Tag: Jock Smith

The remarkable Smiths

June 24, 1945 Is your name Smith? Anyway, you’ll agree Smith is a very common name. Yet surprisingly few Smith’s have figured prominently in Scottish football circles. I can imagine big Jimmy Smith chuckling and saying to his Ibrox pals – “The bloke’s right. But it is the […]

The death of Andrew Kelvin

October 23, 1911 Andrew Kelvin, one of the original members of the Liverpool Association club recently died at his house in Kilmarnock. He took part in the first match for Liverpool, when Rotherham Town were beaten 7-0. The Liverpool side on that day was: Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah, […]

Help for Jock Smith’s widow

Saturday, February 18 – 1911 A meeting will be held at the Dun Cow Inn (Alec Gardner’s), Back Eldon Street, this evening, at 7:30, to consider ways and means by which the widow and family of five of the late Jock Smith may be relieved from present financial […]

Jock Smith found dead

Monday, January 23 – 1911 Late Monday night, a tragic affair was reported to the police as having occurred in the backyard of the house 35, Shipley Street, Byker. On proceeding to the house, the body of a man was found with the head nearly severed from the […]

Bootle v Liverpool 2-2 (Friendly match)

Saturday, April 29 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Hawthorne Road, kick-off: 16:00. Bootle – Liverpool 2-2 (2-1). Attendance: 1,000. Bootle (2-3-5): Whitehead, Smart Arridge, McEwan, Clarkin, Gallocher, Carthy, Montgomery, . Liverpool (2-3-5):  William McOwen; Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean; John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride; Matt McQueen, Thomas […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 0-1 (Friendly match)

Thursday, April 27 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:15. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 0-1 (0-0). Liverpool (2-3-5): William McOwen; Andrew Hannah (C), ???; John McCartney, Joe McQue, James Kelso; Thomas Wyllie, Jno. Cameron, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen + 1. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Walton; Forbes, […]

Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers 1-1 (Friendly match)

Monday, April 24 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:15. Liverpool – Bolton Wanderers 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 1,500. Liverpool (2-3-5):  William McOwen; Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean; John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride; Matt McQueen, Jock Smith, John Miller, Thomas Wyllie, Hugh McQueen. Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): The […]

Newcastle United v Liverpool 0-0 (Friendly match)

Saturday, April 8 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at St. James’ Park, kick-off: 14:45. Newcastle United – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 1,000. Referee: Mr. R. Campbell. Newcastle United (2-3-5): Whitton; Harry Jeffrey, James Miller; Robert Crielly, Willie Graham, Joe McKane; Harry Reay, Thomas Crate, Willie Thompson, Pattison, Collins. Liverpool […]

Liverpool v Cliftonville 4-1 (Friendly match)

Tuesday, April 4 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:00. Liverpool – Cliftonville 4-1 (2-0). Attendance: 1,500. Liverpool (2-3-5):  Matt McQueen; John McCartney, Duncan McLean; Jno. Cameron, Joe McQue, James McBride; Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen. Cliftonville (2-3-5): The goals: 1-0 H. […]

Liverpool v Corinthians 2-0 (Friendly match)

Easter Monday, April 3 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:30. Liverpool – Corinthians 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 3,500. Referee: Mr. J. Lewis. Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen; Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean; John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride; Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen. […]

Friendly encounter at Stockton

April 3, 1893 This friendly fixture was played off at Stockton before a moderate crowd. Stockton kicked off. Liverpool went off with a rush and speedily scored by means of McVean. Jones and McClung ran, but the visitors’ backs punted well back. Hands gave the Stockton lads a […]

Liverpool let a two goal lead slip

April 3, 1893 This game was played at Stockton on Saturday, in fine weather, before 2,000 spectators. Stockton: Andrew Ramsey, Billy Lindsay, Robert McDermid, Willie Willocks, James Graham, James Hutton, Billy Townley, Tommy Strachan, Gavin Thomson, Robert McClung, Jack Jones. Liverpool: Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah, Duncan McLean, John […]

Stockton v Liverpool 2-2 (Friendly: April 1, 1893)

April 1, 1893 Match: Friendly, at Victoria Ground. Stockton – Liverpool 2-2 (0-2). Attendance: 2,000. Referee: Mr. R. Peel (Middlesbrough). Stockton (2-3-5): Andrew Ramsey, Billy Lindsay, Robert McDermid, Willie Willocks, James Graham, James Hutton, Billy Townley, Tommy Strachan, Gavin Thomson, Robert McClung, Jack Jones. Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, […]

Liverpool v Darwen 1-0 (Friendly match)

Good Friday, March 31 – 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield. Liverpool – Darwen 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 5,000. Liverpool (2-3-5):  Matt McQueen; Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean; John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride; Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen. Darwen (2-3-5): The goal: 1-0 Wyllie. […]

Liverpool v Rossendale 2-1 (Lancashire League match)

Saturday, March 25 – 1893 Match: Lancashire League, at Anfield. Liverpool – Rossendale 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 2,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): : Matt McQueen; Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean; Richardson, Joe McQue, James McBride; Thomas Wyllie, Jock Smith, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen. Rossendale (2-3-5): Alexander, Ireland. The goals: […]