Tag: Elisha Scott

Three great goalkeepers

I came across a nice feature article about the top goalkeepers of 1908 in the Cricket and Football Field newspaper recently. It is quite interesting reading when the journalist of the time (known as “Richard Samuel”) digs deep into these players perwsonalities. The whole articles can be read […]

Liverpool F.C. – Hail the 1922 Champions

Liverpool F.C. – The Champions of the League The supreme event in the Eastertide football was the decision of the League championship. When Liverpool had the honour of defeating last season’s winners, Burnley, and on the same day Oldham Athletic overcame Tottenham Hotspur at Boundary Park, the premiership […]

Elisha Scott @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Elisha Scott on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Elisha Scott. Born: August 24, 1894: Belfast, in Ireland. Passed away: May 16, 1959: Belfast, in Ireland. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 5 ‘ 8 1/2. Weight: 10 ‘ 11. Career: Belfast Boys Brigade, 1909. Broadway United, 1911. Linfield, 1911. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Billy Liddell – Emperor of Merseyside

Monday, December 23 – 1957 Here is the happiest Soccer story of the year, with sensational goodwill; bursting out all over. It happened at a Liverpool boardroom party yesterday when club chairman Tom Williams presented Billy Liddell, 35, and still the emperor of Merseyside Soccer with: A radiogram, […]

The death of Olphert Stanfield

March 13, 1952 A well-known figure in football circles, and former Irish international, Mr. Olphert Martin Stanfield (Olphy Stanfield), died in the City Hospital, Belfast, on Thursday night at the age of 83. Mr. Stanfield, who resided with his niece at Wandsworth Crescent was associated with Distillery for […]

Scott to succeed Scot as manager?

Friday, August 5 – 1949 Elisha Scott, the former goalkeeper, has been offered the managership of Portadown In succession to the former Alloa manager, Tommy Lipton, who retired a few days ago. Scott will accept the position. He joined Liverpool, and for 21 years gave the Anfield club […]

Elisha Scott sends greetings

Saturday, August 25 – 1945 Next in my parade is Elisha Scott, of Belfast. Friend and schoolmaster John Murray had met him, and his first words were, “How’s old Bee?” I would remind Elisha that someone said to an elderly man, “You must be 70,” and got the […]

Few lines on Robert Scott

Friday, September 23 – 1938 Snapshot of the Wolves Robert Alexander Scott (goal, 6ft. 2in., 13st.). Born at Liverpool. Educated within a stone’s throw of Liverpool football ground. Won his schoolboy international cap in 1927. Played for local clubs, Carlton and Oakmere before joining Liverpool and becoming a […]

The death of William Scott

August 15, 1936 William Scott, brother of Elisha Scott has gone to his rest. He had not been well for some time and pneumonia caused his death on Saturday evening. I don’t suppose there were two such contrasting characters as William and Elisha, but in spite of that […]

Another medal for Elisha Scott

Saturday, January 25 – 1936 Belfast Celtic won the Irish League championship on Saturday, and Elisha Scott, the goalkeeper, won another medal. It was the great Irishman’s first Irish League medal, though he possesses two Football League medals, gained when with Liverpool. Scott as 30 international caps, and […]

Next stop Belfast Celtic for Elisha Scott

Wednesday, June 27 – 1934 Elisha Scott, the Liverpool goalkeeper with over 20 Irish international caps to his credit, has accepted an invitation to join Belfast Celtic, the Irish League club, as player-coach. Following the refusal of Liverpool to allow Scott to sign for Everton, he decided to […]

Liverpool decline Everton’s bid

Friday, April 27 – 1934 Elisha Scott, Liverpool’s Irish international goalkeeper, has decided to retire from the game at the end of the season. He had been placed on Liverpool’s transfer list at £250, and desired to sign for Everton, who were willing to pay the fee. Liverpool, […]

Everton close in on Scott

Thursday, April 26 – 1934 Everton are negotiating for the transfer of Elisha Scott, the Irish international goalkeeper, who was recently placed on the transfer list by Liverpool after 21 years’ service. Mr. T.H. McIntosh, secretary of Everton F.C., denied a statement that Scott had been signed, but […]