Tag: Edgar Chadwick

The death of Edgar Chadwick

February 14, 1942 Mr. Edgar Chadwick, a noted football star, died today at the age of 72. He was a member of a talented Blackburn family, several members of which rendered conspicuous service to the game. Mr. Chadwick first linked up with the Blackburn Rovers after experience with […]

Medal for Edgar Chadwick

Saturday, June 24 – 1939 Mr. Edgar Chadwick, of Lune-grove, Blackpool, a member of the Everton team many years ago, and the first man to coach footballers on the Continent, has on the occasion of his 70th birthday received a gold medallion from the Football Association at Prague, […]

The death of Alex Latta

August 25, 1928 Alex Latta the famous old Everton footballer, died this morning, after an illness of some months. Alex Latta was famous with the Goodison Park when they were housed at Anfield. He was one of a famous line of forwards whose games were chanted of by […]

The funeral of John Lewis

January 16, 1926 The funeral at Blackburn of Mr. John Lewis, the well-known football legislator and social worker, who passed away on Wednesday, took place this morning. In accordance with the known wishes of the deceased the obsequies were of private character. The interment was preceded by a […]

Nelson F.C. 1925/26

Wednesday, August 26 – 1925 Birthplace Position Height Weight Harry Abbott Preston Goalkeeper 5 9 1/2 12 0 Fred Mace Stalybridge Goalkeeper 6 0 12 0 Fred Broadhurst Aspull Right back 5 8 11 6 Clem Rigg Portsmouth Left back 5 10 1/2 11 7 Jack Newnes Brymbo […]

Famous old-timers: Alex Latta

December 27, 1924 HOW ALEX LATTA “SAW THINGS” AFTER BEING UNCONSCIOUS FOR TWELVE HOURS. In many old photographic groups of the Everton team of the nineties there will be seen a forward line that was famous. The right wing of the line will include a keen-eyed smiling profile […]

Southampton v Liverpool 0-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 23 – 1924 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at The Dell, kick-off: 15:00. Southampton – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 18,671. Referee: Mr H.J. Webster (London). Southampton (2-3-5): Tommy Allen, Tom Parker, Fred Titmuss, Albert Shelley, Alec Campbell, Bill Turner, Bill Henderson, Arthur Dominy, Bill Rawlings, Cliff […]

Edgar Chadwick to coach Germany?

Thursday, April 9 – 1914 Mr. Edgar Chadwick, of Blackburn, formerly a forward with Blackburn Rovers and afterwards International with Everton, has received an invitation from the German Football Association to become their trainer for two years, beginning next month, and continuing up to the Olympic games. Owing […]

Edgar Chadwick and the flying dutchmen

September 20, 1909 Exactly twelve months ago the English Association amateurs made the Grosvenor Hotel, Carr-lane, Hull, their headquarters prior to leaving for their Swedish tour. Another international team will shortly be “at home” at the headquarters of the City Tigers. The Dutch Soccer players will arrive by […]