Friday, July 24 – 1998 Of all the transfer rumour, informed or otherwise, which inevitably has reached a frenzy in this limbo period between the
December 22, 1981 Evertonians who admired Ronnie Whelan’s steady progress across the park, may be interested to know that the Irishman who was yesterday presented
Tuesday, August 28 – 1979 Emlun Hughes today spends his 32nd birthday performing his favourite party piece – playing football. The colours have changed from
Friday, August 9 – 1968 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly will not commit himself to making public his team for the opening match of the season
December 30, 1958 Joe Mercer, struggling Aston Villa’s new boss, made a dramatic attempt yesterday to sign Billy Liddell, 36, Liverpool’s Scottish international forward. But
September 11, 1957 The last of the old school at Everton Football in Liverpool lost a personality yesterday in the death, after a long illness
Friday, September 2 – 1955 After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually transferred to Aston Villa at
Wednesday, September 5 – 1951 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Highbury, kick-off: 18:00. Arsenal – Liverpool 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 47,483. Arsenal (2-3-5): George Swindin;
March 27, 1950 Pardon me while I search for more superlatives. Not to mark Liverpool’s first entry into the F.A. Cup Final since 1914; nor
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.
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
December 29, 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 14:15. Everton – Liverpool 2-2 (1-0). Attendance: 60,926. Referee: Mr. George Twist. Everton
May 5, 1945 Match: International, friendly, at Ninian Park. Wales – England 2-3 (1-1). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. W.T. Nash (Glamorgan). Wales (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow
Monday, April 2 – 1945 Match: Liverpool Cup, Semi-final, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Everton 1-3 (0-2). Attendance: 22,815. Referee: Mr. F.W. Worth (Liverpool
Saturday, March 31 – 1945 Match: Football League War Cup, First Round – Second Leg, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:00. Everton – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0).
Thursday, March 29 – 1945 At Goodison Park on Saturday, Everton and Liverpool renew their struggle to go a stage further in the money spinning
Thursday, March 29 – 1945 There will be right and possibly nine internationals in the great Goodison Park send off to the Easter holiday football
Tuesday, March 27 – 1945 Not for weeks has Manager Mr. George Kay of Liverpool, been so emphatic in his team announcement as he was
Wednesday, March 14 – 1945 Fifteen star footballers from Britain – 13 English, one Scottish and one Irish – are included in the party of
Thursday, March 8 – 1945 A warning against over-coaching was given by C.S.M.O. Joe Mercer, Everton, Army, and England soccer captain, speaking at a meeting
Tuesday, February 6 – 1945 Joe Mercer and Matt Busby, English and Scottish captains in the international match at Villa Park, will appear for the
Saturday, February 3 – 1945 International: War time friendly, at Villa Park. England – Scotland 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 66,000; gate receipt: £17,000. Referee: Mr. T.
January 20, 1945 Match: International trial, at Highfield Road (Coventry), kick-off: 14:45. FA XI – RAF XI 4-6 (3-3). Attendance: 12,000; gate receipts: £2,000. Referee:
January 18, 1945 In this age of youth it is still the men of experience who are setting the seal on success in the football
January 16, 1945 No change have so far been notified in the FA and RAF teams for the Soccer representative match at Coventry on Saturday.