Tag: George Fleming

George Fleming buried at Anfield

Monday, August 21 – 1922 A loyal servant of the Liverpool Football Club was laid to rest last week, when George Fleming was interred at Anfield. Fleming in his day, rendered the champions yeoman service. As a player he was reliability itself, and after he had passed active […]

George Fleming @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Fleming on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Fleming: Born: 1874, in Broxburn, in Scotland. Passed away: August 12, 1922, in Liverpool, in England. Position: Left half back, prior to Liverpool he played either inside or outside left. Height: 171 cm. (5ft. 71/2in.). Weight: 73 kilos (11st. […]

The funeral of Tom Watson

May 11, 1915 A cool corner of Anfield Cemetery had been chosen. The sun’s rays shaded his last resting-place. “Tom” was buried there. The day was beauteously fine, and the setting of the last act was all peaceful. The whole sports-world seemed to be represented. The late manager […]

Good news about Liverpool’s captain

April 23, 1914 Chingford, Thursday. It was a dull sort of morning, a cold wind prevailed, and everything pointed to rain. The players were out and about early, and all appeared to be in the best of health and spirits. After yesterday’s “go-as-you-please” sort of training, there was […]

Tragic end for William Walker

Wednesday, January 23 – 1907 Footballers will regret to learn of the tragic death of Willie Walker, the veteran Leith Athletic player which took place in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary yesterday afternoon. Walker, who was playing forward, was injured in an attack on the Vale of Leven goal. Walker […]

Stray mems from Merseyside

Saturday, August 18 – 1906 * During the past week or so rain has fallen copiously in these parts, and this is a source of pleasure to the Liverpool club, for their re-laid playing area has just been crying out for something more out of the “watering can.” […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1906

June 11, 1906 A successful season Important ground improvements The annual meeting of the directors and shareholders of the Liverpool Football Club, Limited, took place at the Carlton Restaurant last evening, Mr. Edwin Berry presiding over a large gathering. The other directors present were Messrs. John McKenna, John […]

Liverpool Reserves v Blackburn Rovers Reserves 6-0

Saturday, January 6 – 1906 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool Reserves – Blackburn Rovers 6-0 (2-0). Referee: Mr. F.J. Broughton. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Ned Doig; Harry Griffiths, Tom Chorlton; Sam Hignett, George Latham, James Hughes; W. Robinson, James Gorman, Robert Blanthorne, George Fleming, James Garside. […]

Stalybridge Rovers v Liverpool Reserves 0-0 (League match: December 9, 1905)

December 9, 1905 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Crookbottom, kick-off 14:30. Stalybridge Rovers – Liverpool Reserves 0-0 (0-0). Stalybridge Rovers (2-3-5): Swann, Williams, Fred Dwight. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Ned Doig, Charlie Wilson, Tom Chorlton, Sam Hignett, George Latham, James Hughes, Ellis Dudley, James Gorman, Robert Blanthorne, John Carlin, George […]

Team arrangements for this day (December 9, 1905)

December 9, 1905 Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers. League match, at Anfield: Kick-off at 2.15. Liverpool. – Sam Hardy, goal; Alf West and Billy Dunlop, backs; Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, and James Bradley, half-backs; Arthur Goddard, Robert Robinson, Joe Hewitt, Sam Raybould, and Jack Cox, forwards. Liverpool Reserves v. […]

Rossendale United v Liverpool Reserves 1-0 (League match: December 2, 1905)

December 2, 1905 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Rossendale, kick-off: 14:30. Rossendale United – Liverpool Reserves 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 2,000. Rossendale United (2-3-5): Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Ned Doig, Harry Griffiths, David Murray, Sam Hignett, George Latham, James Hughes, Ellis Dudley, Tom Chorlton, John Carlin, John Gorman, George Fleming. The […]

Team arrangements for this day

December 2, 1905 Liverpool v. Aston Villa – Raybould’s benefit. League match, at Anfield: Kick-off at 2.30. Liverpool. – Sam Hardy, goal; Alf West and Billy Dunlop, backs; Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, and James Bradley, half-backs; Arthur Goddard, Robert Robinson, Joe Hewitt, Sam Raybould, and Jack Cox, forwards. […]