Tag: New Brighton

Edward Fairhurst Adams (Ted Adams) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ted Adams on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ted Adams: Born: November 30, 1906: Anfield (Liverpool/Lancashire), in England. Passed away: November 30, 1991: Burnley (Lancashire), in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.). Career: Liverpool schoolboys. Oakmere, 1925. Earle, 1926. Liverpool: Signed: […]

George Pither @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Pither on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Gerge Pither: Born: June 24, 1899, Kew (London), England. Passed away: Position: Outside left. Height: 172 cm. (5ft. 7½.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Richmond Wednesday. Isleworth Town. Brentford, 1921. Millwall, Signed: May, 1922. Bristol Rovers. Torquay United, Signed: August […]

John Holmes @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John Holmes on PlayUpLiverpool.com. ; About John Holmes: Born: 1874, in Preston, Lancashire. Passed away: Position: Left half. Height: 180 cm. (5ft. 11 in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.). ** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: December 21, 1896. Career: Preston North End. Liverpool, […]

John Lillie – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about John Lillie on PlayUpLiverpool. About John Lillie: Born: August 6 – 1900, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Passed away: 1977. Position: Left back. Height: 174 cm  (5ft. 8 1/2in); Weight: 76 kilos (12st.. 0lbs.). Career: Prudhoe Castle. * 1920-21 (Northern Alliance). Liverpool. * 1920-1 0-0 (FL 1); * 1921-2 […]

Neil McBain @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Neil McBain on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Neil McBain: Born: November 15, 1895: in Campbelltown, in Scotland. Passed away: May 13, 1974: Position: Centre half or inside left. Height: 5 ‘ 8. Weight: 12 ‘ 3. Career: Campbelltown Academical, 1912. * Trial with Hamilton Academical, 1913. Ayr […]

Thomas Page (Tom Page) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Page on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Page: Born: November 15, 1888: Kirkdale (Liverpool), in England. Passed away: October 26, 1973: Gloucester, in England. Position: Centre-forward or inside left. Height: Weight: Career: Liverpool: Signed: April 15, 1911. * Signed amateur forms. * 1911-12: 0-0 (FL 1); […]

Kenneth Campbell @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Kenneth Campbell on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Kenneth Campbell: “A young custodian whom Liverpool people think is the finest goalkeeper playing. Born at Glasgow. Was secured by Liverpool from Cambuslang about four seasons ago, at a small fee, and took the place of Sam Hardy, now with […]

Manchester United stars at Crosby

Friday, August 7 – 1970 Three Cheshire League clubs from this area – Ellesmere Port, Rhyl and Marine – have given a big “Thank you” this week to Manchester United. And no wonder – for against these non-Leaguers, United have paid them the compliment of turning out teams […]

Harold John Uren (Harold Uren) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Harold Uren on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Harold Uren: “Formerly an amateur, but joined the professional ranks two years ago. A really clever outside left or right. Very speedy, and centres in wonderfully effective fashion.” (Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme, 16-11-1911) Born: August 23, 1885: Clifton, […]

Walter Wadsworth @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Wadsworth on PlayUpLiverpool. About Walter Wadsworth: Born: October 7, 1890: Bootle (Merseyside), England. Passed away: October 6, 1951: Bristol, England. Nick name: ‘Dirty Waddy’. Position: Centre half. Height: 179 cm. (5ft. 10½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). ** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: […]

Neil McBain for Bueons Aires

Wednesday, March 1 – 1950 Neil McBain, former Scottish international, left London London yesterday by air for Buenos Aires, where he is to take up the managership of the Argentine football club, La Plata. Mr. McBain, first British football personality to accept a manager’s job in the Argentine, […]

Dennis Westcott married

Wednesday, April 12 – 1944 Sergeant Dennis Westcott, R.A., of School Lane, Wallasey, and Miss Dorothy Stacey, of Walsall, with the bridesmaids leaving St. Hilary’s Church, Wallasey, after their wedding. The bridegroom is the Wolverhampton and England Association footballer, and first played for New Brighton. (Liverpool Evening Express, […]

Norman Sharp Returns To Everton

October 1, 1943 Norman Sharp, the former Liverpool and Lancashire schoolboy player, returns to Everton’s team to oppose Burnley in the Football League game at Goodison Park tomorrow when Everton have in their side no fewer than eight players who graduated through the “A” team. This is yet […]

Arthur Shepherd signed for Liverpool

Monday, January 4 – 1943 Liverpool have made their second professional signing in the space of a month. Arthur Shepherd, the 19-year-old reserve centre-forward, put pen to paper yesterday. Michael Hulligan signed professional a couple of weeks ago. Shepherd is Liverpool’s leading scorer in the Liverpool County Combination, […]

Reds newcomers

December 22, 1942 Liverpool will have the assistance of two newcomers for the Christmas holiday matches. They are Steve Hughes, the amateur centre-half from New Brighton, who will be in the district, and Jimmy Logie, the Arsenal inside forward. Hughes was always a tower of strength to the […]

Liverpool prepare for next season

July 21, 1942 Merseyside football clubs are wasting no time in building-up first class combination for the next Soccer season, which opens on August 29. Once again our two leading clubs, Everton and Liverpool, will pursue the policy which proved so successful last season – the development of […]