Tag: Fred Geary

Golden wedding of ex-football star

Wednesday, September 3 – 1941 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geary of the Fountains Abbey Hotel, Walton Road, Liverpool, have celebrated their golden wedding. Known to countless older Everton and Liverpool football “fans,” Mr. Geary shared almost every honour which goes to a professional footballer except playing in the […]

Alex Latta passes away

Saturday, August 25 – 1928 Alex Latta the famous old Everton footballer, died this morning, after an illness of some months. Alex Latta was famous with the Goodison Park when they were housed at Anfield. He was one of a famous line of forwards whose games were chanted […]

Famous old-timers, Alec Latta

Saturday, December 27 – 1924 HOW ALEX LATTA “SAW THINGS” AFTER BEING UNCONSCIOUS FOR TWELVE HOURS. In many old photographic groups of the Everton team of the nineties there will be seen a forward line that was famous. The right wing of the line will include a keen-eyed […]

Southampton v Liverpool 0-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 23 – 1924 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at The Dell, kick-off: 15:00. Southampton – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 18,671. Referee: Mr H.J. Webster (London). Southampton (2-3-5): Tommy Allen, Tom Parker, Fred Titmuss, Albert Shelley, Alec Campbell, Bill Turner, Bill Henderson, Arthur Dominy, Bill Rawlings, Cliff […]

Stray leaves – Tommy Bennett, Liverpool F.C.

Tuesday, February 12 – 1918 In the city of Liverpool the adherents of Association football have had the rare privilege of watching Fred Geary, Jack Southworth, Alexander Young, Bert Freeman, and Bobby Parker play centre-forward for Everton, while George Allan, Sam Raybould, Jack Parkinson, and Fred Pagnam have […]

Geary’s green hands

Saturday, August 19 – 1916 By the way Mr. Fred Geary, of Everton, Liverpool and international fame, is to the force as a judge of bowling greens, &c, and is frequently called in for consultative purposes by those about to “build” or improve their greens.(Liverpool Echo, 19-08-1916)  

Finnerhan, Geary and McQueen as amateurs

August 23, 1902 The Re-instatement Committee of the Football Association met at the Albion Hotel, Manchester, on Saturday night, and completed the list of professionals applying for reinstatement as amateurs. The majority of applications were acceded to, and amongst those granted were: Patrick Finnerhan, the old Manchester City […]

Andrew Hannah – The athlete

Saturday, June 15 – 1901 We have been favored with a copy of the sports programme of the Vale of Leven Highland Games, which took place on Saturday. It is an interesting booklet and gives sketches of famous Vale of Leven athletes and their records. We cull the […]

Fred Geary as reserve coach

Saturday, September 8 – 1900 Freddy Geary, who more than a decade ago left Notts Rangers to join Everton, where he speedily earned great fame and his cap against Scotland, is still in the Liverpool district, but in the employ of the rival club, the Anfielders, for whose […]

Fred Geary badly injured against City

Saturday, January 6 – 1900 Fred Geary, the famous forward, has probably played his last game. He appeared in a Reserve fixture for Liverpool against Manchester City the other day (December 25), and received such an injury as will, it is feared, put an ignominious end to his […]

Fred Geary’s last kick?

December 30, 1899 Playing for Liverpool Reserves against Manchester City Reserves, on Boxing Day, the veteran Fred Geary received an injury which, I am afraid, will put an ignominious end to his long and distinguished football career. A City back accidentally “kneed” him in the stomach, with the […]

Everton Reserves v Liverpool Reserves 3-0 (League match: October 28, 1899)

October 28, 1899 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Goodison Park. Everton Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 3-0 (2-0). Attendance: 15,000. Everton Reserves (2-3-5): George Kitchen; Bert Sharp, Jack Crelley; Murphy, Dan Gordon, Walter Abbott; William Roche, John Proudfoot, Wilfred Oldham, Robert Gray, Alf Schofield. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Bill Perkins; Archie […]

Berry helps Storer obtain his license

September 8, 1899 At Liverpool Licensing Sessions yesterday, when Harry Storer, public house manager, 123 Bamber-street, applied for a renewal, Mr. A. T. Davies objected on the ground that the applicant (one of the goalkeepers of the Liverpool Football Club) had another calling incompatible with the oversight of […]

Liverpool Reserves – Skerton 2-1 (League match: September 2, 1899)

September 2, 1899 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Skerton 2-1 (0-1). Attendance: 1,000. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Robert McLaren, Matt McQueen, Fred Uttley, Charlie  Wilson, John Birchall, Fred Geary, Walter Scott, David Wilson, John Parkinson, Abe Foxall. Skerton (2-3-5): Bond, Cookson, Blatchford, Christopher Fryers. […]

The Liverpool F.C. picnic of 1899

Saturday, August 26 – 1899 The annual picnic and sports of the Liverpool Football Club were held at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds, Ormskirk on Saturday. The party, which numbered about 60, included many of the Liverpool footballers, and Messrs T. Bush, J. McKenna, B.E. Bailey, W.C. Briggs A. […]