The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused
Wednesday, July 26 – 2006 Bert Slater Goalkeeper with Falkirk, Liverpool, Dundee and Watford Born: 5 May 1936 in Musselburgh. Died: 21 July 2006 in
April 25, 1970 International: British Championship, at Hampden Park, kick-off: 15:00. Scotland – England 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 137,438. Referee: Mr. Gerhar Schulenburg; linesmen: Messsr.: Walter
All articles about Don McCallum on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Don McCallum: “McCallum gives one the impression of being a temperate and straightforward young fellow. He is
All articles about Gavin Crawford on PlayUpLiverpool.com ; About Gavin Crawford: Born: 1870: Kilmarnock, Scotland. Passed away: September 19, 1955. Position: Height: 175 cm. (5ft.
All articles about Andrew Aitken at PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Andrew Aitken: “Aitken is not a ‘showy’ half. He can occupy either the win or centre position.
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All articles about Thomas Fairfoull on PlayUpLiverpool. About Tom Fairfoull: “A dour Scot from West Calder, and Liverpool’s most consistent half this season. His first
September 16, 1949 Liverpool yesterday transferred Doug McAvoy to Queen of the South, and he will turn out against Dundee on Dens Park to-day. McAvoy
September 15, 1949 Officials of Queen of the South arrived in Liverpool to-day to begin negotiations for the transfer of Doug McAvoy, Liverpool’s Scottish inside
Friday, April 29 – 1949 Following a long chat on Friday between Doug McAvoy and manager George Kay, Liverpool, have agreed to put the ex-Killie
December 11, 1947 Liverpool F.C. to-day signed Doug McAvoy, Kilmarnock inside forward. McAvoy is the player Mr. George Kay, Liverpool manager, saw in action last
All articles about Thomas Fraser on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Fraser: Born: Galston, Scotland. Passed away: Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11in.); Weight: 82 kilos
All articles about Hugh McQueen on PlayUpLiverpool.com. Born: October 1, 1867: Harthill (Lanarkshire), Scotland. Passed away: April 8, 1944: Norwich (Norfolk), England. Position: Outside left.
February 10, 1944 Matt Busby, Liverpool’s captain, has been recalled to captain Scotland against England at Wembley on Saturday, February, 19. This choice of one
All articles about Robert Campbell on PlayUpLiverpool. About Robert Campbell: Born: January 27 – 1883, Ellon. Passed away: May 31 – 1942, Glasgow. Position: Right
All articles about Billy Dunlop on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Billy Dunlop: “Dunlop is admirably constituted for full back play. Strongly, athletically built, he has speed, strength,
All articles about George Halley on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Halley: Born: October 29, 1887: Cronberry, Scotland. Passed away: December 18, 1941: Burnley (Lancashire), England. Position:
All articles about Douglas Dick on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Douglas Dick: Born: July 9, 1868: Kirktonholm near Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. Passed away: June 24, 1940: Kilmarnock,
June 24, 1940 The death has occurred at his home in Kilmarnock of Mr. Douglas Dick, who was for many years a prominent figure in
Thursday, September 6 – 1934 Alex Wright, the Charlton Athletic goalkeeper, was seriously injured at Torquay yesterday. With other members of the Charlton team he
November 2, 1929 International: Inter League, at Ibrox (Glasgow). Scottish League – Football League 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. W. Bell (Motherwell); linesmen: Messrs.
May 5, 1928 Match: Schoolboy International at Pittodrie. Scotland Schoolboys – Wales Schoolboys 5-0 (4-0). Referee: Mr. Peter Craigmyle (Aberdeen). Scotland (2-3-5): Baxter (Kircaldy), Hogg
Monday, August 8 – 1927 Having withdrawn from the Southern League Luton Town have reduced their playing numbers. It remains to be seen whether its
Monday, August 1 – 1927 St. Mirren, after a lapse midway last season, never regained their true form, and finished in a mediocre position. They