saturday, August 29 – 1959 Bolton’s troubled boss Bill Ridding arrived home at three yesterday morning after watching Northampton’s 6ft leader Derek Leck score twice
All articles about Andrew Raisbeck on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Andrew Raisbeck: Born: April 10, 1881: in Slamannan, in Scotland. Passed away: October 23; 1958: in Victoria
All articles about Andrew Aitken at PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Andrew Aitken: “Aitken is not a ‘showy’ half. He can occupy either the win or centre position.
All articles about John Chaplin on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Chaplin: Born: October 10, 1882: Dundee, Scotland. Passed away: April 15, 1952: Doncaster, England. Position: Right
September 16, 1949 Liverpool yesterday transferred Doug McAvoy to Queen of the South, and he will turn out against Dundee on Dens Park to-day. McAvoy
All articles about Thomas Fraser on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Fraser: Born: Galston, Scotland. Passed away: Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.); Weight: 82 kilos
Friday, August 31 – 1945 Liverpool will be bridging six years at Anfield tomorrow, for their team against Burnley looks pretty much the same as
August 25, 1945 Burnley open their league programme today with Liverpool the visitors at Turf Moor. It should prove an attractive start to the season.
May 5, 1945 Match: Charity match for the Sailors’, Soldiers and Airmen’s Family Association, at Easter Road. Hibernian – Services Select XI 2-2 (0-1). Attendance:
Saturday, March 17 – 1945 Match: Football League, North Cup, Second Leg, at Prenton Park, kick-off: 15:15. Tranmere Rovers – Liverpool 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 7,000.
February 14, 1945 Former Dundee footballer Norman Wilson died suddenly at Aldershot. He was 45 years old. Wilson went to the Dens Park club round
August 5, 1944 Match: Army friendly, at Dens Park, kick-off: 15:00. Dundee – British Army 0-7 (0-4). Referee: Mr. P. Craigmyle (Aberdeen). Dundee (2-3-5): Reuben
August 4, 1944 Stage is now set for the opening game at Dens Park tomorrow afternoon between Dundee and the British Army XI. Dundee have
July 30, 1944 All set for the two big attractions on Saturday – Dundee v British Army at Dens Park, and Edinburgh Select v Aston
July 14, 1944 The British Army team is to open Dens Park, Dundee, on August 5 and thereafter tour the North-East, finishing up in Inverness.