Tag: John Bamber

Liverpool F.C. – Hail the 1922 Champions

Liverpool F.C. – The Champions of the League The supreme event in the Eastertide football was the decision of the League championship. When Liverpool had the honour of defeating last season’s winners, Burnley, and on the same day Oldham Athletic overcame Tottenham Hotspur at Boundary Park, the premiership […]

Reds in charity match at St Helens

Saturday, May 9 – 1925 The Burnley half-back, Basnett, assisted a team of past St. Helen’s players against present players in a charity match in his native town on Saturday. The game was in aid of a St Helens’s man, S. Murray, formerly of the Everton and Reading […]

John McNab badly hurt

November 8, 1923 John McNab, the well-known Liverpool half-back, and a Scottish International, was on Thursday night injured in a motor smash in Bootle, near Liverpool. He was thrown through the wind-screen, and was taken to Bootle Hospital, where he had sixteen stitches put into his face. His […]

The Liverpool squad 1923/24

Saturday, September 1 – 1923 Liverpool. Elisha Scott Belfast (G.) 5 9 1/2 – 11 12 Algy Wilkinson Bradford (G.) 5 10 – 12 7 Charles Pearson Chester-le-Street (G.) 5 10 1/2 – 11 0 Ephraim Longworth Bolton (R.B.) 5 8 1/2 – 11 10 Tommy Lucas St. […]

Close season news from Anfeld

Monday, July 10 – 1922 Ground improvements are proceeding apace at Anfield. Approaches have been cemented, and Spion Kop has been terraced off. The centre of the paddock has been sent aside, with separate entrances for the juvenile spectators. At the annual meeting the following list of players […]

Burnley v Liverpool 1-0 (Friendly: May 25, 1922)

May 25, 1922 Match: Friendly, at Campo de Viale Lombardia, kick-off: 17:00. Burnley – Liverpool 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 10,000. Referee: Giovanni Mauro. Burnley (2-3-5): Jerry Dawson, Len Smelt, David Taylor, William Emerson, Alf Basnett, Billy Watson, Walter Weaver, Bob Kelly, Joe Anderson, James Lindsay, Eddie Mosscrop. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Oldham Athletic v Liverpool 4-0 (League match)

Saturday, April 8 – 1922 Match: Football League, First Division, Boundary Park, kick-off: 15:15. Oldham Athletic – Liverpool 4-0 (1-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. H.W. Andrews (Prestwick). Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): Ted Taylor, Harry Grundy, Reginald Freeman, Alf Marshall, Elliot Pilkington, Bill Taylor, Charlie Wallace, William Wood, Reuben Butler, […]

Liverpool v Oldham Athletic 2-0 (League match)

Saturday, April 1 – 1922 Match: Football League, First Division, Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Oldham Athletic 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 30,000. Referee: Mr. H.W. Andrews (Prestwich). Liverpool (2-3-5): Elisha Scott, Ted Parry, Ephraim Longworth, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Tom Bromilow, Cyril Gilhespy, Dick Forshaw, Harry Chambers, Harry Lewis, […]