Tag: Everton

Liverpool v Everton 3-1 (Premier League: April 1, 2017)

April 1, 2017 Match: Premier League, at Anfield, kick-off: 12:30. Liverpool – Everton 3-1 (2-1). Attendance: 52,290. Referee: Mr. Anthony Taylor; assistant referees: Messrs. S. Bennett and A. Nunn. Fourth official: Mr. Martin Atkinson. Liverpool: Simon Mignolet, Nathaniel Clyne, Georginio Wijnaldum, Dejan Lovren, James Milner (C), Philippe Coutinho, […]

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 […]

The Original Merseyside Derby Game

By Tony Onslow. The present Merseyside Derby games are contested between Everton and their close neighbours Liverpool. The event attracts a capacity crowd to Goodison Park where, in 1894, the two sides had first met in a Football League match. The occasion also taxes the capacity of the […]

A Scot named Jack Angus

Written by: TONY ONSLOW. Jack Angus. A man who scored in the first Football League match between Manchester and Merseyside. The population of Liverpool were starting to prepare for the festive season when a young man stepped of the train at Tithebarn Railway Station to be greeted by […]

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

A very special Thursday

The Shieldrake, Catalona, Mongolian, Labrador, Caloric and the Bonnie Princess. They all sat sail from the docks of Liverpool on Thursday, September 1, 1892. The Bonnie Princess was just crossing the Mersey while the Catalonia was off to Boston at four in the afternoon. On-board the Mongolian was […]

The longest wait (or just about)

Here is a magical number for you, 8,821. It is number of days actually, and a sequence that started on April 21, 1923 and ended on June 14, 1947. In more understandable language it is 24 years, 1 month and 25 days. It is the longest wait a […]

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

A local Derby in June

Monday, May 5 – 1941 Merseyside is to have a real Whitsun football treat. Everton and Liverpool have agreed to meet each other on Whit Monday, June 2, as I suggested some days ago, and the match will take place at Goodison Park. It is possible the game […]

School teacher and centre-forward

Thursday, September 3 – 1903 Sydney Smith, the Liverpool amateur centre-forward, who is a public school teacher, looks like schooling himself into a League pivot. It will be something unusual to find both Everton and Liverpool boasting a full-hedged amateur in League warfare. (Edinburgh Evening News, 03-09-1903)

Thug admits attack on Robbie Fowler

Monday, July 31 – 2000 England football star Robbie Fowler was spared a courtroom ordeal yesterday after a man pleaded guilty to assaulting him in a hotel toilet. The Liverpool striker suffered a broken nose during the unprovoked attack after a match 16 months ago. Fowler, 25, was […]

The Everton takeover

Tuesday, December 28 – 1999 Everton chairman Sir Philip Carter has warned fans there will be no magic wand to wave away the club’s financial troubles, despite Bill Kenwright’s Goodison Park takeover. Carter, who remains chairman in Kenwright’s new regime, insists Everton’s overdraft – estimated at £15 million […]