Tag: Jim Harley

He catches ‘em young

Wednesday, July 29 – 1953 Mr. John Dougary, of Lochgelly, who acts as agent for Liverpool, has just sent down one of Fife’s most promising youngsters. He is 16 year-old John Russell, right back of Cardenden. John stands 5ft 9 ½in. He played in all three schoolboy internationals […]

Our Visitors – Liverpool F.C.

Saturday, November 29 – 1947 Liverpool have eight of their unsuccessful Cup semi-final team on view to-day. These are a strong go-ahead side, and we should see a good game. Cyril Sidlow (goalkeeper): Native of Colwyn Bay, and one of the best at his job. Outstanding at positional […]

Manchester United v Liverpool 2-0 (League match)

Wednesday, August 27 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Maine Road, kick-off: 18:30. Manchester United – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 53,610. Referee: Mr. H. Hartley (Bolton). Manchester United (2-3-5): Jack Crompton; Johnny Carey, John Aston; Jack Warner, Allenby Chilton, Bill McGlen; Jimmy Delaney, John Morris, Jack […]

Liverpool v Preston North End 3-1 (League match)

Saturday, August 23 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Preston North End 3-1 (0-1). Attendance: 49,353. Referee: Mr. G. Salmon (Stoke-on-Trent). Liverpool (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow; Jim Harley, Ray Lambert; Phil Taylor, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley; Billy Watkinson, Jack Balmer, Albert Stubbins, […]

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, May 31 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux, kick-off: 15:00. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-2 (0-2). Attendance: 50,765. Referee: Mr. J. Briggs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-3-5): Bart Williams, Gus McLean, Billy Crook, Jim Alderton, Stan Cullis, Billy Wright, Jim Hancocks, Jimmy Dunn, Jesse Pye, Billy […]

Arsenal v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, May 24 – 1947 Match: Football League, 1st First Division, at Highbury, kick-off: 15:30. Arsenal – Liverpool 1-2 (0-0). Attendance: 44,265. Referee: Mr. G. Tedds. Arsenal (2-3-5): George Swindin; George Male, Walley Barnes; Paddy Sloan, Alf Fields, Joe Mercer; Ian McPherson, Jimmy Logie, Reg Lewis, Ronnie Rooke, […]

Sheffield United v Liverpool 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, August 31 – 1946 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bramall Lane, kick off: 15:00. Sheffield United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 28,296. Referee: Mr. H.T. Wright (Macclesfield); linesmen: A Blackburn (Flockton; Red-White Flag), T H Briddon (Timperley; Blue-White Flag). Sheffield United (2-3-5): Jack Smith; Fred Furniss, […]

Philadelphia Select XI v Liverpool 0-12 (friendly)

Sunday, May 26 – 1946 Match: Friendly, Tour if USA, at the Yellow Jacket Stadium, kick-off: 15:15 (local time). Philadelphia Select of American League XI – Liverpool 0-12. Attendance: 7,000. Referee: Mr. Joseph Schillinger and Mills; linesmen: Messrs. John Burns and Harry Rodgers. Philadelphia Select XI (2-3-5): George […]

Everton v Liverpool: A deserved draw

December 31, 1945 Liverpool’s great rally. Once again Liverpool demonstrated their magnificent fighting quality when they snatched victory from Everton by a ten minute drive at the end of the game, which produced two goals to offset the pair Everton had taken earlier on. It certainly appeared that […]

The Reds do it again

December 31, 1945 Saturday’s big crowd at Goodison Park had thrills in plenty and again saw a fighting Liverpool battle back against the odds and pull the game out of the fire. This is getting a habit with the Reds in Liverpool matches. The crowd of 60,926 was […]

Barnsley v Liverpool 1-0 (War time, League match)

Wednesday, December 26 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Oakwell. Barnsley – Liverpool 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 28,464. Barnsley (2-3-5): George Rymer; Laurie Cunningham, Gordon Pallister; Jimmy Baxter, Joe Wilson, John Logan; Gavin Smith, George Robledo, Stan Fisher, Beaumont Asquith, Pat Kelly. Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy Nickson; Kenneth […]

Liverpool v Barnsley 5-2 (War time, League match)

Tuesday, December 25 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield. Liverpool – Barnsley 5-2. Attendance: 27,501. Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy Nickson, Jim Harley, Ray Lambert, Fred Finney, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley, Billy Liddell, Kevin Baron, Willie Fagan, George Paterson, Robert Priday. Barnsley (2-3-5): The goals: 0-1 ?, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Pilkington Cup at Anfield

May 23, 1945 The last of the Services big games takes place at Anfield tomorrow evening when the Royal Navy and the NFS contest the final of the Pilkington Cup. The Navy won the cup in 1941, but the NFS are seeking their first success. Many League players […]

Liverpool’s forward failings

April 30, 1945 Reason for Liverpool s surprising defeat at Chesterfield can be traced to forward failing. Had the attack functioned with the same accuracy as  the defence the Reds would still be in the Cup. I say this while appreciating that in the first half the Reds’ […]