Tag: Ned Doig

A new oldest debutant

It hurts me a little to report this but Ned Doig is no longer the oldest debutant for Liverpool Football Club. Well, I found an old-timer that made his Liverpool debut during the First World War, so some will argue that was not an official match. Nevertheless, he […]

John Edward Doig (Ned Doig) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ned Doig on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ned Doig: Born: October 29, 1866: Letham, in Scotland. Passed away: November 7, 1919: Liverpool, in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: (5ft. 9in.); Weight: (12st. 4lb.). Career: St. Helena, 1883. Arbroath, 1884. Blackburn Rovers: Signed: November 16, 1889. * 1889-90: 1-0 […]

Ned Doig passes away in Liverpool

Friday, November 7 – 1919 “Ned” Doig, Scotland’s international goalkeeper, died at Liverpool on Friday night. A native of Letham, Forfarshire, Doig’s first senior team was Arbroath. Later he was signed for Sunderland by the late Tom Watson. He was a member of the Sunderland team that was […]

The death of Ned Doig’s father

Friday, February 28 – 1919 Mr. Alexander Doig, shoemaker, father of J.E. Doig, the famous international goalkeeper, has died in the infirmary at the advanced age of 85 years. For the greater part of his life, Mr. Doig, resided in Letham, where he carried on his trade as […]

Another friendly local derby settled

February 28, 1916 Thank goodness, the men of the Liverton clubs did not besmirch their characters in the critical eye of the football world. Bradford and Sheffield ofttimes chide Lancashire upon its hold in managerial matters of football but they must not live in the same street as […]

Ted Taylor signs for Liverpool

February 21, 1916 Good news, my sirs! Liverpool F.C., who have lost Elisha Scott (loaned to the Irish club, Linfield), and are losing Gunner Kenneth Campbell, whose regiment is being called up to a Scottish quarter, have been scouting round for a capable goalkeeper – for as you […]

The funeral of Tom Watson

May 11, 1915 A cool corner of Anfield Cemetery had been chosen. The sun’s rays shaded his last resting-place. “Tom” was buried there. The day was beauteously fine, and the setting of the last act was all peaceful. The whole sports-world seemed to be represented. The late manager […]

A tale of owd Tom Watson

May 9, 1915 In the West of Scotland there were few better known personalities in the world of football than the late Tom Watson, manager of Liverpool F.C. On the formation of Sunderland F.C. he joined the Wearside club as manager. The moving spirit of the new organisation […]

The death of David Storrier

January 27, 1910 The death occurred at Panmure Street, Arbroath, of Mr. David Storrier, the well-known footballer. Deceased had been in indifferent health for a considerable period, and latterly his condition gave rise to no hope of recovery. He commenced his football career in the Arbroath Dauntless, at […]

Liverpool Reserves v St. Helens Recreation 3-3 (League match: November 21, 1908)

November 21, 1908 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:45. Liverpool Reserves – St. Helens Recreation 3-3 (2-0). Attendance: “Fair.” Referee: Mr. R.H. Greenall; linesmen: Messrs: F. Hargreaves and J.W. Roberts. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Donald Sloan, Alex Raisbeck, Jack Morris, George Latham, Ernest Peake, Sam Hignett, Harry Grantham, […]

Liverpudliana: By Richard Samuel (May 9, 1908)

May 9, 1908 Liverpool have also nearly completed their players’ autograph-book for 1908-9. The list is as follows. Goal: Sam Hardy and Donald Sloan. Backs: Alf West, Percy Saul, Thomas Rogers, and Ted Hughes. Half-backs: Maurice Parry, Alex Raisbeck, James Bradley, Jim Harrop, George Latham, James Hughes, and […]