Tag: Harry Bradshaw

Liverpool win at Olive Grove

September 2, 1896 That Liverpool have still a following of their own was exemplified by the enthusiastic crowd that assembled at the Central Station to wish them success in their invasion of “smoky” Sheffield. In strong contrast to the cloudless sky which heralded the departure of the team, […]

Second practice game at Anfield

August 28, 1896 The second practice game of Liverpool F.C. took place at Anfield Friday, and the ground was comfortably filled with local enthusiasts. Sides of Blue and White faced each other, and, contrary to all anticipation, the White had altogether the better of the game, and won […]

The great English clubs 1896-7

August 25, 1896 All the leading Association teams are now in practice for the opening of the season of 1896-7, which will be inaugurated in Scotland on 15th August, and in England on 1st September. The time which has elapsed since the last season closed has been utilised […]

Practice game at Anfield before 15,000 spectators

August 20, 1896 Practice games, preparatory to the serious business of the football season, have once again come into fashion, and the enthusiastic crowd, numbering about 15.000, that lined the enclosure at Anfield-road Thursday evening, demonstrated the eagerness with which the approaching season is awaited. The ground appeared […]

The Liverpool F.C. picnic of 1896

Saturday, August 8 – 1896 The small, but beautiful village of Freshfield was the chosen rendezvous last Saturday for the annual outing of the committee, players, and some of the friends of the Anfield club, and judging by the expressions of many of them on their return to […]

No Chippendale at Anfield

August 1, 1896 The full list of Liverpool’s players who are to uphold he honour of the Anfielders next season is: – Storer and Donnelly, goalkeepers; Goldie, Wilkie, Dunlop, McQueen, backs; McCartney, McQue, Cleghorn, Neill, J McLean, Bill Keech, J Holmes, halves; Ross, Geary, McVean, Allan, Michael, Becton, […]

Four players on the transfer list

Monday, May 4 – 1896 The followers of the Liverpool Football Club will be pleased to hear that the following players have signed on for next season: – Harry Storer, Billy Dunlop, Barney Battles, Tom Wilkie, Archie Goldie, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn, John McCartney, John Holmes, Jimmy Ross, […]

Burnley v Liverpool 3-3 (Friendly: April 11, 1896)

April 11, 1896 Match: Friendly, at Turf Moor. Burnley – Liverpool 3-3 (2-0). Attendance: 1,500. Referee: Mr. Stott. Burnley (2-3-5): Willie Tatham; Knowles, Tom McLintock; Walter Place, Charles McEleney, Joe Taylor; Tom Nicol, James Davidson, Hugh Robertson, Walter Place jun., Thomas Wilmington. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Matt McQueen […]

Liverpool v Burnley 4-3 (Benefit: April 6, 1896)

April 6, 1896 Match: Testimonial for Joe McQue, at Anfield, kick-off: 11:30. Liverpool – Burnley 4-3 (3-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. Roache. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Barney Battles, John McCartney, Joe McQue (C), Matt McQueen, Malcolm McVean, Fred Geary, John Clarke, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw. Burnley […]

A seven stars performance

March 2, 1896 Liverpool’s magnificent victory over Burton Swifts is about the best thing the Anfield club have done this season. Some gilt, however, is taken off the performance when it is known that four of the recognised first-team players of the Swifts were absent, three being dismissed […]

Wolves v Liverpool 2-0 (FA Cup: February 15, 1896)

February 15, 1896 Match: FA Cup, Second Round, at Molyneux, kick-off: 15:15. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 13,500; gate receipts: £402. Referee: Mr. Arthur Kingscott. (Derby); linesmen: Messrs. A.G. Hines (Nottingham) and A. Hall (Derby). Wolves (2-3-5): Billy Tennant, Dick Baugh, Tommy Dunn, Hill Griffiths, Billy […]

Liverpool v Loughborough.

December 9, 1895 The return engagement between these clubs took place at Anfield on Saturday, before a small attendance, and in miserable weather. The teams were as follow: – Liverpool: Matt McQueen, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, John McCartney, Joe McQue, John Holmes, Malcolm McVean, David Hannah, George Allan, […]