August 15, 1955 Liverpool F.C.’s trial showed three things of great importance – that John Evans is playing better than ever; that Laurie Hughes is
August 13, 1955 Match: Pre-Season trial, at Anfield. Liverpool Reds – Liverpool Whites 4-0 (1-0). Attendance: 6,000. Liverpool Reds (2-3-5): Doug Rudham, Ray Lambert, Ronnie
August 10, 1955 The three close-season newcomers to Liverpool’s staff will be on view in Saturday’s public practice match, all of them in the probable
Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 48,071. Referee: Mr. K.A.
February 19, 1955 Match: FA Cup, Fifth Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Huddersfield Town 0-2 (0-2). Attendance: 57,115. Referee: Mr. W. Clements; linesmen:
February 5, 1955 The Liverpool F.C. team that beat Everton 4-0 at Goodison Park in the 4th Round of the FA Cup against all expectations.
January 29, 1955 Key note: “Liverpool were worthy winners, for after the first 15 minutes they were the better side, and always looked the more
January 1, 1955 Key note: “Those Liverpool followers who are content when their team secure maximum points, without worrying too much about the nature of
December 11, 1954 Match: Football League, Second Division, at St. Andrews, kick-off: 14:15. Birmingham City – Liverpool 9-1 (4-1). Attendance: 17,500. Referee: Mr. G. McCabe.
October 13, 1954 Liverpool are sticking to the old adage of not changing a winning side, and will face the same eleven for the visit
September 11, 1954 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Ewood Park, kick-off: 15:00. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 4-3 (2-2). Attendance: 29,200. Referee: Mr. K.A. Collinge.
September 9, 1954 For Saturday’s visit to Blackburn, Liverpool make five changes. Wilkinson moves from right-half to inside-right, with Anderson on the wing, as both
September 6, 1954 Key note: “Liverpool are going down the hill fast. They have made a much worse start to the Second Division that Everton
September 6, 1954 Liverpool make four changes, two for their game with Bristol Rovers, at Bristol, this evening, for which they only left Liverpool this
September 4, 1954 Key note: “This was a poor show by Liverpool. They were beaten by a side which has previously made only a very
September 3, 1954 Liverpool F.C. make four changes, one of them positional, for to-morrow’s home game with West Ham United. Charles Ashcroft and Ray Lambert
August 28, 1954 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Baseball Ground, kick-off: 15:00. Derby County – Liverpool 3-2 (1-0) Attendance: 18,777. Referee: Mr. L.N. Peake.
August 23, 1954 Key note: “The first thing that Liverpool must realise in their new environs is that Second Division defences do not stand on
August 21, 1954 Key note: “Liverpool will never have a narrower escape than this. With four minutes to go they looked a well beaten side,
August 21, 1954 Liverpool F.C. staff list for 1954-55 Charles Ashcroft Position: Goalkeeper; Signed as professional: December 20, 1945; Height: (6ft. 2½in.); Weight: (13st. 1lb.);
August 18, 1954 For their opening game of the season on Saturday, when Doncaster Rovers provide the opposition at Anfield, Liverpool will field the same
August 11, 1954 Liverpool’s team for their first and only public practice game on Saturday (3 p.m.) will see the likely first team line up
August 10, 1954 Liverpool in a hurry for promotion – and ready to spend “Back in a season” (Don Welsh) One season will be enough
August 2, 1954 During the close season there have been several changes of a domestic character at Anfield. First, congratulations to three former bachelors who
May 3, 1954 Match: Liverpool Cup, Final, at Goodison Park. Everton – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,012. Everton (2-3-5): Jimmy O’Neill, Eric Moore, Don Donovan,