Tag: Fulham

Training at Cleverleys

Thursday, January 21 – 1926 Liverpool, in view of their Cup tie against Fulham, have sent their players away for the first time this season, and 18 men are at Cleverlys, near Blackpool. (Nottingham Evening Post, 21-01-1926)

Obituary – Cliff Lloyd

Wednesday, January 12 – 2000 Footballer whose biggest victory came after he hung up his boots Cliff Lloyd, who has died aged 83, made a mark in two areas of football – first as a reliable, competent fullback in Fulham’s second division team just after the war, and […]

Ray Houghton chase

Wednesday, July 22 – 1992 Chelsea and Aston Villa were last night locked in battle for the £900,000 signature of Liverpool midfielder Ray Houghton. He will fly home today from Liverpool’s Italian training camp to talk to both clubs, and his move could make way for Trevor Steven […]

George Poland – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about George Poland on PlayUpLiverpool. About George Poland: Born: September 21 – 1913, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Passed away: October 6 – 1988, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.). Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 6lbs.). Career: Swindon Town, 1934. * 1934-35: 0-0 (FL 3S). […]

Arthur Reynolds @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Arthur Reynolds on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Arthur Reynolds: Born: June 30, 1889: Dartford, England. Passed away: March 14, 1970: South Kensington (London), England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 182 cm. (5ft. 12in.); Weight: 80 kilos (12st. 8lb.). Career: Dartford Albion: Signed: 1904. Dartford: Signed: 1905. * 1909-10 x-x […]

Kops the tops

Friday, December 31 – 1965 Let us on the eve of a wondrous sporting year, and I sincerely hope a happy 1966, say phooey and forget the villains of football. Altogether now, three hearty British cheers for the real sportsmen, that’s you, you and you, who make up […]

Shankly woos Strong

Friday, November 6 – 1964 Liverpool steam into London tonight for transfer talks with £40,000 inside forward Geoff Strong of Arsenal. Arsenal have given Liverpool manager Bill Shankly and his directors permission to wine and dine Strong as they try to tempt him to Merseyside. And if the […]

Portugal v England 3-4 (International friendly)

Sunday, May 17 – 1964 Match: International friendly, in Lisbon (Nacional Stadium). Portugal – England 3-4 (1-2). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. Juan Gardeazabal Garay (Spain). Portugal (2-3-5): Alberto Costa Pereira; Alberto Festa, Fernando Cruz; Mario Coluna (C), Figueiredo Germano, Lucas Vicente; Almeida Jose Augusto, Eusebio, Jose Torres, Custodio […]

Liddell out after 20 years

Friday, October 17 – 1958 Billy Liddell, Liverpool’s tough bustling Scottish international forward, has been dropped for the first time in twenty years with the club. Tomorrow against Fulham he is replaced at centre-forward by Louis Bimpson. (Daily Mirror, 17-10-1958)

Liverpool snap up £10,000 Scot

Friday, January 3 – 1958 Liverpool shocked several rival League clubs by the surprise signing last night of much-wanted Jimmy Harrower, the Hibernian inside forward. The fee tops £10,000. It is promotion-seeking Liverpool’s second surprise signing inside three weeks. On December 13 they secured Tony McNamara from Everton. […]

Liddell grabs the winner at Craven Cottage

Saturday, March 2 – 1957 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Craven Cottage, kick off: 15:15. Fulham – Liverpool 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 26,500. Fulham (2-3-5): Ken Hewkins, George Cohen, Jimmy Langley, Jimmy Hill, Derek Lampe, Eddie Lowe, Trevor Watson, Roy Bentley, Roy Dwight, Johnny Haynes, Arthur Stevens. Liverpool […]

The new goalkeeper at Anfield

Thursday, November 24 – 1955 A new and painful experience this week for Doug Rudham, Liverpool’s South African goalkeeper. He is dropped into the reserves for the first time since he joined the club eight months and twenty-seven games ago. Into the first team against Fulham at Anfield […]

Arthur Berry @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Arthur Berry on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Arthur Berry: Born: January 3, 1888: in Liverpool, in England. Passed away: March 15, 1953: in Liverpool, in England. ** In the 1891 Census he was only 3 years old and lived with his father, Edwin (33) and mother, Isabel […]

Real Madrid trainer banned

Tuesday, September 13 – 1949 The Executive Committee of the Spanish Football Federation has decided to refuse the official license of Mr. Mike Keeping, the former Southampton and Fulham player, as trainer of the Real Madrid Club. They declare he did not follow the conditions laid down. It […]

Liverpool players for England

Sunday, October 5 – 1947 England soccer selectors were busily engaged yesterday naming the sides for a full international against Wales on October 18 and two representative games. Co-orperation between the FA and League selectors with a view to developing, almost on club lines, the best national side […]

Ireland v Scotland 2-0 (International)

Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland (2-3-5): Ted Hinton (Fulham); Con Martin (Leeds United), Tommy Aherne (Belfast Celtic), William Walsh (Manchester City), Jack Vernon (West Bromwich Albion, captain), Peter […]

Changes for Bury

Wednesday, November 22 – 1944 Worsley, of Fulham, will be at outside left for the injured Don Carter in Bury’s team to meet Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, and Gorman continues at left half. Bury (from); George Bradshaw, Ken Holland, George Griffiths, Les Hart, Blunt, Bill Griffiths, Bill […]

Hugh McQueen @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Hugh McQueen on PlayUpLiverpool.com. Born: October 1, 1867: Harthill (Lanarkshire), Scotland. Passed away: April 8, 1944: Norwich (Norfolk), England. Position: Outside left. Height: 172 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). ** Height and weight source: Athletic News: April 17, 1893. Career: West Benhar. […]