Tag: George Jackson

Everton v Liverpool: A deserved draw

December 31, 1945 Liverpool’s great rally. Once again Liverpool demonstrated their magnificent fighting quality when they snatched victory from Everton by a ten minute drive at the end of the game, which produced two goals to offset the pair Everton had taken earlier on. It certainly appeared that […]

Liverton win 4-3 at Goodison

May 3, 1945 Wally Boyes, the Everton international, under the keen eyes of the Western Command selectors, was the star of an entertaining game at Goodison Park last night, when the combined Everton and Liverpool team defeated the Western Command 4-3. Boyes scored a brilliant second half hat-trick, […]

Liverton v Western Command 4-3 (Charity match: May 2, 1945)

May 2, 1945 Match: Benefit for the Command Welfare Funds, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 18:30. Liverton – Western Command 4-3 (1-0). Attendance: 8,410; gate receipts: £486. Referee: Mr. A.M. Cunningham. Liverton (2-3-5): George Burnett (Everton), George Jackson (Everton), Jeff Gulliver (Liverpool), Jack Pilling (Liverpool), Laurie Hughes (Liverpool), Gordon […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

The “Liverton” XI for Western Command

Monday, April 30 – 1945 Keen interest is being taken in Wednesday evening’s match at Goodison Park between a combined Everton and Liverpool eleven and the Western Command. Mr. Theo Kelly and Liverpool manager Mr. George Kay got together yesterday afternoon and selected the following “Liverton” team which […]

All set for some thrilling games

Thursday, March 29 – 1945 At Goodison Park on Saturday, Everton and Liverpool renew their struggle to go a stage further in the money spinning League Cup tourney. This game may well set up a new war-time record for Goodison attendance. The best so far is 45,820 for […]

International stars for Cup Derby

Thursday, March 29 – 1945 There will be right and possibly nine internationals in the great Goodison Park send off to the Easter holiday football programme of two matches in three days. Everton include in their side against Liverpool in the second “leg” of their North War Cup […]

Tomorrow’s Anfield Cup-tie

Friday, March 23 – 1945 As they look round the terraces at Anfield tomorrow, where a crowd of at least 25,000 and maybe much more, will represent about £2,500 in hard cash. I can imagine Liverpool and Everton directors humming that old familiar refrain. “The More We Are […]

Liverpool’s “derby” experiment plan

Friday, February 9 – 1945 Liverpool may repeat an experiment which showed such a success last season, when they face Everton in the return North Cup qualifying Competition “Derby” at Anfield tomorrow. This is the playing of Scottish international right back, Jim Harley, at outside right. Manager George […]

Maurice Lindley returns for Everton

Wednesday, February 7 – 1945 Maurice Lindley will be at centre-half for Everton against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday – his first appearance since January 6. Tommy Jones injured his ankle when slipping in the dark on Saturday evening. Lawton’s return for Cec Wyles is the only other […]

The 37th Liverton game

Friday, February 2 – 1945 Though the heavy call on our internationals effect the teams for the Everton – Liverpool Cup-tie at Goodison Park, it isn’t likely to detract from the thrills and excitement inherent in a tussle between these old but friendly rivals. This will be their […]

One point needed

Friday, February 2 – 1945 Everton go into the “Derby” in the knowledge that they need only one point to make certain of qualifying for the competition proper and I think that will be their return from the latest tilt at the Reds who, in recent seasons have […]