May 17, 1939 Merseyside’s big Derby days – September 16 and January 20. Fixture lists for the Football League for next season issued today, reveal
Tuesday, June 11 – 1930 Sport as a passion Football manager on an “enemy of soul” Value & danger of spectacular games “Sport as a
April 3, 1920 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Derby County 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 30,000; gate receipts: £2,000 Referee: Mr.
Monday, July 9 – 1917 Judgment given against the pursuer The sensational football libel case in which Enoch James West, a professional football player, claimed
April 4, 1917 Everton and Liverpool for the first time in their history will meet in successive days – Friday and Saturday. One match is
February 2, 1916 Enoch West, one of the suspended footballers in the “scandal match,” has issued the following: – “£50 reward. – To all whom
January 1, 1916 Writing in the “Sporting Chronicle,” on Wednesday, “J.C.” has the following interesting “peep behind the scenes” in connection with the football scandal:
December 24, 1915 The smell from the stigma cast upon football will permeate the air for many a day. It is nothing short of a
December 23, 1915 Truth will out. Last Easter Manchester United Football Club beat Liverpool F.C. 2-0. The result was in accord with anticipation. So much
October 22, 1915 The combined commission of the Football Association and the Football League, which met last week at Manchester, resumed its operations this afternoon.
March 31, 1915 The following team has been chosen to represent Liverpool in the match with Manchester United, at at Manchester, on Good Friday: Elisha
March 31, 1915 Liverpool Reserves vs. Stockport County Reserves, at Liverpool, on Good Friday: Kenneth Campbell, Sam Speakman, Walter Wadsworth, James Scott, Bob Ferguson, James
April 8, 1914 The Liverpool Reserves team to meet Crewe Alexandra Reserves on Good Friday will be: – Elisha Scott; Frank Grayer and Robert Crawford;
April 29, 1913 It isn’t very often that I do anything in the writing line; in fact, to tell the truth, I am scarcely cut
Good Friday, April 17 – 1908 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:00. Liverpool – Everton 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 42,000. Referee: Mr. T.
December 1, 1906 The Blackburn Rovers’ Club, after two years’ existence, obtained a ground on the Alexandra Meadows, in 1876, and in 1882 migrated to
April 13, 1906 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Everton 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. A. Green; linesmen: Messrs.
November 18, 1905 The Liverpool club have experienced a considerable amount of success with the new men they have drafted into their team this season,
June 30, 1900 On Saturday, at the Albion Hotel, Manchester, a meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held under the presidency
April 6, 1896 Liverpool, by again securing the Second Division Championship, have created another record, and covered themselves with well-earned honour and fame, and are,
April 1, 1896 (Source: Liverpool Mercury: April 1, 1896) Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, football match, Manchester, Liverpool, Liverpool v Manchester City, Good Friday, excursion, Exchange
March 30, 1896 Liverpool are now safe, and will probably be in close companionship with the City at the finish. The latter clubs meet at
November 2, 1895 An event of interest, not merely to Preston, but wherever football is played, takes place at Deepdale on Monday, and it is
April 8, 1893 * It’s only 2d. on the Overhead Railway. * The Corinthians were routed at Liverpool. * What price Everton League for the
March 27, 1893 The famous Corinthian team will be at Anfield on Easter Monday, preceded by Darwen on Good Friday. (Liverpool Mercury: March 27, 1893)