Tag: Harry Eastham

Cyril Done reappears for Liverpool

Friday, January 10 – 1947 Cyril Done, the Liverpool Reserves centre-forward, will reappear in the first team as inside left in place of Willie Fagan for the cup-tie at Walsall to-morrow. Harry Eastham for Berry Nieuwenhuys, at outside right, is the only other change from the team beaten […]

Philadelphia Select XI v Liverpool 0-12 (friendly)

Sunday, May 26 – 1946 Match: Friendly, Tour if USA, at the Yellow Jacket Stadium, kick-off: 15:15 (local time). Philadelphia Select of American League XI – Liverpool 0-12. Attendance: 7,000. Referee: Mr. Joseph Schillinger and Mills; linesmen: Messrs. John Burns and Harry Rodgers. Philadelphia Select XI (2-3-5): George […]

Years bridged

Friday, August 31 – 1945 Liverpool will be bridging six years at Anfield tomorrow, for their team against Burnley looks pretty much the same as it did in those brief moments of league football we had in 1939. Only four of the 15 players from whom the directors, […]

Team news for Liverpool F.C.

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool will select from 15 players for their match with Burnley at Anfield, Nieuwenhuys, Liddell, Fagan, Westby and Gulliver being included as compared with yesterday’s side against Bolton. Don Welsh is not available and plays for Charlton. Liverpool (from): Dirk Kemp, Bernard Ramsden, […]

Liverpool’s practice game

Wednesday, August 15 – 1945 Liverpool F.C. stage their first and only public practice game on Saturday at Anfield (3 pm=, when they mix up the seniors and reserve players, the first team forwards, being opposed to the major proportion of the senior defence. Teams from: – Reds. […]

BLA 21st Army XI v Liverpool 3-3 (Friendly)

Sunday, July 29 – 1945 Match: Friendly, at Hannover. BLA 21st Army XI – Liverpool 3-3 (1-2). Attendance: 35,000. BIA 21st Army XI (2-3-5): Ted Sagar (Everton), Dennis Westcott (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jimmy Hagan (Sheffield United), McCabe (Middlebrough), Rockaby (Middlesbrough), Eggleston (Sheffield Wednesday), Blenkinsop (Leeds United) +4. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Royal Air Force XI v Liverpool 0-7 (Friendly)

Saturday, July 28 – 1945 Match: Friendly, at Celle. Royal Air Force XI – Liverpool 0-7 (0-2). Attendance: 8,000. Royal Air Force XI (2-3-5): George Pope, Richard Dorsett +9. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dirk Kemp, Jim Harley, Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Phil Taylor, Tom Bush, James McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Jack Balmer, […]

Liverpool are invited to Germany

Tuesday, July 17 – 1945 Liverpool F.C. have received official permission to take a team composed largely of their own Service players, and two of their regular “guest” players, to play the B.L.A. 21st Army Group in two soccer matches in Germany. The matches will take place on […]

Billy Liddell is fit again

May 17, 1945 Billy Liddell, Liverpool Scottish international forward, who has been out of the game some weeks with pulled muscles, has reported fit and is a certain starter for Liverpool against Blackpool at Anfield on Saturday. The defence will not show any change, but there are plenty […]

Liverpool must win at Oldham

May 11, 1945 Liverpool must win at Boundary Park against Oldham if they are to retain title interest. The loss of even one point will put paid to their hopes more or less. Still, the Reds showed sufficient in last week’s clash to indicate a victory, provided the […]

Liverpool took Oldham too cheaply

May 7, 1945 When Oldham hit back It is not often that Liverpool fall into the error of taking the opposition too cheaply but on Saturday against Oldham Athletic they did, and as a result had to fight hard for the lead after giving the visitors a football […]

Oldham Athletic next at Anfield

May 4, 1945 Chief interest centres on our local clubs, and Liverpool should make no mistake about improving their position when they meet Oldham Athletic at Anfield tomorrow. This will be a welcome visit for the ‘Latics have not played here this season. Oldham are a tough side, […]

Liverpool’s forward failings

Monday, April 30 – 1945 Reason for Liverpool s surprising defeat at Chesterfield can be traced to forward failing. Had the attack functioned with the same accuracy as  the defence the Reds would still be in the Cup. I say this while appreciating that in the first half […]

Tough encounter await Liverpool F.C.

April 27, 1945 Last week this time Liverpool looked comfortable favourites for the Cup at 9 to 4, but their disappointing display against Chesterfield at Anfield has changed the outlook, and Liverpool have lost their position of favourites, now being joint with Wolves at 3 to 1. Liverpool […]

Liverpool bid for FA Cup fame

April 20, 1945 Main interest centres in Liverpool’s bid to make Chesterfield’s blend of youth and experience, so carefully nursed by Mr. Norman Bullock, go the way of Everton and Manchester City. A week ago I was full of confidence that the Reds were rightly in the position […]