Tag: FA

Notts County away in the Cup

Monday, January 7 – 1901 Mr. J.C.Clegg presided over a meeting of the Council of the Football Association, Monday evening, at 61, Chancery-lane, London. The chief business was the draw for the first round of the competition proper for the Association Cup: – Notts County – Liverpool. Referee: […]

Raybould wants to stay

Saturday, December 5 – 1903 Followers of the Anfield club will be pleased to learn that Raybould signed on for his old club on Tuesday evening. It will be remembered that Raybould, Goldie, and Glover were suspended until December 31 by the Football Association, who afterwards gave Liverpool […]

Suspensions coming to an end

Saturday, December 26 – 1903 The three Liverpool players Raybould, Glover, and Goldie complete their sentence in connection with the signing on for Portsmouth in a week. Raybould has, as has been previously stated, decided to return to the Liverpool club. Glover became a Boniface at West Bromwich, […]

Liverpool v Chelsea 4-1 (League match)

Saturday, April 21 – 1990 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Chelsea 4-1 (2-0). Attendance: 38,431. Referee: Mr. R.G. Milford. Liverpool: Bruce Grobbelaar, Glenn Hysen, David Burrows, Steve Nicol, Gary Gillespie (Sub. Gary Ablett, 81 min.), Alan Hansen, Jan Mølby, Ronny Rosenthal, Ian […]

Shankly lashes Everton

Monday, January 3 – 1972 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly yesterday marched into an FA disciplinary court to clear £220,000 Arsenal superstar Alan Ball – then stormed out accusing Everton of turning their backs on their former skipper. Ball, Britain’s costliest player, was facing the disciplinary committee in Birmingham […]

The FA hands out tough suspension for Yeats

Wednesday, March 11 – 1964 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly and centre-half Ron Yeats, strode angrily from yesterday’s Football Association Disciplinary Committee meeting in Leicester. They were bitterly upset at the 14 days’ suspension that forces key defender Yeats to miss vital League games against Bolton, Leicester, and Spurs. […]

Kick off stands

Friday, March 22 – 1963 Mrs. Mirabelle Topham, who asked Liverpool Football Club to delay the kick off of their Cup tie with West Ham a week tomorrow from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to avoid a clash with the Grand National, yesterday had the reply: “Regret impossible […]

The opponents know how to provoke Hickson

Wednesday, February 10 – 1960 Dave Hickson, controversial Liverpool centre forward, has been given a break by the Football Association. Hickson, sent off, against Sheffield United in January for the third time in his turbulent career, was notified, yesterday, that he had been cleared of the accusation of […]

New boy Morris suspended by F.A.

Wednesday, August 13 – 1958 Fred Morris, the winger Liverpool signed from Mansfield in May, has been suspended by the Football Association for fourteen days from next Monday, as a result of an incident in a match last April. He will miss his new club’s two games. (Daily […]

Dave Hickson told not to talk to anyone

Friday, January 10 – 1958 Everton centre-forward, Dave Hickson, has been forbidden by his club to comment on the 21 days’ suspension imposed on him yesterday by the Football Association. Hickson, sent off during the Manchester City-Everton match on December 7, has been suspended from Monday next. The […]

The scouse invasion of London

Saturday, April 29 – 1950 While rain drove the thousands of cup final fans into shops, cafes, museums and buses for shelter to-day, the ticket touts and black marketeers were out in force. Coffee stalls and cafes were besieged. Large numbers of Liverpool supporters were among the earliest […]

Millwall F.C. manager suspended

Wednesday, July 31 – 1940 The English Football Association to-day announced that following a joint commission of the FA and League into the affairs of Millwall F.C., Mr. Charles Hewitt, the Millwall manager, has been suspended for six months from August 1, 1940. In his playing days, Mr. […]

Liverpool fined 20 guineas

Monday, March 27 – 1939 The Football Association announced that Liverpool F.C. have been fined 20 guineas as the result of the alleged misconduct of their spectators at the Liverpool v. Wolverhampton match on February 25. (Hull Daily Mail, 27-03-1939)

What Liverpool wrote about Palace

Wednesday, March 2 – 1938 “Unpleasant reflections” on the Crystal Palace F.C. made in the Liverpool F.C. programme will be withdrawn by order of the F.A. Disciplinary committee of the F.A. yesterday ordered Liverpool to apologies for the statements which were comments on the Cup-tie played between the […]

Female football secretary? Not for the Lancashire FA

Tuesday, December 14 – 1937 “The position is intolerable,” said Mr. C.E. Sutcliffe, president of Lancashire Football Association, yesterday, referring to the Football Association’s decision that women can be registered as secretaries of football clubs. The matter has arisen through Mrs. Haworth of Preston Old-road, Blackpool, being secretary […]

Ernie elected Team Captain

Wednesday, July 15 – 1936 Liverpool F.C. have received notification from the Football Association stating that their request for the trial of two referees in their public practice matches next month will not be granted. Ernest Blenkinsop, left full back and former England captain, has been elected captain […]

John McKenna dies 82 years old

Sunday, March 22 – 1936 One of the foremost leaders and legislators of the Association football game of all time, Mr. John McKenna, president of the Football League since 1910 and vice-president of the Football Association since 1928, died in Walton Hospital, Liverpool, Sunday. He was in his […]

Morrison gone AWOL

Wednesday, March 13 – 1935 Liverpool F.C. have referred the case of Tom Morrison, their Scottish international right half back, who has mysteriously disappeared, to the Football Association. No trace has yet been found of Morrison, who failed to appear when selected to play in a Central League […]

Liverpool ahead of their time

Thursday, January 24 – 1935 Liverpool have chosen Ernest Blenkinsop, their international full-back and captain, to act as non-playing skipper of the side for the tie with Blackburn Rovers. Their plan, it is announced, is for Blenkinsop to occupy a seat at the “ringside” and give the players […]

Liverpool sign the England captain

Tuesday, December 4 – 1934 The departure of Tommy Cooper to Liverpool which was announced in last night’s “Telegraph,” has been received with mixed feelings by Derby County supporters, but I am certain that everybody will join me in wishing him the best of luck with his new […]

Arsenal wants game postponed

Tuesday, April 10 – 1934 Following the announcement yesterday of the England team to meet Scotland, Arsenal sent the following telegram to the headquarters of the Football League: – “In view of the fact that three of our players have been selected by the Football association to represent […]