Tag: Eddie Spicer

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

Benefit match for Eddie Spicer

Thursday, August 12 – 1955 As they promised last season Liverpool have now earmarked a date to play a benefit match for Eddie Spicer, their former full back, whose career was cut short when he broke a leg 18 months ago. Everton have willingly promised their co-operation, and […]

Liverpool injuries may cook their goose

Wednesday, December 23 – 1953 With the Christmas Football rush only forty-eight hours away, Liverpool, floundering at the bottom of Division One, have three more players on their already heavy casualty list including Dave Underwood, the goalkeeper signed for £7,000 only last week. Underwood came out of his […]

Portsmouth v Liverpool 5-1 (League match)

Saturday, December 12 – 1953 Match: Football League, First Division, at Fratton Park, kick-off: 14:15. Portsmouth – Liverpool 5-1 (2-1). Attendance: 23,509. Referee: Mr. R.E. Smith. Portsmouth (2-3-5): Ted Platt, Phil Gunter, Jack Mansell, Len Phillips, Duggie Reid, Jimmy Dickinson, Peter Harris, Johnny Gordon, Charlie Vaughan, Matt Gemmell, […]

Liverpool will not be underrated

Friday, December 11 – 1953 It will be no “push over” for Pompey at Fratton Park when they meet Liverpool tomorrow. The Merseysiders, too, were among those lowly teams who caused such League surprise last week. Fortunately, there is no feeling among the Fratton Park players that here […]

Liverpool v Burnley 4-0 (League match)

Saturday, September 19 – 1953 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Burnley 4-0 (4-0). Attendance: 36,643. Referee: Mr. L. Richardson (Doncaster). Liverpool (2-3-5): Russell Crossley; Albert Childs, Eddie Spicer; Joe Maloney, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley; Brian Jackson, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Bill Jones, […]

Liverpool v Portsmouth 3-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 20 – 1953 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:45. Liverpool – Portsmouth 3-1 (1-1). Attendance: 39,662. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Phil Taylor, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley, Jimmy Payne, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Bill Jones, Billy Liddell. Portsmouth (2-3-5): Norman […]

Liverpool fall at Stamford Bridge

Monday, March 23 – 1953 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Stamford Bridge, kick off: 15:00. Chelsea – Liverpool 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 40,000. Chelsea (2-3-5): Chick Thomson; John Harris, Stan Willemse; Ken Armstrong, Derek Saunders, Philip McKnight; Eric Parsons, Roy Bentley, Jim Lewis, Bob Edwards, Frank Blunstone. Liverpool […]

Liverpool v Burnley 3-2 (Friendly match)

Saturday, February 28 – 1953 Match: Friendly, at Anfield. Liverpool – Burnley 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 22,119. Referee: Mr W.H.E. Evans (Liverpool). Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Roy Saunders, Hugh Gerhardi, Joe Maloney, Jack Smith, Sammy Smyth, Louis Bimpson, Kevin Baron, Alan A`Court. Burnley (2-3-5): Jimmy […]

Alf Ramsey stopped Billy Liddell

Saturday, September 10 – 1952 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:00. Liverpool – Tottenham 2-1 (0-1). Attendance: 49,809. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft; Eddie Spicer, Ray Lambert; Phil Taylor, John Heydon, Ken Brierley; Jimmy Payne, Kevin Baron, Jack Smith, Arthur Rowley, Billy Liddell. Tottenham (2-3-5): Ted […]

Teams for the practice match

Friday, August 15 – 1952 Both Liverpool and Everton, at least for the first half of tomorrow’s games, are pitting their recognised first team against the probable Central League XI. There will be no new faces at either ground, though the clubs regular patrons, not being particularly familiar […]

Teams for the practice match

Thursday, August 14 – 1952 Liverpool supporters will not see Hugh Gerhardi, the club’s recent signing from South Africa, in Saturday’s public practice game at Anfield. It is felt that Gerhardi has not yet had sufficient time to get himself thoroughly acclimated, and he has accordingly been omitted […]

Liverpool and Everton rivals

Wednesday, August 6 – 1952 A query by a Wallasey reader set me off yesterday on a statistical search which disclosed figures in relation to Liverpool and Everton players which are, I think, sufficiently interesting to all football fans in warrant inclusion here. The question (which reader A.K. […]

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 […]

Spare a thought for Paisley

Friday, April 28 – 1950 Spare a thought for those unfortunate Arsenal and Liverpool ex-regulars who will be among the spectators when the Cup Final teams turn out into Wembley’s vast arena to-morrow afternoon. Most disappointed man of all must surely be the Lancashire club’s left half, Bob […]

Liverpool make one change

Friday, April 22 – 1949 To receive Newcastle United at Anfield to-morrow, Liverpool today made a defensive change in their team. Bob Paisley, having recovered from injury, resumes at left half in place of Eddie Spicer, and the attack is the same as that which scored four goals […]

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, May 31 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux, kick-off: 15:00. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-2 (0-2). Attendance: 50,765. Referee: Mr. J. Briggs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-3-5): Bart Williams, Gus McLean, Billy Crook, Jim Alderton, Stan Cullis, Billy Wright, Jim Hancocks, Jimmy Dunn, Jesse Pye, Billy […]

Arsenal v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, May 24 – 1947 Match: Football League, 1st First Division, at Highbury, kick-off: 15:30. Arsenal – Liverpool 1-2 (0-0). Attendance: 44,265. Referee: Mr. G. Tedds. Arsenal (2-3-5): George Swindin; George Male, Walley Barnes; Paddy Sloan, Alf Fields, Joe Mercer; Ian McPherson, Jimmy Logie, Reg Lewis, Ronnie Rooke, […]

Sheffield United v Liverpool 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, August 31 – 1946 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bramall Lane, kick off: 15:00. Sheffield United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 28,296. Referee: Mr. H.T. Wright (Macclesfield); linesmen: A Blackburn (Flockton; Red-White Flag), T H Briddon (Timperley; Blue-White Flag). Sheffield United (2-3-5): Jack Smith; Fred Furniss, […]

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 […]