Tag: Huddersfield Town

Gerard Kelly (Gerry Kelly) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Gerry Kelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Gerry Kerry: Born: September 15, 1909: Castleford, England. Passed away: 1983: Luton, England. Position: Outside winger. Height: Weight: Career: Castletown. 1925. Hylton Colliery. 1926. Sunderland: Signed: 1927. * 1927-28: 0-0 (FL 1). Nelson: Signed: 1928. * 1928-29: 38-11 (FL 3N); […]

Liverpool put Worthington transfer on hold

Friday, June 9 – 1972 After five hours of transfer negotiations and medical checks at Liverpool yesterday, £150,000 centre forward Frank Worthington left for a Mallorca holiday … still a Huddersfield player. Liverpool want him to have another examination when he returns in a fortnight before completing a […]

Robert Kelly (Bob Kelly) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Bob Kelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bob Kelly: Born: November 16, 1893: Ashton-in-Makerfield (Lancashire), England. Passed away: September 22, 1969: Fylde (Lancashire), England. Position: Inside forward. Height: (5ft. 7in.); Weight: (10st.). Career: Ashton White Star: 1910. Ashton Central: 1911. Earlestown Rovers: 1912. St. Helens Town: 1913. […]

Shankly raid Wrexham for duo

Thursday, October 6 – 1966 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly last night paid out £35,000 … for two “unknown” full backs from Wrexham. Stuart Mason, 18, and Peter Wall, 22, are drafted straight into Liverpool reserves at Stoke tomorrow, and Wall has had only three League games for Wrexham […]

Portugal v England 3-4 (International friendly)

Sunday, May 17 – 1964 Match: International friendly, in Lisbon (Nacional Stadium). Portugal – England 3-4 (1-2). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. Juan Gardeazabal Garay (Spain). Portugal (2-3-5): Alberto Costa Pereira; Alberto Festa, Fernando Cruz; Mario Coluna (C), Figueiredo Germano, Lucas Vicente; Almeida Jose Augusto, Eusebio, Jose Torres, Custodio […]

Shankly’s code wins title

Saturday, April 18 – 1964 Liverpool, with considerable Mersey sound, whooped their way into the Football League championship on Saturday. But so far as Bill Shankly, football manager extraordinary, is concerned, that was last Saturday. He received the honour with gratitude and with pride. But to him, looking […]

Shankly signs his first ever contract

Monday, August 19 – 1963 Bill Shankly, the football manager who woved he would never tie himself to any club, has changed his mind and signed a five-year contract with Liverpool. Bill who managed Liverpool so successfully since 1960, is now in the £4,000-plus-a-year bracket. Shankly, the man […]

Bill Shankly gets the Liverpool job

Tuesday, December 1 – 1959 Bill Shankly, 46-year-old manager of Huddersfield Town, was appointed as Liverpool’s new manager last night. He will start his new job within a month. Shankly succeeds Phil Taylor, who resigned recently, and will have more authority than any of his post-war predecessors – […]

Dave Hickson to Liverpool for £12,000

Friday, November 6 – 1959 This morning Everton’s fiery centre forward Dave Hickson signs for City rivals Liverpool. Fee: about £12,000, so Everton will have made a profit of £25,000 on the player. This is 28 year-old local boy Hickson’s fourth move. He first left Everton in 1955 […]

Shock transfer for Dave Hickson

Wednesday, November 23 – 1955 Aston Villa centre-forward Dave Hickson was transferred to Huddersfield last night, less than three months after joining them from Everton at a £22,000 fee. Yesterday’s was a transfer without a preliminary whisper. Hickson did not ask for it. Villa’s shock decision to let […]

Aston Villa pay £23,000 for Dave Hickson

Friday, September 2 – 1955 After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually transferred to Aston Villa at fee believed to be about £23,000. This is roughly what Aston Villa received when they transferred their inside forward, Tommy Thompson, to Preston […]

Death of Liverpool F.C. secretary

Wednesday, February 2 – 1955 Mr. John C. Rouse (54), secretary of Liverpool Football Club and of the Professional Footballers’ golf championship, died at his home in Booker Avenue, Liverpool, last night. Mr. Rouse yesterday made plans for staging the fifth round FA Cup-tie between Liverpool and Huddersfield […]

George Blackburn @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Blackburn on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Blackburn: Born: March 14, 1888: Worksop, England. Passed away: 1954. Nickname: “Dido”. Position: Outside right. Height: Weight: Career: Bolton United. 1905. Goldthorpe Institute. 1906. Denaby United. 1907. Glossop: Signed: 1908. * 1908-09: 5-3 (FL 2). Denaby United. 1909. Bradford […]

Willie Fagan and Tommy McLeod on the golf course

Monday, October 3 – 1949 Billy Hayes, the Huddersfield Town and Irish international full back won the Professional Footballers’ Golf Championship at Childwell, Liverpool, yesterday with a record round of 79, two shots better than Leslie Compton, the Arsenal centre-half. Hayes, who has been with Huddersfield nearly 20 […]

Liverpool v Huddersfield Town 0-1 (League match)

Good Friday, April 15 – 1949 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Huddersfield Town 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 47,319. Referee: Mr. H. Haworth (Blackburn); linesmen: Messrs. T. Hitchen and F.I. White. Liverpool (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow, Bill Shepherd, Ray Lambert, Bryan Williams, Bill Jones, Bob […]

Bob Priday for the Reserves

Thursday, December 5 – 1945 Liverpool make three changes for their visit to Huddersfield Town, for Nieuwenhuys has recovered from his thigh injury and returns to outside right, enabling Taylor to go to inside right in place of Kevin Baron. Harley, the Scottish international, after some excellent games […]

Billy Liddell supreme

December 3. 1945 With the deference to the all-round ability of Liverpool both individually and as a team the act cannot be denied that Billy Liddell was the player who stood supreme in the 4-1 triumph over Huddersfield Town at Anfield. A few weeks ago I described Liddell […]