Tag: Gus Beeby

Kenneth Campbell’s unique life story – Part I

Saturday, May 7 – 1921 When seventeen clubs wanted me to sign on. My remarkable discovery and capture by Liverpool F.C. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, begin here the story of his wonderful football career. In the very front rank […]

Tough task awaits Liverpool

Wednesday, November 16 – 1910 Liverpool are due to oppose Notts County on Saturday, and as the Lambs possesses such a sturdy defence the Reds are sure to experience difficulty in breaking through. The County’s excellent performance at Old Trafford shows that they are a force to be […]

Beeby from Liverpool to Manchester City

Friday, May 12 – 1911 To-day Manchester City secured the services of Gus Beeby, the Liverpool goalkeeper. At the close of the season 1910-11 Liverpool decided to part with the Derbyshire custodian who had proved such a capable under-study to Hardy. He was placed on the transfer list, […]

Liverpool sign Campbell from Cambuslang

Tuesday, May 9 – 1911 This morning comes the confirmation of the signing on, and there is not a doubt that Liverpool have kept up their remarkable record for reasonable priced class goalkeepers and signed Kenneth Campbell from Cambuslang Rangers. The goalkeepers signed for Anfield service have rarely […]

Reserves for Blackpool clash

Friday, December 30 – 1910 The Liverpool Reserves team to meet Blackpool Reserves at Anfield was selected as follows: – Beeby; Chorlton and Rogers; Scott, Hignett, and Bradley; Speakman, Thompson, Gilligan, Millar, and Leavey. (Evening Express, 30-12-1910)

William Millar to make his debut

Friday, December 23 – 1910 The following team was selected to represent Liverpool Reserves against Accrington Stanley at Anfield, on Saturday: Gus Beeby; Tom Chorlton, Tom Rogers; Ralph Holden, Ernest Peake or Sam Hignett, James Bradley; James Speakman, Joe Brough, Sam Gilligan, William Millar, John Macdonald. It will […]

Sam Hardy’s return

Wednesday, December 14 – 1910 After two weeks’ absence Liverpool resume their home fixtures on Saturday, Sheffield United being the visitors to Anfield, when the kick-off is timed for 2.15. It is hoped that the Reds will make an effort to improve their position. Sam Hardy, who has […]

Reds down again

Monday, December 12 – 1910 Nothing went right with Liverpool at Bury on Saturday, says our representative who attended the game. For the greater portion they held their own in a rasping good game, but there was just lacking that accuracy of finish which means so much to […]

Bury v Liverpool 3-0 (League match)

Saturday, December 10 – 1910 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Gigg Lane, kick-off: 14:15. Bury – Liverpool 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. J.G.A. Sharpe. Bury (2-3-5): Jim Holt, Tom Millington, Dick Parkin, Billy Humphreys, Jack Dewhurst, Teddy Bullen, Harold Lee, Tom Kay, Billy Hibbert, Bob Currie, […]

Harold Uren in for Sam Bowyer

Friday, December 9 – 1910 Liverpool are again called on to travel, this time to Gigg-lane. After their defeat at Oldham the “Reds” are sure to do their utmost to gain the points from Bury. Just now Hibbert’s men are rather uncertain, and even the crack marksman himself […]

Bury next up for Liverpool

Wednesday, December 7 – 1910 Liverpool are to fulfill the second of their seven matches down for this month on Saturday, the “Reds” being due to oppose another Lancashire team in Bury. Both clubs are in low water, and it behaves both to make a big effort to […]

Two steps back for Liverpool

December 5, 1910 Following upon the clever victory of the Anfielders at the expense of Manchester United the result of Saturday’s game at Boundary-lane must have come as a big disappointment to the supporters of the Liverpool Club. Oldham prevailed by three goals to one – a result […]

Oldham Athletic v Liverpool 3-1 (League match)

Saturday, December 3 – 1910 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Boundary Park, kick-off: 14:30. Oldham Athletic – Liverpool 3-1 (1-0). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. H.T. Yates; linesmen: Messrs. W. Lowe and C. Quinlan. Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): Hugh McDonald, Billy Cook, Billy Cope, Alec Downie, Jimmy Fay (C), […]

Anfield happenings (December 3, 1910)

December 3, 1910 A famous victory Liverpool turned out with the team that was just beaten at Nottingham to meet Manchester United, ex-League Champions, and ex-Cup-holders. There is a great rivalry between the two cities, and this is apparent in football. If there is a club Liverpool like […]

Bowyer instead of Orr against Oldham

Friday, December 2 – 1910 Liverpool pay their first visit to Oldham under League auspices, and here another stern struggle is anticipated. The Liverpool team did so well last week that no change was anticipated, but it has been found necessary to play Bowyer at inside left instead […]

Number of games and goals so far

November 29, 1910 Liverpool have had a rather mixed experience, but if they continue the form shown against Manchester United there is no reason why they should not improve their position considerably. Up to date the club have called on 20 players to do duty in League warfare, […]