Tag: Jack Cox

Jack Hunter – a sterling centre half

Saturday, February 6 – 1904 I have always a great deal of admiration for a man who is conspicuously whole-souled in his play, and consequently I start these references to J. Hunter, the North End centre half, predisposed in his favour, for the great central factor in his […]

Military funeral for William Cox

Wednesday, November 10 – 1915 This afternoon full military honours were at Blackpool cemetery accorded the remains of William Cox, formerly a prominent professional footballer, who last Saturday died in Birmingham Hospital from wounds sustained in the Dardanelles. Many townspeople attended the funeral. Cox was in the Sixth […]

Jack Cox’s brother dies from war wounds

Saturday, November 6 – 1915 The sad news was received at Blackpool on Saturday that William Cox a former well-known League professional footballer, had died earlier in the day in a Birmingham hospital from the effects of wounds sustained while fighting in the Dardanelles. Cox was shot in […]

Jack Cox keeps on bowling

Wednesday, October 6 – 1915 Commencing on September 8, and having engaged between 400 and 500 players for not only Northern Counties, but the Midlands as well, the Waterloo Bowls Handicap at South Shore concluded to-day, and attracted enthusiasts from all parts of Lancashire. These crowded over the […]

Cox and Raisbeck back at Anfield

Monday, March 20 – 1911 There was a rare gathering of international footballers at Anfield today in Support of charity, Mr. George Robey brought a team of international players to meet an eleven chosen from Everton and Liverpool, and one expected that these attractive players would draw a […]

John Macdonald playing brilliantly

Wednesday, October 6 – 1909 John Macdonald, of West Wemyss, who was prominent as a junior before he went to Raith Rovers and Glasgow Rangers, is playing brilliantly for Liverpool this season, and adequately filling the position of outside right long held by Jack Cox. (Evening Telegraph, 06-10-1909)

William Morris transferred to Liverpool

May 3, 1909 In addition to Manchester United and Newcastle United, Liverpool has acquainted the ruling body of the fact that several of its players have refused to sign on, while John Cox, the left winger, has announced his intention of retiring from the game, after eleven years […]

John Cox to get married

May 2, 1909 Several of the Liverpool players have been reported to the Football Association for refusing to sign on again though offered the maximum wage. John Cox, the Liverpool winger, who has been with the Anfielders for eleven seasons, and recently got his second benefit with the […]

Big FA Cup win at Anfield

January 18, 1909 Nobody took Saturday’s defeat at Liverpool very seriously to heart. A few there were, ultra-enthusiasts, who thought the Cite might conceivably bring off a coup, and who talked of Trinity’s achievement at Sunderland and that of Crystal Palace at Newcastle. They even went so far […]

John Cox show off another talent

June 19, 1908 Beautiful weather was again experience in the annual Bowling sweepstake tournament at Blackpool. The games are 21 up, the competition being handicapped from scratch to four start, the £100 being added to the five shillings entrance fee, the actual winner also receiving a silver cup […]

Liverpool v Everton 0-0 (League match)

Good Friday, April 17 – 1908 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:00. Liverpool – Everton 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 42,000. Referee: Mr. T. Kirkham; linesmen: Messrs. A. Pellowe and T. Lomax. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Alf West, Tom Rogers; Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, James Bradley; Arthur […]

Preview: Liverpool v Derby County

Friday, January 10 – 1908 Derby County v Liverpool. – At Liverpool. Kick-off 2.30 p.m. Derby County. – Harry Maskrey (goal), Jack Nicholas, Charles Morris (backs); Ben Warren, Ben Hall, George Richards (half-backs); James Long, Ted Garry (or Frank Riddell) (right wing), Fred Bevan (centre), Alf Bentley, and […]

Liverpool team for Goodison clash

Wednesday, October 2 – 1907 The Liverpool directors have selected the following team to play against Everton at Goodison on Saturday: Sam Hardy, goal; Alf West and Percy Saul, backs; Robert Robinson, Alex Raisbeck, and James Bradley, half-backs; Arthur Goddard, Charles Hewitt, Joe Hewitt, William Macpherson, and Jack […]

Parkinson minus two teeth

August 26, 1907 Monday’s final practice saw the League team assert themselves to the full and win handsomely, which is contrary to rule in the Anfield camp. In this they were materially assisted, however, by an early accident to Jack Parkinson, the Whites’ centre forward. In the latter […]

The reserves best in the first test

Saturday, August 17 – 1907 Practice match, at Anfield. Reds – Whites 2-3 (0-1). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. Matt McQueen. Reds (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Alf West, Percy Saul; Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, James Bradley; Arthur Goddard, Robert Robinson, Jack Parkinson, William Macpherson, Jack Cox. Whites (2-3-5): Edward Husbands; […]