Liverpool F.C. – The Champions of the League The supreme event in the Eastertide football was the decision of the League championship. When Liverpool had
All articles about Fred Hopkin on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Fred Hopkin: “A Darlington born man who used to be with Manchester United, he has turned out
April 30, 1964 He’ll be 83 on May 3 and he’s one of those Liverpool F.C. rarities who was there before the Kop. He’s had
November 5, 1955 “Frisby Dyke” (once a familiar Liverpool stores-name) is the chosen ‘nom de plume’ of a famous sea captain. All sailors love a
January 30, 1953 Each Saturday hundreds of thousands of football “fans” get the maximum pleasure from the most popular of British games. Let us introduce
June 29, 1949 The late Harry Chambers Harry Chambers, of happy memory, is dead. This greatest of all Liverpool players passed away at his home,
February 4, 1939 The competition asking for the six most famous footballers of Liverpool F.C., in order of merit, led to a large survey of
July 22, 1935 The Burnley Football Club is to lose its manager, Mr. Tom Bromilow, as we stated in Wednesday’s “Express.” The club to which
Tuesday, November 28 – 1933 John Deacon, of Darlington, who has recently been appearing with the Redcar Borough side, was yesterday signed on as a
August 22, 1931 Fred Hopkin, of Liverpool F.C., was to-day transferred to Darlington F.C. (Liverpool Echo: August 22, 1931)
January 10, 1931 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Birmingham 0-2 (0-0). Attendance: 40,500; gate receipts: £2,655. Referee: Mr. A.
December 29, 1930 Finish with a flourish. No sign of staleness at Blackburn. One had read so much of the alleged hardship on well-trained and
December 27, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Ewood Park, kick-off: 14:30. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 3-3 (2-2). Attendance: 20,494. Referee: Mr. R. Bowie.
December 22, 1930 Cup rehearsal in name only. Football of the most insipid type was served up at St. Andrews. Possibly the teams were disposed
December 15, 1930 Their knack of fighting back. Here we are nearing Christmas, with 18 matches in Arsenal’s record and only one lost. All sorts
December 13, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Arsenal 1-1 (1-0). Attendance: 44,342. Referee: Mr. A. Josephs (South Shields);
December 8, 1930 Great Gurney hat-trick. The top figure of the season was registered and there were also other incidents of note at Roker. In
December 6, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Roker Park, kick-off: 14:00. Sunderland – Liverpool 6-5 (4-3). Attendance: 22,616. Referee: Mr. H.H. Heath. Sunderland
December 1, 1930 Hodgson on the mark. The Sheffield United players were seen in two entirely different moods at Anfield I should imagine everyone thought
November 29, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Sheffield United 6-1 (2-0). Attendance: 26,837. Referee: Mr. E. Pinckston (Birmingham);
October 25, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bloomfield Road, kick-off: 15:00. Blackpool – Liverpool 1-3 (0-2). Attendance: 14,998. Referee: Mr. R. Brown (Newcastle-on-Tyne).
October 18, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Leeds United 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 25,637. Referee: Mr. W.B. Bristow (Stafford).
October 11, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 (0-0). Attendance: 39,278. Referee: Mr. H. Cartledge (Burslem).
October 4, 1930 Match: Football League, First Division, at St. James’ Park, kick-off: 15:15. Newcastle United – Liverpool 0-4 (0-2). Attendance: 32,887. Referee: Mr. J.H.
September 8, 1930 Draw after being two goals behind. Penalty dispute. Mr. J.O. Rickwood, of Sheffield, had controlled this game in a way which had