Tag: Kenneth Campbell

Gunner Campbell for Leicester City

Thursday, November 12 – 1925 It was announced in Leicester last evening that Leicester City have signed on Kenneth Campbell, the famous Scottish international goalkeeper, lately of the Stoke City team. Campbell first got his cap against England in 1920, being at that time goalkeeper for Liverpool. Later […]

Sensational transfer for Kenny Campbell

Friday, June 9 – 1922 Kenneth Campbell’s New Club. – One of the most remarkable captures of the close season falls to the credit of New Brighton, a Lancashire Combination club, who created a sensation yesterday by announcing that they had signed Kenneth Campbell, the famous Partick Thistle […]

Wales v Scotland 2-1 (International match)

Saturday, February 4 – 1922 International, British Championship 1921-22, at The Racecourse (Wrexham). Wales – Scotland 2-1 (2-0). Attendance: 7,000. Referee: Mr. Arthur Ward (England). Wales (2-3-5): Teddy Peers (Port Vale), Ted Parry (Liverpool), Jimmy Evans (Southend United), Herbie Evans (Cardiff City), Joseph Jones (Crystal Palace), Tommy Matthias […]

The Cup and the League

Friday, January 6 – 1922 Vital differences between the two competitions By Kenneth Campbell Having had experience of League matches and Cup-ties in England as well as in Scotland, I have come to the conclusion that there are vital differences between the two competitions. Before going on to […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VIII

June 25, 1921 Kenny’s troubles as linesman. Club colours cause a disturbance. Amusing experiences with Liverpool on the continent. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, Partick Thistle’s International goalkeeper, in the story of his experiences, exclusive in the ‘Weekly News,’ relates some unusual incidents when with Liverpool, for whom […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VI

June 11, 1921 Remarkable speech by Tom Watson Leads to victory against the Villa. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam Hardy, the prince […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part V

June 4, 1921 When Albert Shepherd bested Liverpool, And what a walking in Epping Forest led to. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part IV

Saturday, May 28 – 1921 Amusing story of Buchan and Campbell When Charlie Buchan’s smile irritated me Base humour about my transfer By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as […]

Kenneth Campbell’s unique life story – Part I

Saturday, May 7 – 1921 When seventeen clubs wanted me to sign on. My remarkable discovery and capture by Liverpool F.C. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, begin here the story of his wonderful football career. In the very front rank […]

England v Scotland 5-4 (International: April 10, 1920)

April 10, 1920 International: British Championships, at Hillsborough (Sheffield). England – Scotland 5-4 (2-4). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. Thomas Dougray (Scotland). England (2-3-5): Sam Hardy (Aston Villa), Ephraim Longworth (Liverpool), Jesse Pennington (Captain, West Bromwich ), Andy Ducat (Aston Villa), Joe McCall (Preston North End), Arthur Grimsdell (Tottenham […]

Gunner Campbell to Partick Thistle

Wednesday, March 31 – 1920 Scottish League clubs have been keen on securing the transfer of Kenneth Campbell, the Liverpool and Scottish International goalkeeper, who was placed on the transfer list at his own request. It is understood that last night negotiations were completed for him to go […]

Liverpool duo in Scotland squad

Wednesday, March 31 – 1920 The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee on Wednesday night chose the following to represent Scotland against England on April 10: – Kenneth Campbell (Liverpool); Alex McNair (Celtic) and James Blair (Sheffield Wednesday); James Bowie (Rangers), Wilfred Low (Newcastle), James Gordon (Rangers); Alex Donaldson […]