Tag: Leicester Fosse

Peter Kyle @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Peter Kyle on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Peter Kyle: “There is about him something that is strongly reminiscent of the old Scotch school. He is quiet, unaffected – the type of players who must be understood before he can be appreciated. He is the mainspring of a […]

George Harold Swift (George Swift) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Swift on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Swift: Born: February 3, 1870: St. George’s (Shropshire), England. Passed away: 1956. Position: Left back. Height: (5ft. 9in.); Weight: (12st. 8lb.). Career: St. George’s (Shropshire): 1885. Wellington Town: 1886. Wellington St. George’s: 1887. Stoke: 1887. Hereford. Crewe Alexandra: 1889. […]

James Gorman @ PlayUpliverpool.com

All articles about James Gorman on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About James Gorman: “He stands 5 feet 8½ inches, and weighs 11 stone 5 pounds, so that he is well equipped naturally for a footballer. A moulder by trade he has learnt to endure the frowns of fortune with stoical fortitude, […]

William Keech (Bill Keech) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Bill Keech on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Bill Keech: Born: February 22, 1872: Irthlingborough (Northamptonshire), in England. Passed away: September 6, 1948: Paddington (London), in England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 5 ‘ 9. Weight: 12 ‘ 7. Career: Irthlingborough Revellers, 1888. Irthlingborough, 1889 Wellingborough Town, 1892. Irthlingborough […]

Footballers on transfer

Monday, June 23 – 1919 The retain and transfer lists of The Football League and Southern League have been compiled, and the figures are interesting. As to the retain list we have little information, and if the clubs can show cause for the retention of the players there […]

Big sums in the pool

Saturday, May 24 – 1919 The returns of the 20 per cent. pooling scheme as applied by the League to the subsidiary competition provide a series of interesting comparisons. In the Midlands the clubs paid in altogether over £2,010, whilst each received as it share of the pool […]

Preview: Leicester Fosse v Leeds City

Friday, January 31 – 1919 At Leicester, 2.50 p.m. Leeds City. – W. Walker; H. Millership, W. Hampson; T. Lamph, J. Hampson, Corporal A. McLachlan; T. Hall, C. Stephenson, Harry Peart, A. Price, H. Lounds. Leicester Fosse. – H.A. Brown; another, S. Currie; E. King, C. Storer, J.H. […]

Captain T.H. Crombie

August 25, 1917 Mr. T.H. Crombie, the hon. secretary of the Leicester F.C., who has rendered yeoman service in regard to recruiting since the war began, has been gazetted as captain in the Leicester 2nd/1st Volunteer Battalion. He will be entrusted with the administrative and organising work of […]

Football matches: April 1, 1916

April 1, 1916 Lancashire Section: Northern Division: Bolton Wanderers – Bury 4-3 (1-3). Attendance: 5,000 at Burden Park. Referee: Mr. J. Davies; linesmen: Messrs. H.T. Halliday and J. Pickering. Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): Jack Hodgkiss; Bert Baverstock, Hurst; Bob Glendinning, Walter Rowley, Tom Buchan; Harry Smith, George Lillycrop, Frank […]

Football matches: March 4, 1916

March 4, 1916 Start of Subsidiary Competition. Lancashire Section: Northern Division: Burnley – Bolton Wanderers 3-1 (0-0). Turf Moor; attendance: 6,000; gate receipts: £150. Referee: Mr. D. Heath; linesmen: Messrs. F.H. Heald and S. Lord. Burnley: Jerry Dawson; Tom Bamford, David Taylor; George Halley, Tommy Boyle, Jonathan Brown; […]

Preview: Notts County v Leicester Fosse

December 21, 1915 The Notts team to meet Leicester Fosse at the Meadow Lane Ground on Christmas Day will be as follows: Albert Iremonger; Herbert Morley, Joe Perry; Billy Flint, Sid Bowser, Arthur Clamp, Bagshaw (selected from); Ike Waterall, Sam Richards, James Cantrell, Barks and Horace Henshall. (Nottingham […]

Derby County v Leicester Fosse 1-1

Saturday, October 2 – 1915 Match: Midland Section, principal tournament, at Baseball Ground, kick-off: 15:30. Derby County – Leicester Fosse 1-1 (0-0). Attendance: 2,000. Referee: Mr. G.N. Watson. Derby County (2-3-5): R.H. Stone; J.T. Atkin, Trooper Tommy Barbour; J.H. Walker, C. Povey, T. Benfield; W. Grimes, A.S. Leigh, […]

Where there will be football

September 4, 1915 Where there will be football Bright prospect of the Midland section clubs. Many old and new players keen on the game. The fourteen clubs forming the Midland section of the League competition are looking forward to an interesting season. They have an abundance of players, […]

FA and Football League meeting

July 19, 1915 Important decisions, putting a ban on professional football next season, were come to at the meeting of the ruling football authorities yesterday. At the meeting of the of the Football League in London, Mr. J. McKenna, the president, occupied the chair, and every club was […]

Football League meeting (July 10, 1914)

July 10, 1914 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held at the Grand Hotel, Scarborough, yesterday, Mr. John McKenna (president) in the chair. The Commission, consisting of Messrs. John McKenna, Arthur Dickinson, and Harris, who inquired into an application by Edward Brown to […]

AIK v Liverpool 0-3 (Friendly match)

Friday, May 15 – 1914 Match: Friendly, Tour of Scandinavia, at Stockholm Stadium. AIK (Solna) – Liverpool 0-3 (0-0). Attendance: 16,000; gate receipt: £800. AIK (2-3-5): Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth, Robert Crawford; Thomas Fairfoull, Bob Ferguson, Walter Wadsworth; Jack Sheldon, Arthur Metcalf, Robert Macdougall, William Lacey, […]