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
After holding competitive games during the first year of the Great War, the Football Associations of England and Scotland decided to discontinue professional football at
Wednesday, January 12 – 2000 Footballer whose biggest victory came after he hung up his boots Cliff Lloyd, who has died aged 83, made a
Wednesday, December 19 – 1990 Liverpool are furious with the League for giving them a Boxing Day dose of capital punishment. Their fixture at Queens
Wednesday, August 1 – 1990 The FA chiefs are furious that Liverpool are backing the return to a 22-club First Division. A League meeting at
Thursday, May 4 – 1989 Liverpool reacted angrily yesterday as the Football League set a deadline for them to complete their fixtures. The League want
Thursday, July 11 – 1985 English clubs were readmitted into world football yesterday. But relaxation on FIFA’s ban will not have much immediate effect on
September 22, 1984 A remarkable milestone in the history of Merseyside soccer will be reached during the next few days … exactly 100 years of
Friday, October 2 – 1981 Thousands of Soccer fans who once roared for Bill Shankly stood in silence for him yesterday. The players who worshipped
March 14, 1981 It’s action stations for the Anfield team behind the scenes. It’s 7:30 on Saturday evening. The Anfield pitch scarred after the reserve
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Saturday, December 29 – 1979 Match: Football League, First Division, at The Hawthorns, kick-off: 15:00. West Bromwich Albion – Liverpool 0-2 (0-2). Attendance: 34,915. Referee:
July 25, 1979 Television will be on Liverpool next season. The League champions have decided to wear shirt advertising and the sponsor will be Japanese
July 7, 1978 Alun Evans has become the most expensive player to leave the Football League and join an Australian club. He has been sold
Wednesday, January 4 – 1978 Each Saturday, an average of 550,000 football fans swarm through the turnstiles of Britain’s soccer stadiums. Millions more watch soccer
December 20, 1977 Liverpool, tolling and struggling to maintain their pre-eminent position as champions of the Football League, are the greatest team in Britain. Furthermore,
All articles about John Lillie on PlayUpLiverpool. About John Lillie: Born: August 6 – 1900, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Passed away: 1977. Position: Left back. Height: 174 cm
January 12, 1976 T.V. – Super Reds his memorial The man entitled to be called Liverpool’s greatest fan has died – Mr. Thomas Valentine Williams,
February 6, 1975 Reading soccer logic Lunch with Brian Hall, B.Sc., the thinking man’s footballer, “Little Bamber” to his Liverpool team mates, is as satisfying
July 20, 1973 Eric Roberts hands over on high note Mr. Eric Roberts, chairman of Liverpool Football Club for the last four years last night
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.
July 24, 1970 Liverpool are ready to spend “considerable” cash on new players if need be – but their aim is to build up the
Thursday, September 19 – 1968 Tony Hateley took just 85 minutes yesterday to become Britain’s first £300,000 footballer. Liverpool sold him to Coventry for £80,000.
July 3, 1967 Liverpool yesterday transferred to Fourth Division York City their 19-year-old centre or inside forward, Ted MacDougall, at a fee estimated at £5,000.
June 25, 1964 Chairman resigns – and an Era ends An era ended for Liverpool Football Club last night. When Mr. Thomas Valentine Williams (T.V.