December 5, 1944 If you feel like a memory test and ten minutes mental fun and games, cover up what appears below and try to
May 7, 1943 I shall be surprised if the Liverpool v Manchester United cup-tie does not prove one of the best games of the whole
May 6, 1943 Jack Rowley, the brilliant goalscoring centre-forward and one of football’s most effective forwards definitely will lead Manchester United’s attack in the first
April 24, 1915 Best International side Scotland ever turned out. Lord Rosebery’s tribute to the players. The one ground Alick Raisbeck disliked. I have already
Saturday, January 17 – 1914 General regret is felt at the sad misfortune that has befallen J.W. Robinson (Jack Robinson), the one-time famous Derby County
April 26, 1902 Match: English FA Cup, Final, replay, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:30. Sheffield United – Southampton 2-1 (1-0). Attendance: 33,068; gate receipts: £1,626
April 19, 1902 Match: English FA Cup, Final, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:30. Sheffield United – Southampton 1-1 (0-0). Attendance: 76,914; gate receipts: £2,895 8s.
February 10, 1902 Southampton v Liverpool. The meeting of the respective champions of the Southern and First Leaguers drew an attendance of 15,000 to this
February 8, 1902 Southampton v Liverpool. At the Dell, Southampton, before a great crowd. The ground was in splendid condition when the teams lined up,
February 8, 1902 Match: FA Cup, Second Round, at The Dell, kick-off: 15:15. Southampton – Liverpool 4-1 (2-0). Attendance: 15,000; gate receipt: £918. Referee: Mr.
February 25, 1901 Match: International trial, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:40. South – North 3-3. Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. J. Adams (Birmingham); linesmen: Messrs.: C.
February 25, 1901 The International Selection Committee met last evening at the Association offices, Chancery Lane, and chose the following team to play against Ireland,
April 21, 1900 Match: English FA Cup, Final, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:00. Bury – Southampton 4-0 (3-0). Attendance: 68,945. Referee: Mr. Arthur Kingscott. Bury
February 1, 1899 Match: International trial, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:15. South – North 1-3 (1-1). Attendance: 7,500. Referee: Mr. Arthur Kingscott (Derby); linesmen: Messrs.
November 25, 1898 Jack Robinson, Southampton. (Source: Lichfield Mercury: November 25, 1898)
Thursday, May 12 – 1898 The talk in English football circles centres on the extension of the League, and the raid by the Southern clubs
April 28, 1898 Match: International, Benefit for Unions’ Benevolent Fund, at Ibrox Park. Scottish Footballers’ Union – English Footballers’ Union 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 3,000; gate
April 23, 1898 Match: Liverpool Senior Cup, Final, at Goodison Park. Everton – New Brighton Tower 3-0 (2-0). Attendance: 2,000. Everton (2-3-5): Charles Jowett, William
March 28, 1898 International: British Championship at The Racecourse Ground (Wrexham). Wales – England 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 4,000. Referee: Mr. Thomas Robertson (Scottish FA); linesmen:
September 7, 1897 Quite 3,000 spectators put in an appearance on the Anfield Road ground last evening to witness the game between these clubs, the
September 6, 1897 Key note: “Quite 3,000 spectators put in an appearance on the Anfield Road ground last evening to witness the game between these
April 3, 1897 International: British Championship, at Crystal Palace, kick.off: 16:00. England – Scotland 1-2 (1-1). Attendance: 33,715. Referee: Mr. R.T. Gough (Oswestry and Welsh
February 22, 1897 As nearly everybody expected, the English Eleven at Nottingham on Saturday were altogether too good for the Irishmen. Playing with easy precision
February 20, 1897 International, British Championship, at Trent Bridge (Nottingham). England – Ireland 6-0 (3-0). Attendance: 13,490. Referee: Mr. T. Robertson (Scottish FA), linesmen: Messrs.
February 3, 1897 For the first Association international match of the season, which takes place at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, on Saturday, February 20, the following