Tag: Glasgow Rangers

Rapid Vienna en route Anfield

Wednesday, January 18 – 1933 The Vienna Sport Klub Rapid Association football team left Vienna at 7:30 this morning en route for London and Glasgow. The team will oppose the Glasgow Rangers on Saturday next and Liverpool F.C. next Wednesday. (Hull Daily Mail, 18-01-1933)

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 […]

Young Reds settle for draw

May 2, 1970 Liverpool did all but destroy Anderlecht in this morning’s firs game of the Ajax international youth tournament, As Rangers manager, Willie Waddell, said: “Anderlecht went up once – and scored. Liverpool did all the work.” Despite the Reds all-aout aggression, Anderlecht sneaked into the lead […]

Liverpool’s youth squad fly out

May 1, 1970 A 16 strong party of young Liverpool players flew out of Speke today for a two-day international youth tournament in Amsterdam. But because of last minute rule changes by the organisers, the Liverpool youngsters will start at a disadvantage against clubs like Glasgow Rangers, Ajax […]

John Walker (Jock Walker) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jock Walker on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jock Walker: Born: November 6, 1884: Beith, Scotland. Passed away: December 16, 1968. Positon: Full back. Height: Weight: Career: Eastern Burnside: 1900. Cambuslang Rangers: 1901. Burnbank Athletic: 1902. Raith Rovers: 1903. Beith: 1904. Glasgow Rangers: 1905. Ayr Parkhouse: 1905. Royal […]

Walter Hay @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Hay at PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walter Hay. Born: Glasgow. Passed away: Position: Right back. Height: 174 cm. (5ft. 8½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Petershill. St. Mirren, signed, August 14 – 1924. * 1924-25: 6-0 (ScL 1). ***** King’s Park, on loan, January 25 – […]

David Taylor @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about David Taylor on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About David Taylor: Born: August 5, 1884: Bannockburn (Stirlingshire), Scotland. Passed away: August 6, 1949.: Bridge of Allan (Stirlingshire), Scotland. ** He lived in Perth towards the end of his life, but died while visiting his daughter at Bridge of Allan. […]

James Oswald (Jimmy Oswald) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about James Oswald on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jimmy Oswald: Born: January 3, 1868: Greenock, Scotland. Passed away: 1948. Position: Centre forward. Height: Weight: Career: Clydebank: 1885. Govan Hill: 1886. Kilbirnie: 1887. Third Lanark: 1888. * 1888-89: 12-13 (FA Cup). Notts County: Signed: Signed: August, 1889. * 1889-90: […]

Billy Liddell selected for Scotland

January 24, 1946 An entirely new forward line from that which played for Scotland against Belgium yesterday was selected after the game for the international with Ireland at Windsor Park, Belfast, on February 9. In defence Campbell (Morton) comes in at right half for his namesake Campbell (Clyde). […]

Liverpool to conquer United States

Thursday, August 2 – 1945 United States soccer clubs, realising that large numbers of American Service men, who previously took no interest in the game back home, have acquired a taste for it during their sojourn here, are taking steps to foster that interest while it’s still warm. […]

The remarkable Smiths

June 24, 1945 Is your name Smith? Anyway, you’ll agree Smith is a very common name. Yet surprisingly few Smith’s have figured prominently in Scottish football circles. I can imagine big Jimmy Smith chuckling and saying to his Ibrox pals – “The bloke’s right. But it is the […]