Tag: Jack Campbell

Liverpool player for Blackburn Rovers?

Wednesday, November 21 – 1945 Blackburn Rovers, who signed Cec Wyles from Everton recently, ae negotiating for the transfer from Liverpool of Jack Campbell, the outside right or left, who joined Liverpool from Bootle Schoolboys on leaving school. Campbell has been assisting the Rovers as a guest player. […]

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 F.C. practice

Saturday, August 18 – 1945 Quite a fair crowd turned up at Anfield to-day to see Liverpool’s first public practice match, when two mixed teams of players on the club’s books turned out. Reds. – Dick Kemp; Jack Westby, Jeff Gulliver; Harry Kaye, Tom Bush, Jimmy McInnes; Jack […]

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. […]

Blackpool next at Anfield Road

May 18, 1945 Blackpool’s visit for Anfield’s senior finale tomorrow coincides with a remarkable revival on the part of the “glamour team” of the war. Blackpool’s previous visits here have been on cup business, and, in turn, they have ousted Everton and the Reds, but Liverpool should get […]

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, […]

Liverton v Western Command 4-3 (Charity match: May 2, 1945)

May 2, 1945 Match: Benefit for the Command Welfare Funds, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 18:30. Liverton – Western Command 4-3 (1-0). Attendance: 8,410; gate receipts: £486. Referee: Mr. A.M. Cunningham. Liverton (2-3-5): George Burnett (Everton), George Jackson (Everton), Jeff Gulliver (Liverpool), Jack Pilling (Liverpool), Laurie Hughes (Liverpool), Gordon […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

The “Liverton” XI for Western Command

April 30, 1945 Keen interest is being taken in Wednesday evening’s match at Goodison Park between a combined Everton and Liverpool eleven and the Western Command. Mr. Theo Kelly and Liverpool manager Mr. George Kay got together yesterday afternoon and selected the following “Liverton” team which looks exceptional […]

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 lacking shooting powers

Monday, April 23 – 1945 The fact that Chesterfield held Liverpool brought, I can tell you, some “wise-after-the-event” recriminations, but I am confident that by next Saturday evening they will be proved to have been ill-founded. It is my considered opinion that Liverpool will beat Chesterfield, and there […]

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 […]

Big rush for Anfield tickets

Wednesday, April 18 – 1945 There was a big run on the tickets for Liverpool’s cup-tie with Chesterfield due for Anfield on Saturday, and early application is advices to avoid disappointment. Although no seats are being reserved individually a seat is guaranteed with every ticket. Chesterfield are co-operating […]