Tag: Laurie Hughes

Liddell grabs the winner at Craven Cottage

Saturday, March 2 – 1957 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Craven Cottage, kick off: 15:15. Fulham – Liverpool 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 26,500. Fulham (2-3-5): Ken Hewkins, George Cohen, Jimmy Langley, Jimmy Hill, Derek Lampe, Eddie Lowe, Trevor Watson, Roy Bentley, Roy Dwight, Johnny Haynes, Arthur Stevens. Liverpool […]

Swansea Town v Liverpool 1-1 (League match)

Saturday, November 24 – 1956 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Vetch Field, kick-off: 14:30. Swansea Town – Liverpool 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 18,000. Swansea Town (2-3-5): John King, Dai Thomas, Bryn Jones, Melvyn Charles, Dudley Peake, Don Pearson, Len Allchurch, Harry Griffiths, Des Palmer, Ivor Allchurch, Cliff Jones. […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 48,071. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, Fred Perry, Ronnie Moran, Roy Saunders, Laurie Hughes, Geoff Twentyman, Eric Anderson, Jimmy Melia, Billy Liddell, John Evans, Alan A’Court. Blackburn Rovers […]

Swansea Town v Liverpool 2-1 (League match)

Saturday, November 5 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Vetch Field, kick-off: 15:00. Swansea Town – Liverpool 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. R.E. Jarratt (Horsham); linesmen: Messrs. N. Gaggon (Cardiff) and W.H. Thorne (Cardiff). Swansea Town (2-3-5): John King, Arthur Willis, Gilbert Beech, Melvyn Charles, […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

Teams for Liverpool practice match

Wednesday, August 10 – 1955 The three close-season newcomers to Liverpool’s staff will be on view in Saturday’s public practice match, all of them in the probable reserve XI. They are John Molyneux, ex-Chester; Les Robson, formerly of Darlington, and Healey, the Leyton inside forward who is on […]

Liverpool F.C. appointments

Tuesday, August 2 – 1955 Mr. McInnes becomes secretary and Bill Liddell captain Liverpool F.C. directors, holding their first meeting of the new season last night, appointed Mr. James McInnes as secretary in succession to the late Mr. J.C. Rouse, chose Billy Liddell as captain, and re-elected Messrs. […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, December 31 – 1955 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 48,071. Referee: Mr. K.A. Collinge (Sale); linesmen: Messrs. G.D. Swinton and M. Taylor. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, Fred Perry, Ronnie Moran, Roy Saunders, Laurie Hughes, Geoff Twentyman, […]

Black eye Reds

Thursday, March 3 – 1955 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Meadow Lane. Notts County – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 11,000. The Liverpool Eleven:Ashcroft; Lambert, Moran; Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman; Payne, Anderson, Arnell, Rowley, A’Court. The Liverpool goals:1-0 Arnell (14 min.), 2-0 A’Court (51 min.), 3-0 Rowley (81 min.). […]

Liverpool playing staff for 1954-55

Saturday, August 21 – 1954 Name Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Goal – Charles Ashcroft December 29 – 1945 6 ‘ 2 1/2 13 ‘ 1 Chorley Eccleston Juniors Dave Underwood December 16 – 1953 6 ‘ 1 1/2 13 ‘ 5 London Watford Full-backs […]

Everton v Liverpool 2-0 (Liverpool Cup, Final)

Monday, May 3 – 1954 Match: Liverpool Cup, Final, at Goodison Park. Everton – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,012. Everton (2-3-5): Jimmy O’Neill, Eric Moore, Don Donovan, Peter Farrell (C), Tommy Jones, Cyril Lello, Eddie Wainwright, Wally Fielding, Dave Hickson, John Parker, Tommy Eglington. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, […]

Liverpool injuries may cook their goose

Wednesday, December 23 – 1953 With the Christmas Football rush only forty-eight hours away, Liverpool, floundering at the bottom of Division One, have three more players on their already heavy casualty list including Dave Underwood, the goalkeeper signed for £7,000 only last week. Underwood came out of his […]

Liverpool v Burnley 4-0 (League match)

Saturday, September 19 – 1953 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Burnley 4-0 (4-0). Attendance: 36,643. Referee: Mr. L. Richardson (Doncaster). Liverpool (2-3-5): Russell Crossley; Albert Childs, Eddie Spicer; Joe Maloney, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley; Brian Jackson, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Bill Jones, […]

Liverpool v Portsmouth 3-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 20 – 1953 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:45. Liverpool – Portsmouth 3-1 (1-1). Attendance: 39,662. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Phil Taylor, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley, Jimmy Payne, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Bill Jones, Billy Liddell. Portsmouth (2-3-5): Norman […]

Teams for the practice match

Friday, August 15 – 1952 Both Liverpool and Everton, at least for the first half of tomorrow’s games, are pitting their recognised first team against the probable Central League XI. There will be no new faces at either ground, though the clubs regular patrons, not being particularly familiar […]

Teams for the practice match

Thursday, August 14 – 1952 Liverpool supporters will not see Hugh Gerhardi, the club’s recent signing from South Africa, in Saturday’s public practice game at Anfield. It is felt that Gerhardi has not yet had sufficient time to get himself thoroughly acclimated, and he has accordingly been omitted […]

Liverpool and Everton rivals

Wednesday, August 6 – 1952 A query by a Wallasey reader set me off yesterday on a statistical search which disclosed figures in relation to Liverpool and Everton players which are, I think, sufficiently interesting to all football fans in warrant inclusion here. The question (which reader A.K. […]

Amateur trials with Liverpool F.C.

Monday, July 28 – 1952 The future of most Football League clubs is becoming increasingly bound up in their own young products, and nobody has done more of recent seasons to foster this type of player than our two senior Liverpool clubs, whose managers and staffs are now […]