Tag: Jeff Gulliver

Chesterfield v Liverpool 1-1 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 15 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Saltergate, kick-off: 14:15. Chesterfield – Liverpool 1-1 (1-1). Attendance: 11,992. Chesterfield (2-3-5): Ray Middleton; George Milburn, Billy Kidd; Allen Pringle, Billy Whitaker, Leo Hobson; Des Collins, Jack Wilson, Robert Sinclair, Bill Hart, Harry Roberts. Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy […]

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 […]

Billy Liddell supreme

December 3. 1945 With the deference to the all-round ability of Liverpool both individually and as a team the act cannot be denied that Billy Liddell was the player who stood supreme in the 4-1 triumph over Huddersfield Town at Anfield. A few weeks ago I described Liddell […]

Leeds United inn for Jeff Gulliver

Monday, December 3 – 1945 Leeds United – this time per Mr. Hilton Crowther – are taking a keen interest in the future of Jeff Gulliver, the Reading “open to transfer” back, now aiding Liverpool, and they make an offer. Leeds have watched Gulliver in his last three […]

Bradford v Liverpool 0-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, October 13 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Park Avenue. Bradford – Liverpool 0-2 (0-1). Attendance: 18,308. Referee: Mr. J. Briggs; linesmen: Messrs: A. Kirk and J.R. O’Reilly. Bradford Park Avenue (2-3-5): Chick Farr, Ronnie Hepworth, Arthur Farrell, Steve McTaff, Bob Danskin, Ron Greenwood, Jackie […]

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. […]

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): […]

Royal Air Force XI v Liverpool 0-7 (Friendly)

Saturday, July 28 – 1945 Match: Friendly, at Celle. Royal Air Force XI – Liverpool 0-7 (0-2). Attendance: 8,000. Royal Air Force XI (2-3-5): George Pope, Richard Dorsett +9. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dirk Kemp, Jim Harley, Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Phil Taylor, Tom Bush, James McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Jack Balmer, […]

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 […]

Luckless Liverpool at Derby County

May 22, 1945 Liverpool put up a gallant fight to win the League Championship, but the dice were loaded against them at Derby County yesterday, and the Rams, by winning 1-0, made sure of the title. Everything seemed to run against the Reds, for Willie Fagan was not […]

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 […]