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: April 29, 1893)

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 Wyllie, Malcolm […]

Rest of Lancashire League win at Anfield

April 27, 1893 This match was played at Anfield last evening, in the presence of a very fair attendance of spectators. Smith took the place of Matt McQueen in the Liverpool team. Liverpool: William McOwen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, […]

Pretty passing but no goals

April 10, 1893 Newcastle United v Liverpool. A good number of spectators were attracted to the St. James’ Park, Newcastle, to witness the meeting of the above teams. The visitors played their full strength, including Jock Smith, who used to play with the old Newcastle East End team. […]

Cliftonville no match at Anfield

April 5, 1893 This fixture, which on paper promised to be an interesting game, took place at Anfield last evening. Only a moderate attendance assembled, and owing to the indisposition of the home team to play the legitimate football, a very tame game resulted. The Cliftonville included a […]

Liverpool v Cliftonville 4-1 (Friendly: April 4, 1893)

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): John Clugston, E.H. Thompson, Robert Stewart, […]

Liverpool beat Corinthians 2-0 at Anfield

April 4, 1893 Between 3,000 to 4,000 spectators were at Anfield for this game. Corinthians played two internationals that represented England against Scotland on Saturday last. The university men turned out somewhat early. Liverpool: Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah, Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, […]