Tag: Jack PIlling

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, […]

Peter Kippax – A welcome guest

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool’s tale of misfortune dated from mid-afternoon when several chosen players found they could not get away and Mr. George Kay had to get busy to fill gaps. This work brought a most welcome guest in the person of Peter Kippax, the Burnley […]

Bolton brilliance

Tuesday, August 28 – 1945 It is curious that Bolton Wanderers, 1944-45 North Cup winners, should be here to open both Goodison Park and Anfield, but we could not have wished for a better club or side. Believe me the Wanderers are a brilliant team when they settle […]

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. […]

Liverpool F.C. made a profit 1944-45

June 14, 1945 Liverpool Football Club shareholders today received their balance sheets for the year ending May 7 showing a profit of £1,880 as compared with a profit of £1,258 the previous year. A sum of £12,677 is brought forward, making £14,558, out of which the directors recommend […]

Liverpool v Blackpool 2-0 (League match: May 19, 1945)

May 19, 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Blackpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 16,807. Referee: Mr. A.C. Hall (Chester). Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Jack Westby, Jimmy McInnes, Harry Kaye, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling, Billy Liddell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Willie Fagan, Phil Taylor, Horace Cumner. […]

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, […]

Jack Pilling transferred to Liverpool

May 3, 1945 Liverpool have completed their second transfer deal of the week by securing Jack Pilling, the left half-back of South Liverpool, at a fee understood to be about £350. Pilling has been playing as a guest with Liverpool for the past two or three season with […]

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 […]

The “Liverton” XI for Western Command

Monday, 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 […]

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 […]