Tag: Hull City

Liverpool casualties improving

Wednesday, August 7 – 1968 Three members of Liverpool’s first team pool of players missed yesterday’s full scale practice game at Anfield behind closed doors. They were goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence, centre forward Tony Hateley and full back Gerry Byrne, all having treatment for injuries. But manager Bill Shankly […]

A new role for Peter Thompson

Tuesday, August 6 – 1968 Liverpool’s wing wizard, Peter Thompson, is likely to have a different role than that of an orthodox winger in the coming season. He reacted to his new briefing, at Hull on Friday night, with a display which, according to manager Bill Shankly, showed […]

Hull City v Liverpool 3-5 (Friendly match)

Friday, August 2 – 1968 Match: Friendly, at Boothferry Park. Hull City – Liverpool 3-5 (2-2). Attendance: 12,369. Referee: Mr. A. Fussey (Redford). Hull City: Ian McKenchie, Don Beardsley, Dennis Butler, Paddy Greenwood, Chris Simpkin, Alan Jarvis, David Lill, Ken Wagstaff, Chris Chilton, Ken Houghton, Malcolm Lord. Substitutions: […]

Hateley out with ankle injury

Friday, August 2 – 1968 The shock news for Merseyside to-night with only one week from the eve of the 1968-9 football season is that Liverpool centre forward Tony Hateley is injured. He was not in the party that travelled by rail to Hull this morning and his […]

Liverpool look for third friendly

Wednesday, June 5 – 1968 Liverpool are likely to play three pre-season friendly games as part of their build-up for the start of the League season on August 10, writes Michael Charters. They arranged some weeks ago to play Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday, July 30, […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

John Lee (Jack Lee) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Lee on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jack Lee: Born: 1890: Sheffield, England. Passed away: 1955. Position: Outside left, but played all forward positions. Height: Weight: Career: Bird-in-Hand: Signed: 1912. Hull City: Signed: 1913. * 1913-14: 22-3 (FL 2); * 1914-15: 29-7 (FL 2); * 1919-20: 24-9 […]

Liverpool playing staff for 1954-55

Saturday, August 21 – 1954 Name Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Goal – Charles Ashcroft December 29 – 1945 6 ‘ 2 1/2 13 ‘ 1 Chorley Eccleston Juniors Dave Underwood December 16 – 1953 6 ‘ 1 1/2 13 ‘ 5 London Watford Full-backs […]

The death of William Hunter

March 24, 1949 A former Sunderland A.F.C. player, Mr. William Hunter, of Hylton Road, died yesterday in Sunderland General Hospital aged 61. An amateur with Sunderland West End, Mr. Hunter played for Sunderland in the 1909-10 season, and subsequently joining Hull, Lincoln and Exeter City in 1914. Mr. […]

Roy Saunders signed for Liverpool

Monday, May 24 – 1948 Roy Saunders, young wing-half who, as an amateur on Hull City’s books, made many appearances last season for Buckley Juniors, has signed for Liverpool. He appeared in various games for Under-17 sides and attracted the interest of various clubs, including West Ham. City […]

All set for Dens Park

August 4, 1944 Stage is now set for the opening game at Dens Park tomorrow afternoon between Dundee and the British Army XI. Dundee have completed their defence by signing a goalkeeper, Bennett, from Hull City, and a selection will be made from: – Bennett, Ancell, Rennie or […]

Football League: Regional football sections

October 2, 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe today divided the country into eight sections as follows: – North-East 11 clubs; North-West 12 clubs; East Midlands 11 clubs; Western 12 clubs; Midland eight clubs; […]

Hull City winger signs for Rochdale

Sunday, June 26 – 1938 As intimated by the “Mail” on Saturday, Jack Pears, the Tigers’ outside left, has left the Anlaby-road club. During the weekend he joined his eight Football League club since he first played in his native city of Liverpool in 1927-28 by signing for […]

Ernie on the transfer-list

Monday, September 27 – 1937 Liverpool F.C. have placed on the transfer list Ernest Blenkinsop, the English international back, and former Hull City player, who joined the Merseyside club from Sheffield Wednesday in 1934. This action has been taken by the mutual consent of player and club. Blenkinsop […]

Ambrose Langley @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ambrose Langley at PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Ambrose Langley: Born: March 10, 1870: Horncastle (Lincolnshire), England. Passed away: January 29, 1937: Sheffield (South Yorkshire), England. Position: Full back. Height: 181 cm. (5ft. 11½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career.: Horncastle: 1887. Boston: 1888. Grimsby Town: 1889. Middlesbrough Ironopolis: […]

Blenkinsop gives away eight caps

Saturday, May 25 – 1935 Mr. Harry P. Lewis, a former Hull City F.C. manager, who recently underwent an operation and is now, happily, quite recovered, has set up business in Sheffield, by the proceeds of a benefit match generously played by the Rotherham United and Sheffield Wednesday […]

FA Cup – Third round draw

Monday, December 10 – 1934 FA Cup – Third round draw The draw for the third round of the FA Cup (to be played on Saturday, January 12; kick-off 2.30, replays 2.15) was made in London yesterday as follows: – Bristol City v. Bury. Bristol Rovers v. Manchester […]