The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused
Wednesday, July 26 – 2006 Bert Slater Goalkeeper with Falkirk, Liverpool, Dundee and Watford Born: 5 May 1936 in Musselburgh. Died: 21 July 2006 in
All articles about Tommy Younger on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Tommy Younger: Born: April 10, 1930: Edinburgh, in Scotland. Passed away: January 13, 1984: Edinburgh, in Scotland.
All articles about Alex Thomson on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Alex Thomson: Born: Passed away: Position: Centre-forward. Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career:
All articles about George Ritchie on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Ritchie. Born: January 16 – 1904, Maryhill, Scotland. Passed away: 1978. Position: Left half-back. Height: 173
All articles about Archie Macpherson on PlayUpLiverpool. com; About Archie Macpherson: Born: February 10, 1910, in Alva, in Scotland. Passed away: 1969. Position: Inside right
All articles about Robert Terrison PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Robert Terris: Born: January 19, 1891. Passed away: August, 1968: Bethlehem (Philadelphia), USA. Position: Outside left. Height: 173
All articles about Thomas Hamilton on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Hamilton: Born: 1906, Renfrew. Passed away: July – 1964. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 183 cm. (6ft. 0in.);
July 3, 1962 Dundee manager Bob Shankly signed Liverpool’s Scottish goalkeeper Bert Slater for the second time yesterday after final negotiations with brother Bill, who
May 19, 1962 Last week I described how I came to Anfield, what problems forced me and how I set about solving them. While I
August 20, 1960 Liverpool F.C. staff list for 1960-61: Tommy Lawrence Position: Goalkeeper; Signed as professional: October 10, 1957; Height: (5ft. 11in.); Weight: (12st. 5lb.);
June 12, 1959 Liverpool’s giant Scottish international ‘keeper, Tommy Younger, left the club yesterday to go back “home” as player-manager of Falkirk. In return Liverpool
All articles about Isaac Begbie on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Isaac Begbie: “A solid man who begs no man’s pardon. He knocks people down like an auctioneer
Born: December 20 – 1952. Position: Inside right. Height: 5 ‘ 10. Weight: 12 ‘ 0. Career: Dunipace Thistle. Liverpool, signed, May 18 – 1968.
All articles about David Taylor on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About David Taylor: Born: August 5, 1884: Bannockburn (Stirlingshire), Scotland. Passed away: August 6, 1949.: Bridge of Allan
Thursday, July 17 – 1947 Alec Muir, Lochgelly Violet’s inside left last season, has signed for Liverpool. An Inverkeithing lad, he works in Caldwell’s Paper
August 25, 1945 Key note: “A crowd of 7,481 saw Burnley outplayed by a strong and clever Liverpool team in the opening League game of
August 25, 1945 Burnley open their league programme today with Liverpool the visitors at Turf Moor. It should prove an attractive start to the season.
May 5, 1945 Match: Charity match for the Sailors’, Soldiers and Airmen’s Family Association, at Easter Road. Hibernian – Services Select XI 2-2 (0-1). Attendance:
April 28, 1945 Raith Rovers’ front line is further strengthened for their game with Falkirk at Stark’s Park to-day by the inclusion of Robert Glassey.
Saturday, August 31 – 1940 Match: North Regional League, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Preston North End 3-3 (2-3). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. R.K.
Wednesday, August 30 – 1939 Dundee United made another addition last night. On the the previous evening they signed John Hutton, inside right, from Broughty
All articles about William Michael on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Willie Michael: “A clever little forward of the ‘nippy’ variety was Michael, who used to play for
Friday, July 16 – 1937 Archie Macpherson, the former Rangers, Liverpool, and Sheffield United footballer, who recently signed for Falkirk, is to play for Clackmannan
All articles about Robert Macdougall on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Robert Macdougall: Born: 1894: Kirkcudbright, in Scotland. Passed away: October 13, 1936: Kirkcudbright, in Scotland. ** Said