Tag: George Latham

George Latham – Liverpool Football Club

Latham in media. About George Latham: Born: January 1 – 1881, in Newtown, in Wales. Passed away: July 9 – 1939, in Llanllwchaiarn, in Wales. Position: Height: Weight: Career: Newtown, 1897 Docks, 1901. Newtown, 1901. Caledonian, 1902. Liverpool, 1902. Southport Central, 1909. Stoke, 1910. Cardiff City, 1921. Image(s): […]

Death of Captain George Latham

Sunday, July 9 – 1939 The death has taken place at the Montgomery County Infirmary, Newtown, of Captain George Latham, D.S.O., in his fifty eight year. He had been ill for about two years. He had been a Welsh international footballer. After being with the Newtown club he […]

Tough times ahead for Cardiff City

Friday, April 29 – 1932 Cardiff City, for financial reasons, have decided to dispense with the services of George Latham, their head trainer, and A. Goldstone, the groundsman. Latham has been with Cardiff for 22 years. In his playing days he assisted Liverpool, Southport Central, and Stoke, and […]

Welsh professional players

Friday, September 12 – 1919 The list of professional players registered with the Welsh F.A. to august 31st, is as follows: – William Austin, Abertillery; William Chamberlain, Merthyr Town; James Nock, Merthyr Town; Charles Probert, Merthyr Town; Arthur E. Sutton, Abertillery; Fred Boxley, Wrexham; Ed. G. Brown, Merthyr […]

George Schofield signs for Liverpool

Thursday, December 12 – 1918 Liverpool tell that on Saturday they play Schofield, who has now severed his connection with Southport Vulcan. There is no other change. The Liver reserve side bear the name of Matthews, a Knowsley forward of 6ft. 2in. in height, and 12 stone weight. […]

Liverpool player adds bar to M.C.

Thursday, December 20 – 1917 George Latham, the ex-Liverpool and Cardiff player, has now had a bar added to his first honour, the Military Cross. Latham, originally a tailor, was half back who played many years in international football – he was a Welshman as nearly everyone knows, […]

Military Medal for Wynn

Monday, July 16 – 1917 After Lieutenant George Latham, George Wynn. You will remember this young boy helping Liverpool last season on occasions. He was recommended by a man who had followed the interests of the Skelmersdale club, which club was Wynn’s, and the local railway circle knew […]

Ex-Liverpool Lieut. Latham decorated

Friday, July 13 – 1917 After gaining highest honours on the football field, two well known Welsh footballers have further distinguished themselves on other fields, and are now mentioned in the latest dispatches of General Murray, who, until recently, was in command of the forces in Egypt. They […]

Lieut. Latham recommended for V.C.

Friday, May 4 – 1917 It is stated that Lieut. George Latham, Newtown, the well-known footballers, has been recommended for the Victoria Cross for his gallantry in action. Lieut. Latham, who is a Welsh international and was for five years before the war, trainer of the Cardiff City […]

George Latham in the Army

August 9, 1915 George Latham, Newtown (Montgomeryshire), the famous Welsh International footballer, and for the last five years trainer of Cardiff City, has accepted a commission in the 3/7th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Latham served eighteen years in the old Volunteers, going out with the “Dandy” Fifth South Wales […]

Royal Welsh Fusiliers for Latham

August 5, 1915 George Latham, for many years a stalwart half-back with Liverpool F.C., has been visiting the city during the week. He has obtained a commission in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Cardiff has decided to play no football next season, and therefore Latham’s training capacity ended. (Liverpool […]

Goddard leaves Liverpool for Cardiff

Friday, May 8 – 1914 There are some interesting items of news this day. First Arthur Goddard has signed for Cardiff City, and he should do the Welsh-men proud. I told you, after seeing Wales and England play at Cardiff, that the Cardiff club had done wonderfully when […]

Ireland v Wales 0-1 (International: January 18, 1913)

January 18, 1913 International, British Championship, at Grosvenor Park (Belfast). Ireland v Wales 0-1 (0-1). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. John Pearson (England). Ireland (2-3-5): William Scott (Leeds City), Sam Burnison (Captain, Distillery), Patrick McCann (Glentoran), David Rollo (Linfield), Leonard Donnelly (Distillery), Harry Hampton (Bradford City), John Houston (Everton), […]

George Latham signed by Stoke

Monday, May 23 – 1910 Stoke have secured the signature of George Latham, the well known Welsh International formerly of the Liverpool Football Club. Latham, who can play either full back or half back, appeared for Wales against England at Cardiff last season. (Evening Telegraph, 23-05-1910)

Big changes at Anfield

June 13, 1909 There has been something akin to an upheavel at Anfield-road. In every respect last season was a disastrous one, although Liverpool profited by the misfortune of other clubs and just managed to remain in the First League. John Cox, Alex Raisbeck, Alf West, Maurice Parry, […]

Burnley Reserves v Liverpool Reserves 4-1 (League match: January 16, 1909)

Saturday, January 16 – 1909 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Turf Moor. Burnley Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 4-1 (1-1). Attendance: 5,000. Burnley Reserves (2-3-5): Jack Hillman; William Howarth, Harry Woodward; Stephen Heys, Rupert Cawthorne, Fred Minion; John Beddow, Dick Lindley, Robert Brewis, Tommy Mayson, Arthur Dawson. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): […]

Liverpool Reserves v St. Helens Recreation 3-3 (League match: November 21, 1908)

November 21, 1908 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:45. Liverpool Reserves – St. Helens Recreation 3-3 (2-0). Attendance: “Fair.” Referee: Mr. R.H. Greenall; linesmen: Messrs: F. Hargreaves and J.W. Roberts. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Donald Sloan, Alex Raisbeck, Jack Morris, George Latham, Ernest Peake, Sam Hignett, Harry Grantham, […]

Preston North End Reserves v Liverpool Reserves 2-4 (League match: November 14, 1908)

November 14, 1908 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Deepdale. Preston North End Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 2-4 (1-2). Attendance: 4,000. Referee: J. Sweeting. Preston North End Reserves (2-3-5): Herbert Taylor, Joe Derbyshire, Jack Winchester, Thomas Chadwick, Eddie Holdsworth, Tom Booth, William Main, John Carlin, Charles Dawson, Anthony Bond, Arthur […]

Seven goals thriller at Anfield

November 7, 1908 Liverpool Reserves v Nelson. At Anfield, before a fair attendance. Sam Bowyer played instead of Harry Grantham. Liverpool won the toss, and forced a corner, bit nothing accrued. Messina Allman scored for Liverpool from a centre by Mike Griffin. A minute later George Latham scored […]