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
January 18, 1974 One of the pleasures a manager gets is giving praise, and with everything that has been happening in football recently, the departure
Wednesday, May 9 – 1973 Hughes is cleared as champs go for glory A smile that seemed to stretch from London to Merseyside covered Bill
December 29, 1971 Albert Shelley, Liverpool’s former first team trainer and a popular figure at Anfield for 34 years, died last night. He was 73.
All articles about John Bamber on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About John Balmer: Born: April 11, 1895: Peasley Cross (Lancashire), in England. Passed away: August 19, 1971: St
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.
All articles about Bob Kelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bob Kelly: Born: November 16, 1893: Ashton-in-Makerfield (Lancashire), England. Passed away: September 22, 1969: Fylde (Lancashire), England.
April 24, 1969 Ernest Blenkinsop, who made 395 appearances for Sheffield Wednesday and 26 for England, died in his public-house at Sheffield yesterday while serving
July 25, 1968 Liverpool’s 31-years-old former England full back, Gerry Byrne, is going into hospital in the next day or so, for a third operation
Monday, May 20 – 1968 A party of 13 Liverpool players leave Speke to-morrow for a tour of Portugal and the Canary Islands during which
May 6, 1967 The strain of constant Soccer has led to four Liverpool players turning down personal invitations from Sir Alf Ramsey to tour with
Wednesday, April 26 – 1967 Gordon Milne, 12 times an England cap, went on Liverpool’s transfer list last night as manager Bill Shankly launched a
January 7, 1967 Ex-Everton winger Sam Chedgzoy dies in Canada Sam Chedgzoy, one of the greatest outside rights of his day and certainly among the
Friday, September 30 – 1966 Arsenal will sign Chelsea forward George Graham this morning in a deal that will give Chelsea £50,000 and inside forward
May 28, 1966 Peter Thompson, the Liverpool and England winger, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Thompson, of 51 Lingmoor Way, Carlisle, waves to the
All articles about Harold Hardman on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Harold Hardman: Born: April 4, 1882: Manchester (Lancashire), England. Passed away: June 9, 1965: Sale (Lancashire), England.
May 3, 1965 Alun Evans, the England schoolboy inside right from Kidderminster, has joined Wolves youth squad. (Daily Mail: May 3, 1965)
Wednesday, April 15 – 1964 Manchester United swooped into the transfer market yesterday by buying England right winger John Connelly from Burnley for £40,000 and
March 9, 1964 Wolves boss Stan Cullis splashed a club record £48,000 to buy Jimmy Melia, Liverpool’s England inside forward, last night. The Melia deal
May 28, 1962 Six members of the very successful Liverpool Schoolboys’ team of last season signed apprentice professional forms to-day for Everton and Liverpool. Everton
Saturday, December 2 – 1961 Manchester United thrust Phil Chisnall – “the kid from the school around the corner” – into the fury of a
Tuesday, October 4 – 1960 Chris Lawler, the Liverpool centre-half, captains England in the Youth international against Switzerland at Leyton Orient’s ground next Saturday (7
June 26, 1960 Charles Buchan, 68, former Arsenal and England footballer, died in a Nice casino while placing a 500 franc (7s. 6d.) bet at
December 13, 1958 The death of Mr. John Reginald Lipsham (Jack Lipsham), of 59 Whitechurch Road, occurred on Saturday at the age of 77. Mr.
June 6, 1957 Coventry City F.C. to-day signed Charles Ashcroft, Ipswich Town’s England “B” goalkeeper, who was placed on the transfer list at the end