Tag: John McCartney

Matt McQueen – Liverpool F.C.’s choice

Monday, 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 […]

Mr. John McKenna’s long service

Monday, 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. […]

The funeral of Tom Gracie

Tuesday, 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 Bob Mercer. The late Tom Gracie was the leading Scottish scorer last season, 29 goals being recorded by him. […]

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, […]

Notts County v Liverpool 3-2 (League match)

Saturday, April 2 – 1898 Match, Football League, First Division, at Trent Bridge, kick-off: 15:30. Notts County – Liverpool 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 8,000. Notts County (2-3-5): George Toone; Thomas Prescott, George Lewis; Edgar Sanderson, David Calderhead, Alec Stewart; John Leonard, John Allan, Tom Boucher, Harry Fletcher, Jack Fraser. […]

Liverpool v Newton Heath 2-1 (FA Cup match)

Wednesday, February 16 – 1898 Match: FA Cup, 2nd Round reply, at Anfield, kick.off: 15:00. Liverpool – Newton Heath 2-1 (0-1). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr.A.J. Barker. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Tom Wilkie, Billy Dunlop; John McCartney, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn; Daniel Cunliffe, Patrick Finnerhan, Abe Hartley, Frank Becton, […]

Liverpool F.C. victorious in the FA cup

Saturday, 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 – […]

Sheffield United v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Wednesday, December 29 – 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bramall Lane, kick off: 14:30. Sheffield United – Liverpool 1-2 (1-1). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. A.H.B. Coulson (his first match as a Football League referee). Sheffield United (2-3-5): Billy Foulke, Harry Thickett, Bob Cain, Raby Howell, Harry […]

Liverpool v Sunderland 0-2 (League match)

Monday, December 27 – 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick off: 14:10. Liverpool – Sunderland 0-2 (0-0). Attendance: 25,000.. Referee: Mr. J. H. Strawson. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop; John McCartney (C), Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn; Fred Geary, Daniel Cunliffe, Abe Hartley, […]

Goalless at Anfield against Everton

Monday, November 23 – 1896 The return League encounter between these two local rivals was played at Anfield on Saturday, in the presence of over 25,000 spectators. From an easy hour the crowd pounced into the enclosure, and the weary of waiting were beguiled by the strain of […]

Aston Villa v Liverpool 3-1 (League match)

Saturday, October 30 – 1897 Match: Football League 1st Division, at Villa Park, kick-off: 15:00. Aston Villa – Liverpool 3-1 (2-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. J. Cowley. Aston Villa (2-3-5): Billy George; Bert Sharp, Albert Evans; Frank Burton, Jimmy Cowan, Jimmy Crabtree; Charlie Athersmith, Jack Devey, Jack Sharp, […]

Liverpool at Aston Villa.

Saturday, October 30 – 1897 The League – Division 1. Liverpool v Aston Villa, Birmingham. Kick off at three o’clock. The following will play for Liverpool – Harry Storer, goal; Matt McQueen and Tom Wilkie, backs; John McCartney, Thomas Cleghorn, and John Holmes, half backs; Robert Marshall, William […]

Liverpool v Derby County 4-2 (League match)

Saturday, October 23 – 1897 Match: Football League 1st Division, at Anfield, kick off: 15:15. Liverpool – Derby County 4-2 (2-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. J. Tunnicliffe. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie; John McCartney (C), Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn; Robert Marshall, William Walker, Daniel Cunliffe, […]

Everton were much the better team

Monday, October 18 – 1897 The second of the annual struggle for supremacy between the two premier teams of the city, ended in as decisive a fashion as its predecessor, with this important differences that the vanquished in the first game being now conquers. This changes was manifested […]

Liverpool v Derby County at Anfield

Saturday, October 23 – 1897 The League – Division 1. Liverpool v Derby County, at Anfield-road. Kick-off at 3.15 p.m. The following will play for Liverpool – Harry Storer, goal; Archie Goldie and Tom Wilkie, backs; John McCartney, Joe McQue, and Thomas Cleghorn, half backs; Robert Marshall, William […]

Everton v Liverpool 3-0 (League match)

Saturday, October 16 – 1897 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:30. Everton – Liverpool 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. A. Scragg. Everton (2-3-5): Rab McFarlane; Peter Meehan, David Storrier; Richard Boyle, Johnny Holt, Jack Robertson; Jack Taylor, William Williams, Jack Bell, John Cameron, […]

The day Anfield burst twice

Monday, September 27 – 1897 Never in the history of local football has the Anfield enclosure presented such a magnificent appearance as was the case on Saturday, when the two premier teams of the city met to decide the first of this year’s League engagements. The resources of […]