January 7, 1897 Mr. John James Bentley has this week a good word for George Allan, the Liverpool centre. He is a Bo’ness lad, and
October 16, 1896 A meeting of the Emergency Committee of the Football League was held last night, in Manchester. Mr John James Bentley in the
July 28, 1896 A meeting of the Management Committee was held at the Oberon Hotel, Grimsby, on Tuesday. There were present – Messrs. John James
April 11, 1896 International: Inter League, at Goodison Park. English League – Scottish League 5-1 (1-1). Attendance: 21,820; gate receipts: £528. Referee: Lieutenant Simpson; linesmen:
April 10, 1896 The directors of the Everton Football Club Company, Limited, last evening gave a dinner at the Alexandra Hotel, Dale Street, Mr. W.R.
September 5, 1895 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held on Thursday at the Lion Hotel, Nottingham, the principal business
May 20, 1895 The Football League held their annual meeting yesterday, at the Old Boar’s Head, Manchester, when there was a large attendance. Prior to
August 1, 1894 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held at the Royal Hotel, Manchester, Mr. John James Bentley presiding.
May 26, 1894 The annual meeting of the Lancashire Football Association was held at the Alexandra Hotel, Dale Street, on Saturday. Mr. W. Forrest, president,
February 19, 1894 Football League The Management Committee of the above met at the Royal Hotel, Manchester, on Monday, Mr. John James Bentley presiding. It
January 8, 1894 Match: Benefit Match, for the William McGregor Fund, at Anfield. Liverpool – Burnley 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 300. Referee: Mr. John James Bentley.
December 16, 1893 “£ s. d. is what we are after,” remarked the representative of a big League club at a meeting of the Palatine
September 30, 1893 The article on “Football Professionals” in Monday’s Times testifies to the growing interest of the public in football, although it will hardly
April 29, 1893 International, Inter-League, at Ulsterville (Belfast). Irish League – Scottish League 3-2 (3-0). Attendance: 3,000; gate receipt: £80. Referee: Mr. John James Bentley
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
April 8, 1893 International: Inter League, at Celtic Park. Scottish League – English League 3-4 (1-2). Attendance: 31,500; gate receipts: £728. Referee: Mr. John Marshall
March 24, 1893 The arrangements for the match at Fallowfield, Manchester, tomorrow, between Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers, are of a most complete character, and reflect
September 24, 1892 Match: Football League, First Division, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 16:00. Everton – Newton Heath 6-0 (3-0). Attendance: 10,000. Referee: Mr. John James
August 29, 1892 A meeting of the council of this association took place at the head offices, 61, Chancery Lane, London, last evening, under the
April 11, 1892 International: Inter League, at Pike’s Lane (Bolton). English League – Scottish League 2-2 (1-0) (match played 2 x 40 mins.). Attendance: 12,000.
December 13, 1888 A conference of representatives of the leading Association football clubs in the north of England was held yesterday, in the Grand Hotel,
September 8, 1888 Match: Football League, at Anfield. Everton – Accrington 2-1 (0-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. John James Bentley; umpire: Mr. O. Oldham. Everton
April 21, 1888 Match: Liverpool Senior Cup, Final, at Athletic Grounds (Stanley), kick-off: 15:30. Bootle – Stanley 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 500. Referee: Mr. John James
December 12, 1887 As all the world knows by this, the Everton F.C. have been adjudged guilty of infringing the laws relating to professionalism and