Tag: Jack Westby

Jack Leslie Westby @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Westby on PlayUpLiverpool. About Jack Westby: Born: May 20, 1917: Aintree, Liverpool. Passed away: November 17, 2006: Crosby. Position: Right back. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Alsop High School. Orrell: Signed: 1935. Blackburn Rovers: Signed (amateur form): April, 1935. […]

Jack Westby transferred to Southport

Thursday, August 21 – 1947 Southport have paid the highest fee in their history for the transfer of Jack Westby, right full back from Liverpool, and formerly with Blackburn Rovers. He will appear for his new club against Stockport County at Haugh-avenue tomorrow. Westby, who is 29, 5ft. […]

Bob Priday for the Reserves

Thursday, December 5 – 1945 Liverpool make three changes for their visit to Huddersfield Town, for Nieuwenhuys has recovered from his thigh injury and returns to outside right, enabling Taylor to go to inside right in place of Kevin Baron. Harley, the Scottish international, after some excellent games […]

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, […]

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 […]

Burnley v Liverpool 1-3 (War time, League match)

Saturday, August 25 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 15:00. Burnley – Liverpool 1-3 (0-3). Attendance: 7,481; gate receipts: £545. Referee: Mr. H. Hartley. Burnley (2-3-5): Jimmy Strong; John Roach (Manchester United), Donald Innard (Falkirk); G. Wilson, Arthur Woodruff, Campbell; Tommy Gardner, Doug […]

Liverpool’s visit to Burnley

August 25, 1945 Burnley open their league programme today with Liverpool the visitors at Turf Moor. It should prove an attractive start to the season. The home team have brought in Roach, of Manchester United to partner Innard, the Falkirk player, at right back, and Sneddon, of St. […]

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.’s tour of Germany

Thursday, August 2 – 1945 The Liverpool F.C. tourists have arrived back in England following their lightning tour of Germany, in which they defeated a RAF side – including George Pope and Richard Dorsett – by seven clear goals, and then drew 3-3 with the BLA Army side […]

BLA 21st Army XI v Liverpool 3-3 (Friendly)

Sunday, July 29 – 1945 Match: Friendly, at Hannover. BLA 21st Army XI – Liverpool 3-3 (1-2). Attendance: 35,000. BIA 21st Army XI (2-3-5): Ted Sagar (Everton), Dennis Westcott (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jimmy Hagan (Sheffield United), McCabe (Middlebrough), Rockaby (Middlesbrough), Eggleston (Sheffield Wednesday), Blenkinsop (Leeds United) +4. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Liverpool are invited to Germany

Tuesday, July 17 – 1945 Liverpool F.C. have received official permission to take a team composed largely of their own Service players, and two of their regular “guest” players, to play the B.L.A. 21st Army Group in two soccer matches in Germany. The matches will take place on […]

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); linesmen: Messrs. Bostock and Cunningham. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Jack Westby, Jimmy McInnes, Harry Kaye, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling, Billy Liddell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Willie […]

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 […]