Tag: Jimmy McInnes

Tragedy at Anfield

Thursday, May 6 – 1965 Less than 24 hours after cheering his team’s European Cup victory over Milan, Jimmy McInnes, secretary of Liverpool Football Club was found hanged in a turnstile booth at Anfield, the club ground last night. He was discovered by an inspector making a routine […]

Liverpool F.C. appointments

Tuesday, August 2 – 1955 Mr. McInnes becomes secretary and Bill Liddell captain Liverpool F.C. directors, holding their first meeting of the new season last night, appointed Mr. James McInnes as secretary in succession to the late Mr. J.C. Rouse, chose Billy Liddell as captain, and re-elected Messrs. […]

Amateur trials with Liverpool F.C.

Monday, July 28 – 1952 The future of most Football League clubs is becoming increasingly bound up in their own young products, and nobody has done more of recent seasons to foster this type of player than our two senior Liverpool clubs, whose managers and staffs are now […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Peter Kippax – A welcome guest

Thursday, August 30 – 1945 Liverpool’s tale of misfortune dated from mid-afternoon when several chosen players found they could not get away and Mr. George Kay had to get busy to fill gaps. This work brought a most welcome guest in the person of Peter Kippax, the Burnley […]

Liverpool just too good

Monday, August 27 – 1945 And believe me, the Liverpool party under Mr. S. Ronnie Williams, vice-chairman, which went to Turf Moor came home in high spirits, having seen Liverpool outpoint Burnley at all points of the game for a 3-1 win. The Liverpool team had an almost […]

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 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 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 […]

Oldham Athletic next at Anfield

May 4, 1945 Chief interest centres on our local clubs, and Liverpool should make no mistake about improving their position when they meet Oldham Athletic at Anfield tomorrow. This will be a welcome visit for the ‘Latics have not played here this season. Oldham are a tough side, […]

Benefit for four Liverpool players

Monday, April 16 – 1945 The Management Committee of the Football League have sanctioned benefit for 16 players. They are: Bill Kinghorn, Jimmy McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, John Shafto (Liverpool); Gordon, Alex Hastings, Haywood, Alex Lockie, Johnny Spuhler, Cliff Whitelum (Sunderland); Dennis Jennings, Morris (Birmingham); R. Lewis (Watford); and […]