Tag: James Speakman

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part IV

Saturday, May 28 – 1921 Amusing story of Buchan and Campbell When Charlie Buchan’s smile irritated me Base humour about my transfer 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 […]

Harry Lewis makes his Anfield bow

Thursday, September 14 – 1916 Team selections are more fascinating than ever before in the history of football. Clubs have so many strings to draw upon and so many new faces to introduce nowadays, that the team-sheets are scanned with much keenness. And no club has a better […]

South Liverpool v Liverpool Reserves 0-1

Thursday, April 30 – 1914 Reserves, Friendly, at Dingle Park, kick-off: 18:00. South Liverpool – Liverpool Reserves 0-1 (0-1). Attendance: 2,000. South Liverpool (2-3-5): Bradshaw; Hewitt, Jackson; Williams, Carlisle, Povey; James Speakman, Pugh, Tommy Bennett, Horrocks, Walter Price. Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott; Ephraim Longworth, Robert Crawford; Sam Speakman, […]

Preview South Liverpool (v. Northwich Victoria)

Tuesday, April 21 – 1914 South Liverpool’s team to meet Northwich Victoria tomorrow (Wednesday), at Dingle Park, kick-off 5.30 will be: Bradshaw; Hewitt, Balmer; Williams, Carlisle, Povey; James Speakman, Pugh, Tommy Bennett, Horrocks, and Price. Riddle reserve. The match should be a strenuous one, as Northwich are the […]

Summer changes at Anfield

Thursday, August 14 – 1913 Liverpool’s most important new man is Thomas Fairfoull, the Third Lanark half back. Another new players is Fred Staniforth, the Grimsby Town outside right and formerly of Bristol City. Among the players who have departed are Jack Tosswill, to Southend United; Sam Gilligan, […]

Players retained by Liverpool F.C.

Monday, May 5 – 1913 Liverpool have completed their list of re-signed players. The men retained being Kenneth Campbell, Elisha Scott, Peter Malone, Ephraim Longworth, Robert Crawford, Robert Pursell, Sam Speakman, Frank Grayer, Harry Lowe, Ernest Peake, Bob Ferguson, Donald Mackinlay, James Scott, Ralph Holden, Walter Wadsworth, Arthur […]

Liverpool F.C. – statistics 1912-13

Monday, May 5 – 1913 Appearances for Liverpool F.C. in the Football League, First Division, 1912-13. 28 players. Berry, A. 1 Lowe, H.C. 33 Bovill, J. 1 Mackinlay, D. 22 Campbell, K. 37 Metcalf, A. 28 Crawford, R.S. 23 Miller, T. 30 Dines, J. 1 Parkinson, J. 24 […]

Liverpool F.C. injury update

Monday, November 11 – 1912 Liverpool appear to be partial to four goals judging from their recent performances, and their victory at Middlesbrough affords further evidence of the capabilities of their reconstructed forward line. Like Everton, they are being badly hit by injuries to their players, no fewer […]

Liverpool’s trouble

Monday, October 28 – 1912 Like their neighbours across the Park, Liverpool are experiencing trouble with their players. First of all Lacey was injured at Owlerton, which necessitated another outside left being introduced to the League team, while a week ago Gracie, who had shown capital form at […]

Liverpool F.C. – statistics 1911-12

Monday, May 6 – 1912 Appearances for Liverpool F.C. in the Football League, First Division, 1911-12. 26 players. Bovill,J. 23 McConnell, J. 8 Bowyer, S. 2 Macdonald, J. 19 Campbell, K 7 Mackinlay, D. 7 Crawford, R.S. 15 Miller, T. 7 Gilligan, S.A. 23 Orr, R. 7 Goddard, […]

Trial match at Anfield

Monday, August 28 – 1911 The “Reds” appear at home to-night for the trial match; kick off at six o’clock. Teams: – * Hardy; Longworth and Crawford; Robinson, Harrop, and McConell; Speakman, Stewart, Beveridge, Bovil, and Uren. * Campbell; Rogers and Pursell; Holden, Peake, and Lowe; Goddard, Gilligan, […]

From Gainsborough with Lowe

Thursday, May 3 – 1911 The Liverpool Football Club are bent on getting their house in order at the earliest possible moment, and re-signings continue apace, while there is very welcome evidence that the directors are fully alive to every opportunity of strengthening their ranks. Liverpool have a […]