Tag: John McCartney

John McCartney @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John McCartney on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John McCartney: Born: 1866, in Pollokshaws (Renfrewshire), in Scotland. Passed away: ** I am not sure about the dates above. I know he got married on April 21, 1897 to Elizabeth Florence Ormisher. Place for marriage is West Derby, and […]

Matt McQueen: Liverpool F.C.’s choice

February 19, 1923 After careful examination of an extraordinary number of applications for the post of team-manager to the Liverpool Association Club, now threatening to establish a post-war record as League Champions, the directors of the club have appointed Matt McQueen to that position. There is no better-known […]

Mr. John McKenna’s long service

January 20, 1919 The President of the Football League, Mr. John McKenna, greatly distinguished himself in the interview with the professional players. To conduct an argument with about 70 players, full of grievances, for two hours, requires not only ability, but patience, tact, and knowledge. Mr. McKenna disarmed […]

The funeral of Tom Gracie

October 26, 1915 At the funeral of Tom Gracie at Craigston Cemetery yesterday the Hearts’ Directors were represented by Mr. John McCartney, secretary, and the players by Robert Mercer. The late Tom Gracie was the leading Scottish scorer last season, 29 goals being recorded by him. To these […]

Liverpool linked with Bob Ferguson

Tuesday, May 7 – 1912 Liverpool have been negotiating for the transfer of Bob Ferguson, the Third Lanark centre half back. (Evening Telegraph, 07-05-1912) Wednesday, May 8 – 1912 Since Alex Raisbeck returned to Scotland his position in the Liverpool team has never been properly filled, and the […]

Barnsley F.C. and their players

Saturday, August 19 – 1899 The players engaged for the coming year had a practice match on Saturday, and gave such a display that the spectators were quite of opinion that a good position will be taken in the coming season. The players available include: Joe Greaves (goal), […]

Liverpool get £50 for McCartney

Tuesday, August 16 – 1898 An important meeting of the Executive Committee of the Football League was held last evening at the Old Boar’s Head, Manchester. It was decided that the New Brighton Tower Club will pay the following prices for their players: – To Preston North End, […]

Liverpool F.C. victorious in the FA cup

January 29, 1898 Owing to the great counter attraction at Goodison Park there was just a mere handful of spectators at Anfield Road to witness the English Cup-tie. The Liverpudlians were distinctly fortunate in being drawn against such an unknown quantity as Hucknall St. Johns – that is, […]

Liverpool v Wolves 1-0 (League match: November 20, 1897)

November 20, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. J.H. Strawson. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, John McCartney (C), Thomas Cleghorn, John Holmes, Robert Marshall, Patrick Finnerhan, Fred Geary, Frank Becton, Harry […]

Liverpool v Nottingham Forest

November 8, 1897 These teams met at Anfield, on Saturday, for the first time this season. Liverpool were still without Archie Goldie, Frank Becton, and Joe McQue, and the visitors had to dispense with the services of Alf Spouncer. The following were the teams: – Liverpool: Harry Storer, […]