Tag: Harry Bradshaw

Liverpool in special training

Friday, January 1 – 1897 The Liverpool team who have been training at Freshfield for nearly a fortnight, left the Exchange Station Friday at quarter to one and were accompanied by more than 600 of their supporters. Boltons` splendid enclosure presented a fine appearance. Liverpool created a big […]

Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-4 (League match)

Friday, January 1 – 1897 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Burnden Park, kick-off: 14:15. Bolton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-4 (0-2). Attendance: 20,000. Referee: Mr. G.H.Dale. Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): D.W. Smith, John Somerville, Di Jones, Alex Paton, Jimmy McGeachan, Archie Freebairn, Billy Thomson, TA Miller, David Nicoll, Jocky […]

A classical encounter at Anfield

December 26, 1896 The visit of the League champions to Anfield yesterday aroused a considerable amount of interest, and there were fully 15,000 persons present at the commencement of hostilities. The teams faced each other as follows: – Liverpool: Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Robert […]

Goalless at Anfield against Everton

November 23, 1896 The return League encounter between these two local rivals was played at Anfield on Saturday, in the presence of over 25,000 spectators. From an easy hour the crowd pounced into the enclosure, and the weary of waiting were beguiled by the strain of Messrs Hignett […]

The “Scarlet Runners” and the “Blues”

November 23, 1896 The return League encounter between Everton and Liverpool furnished the ‘’piece do resistance” in local football circles on Saturday, and the intention feeling which has generated the supporters of both organisations since the tremendous game at Goodison Park a month ago was furnished with a […]

Liverpool v Sunderland.

November 9, 1896 The return League game between these clubs took place at Anfield on Saturday, before an assemblage of 10,000. The weather was extremely unpropitious, rain, accompanied by an overhanging mist, making a most disagreeable state of affairs. The teams lined up as follow: Liverpool: Harry Storer, […]