Tag: Fred Pagnam

Pagnam dies aged 70

Thursday, March 1 – 1962 Fred Pagnam, former Arsenal centre forward, has died at Samlesbury, near Preston, aged 70. Arsenal signed him from Liverpool in 1919 for the then large fee of £1,500. He was also with Blackpool, Southport, Huddersfield, Cardiff and Watford. (Daily Mail, 02-03-1962)

Turkish delight for Fred Pagnam

July 22, 1931 Fred Pagnam, the former Arsenal and Cardiff City centre forward and later manager of Watford F.C., leaves England to-day for Turkey to take up a coaching appointment. I am sure few people in this country have heard of a Turkish Football Association. But such a […]

New role for Neil McBain at Watford

Wednesday, May 8 – 1929 It was officially announced last night, following a meeting of the Watford directors, that Neil McBain, the ex-St. Johnstone and Scottish internationalist half-back, had been appointed player-manager of the club. McBain was signed by Watford last November after the suspension of Frank Barson, […]

Fred Pagnam to manage Watford

Saturday, May 29 – 1926 There is a managerial appointment which should interest many people, that of Fred Pagnam, a one-time famous goal-getter of Blackpool, Huddersfield Town, Liverpool, Arsenal, Cardiff City, and Watford fame. Fred had a job get into football, now he is finding it difficult to […]

Football League meeting (July 4, 1924)

July 4, 1924 Mr. John McKenna presided at a meeting of the Football League Management Committee at Scarborough on Friday evening, when there was so much business to be transacted that it was not concluded until after midnight. The following players were granted free transfers: A. Allen (Manchester […]

Pagnam shines for Arsenal

Saturday, December 4 – 1920 The success of Frank Pagnam, the Arsenal centre-forward last week, must have been most gratifying to the club directors, who have never lost confidence in this ex-Liverpool pivot. Pagnam is a Blackpool man, and his father was much averse to his taking up […]

Bradford City v Liverpool 1-3 (League match)

Saturday, August 30 – 1919 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Valley Parade, kick-off: 15:30. Bradford City – Liverpool 1-3 (0-2). Attendance: 18,000. Referee: Mr. H. Pollitt. Bradford City (2-3-5): Jock Ewart; Fred Potts, Irvine Boocock; Joe Hargreaves, Charlie Storer, Jimmy McIlvenny; Dickie Bond, Oscar Fox, Jimmy Marshall, […]

Preparing for the season 1919/20

Saturday, August 23 – 1919 Practically all the League football clubs held final practice matches on Saturday, and supporters of the various clubs were able to estimate more or less how their clubs would fare during the coming season. Naturally, most estimates are rosy-tinted, and it now remains […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1919

Wednesday, June 25 – 1919 Chairman of Liver club’s decision. Suspensions erased. Players signed for Anfield oncoming season. At the meeting of the Liverpool Football Club last night, at the Law Association rooms, it was announced that former suspensions of players would be erased. Mr. John McKenna, chairman […]

A very young Liverpool side

Tuesday, June 24 – 1919 Liverpool adopted the right attitude at the right moment. They did not wait and see. They went out and brought back youngsters and risked nothing by playing them. Extended was the junior trials, and the result has been that they have come into […]

Manchester United v Liverpool 3-1 (Benefit match)

Saturday, May 17 – 1919 Match: Benefit for the Footballers’ War Fund, at Old Trafford. Manchester United – Liverpool 3-1 (1-0). Manchester United (2-3-5): Jack Mew, Moor, Jimmy Hodge, Arthur Potts, Wilf Woodcock, McMillen, Fred Hopkin +4. Substitution: Ezra Royals for Mew at half-time. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; […]

“Fall in” the Reds

Saturday, May 17 – 1919 A trans-channel scribe states that there is some doubt about Pagnam leaving Ireland to follow Lacey and Scott back to Anfield. From another source I hear that he will “fall in” with the others in August. At any rate his appearance for Liverpool […]

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 […]

Liverpool v Oldham Athletic 3-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 22 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal Tournament, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Oldham Athletic 3-0 (0-0). Attendance: 15,000. Referee: Mr. E.B. Bragg. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Billy Jenkinson, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Fred Pagnam, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, […]

Jury “The match was squared”

Friday, July 6 – 1917 The hearing was resumed to-day in the King’s Bench Division of the libel action by Enoch James West, professional footballer, against the Football Association and Messrs. E. Hulton and Co., newspaper proprietors, under circumstances reported yesterday. The plaintiff also asked for an injunction […]

Liverpool v Everton 0-4 (War time, League match)

Saturday, April 7 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section Subsidiary, at Anfield, kick off: 15:30. Liverpool – Everton 0-4 (0-1). Attendance: 16,000; gate receipt: £580. Referee: Mr. W. Chadwick (Blackburn). Liverpool (2-3-5): Tommy Houghton; Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas; Harry Lowe, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, Fred Pagnam, Tommy […]

Liverpool v Blackpool 2-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, January 27 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Blackpool 2-2 (1-1). Attendance: 14,000. Referee: Mr. R. Eccles; linesmen: Messrs: H. Malden and R.R. Keay. Liverpool (2-3-5): Joe Butler; Ephraim Longworth, Sam Speakman; Norman Bradley, John Bamber, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, Thomas Bennett, […]

Surprises in the Liverpool selection

Thursday, January 25 – 1917 Liverpool have selected the following team to play Blackpool on Saturday: – W. Scott; Longworth, Lucas; Bradley, Bamber, Mackinlay; Goddard, Bennett, Pagnam, Lewis, Cunliffe. Wadsworth was hurt last week, and Pagnam’s return visit is therefore specially welcome. William Scott, the old Everton player, […]