Tag: James Bradley

Football Benevolence for old players

July 13, 1922 A pleasant indication of the kindly regard which football clubs generally retain for their old players has just come to light. It appears that during Liverpool’s recent banquet to commemorate the winning of the championship the fact came up the knowledge of the directors that […]

South Liverpool helps out Liverpool

Friday, December 29 – 1916 South Liverpool is becoming Liverpool F.C.’s nursery, as Stourbridge used to be the nursery for Aston Villa footballers. After Bennett, the successful centre, has thrown in his lot with Liverpool, South have loaned the club Jenkinson, the full back, and Tom Page, the […]

Liverpool v Southport Central 0-1 (War time League, December 26 – 1916)

Tuesday, December 26 – 1916 Match: Lancashire Section – Subs., at Anfield. Liverpool – Southport Central 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 16,000. Referee: Mr. Howcroft. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth, Donald Mackinlay; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Horace Fairhurst; Arthur Metcalf, Norman Bradley, Thomas Bennett, Tommy Cunliffe, William Murphy. Southport […]

Kenny Campbell return in goal

Friday, October 27 – 1916 Campbell, who returns to the Liverpool goal, is in grand form, and we know his reliability. Therefore the grand defence set up by the Anfield trio will simply be a case of “carry on.” Bury have a useful side, and believe they can […]

Taylor called for military service

Friday, October 20 – 1916 This morning the Notebook has exclusive news of the ending of the great triangle that has stood for Liverpool through practical every match this season. Just as we have been pondering our interests over the fact that only one goal has been scored […]

The fishy business at Anfield

December 16, 1915 Next Saturday’s game at Anfield brings to our memory a fishy smell. Stoke and Liverpool will ever be associated with one of the few fiascos ever played. Considering the number of games played, the number of fiascos is infinitesimal and this fact is due to […]

Portrait of Norman B. Bradley

Thursday, December 2 – 1915 People who are taking but a cursory interest in football these times have been very puzzled to know who and what Norman B. Bradley is. They have in many cases imagined that the old Stoke and Liverpool half back veteran had come back […]

Will Campbell play the cup tie?

Thursday, January 8 – 1914 The Liverpool Cup team will be chosen to-night, and will not include the name of R. Ferguson, but is pretty certain to include Campbell in goal in spite of the fact that the Liverpool goalkeeper was kicked in the eye and on the […]

James Bradley returns home

Thursday, May 15 – 1913 James Bradley, the Liverpool and Reading half-back, has returned to the Potteries. He has signed for  the Stoke club, to which he returns after an absence of eight years. Bradley, who commenced his senior career with Stoke in their old First League days, […]

Three cheers for Liverpool F.C.

May 1, 1911 Liverpool v Aston Villa. ** Three cheers for the team that played at Anfield on Saturday! We have had some dull games in our time, but Saturday’s exhibition was one long to be remembered as the best game seen this season. There is a reflected […]

Reserves for Blackpool clash

Friday, December 30 – 1910 The Liverpool Reserves team to meet Blackpool Reserves at Anfield was selected as follows: – Beeby; Chorlton and Rogers; Scott, Hignett, and Bradley; Speakman, Thompson, Gilligan, Millar, and Leavey. (Evening Express, 30-12-1910)

William Millar to make his debut

Friday, December 23 – 1910 The following team was selected to represent Liverpool Reserves against Accrington Stanley at Anfield, on Saturday: Gus Beeby; Tom Chorlton, Tom Rogers; Ralph Holden, Ernest Peake or Sam Hignett, James Bradley; James Speakman, Joe Brough, Sam Gilligan, William Millar, John Macdonald. It will […]

Parkinson and Harrop doubtful

Friday, December 23 – 1910 Contrary to expectations, Liverpool decided last evening to make a couple of changes in their team to oppose Aston Villa, and it is possible that still further alterations may be necessary. It will be remembered that Jim Harrop sustained a nasty kick against […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 2-0 (League match)

Saturday, December 17 – 1910 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Sheffield United 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 10,000. Referee: Mr. A. Pellow; linesmen: Messrs. A. Denton and H.G. Drummond. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Ephraim Longworth, Alf West; Robert Robinson, Jim Harrop, James Bradley; Arthur […]

Liverpool Reserves v Oldham Athletic Reserves 2-0

Saturday, December 3 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool Reserves – Oldham Athletic Reserves 2-0 (2-0). Referee: Mr. A. Chadwick; linesmen: Messrs. P. Harper and R. Kenyon. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Peter Malone; Tom Rogers, Alf West; Ralph Holden, Ernest Peake, James Bradley; James Speakman, […]