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
October 2, 1943 Key note: “Liverpool scored their customary victory at Gigg Lane, but they had to fight desperately hard for their success by 2-1.
Monday, August 22 – 1927 Bury have benefited by the lessons of last season, when the misfortunes they experienced found them inadequately served in the
Monday, August 1 – 1927 Last season Motherwell made a very strong bid for League honours. They failed to stay the pace, but were worthy
August 1, 1927 Improvements have been effected on the ground of the ducal town club, the terracing having been strengthened and heightened at several points,
Monday, August 1 – 1927 The Heart of Midlothian could put into the field practically two elevens of men who have had an experience of
October 25, 1924 Before the League matches had absorbed every available Saturday and holiday fixture date, Everton, and later on Liverpool, made a feature each
August 31, 1915 Sergeant W.L. Miller (William Miller), of the 9th King’s Own Scottish Borderers, resided at 101 Queen Street, Dumfries. Mrs. Miller, his wife,
March 27, 1915 Match: Irish FA Cup, Final, at Cliftonville (Belfast). Linfield – Belfast Celtic 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 18,000. Linfield (2-3-5): Frederick William McKee, David
January 6, 1914 To-day at Firhill Park one of the greatest centre half-backs of all time takes his benefit match. The player is Alec Raisbeck,
Monday, August 25 – 1913 Preston North End made a pretty summary business of the task of regaining the position they lost in the April
August 11, 1909 By the death of Mr. John Herbert McLaughlin, chairman of the Celtic Football Club, a well-known figure in Scottish Athletics has been
August 25, 1906 Brentford. Goalkeeper. – Charlie Williams (Norwich City). Backs. – Jock Watson, John McConnell (Grimsby Town), Archie Taylor (Bristol Rovers), R. Abbott (Hanwell).
January 6, 1905 Readers of the “News” will not be altogether unprepared for the sad announcement that Nicol Smith, Glasgow Rangers’ famous right back, has
August 2, 1901 The fiery cross of the Association football world has been sent forth, and, where players have not already assembled to begin training
September 7, 1897 Quite 3,000 spectators put in an appearance on the Anfield Road ground last evening to witness the game between these clubs, the
September 6, 1897 Key note: “Quite 3,000 spectators put in an appearance on the Anfield Road ground last evening to witness the game between these
July 31, 1897 (from the Scottish Referee). Celtic. Goal: Dan McArthur. Backs: Dan Doyle, James Orr, Jim Welford. Half-backs: Russell, Willie Orr, Jeremiah “Jerry” Reynolds,
Thursday, September 24 – 1896 Hamilton. – Sheriff and Jury Court. – Before Sheriff Mair and a jury yesterday Archibald McPherson, coachman, and John McCartney,
March 31, 1883 Match: Friendly, at Perry Barr. Aston Villa – Glasgow Rangers 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 6.000. Referee: Mr. Corfield (Birmingham FA); umpires: Messrs. W.
April 14, 1870 The second annual meeting of this club was held last evening in Buchanan’s Temperance Hotel – Mr. James Grant, the president, in