Tag: Jack Sheldon

John Sheldon (Jack Sheldon) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Sheldon on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jack Sheldon: Born: February 11, 1888:  Clay Cross (Derbyshire), in England. Passed away: March 19, 1941: Manchester, in England. Position: Outside right. Height: 168 cm. (5ft. 6in.); Weight: 64 kilos (10st. 1lb.). Career: Bedford Town. Nuneaton Town: 1906. Manchester United: […]

The death of Jack Sheldon

March 19, 1941 Births, Marriages, Deaths, and in Memorian. SHELDON. – On March 19, in hospital, John Sheldon, aged 53 years (ex-Manchester United and Liverpool footballer), of 48, Boston-street, Hulme. Interment at Southern Cemetery, on Monday, at 3 pm. Inquiries Messrs. T. Broome and Sons. Tel. Mos. 2319. […]

Jack Sheldon signs for Watford

Friday, March 16 – 1923 Jack Sheldon, of Clay Cross, whose career was spoiled towards the close of the 1920-21 season, when he sustained a broken ankle during he course of a First League game between Liverpool (for whom he played on the extreme right wing) and Derby […]

Sheldon to run a pub

Saturday, November 25 – 1922 Jack Sheldon, whose football career was ended when he broke his right leg in a game with Derby County two seasons ago, had a benefit last week. He is taking a licensed house in Liverpool. (Derby Daily Telegraph, 25-11-1922)

A successor to Jack Sheldon

Saturday, August 27 – 1921 With Jack Sheldon still nursing his broken leg, Liverpool have searched everywhere for a successor and a fortnight ago secured Cyril Gilhespy, a youngster from Sunderland. He is a native of Chester-le-Street, and played in 14 games with the Rokerites last season. There […]

Jack Sheldon: limping around

August 20, 1921 Jack Sheldon, of Clay Cross, Liverpool’s right winger, sustained a compound fracture of the leg during the progress of the match with Derby County on April 16. He has now been conveyed home, and, as was feared at the time, his football career is ended. […]

Jack Sheldon back at Anfield

August 15, 1921 Jack Sheldon, the Liverpool footballer who had a leg broken last season when Derby County were the visitors, was a spectator at the Anfield practice match on Monday night. He had to go back to hospital, however, to have the plate taken from his leg. […]

Good news for Jack Sheldon

July 7, 1921 At the annual meeting of the Liverpool Football Club, it was stated that the injury to Jack Sheldon, whose leg was broken in a match with Derby, was much worse than first thought. Though it had been considered he would never play football again, the […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1921

July 5, 1921 The annual meeting of the shareholders of the members of the Liverpool Football Club was held at the Law Association Rooms, Cook Street, last evening. Mr. W.R. Williams presided, and there was large attendance of shareholders. The chairman, in moving the adoption of the report, […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VIII

June 25, 1921 Kenny’s troubles as linesman. Club colours cause a disturbance. Amusing experiences with Liverpool on the continent. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, Partick Thistle’s International goalkeeper, in the story of his experiences, exclusive in the ‘Weekly News,’ relates some unusual incidents when with Liverpool, for whom […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VI

June 11, 1921 Remarkable speech by Tom Watson Leads to victory against the Villa. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam Hardy, the prince […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part V

June 4, 1921 When Albert Shepherd bested Liverpool, And what a walking in Epping Forest led to. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam […]

Dick Forshaw for Jack Sheldon

Saturday, May 7 – 1921 In Jack Sheldon’s place at outside right Liverpool tried Richard Forshaw against Bolton Wanderers, but it was not a happy move. Forshaw is a Widnes man, and inside right is the only position in which he has shown to advantage. Reared on Tyneside, […]

Harry junior broke Red hearts

Saturday, April 23 – 1921 Harry Storer, who is the son of the Old Liverpool goalkeeper of that name, had a mixed day at Liverpool last week. He it was who had the misfortune to collide with Jack Sheldon when the latter broke his leg. It was a […]

Character studies April 1921

Friday, April 8 – 1921 Visitors from Liverpool. Character studies of the players. FRANK MITCHELL. * Quite a dapper figure he appears between the sticks does this canny Scot from Elgin, the home of the Seaforths. Some people place him right in the top flight of goalies; others […]

Only a dapper little fellow

Saturday, December 4 – 1920 Jack Sheldon, the famous Liverpool right winger, is only a dapper little fellow of 5ft. 6ins., but he is a regular conjurer with the ball. He hails from Clay Cross in Derbyshire, and was discovered by manager Jack Robson and first signed by […]

Everton v Liverpool 0-3 (League match)

Saturday, October 30 – 1920 Match: Football League, First Division, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:00. Everton – Liverpool 0-3 (0-2). Attendance: 54,562. Referee: Mr. I. Davies (Prescot); linesmen: Messrs. J. Stewart and J.W. Bamber. Everton (2-3-5): Tommy Fern; Dickie Downs, Jock McDonald; Tom Fleetwood, George Brewster, Alan Grenyer; […]