Tag: Jimmy Ross

Jimmy Ross laid to rest

Monday, June 16 – 1902 The interment of James Daniel, familiarly known as “Jimmy,” Ross, the well-known football player, whose death occurred in Monsall Hospital from erysipelas on Thursday last, took place at the Manchester Southern Cemetery yesterday. Amongst the principal mourners were Mr. George Ross (brother), Mrs. […]

Jimmy Ross “The Joker”

Thursday, June 12 – 1902 Few footballers were fonder of a joke than Ross. Prior to the time they found a place in the League, North End took a team to play Small Heath in a friendly at Birmingham. Caesar Jenkyns – who, barring Foulke, is perhaps the […]

The new football season 1901/02

Friday, August 2 – 1901 The fiery cross of the Association football world has been sent forth, and, where players have not already assembled to begin training for the season of 1901-2, they are under orders to make their way at once to their respective headquarters. This, of […]

Manchester City v Liverpool 3-4

Saturday, December 8 – 1900 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Hyde Road, kick-off: 14:30. Manchester City – Liverpool 3-4 (3-2). Attendance: 14,006 (corrected). Referee: Mr. T. Helme; linesmen: Messrs. J. Mason and R. Atherton. Manchester City (2-3-5): Charlie Williams; Thomas Read, Di Jones; Bobby Moffatt, William Smith, […]

Manchester City v Liverpool 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, October 28 – 1899 Match: Football League, First Division, at Hyde Road, kick off: 15:15. Manchester City – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. F.T. Kirkham. Manchester City (2-3-5): Charlie Williams; Thomas Read, Di Jones; Bobby Moffatt, William Smith, Billy Holmes; Billy Meredith, Jimmy Ross, Billy […]

Jimmy Ross in a bad mood

Saturday, October 28 – 1899 The veteran Jimmy Ross spoiled his display at Aston on Saturday with several little outbursts of temper, and twice when Referee West pulled him up for offside he kicked the ball wildly down the field. One would have thought that a man of […]

Burnley v Liverpool 2-1 (League match)

Saturday, October 22 – 1898 Match: Football League, First Division, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 15:15, Burnley – Liverpool 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 4,000. Referee: Mr. J. West (Lincoln). Burnley (2-3-5): Jack Hillman, Jeremiah Reynolds, Tom McLintock, Fred Barron, Joe Taylor, Archie Livingstone, Tom Morrison, Jimmy Ross, Will Toman, Billy […]

An unique record for Jimmy Ross

Tuesday, May 3 – 1898 Jimmy Ross, the Burnley captain, has a record in the matter of Test match experiences. In 1894 he played for Preston North End v. Notts, and won. In 1895 he was in the Liverpool team, which was beaten by Bury; in 1896 he […]

A Players’ Union is born in Liverpool

Tuesday, December 28 – 1897 At a meeting of leading football professionals in Liverpool, presided over by John Bell, the well-known Everton forward, at which representatives of 20 League clubs were present, the formation of a union for the protection of players’ interests was decided upon, and a […]

Goalless at Anfield against Everton

Monday, November 23 – 1896 The return League encounter between these two local rivals was played at Anfield on Saturday, in the presence of over 25,000 spectators. From an easy hour the crowd pounced into the enclosure, and the weary of waiting were beguiled by the strain of […]

Exciting prospects for the coming season

Saturday, May 8 – 1897 Liverpool have got Storer and Donnelly for goal, and also Jowett, the amateur, will turn out again for them. Backs: Goldie,  Wilkie, Dunlop and, McQueen. Half-backs: McCartney, McQue, Gray (Partick Thistle), Cleghorn, and Holmes. Forwards: Marshall,  Walker (right-wing of Leith Athletic), Finnerhan (Manchester […]

George Allan in the Scotland squad

Saturday, April 3 – 1897 Scotland v. England. George Allan (Bo’ness and Liverpool) is the surprise selection of the eleven. In 1895 this player took part in the East of Scotland Shield final, and was on the winning side, while a week or two later he formed a […]