Tag: Grimsby Town

Patrick Gray

All articles about Patrick Grady on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Patrick Grady: Born: 1875, in Scotland. Passed away: Nickname: Paddy. Position: Centre-half. Height: (5ft. 11in.); Weight:  (12st. 9lb.). Career: Govan Hibs. Partick Thistle: Signed: August 7, 1894. * 1894-95: 15-0 (Scottish League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup); * 1895-96: 1-0 (Scottish […]

Robert Blanthorne @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Robert Blanthorne at PlayUpLiverpool. About Robert Blanthorne: Born: January 8, 1884: Birkenhead (Lancashire), England. Passed away: 1965: Rock Ferry (Lancashire), England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 186 cm. (6ft. 1in.). Weight: 83 kilos (13st. 0lbs.). Career: Rock Ferry. Birkenhead. Liverpool: Signed: November 2, 1905; * eligible […]

Shankly’s code wins title

Saturday, April 18 – 1964 Liverpool, with considerable Mersey sound, whooped their way into the Football League championship on Saturday. But so far as Bill Shankly, football manager extraordinary, is concerned, that was last Saturday. He received the honour with gratitude and with pride. But to him, looking […]

Shankly signs his first ever contract

Monday, August 19 – 1963 Bill Shankly, the football manager who woved he would never tie himself to any club, has changed his mind and signed a five-year contract with Liverpool. Bill who managed Liverpool so successfully since 1960, is now in the £4,000-plus-a-year bracket. Shankly, the man […]

Bill Shankly gets the Liverpool job

Tuesday, December 1 – 1959 Bill Shankly, 46-year-old manager of Huddersfield Town, was appointed as Liverpool’s new manager last night. He will start his new job within a month. Shankly succeeds Phil Taylor, who resigned recently, and will have more authority than any of his post-war predecessors – […]

Walker Hampson @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walker Hampson on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walker Hampson: Born: July 24, 1889: Radcliffe (Lancashire), England. Passed away: 1959: Bury (Lancashire), England. Position: Half-back. Height: (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: (12st.). Career: Black Lane St. Andrew’s: 1912. Colne: 1913. Burnley: 1914. * 1914-15: 4-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA […]

Walter Scott @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Scott on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walter Scott: Born: 1886: Worksop (Nottinghamshire), England. Passed away: September 16, 1955: Worksop (Nottinghamshire), England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: Weight: Career: Worksop West End. 1904. Worksop Central. 1905. Worksop Town: Signed: 1906. Grimsby Town: Signed: May 2, 1907. * 1907-08: 21-0 […]

Frederick Walter Staniforth (Fred Staniforth)

All articles about Fred Staniforth on PlayUpLiverpool. About Fred Staniforth: Born: November 23 – 1884, in Kilnhurst (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: May 23 – 1955, in Bristol, in England. Position: Outside right. Height: 5 ‘ 6. Weight: 11 ‘ 0. Career: Kilnhurst Town, 1901. Rawmarsh, 1902. Kilnhurst […]

Fred Geary @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All the articles about Fred Geary on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Fred Geary: Born: January 23, 1868: Hyson Green, Nottingham, England. Passed away: January 8, 1955: Great Crosby (Lancashire), England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 1,58 metres. Weight: 60 kilos. Career: Balmoral (Nottingham): 1885. Notts Rangers: 1886. Grimsby Town: 1887. Notts […]

Liverpool’s visit to Burnley

August 25, 1945 Burnley open their league programme today with Liverpool the visitors at Turf Moor. It should prove an attractive start to the season. The home team have brought in Roach, of Manchester United to partner Innard, the Falkirk player, at right back, and Sneddon, of St. […]

Liverpool F.C.’s fixture list 1945-6

Monday, July 23 – 1945 Football fixtures for the coming season are: 25-Aug-45 Burnley Away 29-Aug-45 Bolton Wanderers Home 01-Sep-45 Burnley Home 08-Sep-45 Bury Home 12-Sep-45 Everton Home 15-Sep-45 Bury Away 22-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Away 29-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Home 06-Oct-45 Bradford Home 13-Oct-45 Bradford Away 20-Oct-45 Manchester City […]

Liverpool v Wrexham 4-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, September 5 – 1942 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:oo. Liverpool – Wrexham 4-0 (2-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. J. Phillips. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson (Chester), Roy Guttridge (Aston Villa), Ray Lambert, Harry Kaye, Eric Keen (Derby County), Eddie Spicer, Billy Liddell, Richard Dorsett […]

Attacking power

September 4, 1942 While appreciating that Wrexham, with their galaxy of “guest” players, are a much more dangerous force than they were last season, I feel pretty sanguine about Liverpool’s chances of completing the “double” over them at Anfield. This is going to be no easy thing for […]

Wrexham v Liverpool 3-4 (War time, League match)

Saturday, August 29 – 1942 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Racecourse Ground, kick-off: 15:15. Wrexham – Liverpool 3-4 (2-2). Attendance: 2,500. Referee: Mr. A.C. Hall (Chester). Wrexham (2-3-5): David Jones (Stoke City), Cyril Jones, Isaac Lea (Millwall), Norman Moore (Grimsby Town), Arthur Turner (Birmingham), Frank Hill (Arsenal), […]

Football plans 1942-43

June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]

The opening football games

Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers, Chester, Southport and Crewe Alexandra home fixtures. Everton visit Stoke, Wrexham will be at Anfield, and New Brighton go to Old […]

End of season matches for Liverpool

Thursday, May 22 – 1941 Mr. George Kay, manager of Liverpool, has now completed the arrangements for the match with Preston North End. Liverpool will play only one game with the cup finalists. This will be at Deepdale on Saturday, June 7, the final day of the season. […]

Football League: Regional football sections

October 2, 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe today divided the country into eight sections as follows: – North-East 11 clubs; North-West 12 clubs; East Midlands 11 clubs; Western 12 clubs; Midland eight clubs; […]

Former Manchester United captain dead

Monday, August 7 – 1939 Charles Roberts, who captained Manchester United from 1906 to 1913, died in Manchester Royal Infirmary yesterday following an operation to his skull. Roberts, who was 56, had recently suffered from attacks of dizziness caused, it was thought, by heading the ball in his […]

Mr. Will Harrop for the management committee?

May 2, 1939 The nominations for elections to the Football League Management Committee, on June 5th, closed to-day. There are 14 candidates for five seats, as follows: – Messrs. T.A. Bancroft (Blackpool), J.J. Edwards (Arsenal), G.P. Rutherford (Newcastle United), retiring members: J. Broughton (Aston Villa), W.J. Cearns (West […]