Tag: Ephraim Longworth

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 […]

Funeral of former Liverpool F.C. trainer

Friday, January 26 – 1940 Prominent footballers past and present attended the funeral in Liverpool today, of Mr. William “Billy” Connell, the former Liverpool F.C. trainer. Liverpool Football Club was represented by Mr. W. Harvey Webb, director, and Mr. George Patterson, secretary; Everton F.C. by Mr. Ernest Green […]

New contracts for George Kay and his staff

Saturday, July 1 – 1939 Mr. George Kay, Liverpool manager, has had his contract renewed for three years. He joined Liverpool from Southampton three years ago. Other Liverpool appointments are Jimmy Seddon, former Southport trainer and England and Bolton centre-half, as coach, Albert Shelley, as trainer, and Eph […]

Change of personnel at Liverpool F.C.

July 1, 1939 Liverpool F.C. announce several sweeping changes in personnel. Mr. George Kay, the manager for the last three years, has had his contract renewed for a further period of three years. Matt Busby has been elected captain of the first team in succession to Tom Cooper. […]

Mr. Bean in defence of Ephraim Longworth

Wednesday, February 10 – 1937 A Preston firm of haulage contractors, Messrs. Thomas Pickle and Son, were sued at the Liverpool Assizes, to-day, for damages for personal injuries by Ephraim Longworth, trainer-coach for Liverpool Football Club, and formerly full back for the club. The accident was a sequel […]

Connell retires with full benefits

Tuesday, February 19 – 1929 I am of those who believe that there is room for sentiment as well as business in football. Liverpool can give many other clubs points in this respect. A season ago they appointed their well-known veteran full-back, Longworth, to the position of coach, […]

Liverpool F.C. retain 30 players

Monday, May 24 – 1926 Liverpool F.C. have re-engaged thirty players, viz: – Elisha Scott, Arthur Riley, James Trill, Tommy Lucas, Donald Mackinlay, Ephraim Longworth, Childs, Robert Done, John McNab, William Cockburn, Tom Bromilow, David Pratt, James Jackson, Patrick McDade, Albert Shears, Cyril Oxley, Dick Edmed, Gordon Hodgson, […]

Bristol City v Liverpool 0-1 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, January 31 – 1925 Match: FA Cup, Second Round, at Ashton Gate, kick-off: 14:45. Bristol City – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 29,362. Referee: Mr. H.E. Gray. Bristol City (2-3-5): Frank Vallis, Dick Hughes, Reg Dyer, Bert Neesam, Fred Hawley, Andy Smailes, Charles Worlock, John Paul, Tommy Walsh, […]