Tag: England International

West Ham agree fee for Andy Carroll

Tuesday, June 13 – 2013 Sam Allardyce is still working around the clock on landing No 1 target Andy Carroll. The West Ham manager has had a £15m bid accepted by Liverpool for the England striker who is currently nursing a heel injury. “Our first priority is signing […]

Gerrard fears mar Rafa’s big day

Wednesday, June 16 – 2004 Rafael Benitez was last night facing his first major crisis as new Liverpool manager as fears grew that Steven Gerrard could be about to walk away from Anfield. The ink was still drying on Benitez’s five year contract when Reds chief executive Rick […]

Lee Kops more flak

Thursday, August 1 – 2002 Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry has launched an astonishing attack on Lee Bowyer after the collapse of the players £9 million move from Leeds. Bowyer’s transfer was all set to go through until Anfield manager Gerard Houlllier called the deal off, citing the […]

£2,3m Nigel seals Kop dream move

Tuesday, July 20 – 1993 Nigel Clough was yesterday valued at £2,275 million for the “perfect move” to Liverpool he hopes will secure his England future. His old club Nottingham Forest and Graeme Souness at Liverpool were happy with the compromise transfer fee decided by a tribunal. Forest […]

Bruce Grobbelaar: I’m your man for England

Saturday, August 4 – 1990 Liverpool’s zany goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar last night sent a dramatic message to new England boss Graham Taylor: “I want to succeed Peter Shilton as your No 1.” The shock bid to become England’s first choice was announced as he flew home with the […]

New Anfield chief in pledge to Kop

Wednesday, May 9 – 1990 Liverpool’s new chairman Noel White began his Anfield reign last night vowing to the Kop: “I’ll fight to keep John Barnes here. He is the hottest property in world football – and we will give full consideration to whatever demands he wishes.” The […]

Tottenham chasing Ray Kennedy

Sunday, January 10 – 1982 Stoke and Spurs are poised to join the chase for Liverpool and England midfielder Ray Kennedy, who is now surplus to requirements at Anfield. Stoke boss Richie Barker has already been in touch with Liverpool after selling his England Under-21 star Adrian Heath […]

Bombshell from Bob Paisley

Friday, January 1 – 1982 Liverpool manager Bob Paisley dropped a bombshell yesterday by taking the captaincy from Phil Thompson and handing it to Graeme Souness for today’s FA Cup tie at Swansea. Paisley says: “You have to explore every avenue and I’m taking the captaincy off Phil […]

Ray Clemence seeks his Anfield exit

Monday, July 27 – 1981 England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has played his last game for Liverpool. That seems certain to be the outcome of his talks today with manager Bob Paisley. It appears that Clemence, 32, has not changed his view that it would be better to leave […]

Clemence to quite Euro champs

Sunday, May 31 – 1981 England goalkeeper Ray Clemence may have played his last game or Liverpool. That is the shock news for Anfield fans following the club’s third European Cup triumph in Paris (writes Ray Bradley). The 32-year-old Liverpool star is ready to leave Anfield knowing that […]

Emlyn running with the Wolves

Wednesday, August 1 – 1979 Wolves finally got their man yesterday when Emlyn Hughes completed his slow motion move from Liverpool by signing a two-year contract. But assistant manager Richie Barker, delighted at landing the 31-year old England defender for a bargain £85,000, was quick to issue Hughes […]

Chelsea hand out the punishment

Saturday, January 7 – 1978 Match: FA Cup, 3rd Round, at Stamford Bridge, kick off: 15:00. Chelsea – Liverpool 4-2 (1-0). Attendance: 45,449. Referee: Mr. P. Partridge. Chelsea: Peter Bonetti, Graham Wilkins, John Sparrow, Ian Britton, Ron Harris, Steve Wicks, Bill Garner, Ray Lewington, Tommy Langley, Charles Cooke […]

Paisley: Now ban Keegan

Saturday, June 4 – 1977 Kevin Keegan should be banned from playing for England, says his former boss at Liverpool Bob Paisley. Keegan joined P.S.V. Hamburg in a £500,000 deal yesterday. His contract includes a clause releasing him for World Cup and European Championship games. But Paisley said: […]

Bad boy Kevin comes back

Thursday, May 22 – 1975 Runaway Soccer star Kevin Keegan was back with the England quad in North London last night. And he could even play against Scotland at Wembley tomorrow. Liverpool’s 24-year-old- striker, who walked out on Tuesday because he was dropped for Wednesday’s match with Wales, […]

Toshack leaves Liverpool

Thursday, November 21 – 1974 Jimmy Bloomfield yesterday did more than half a million pounds worth of transfer business – and was then locked out of the Football League HQ. The Leicester boss sold England goalkeeper Peter Shilton to Stoke for a record £340,000 and the dashed to […]

PM: I’m sad to hear of Bill’s retirement

Saturday, July 13 – 1974 Prime Minister Harold Wilson said: “I’m sad to hear of Bill’s retirement. He has done so much for football. Liverpool and England skipper Emlyn Hughes: “They’ll need four blokes to replace him.” Comedian Ken Dodd: “It’s a sad day. I’m discumsoccerated. No tribute […]

Bill Shankly quit as Liverpool manager

Friday, July 12 – 1974 Bill Shankly has quit as manager of Liverpool. And with a typical Shankly flourish, he followed his shock announcement yesterday by signing Arsenal striker Ray Kennedy for £200,000. Bill Shankly. It is a club record fee for the man whose goal ended Liverpool’s […]

Bill Shankly: “Ready for anything”

Wednesday, May 9 – 1973 Hughes is cleared as champs go for glory A smile that seemed to stretch from London to Merseyside covered Bill Shankly’s face as he left a Football Association disciplinary hearing at Lancaster Gate yesterday. Minutes earlier, Emlyn Hughes, his England defender, had been […]

Jeremiah Dawson (Jerry Dawson) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jerry Dawson at PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jerry Dawson: Born: March 18, 1888: Holme-in-Cliviger (Lancashire), England. Passed away: August 8, 1970: Holme-in-Cliviger (Lancashire), England. Funeral/Burial: August 12, 1970: St. John the Devine Church, Holme-in-Cliviger. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: (5ft. 10½in.); Weight: (10st. 6lb.). Career: Portsmouth Rovers: 1905. Holme-in-Cliviger: […]