Tag: Lancashire Cup

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

Everton v Liverpool in the Lancashire Cup

Wednesday, July 18 – 1945 The draw for the first round of the Lancashire Senior Football Cup includes the following: Everton v Liverpool; Chester or Wrexham v Crewe; Southport v Manchester City. The home and away matches are to be played in mid-week during September and October, the […]

The remainding fixtures for Liverpool

May 3, 1945 Liverpool have completed their fixture list for the remainder of the season – and an attractive list it is embracing matches with two First Division clubs. Everton’s concluding matches depend on how they fare in the Lancashire Cup. Liverpool are at home to Oldham Athletic […]

The Lancashire Cup draw

Friday, November 24 – 1944 The Lancashire Senior Cup draw, made at Blackburn is: – Oldham Athletic v Burnley, Liverpool v Southport, Everton v Chester, Manchester United v Crewe Alexandra, Manchester City v Stockport County, Accrington Stanley v Blackpool, Bolton Wanderers v Bury, Rochdale v Blackburn Rovers. Home […]

Liverpool in County final

May 3, 1943 Liverpool, starting their second leg of their Lancashire Semi-Final against Bolton, at Anfield, three goals to the good, were never in danger of losing this lead. They were good value for their 4-0 victory, which gave them a win of 10-3 on the aggregate, and […]

Liverpool through to Cup final

May 1, 1943 Liverpool had the assistance of several new guest players for their Lancashire Cup semi-final with Bolton Wanderers at Anfield today. They were Mather and Woodruff, of Burnley; Livingstone, of Bury; and Pearson, of Newcastle. Bolton were forced to make many changes and Crossley, the inside […]

Invites for the Lancashire Cup

Tuesday, August 4 – 1942 When and how the Lancashire Senior Football Cup Competition is to be played this season will be decided at a meeting to be held at the Pack Horse Hotel, Bolton, on Saturday. The Competition Sub-Committee have invited the following 16 clubs to the […]

Lancashire FA proposals

June 25, 1942 I have listened to a lot of talk about the Lancashire Football Association’s action in dismissing Everton from last season’s Lancashire Cup semi-final, and very few of the speakers had a good word to say about the Association. At their meeting the other day the […]

Liverpool win Liverpool Cup

Monday, June 1 – 1942 It is a long time since any season went out with such a hectic ending as Saturday provided apart from the League London and Lancashire Cups, the Liverpool Senior Cup provided a brilliant finale for Merseyside enthusiasts. There was none of that end-of-the-season […]

Extra time did it for Blackburn Rovers

Monday, May 25 – 1942 Failure to maintain the pace during extra time cost Liverpool their place in the Lancashire Cup at Anfield. Twice the Reds got in front, but the Rovers, battling with rare enthusiasm, wined out the lead. Came extra time and a slight Red wilting […]

Liverpool’s change

May 8, 1942 As Liverpool start their return Cup-tie with Chester with a two-goal lead they should get through to the semi-final all right unless they present Chester with a couple of easy goals like Everton did Albion. I don’t think there’s much fear of that. Liverpool are […]

Liverpool’s team vs. Chester

May 6, 1942 Liverpool will field a strong side for their return Lancashire Cup-tie with Chester at Anfield on Saturday, and for once there are not a lot of ifs and buts about the team. The home side start off with a two goal lead, for they won […]

Liverpool in vital Deepdale game

Friday, June 6 – 1941 Two of the finest wing discoveries of wartime football will be playing for Liverpool tomorrow in the North Regional game at Deepdale against Preston North End. They are Billy Liddell, of Liverpool, the Scottish boy, and Jack Lyon, of Everton, the Whiston lad, […]

Another Derby game agreed upon

Thursday, May 15 – 1941 Another big Merseyside “Derby” between Everton and Liverpool is to be staged this season. It is lined up for Anfield on Saturday May 31 – Cup Final day. No sooner, had the League announced their Cup final replay arrangements – at Ewood Park […]

Jack Balmer returns for Liverpool

March 1, 1940 Everton and Liverpool, already engaged to meet in one cup semi-final, have a great chance tomorrow of coming together in a cup-final. Both will be on cup duty tomorrow in an interesting day of soccer embracing various cup matches, Regional games, “friendly” games, and the […]

Liverpool at strength

Wednesday, February 14 – 1940 Liverpool will have one of their best available teams for Saturday’s match at Goodison Park against Everton in the Lancashire Senior Cup semi-final. They will have the help of seven of their Army players, including Balmer, who comes back for the first time […]