Thursday, October 6 – 1966 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly last night paid out £35,000 … for two “unknown” full backs from Wrexham. Stuart Mason, 18,
August 23, 1950 Key note: “I wish I had the space to tell you in full all about last night’s match at Anfield, but even
August 22, 1950 Liverpool could hardly have asked for a more attractive game to open their home programme than a visit from Manchester United, but
Wednesday, August 27 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Maine Road, kick-off: 18:30. Manchester United – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 53,610. Referee: Mr.
Tuesday, February 6 – 1945 Joe Mercer and Matt Busby, English and Scottish captains in the international match at Villa Park, will appear for the
Monday, May 17 – 1943 For 66 minutes of the Lancashire Cup final at Maine-road it did not look as if Liverpool would be giving
May 15, 1943 Match: Lancashire Cup Final, Second Leg, at Maine Road. Manchester United – Liverpool 3-3 (2-1). Attendance: 9,196. Referee: Mr. Harry Holt (Rochdale).
Friday, May 14 – 1943 Ninety minutes of the football Liverpool showed in the second half at Goodison Park on Wednesday will be sufficient to
May 10, 1943 Liverpool lost on Saturday because they shunned pre-conceived football methods for smash-and-grab tactics. They seemed content simply to bang the ball up
May 10, 1943 Manchester United have set Liverpool a stiffish task for the second leg of the Lancashire Cup final at Maine Road next Saturday,
May 8, 1943 Match: Lancashire Cup Final, First Leg, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Manchester United 1-3 (1-2). Attendance: 12,117; gate receipts: £730. Referee:
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
September 16, 1942 Match: Army friendly, at Grosvenor Park; kick-off: 18:00. Irish League – British Army 2-3 (1-0). Attendance: 15,000; gate receipts: £700. Irish League
September 14, 1942 Match: Army match, at Cliftonville, kick-off: 18:00. Northern Ireland Command – British Army 3-5 (2-3). Northern Ireland Command (2-3-5): Dennis Wright (Mansfield
May 6, 1939 Match: Football League, First Division, at Old Trafford, kick-off: 15:00. Manchester United – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 12,073. Referee: Mr. L.V.S. Milner.