Tag: Malcolm McVean

Matt McQueen: Liverpool F.C.’s choice

February 19, 1923 After careful examination of an extraordinary number of applications for the post of team-manager to the Liverpool Association Club, now threatening to establish a post-war record as League Champions, the directors of the club have appointed Matt McQueen to that position. There is no better-known […]

Mr. John McKenna’s long service

January 20, 1919 The President of the Football League, Mr. John McKenna, greatly distinguished himself in the interview with the professional players. To conduct an argument with about 70 players, full of grievances, for two hours, requires not only ability, but patience, tact, and knowledge. Mr. McKenna disarmed […]

The death of Andrew Kelvin

October 23, 1911 Andrew Kelvin, one of the original members of the Liverpool Association club recently died at his house in Kilmarnock. He took part in the first match for Liverpool, when Rotherham Town were beaten 7-0. The Liverpool side on that day was: Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah, […]

Malcolm McVean @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Malcolm McVean on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Malcolm McVean: DID YOU KNOW that when a Canadian “soccer”-touring party visited Great Britain in 1891 they played in total 57 matches, the first match was against Third Lanark, who gave trial to Vale of Leven’s Malcolm McVean, who scored […]

David Hannah, of Dundee

Friday, August 20 – 1897 David Hannah is a native of Renton, and, like the majority of the male inhabitants of that famous Dumbartonshire village, he commenced to play football at a very early age. His first Club was the Renton Thistle. His improvement was so rapid that […]

McVean and Hannah to Dundee

Tuesday, May 11 – 1897 The Dundee Football and Athletic Company have secured the services of Blyth, of Preston North End; Malcolm McVean, of Liverpool; and David Hannah, also of Liverpool, for their next season’s team. (Edinburgh Evening News, 11-05-1897)  

Exciting prospects for Liverpool F.C.

May 8, 1897 Liverpool have got Harry Storer and Willie Donnelly for goal, and also Charles Jowett, the amateur, will turn out again for them. Backs: Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, Billy Dunlop and, Matt McQueen. Half-backs: John McCartney, Joe McQue, Patrick Gray (Partick Thistle), Thomas Cleghorn, and John […]

Burnley pushing the legal limits

Thursday, April 1 – 1897 As to the help Burnley have got in view of the test matches, Jimmy Ross and Malcolm McVean ought to be valuable acquisitions, and Brown should be useful. It is scarcely fair to the clubs who have to fight their way into the […]

Liverpool v Burnley 1-2 (League match: March 27, 1897)

March 27, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 16:00 Liverpool – Burnley 1-2 (1-2). Attendance: 10,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, John McCartney (C), Robert Neill, Thomas Cleghorn, Fred Geary, William Michael, George Allan, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw. Burnley (2-3-5): David Haddow, […]

Jimmy Ross transferred to Burnley

Saturday, March 20 – 1897 On Friday the Burnley committee secured the transfer of Malcolm McVean from Liverpool and Brown from Bolton Wanderers, while on Saturday Jimmy Ross became Burnley’s player. He will figure in the team against his old club today, in fact if he doesn’t he […]

Liverpool F.C.: Weekly review: March 8, 1897

March 8, 1897 The past week has been one of the most successful the Liverpool Club has experienced this season, and though an English Cup-tie, League game, and friendly match have been participated in, their record has remained untarnished, their opponents in each case having to acknowledge defeat […]

Liverpool v Hearts 2-1 (Friendly: March 6, 1897)

March 6, 1897 Match: Friendly, at Anfield. Liverpool – Heart of Midlothian 2-1 (1-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. J. McGill. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, John McCartney (C), Robert Neill, Thomas Cleghorn, Malcolm McVean, Andy McCowie, William Michael, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw. Hearts (2-3-5): Jock […]

Liverpool v Wolves 3-0 (League match: March 4, 1897)

March 4, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15.30. Liverpool – Wolves 3-0 (2-0). Attendance: 5,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, John McCartney (C), Robert Neill, Thomas Cleghorn, Malcolm McVean, William Michael, George Allan, Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw. Wolves (2-3-5): Billy Tennant, […]

Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-4 (League match)

Friday, January 1 – 1897 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Burnden Park, kick-off: 14:15. Bolton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-4 (0-2). Attendance: 20,000. Referee: Mr. G.H.Dale. Bolton Wanderers (2-3-5): D.W. Smith, John Somerville, Di Jones, Alex Paton, Jimmy McGeachan, Archie Freebairn, Billy Thomson, TA Miller, David Nicoll, Jocky […]