Tag: Newcastle United

Bob McColl – he slipped away…

An article from February, 1919. Liverpool couldn’t afford Bob McColl Robert McColl, the famous international, is home again after a long period of Army Service. The “Athletic News” yesterday relates an interesting story told by the late Mr. Tom Watson, of Liverpool, of how McColl became a professional. […]

A good result against Newcastle United

Thursday, November 26 – 1903 Liverpool scored a capital victory over Newcastle United, and for the first time this season finished a game without a goal being recorded against them. Great satisfaction was expressed locally at the victory well won against formidable opposition. The form displayed by the […]

Toon seal James Milner deal

Friday, July 2 – 2004 James Milner completed his £3,6 million move to Newcastle yesterday after Sir Bobby Robson beat off a number of other Premiership clubs to secure the highl- rated teenager’s signature. The 18-year-old was enticed to St James’ Park on a five-year deal which could […]

Obituary – Cliff Lloyd

Wednesday, January 12 – 2000 Footballer whose biggest victory came after he hung up his boots Cliff Lloyd, who has died aged 83, made a mark in two areas of football – first as a reliable, competent fullback in Fulham’s second division team just after the war, and […]

Waiting game for Fowler

Tuesday, December 28 – 1999 Gerard Houllier is set to keep Robbie Fowler on the bench for today’s Anfield clash with Wimbledon. Fowler made his comeback from a three month ankle injury as a sub at Newcastle on Boxing Day. But Houllier, not convinced about his match fitness, […]

Ray Houghton chase

Wednesday, July 22 – 1992 Chelsea and Aston Villa were last night locked in battle for the £900,000 signature of Liverpool midfielder Ray Houghton. He will fly home today from Liverpool’s Italian training camp to talk to both clubs, and his move could make way for Trevor Steven […]

Axed Anfield-star set for showdown

Tuesday, December 4 – 1990 Peter Beardsley was last night heading for a showdown with Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish. Beardsley, scorer of 11 First Division goals this season, was angry at being dropped against Arsenal less than an hour before the kick-off. He didn’t even make the substitutes’ […]

Tottenham chasing Ray Kennedy

Sunday, January 10 – 1982 Stoke and Spurs are poised to join the chase for Liverpool and England midfielder Ray Kennedy, who is now surplus to requirements at Anfield. Stoke boss Richie Barker has already been in touch with Liverpool after selling his England Under-21 star Adrian Heath […]

Alan Kennedy signs for Liverpool

Monday, August 14 – 1978 Alan Kennedy, 23-year-old Newcastle defender, joins Liverpool this morning. The £300,000 signing will make his first appearance for the European champions against Celtic in tonight’s testimonial match for Jock Stein. (Daily Mail, 14-08-1978)

Kennedy set to join Liverpool

Thursday, August 10 – 1978 Alan Kennedy, Newcastle’s under 23 full back, is on his way to Vienna this morning – discussing his transfer to Liverpool. Newcastle have agreed a fee – around £300,000 – but Kennedy is discussing his personal terms with Liverpool’s general secretary Peter Robinson […]

Now Keegan looks set for America

Tuesday, January 10 – 1978 New York Cosmos said last night they are involved in talks to take Kevin Keegen from West Germany’s Hamburg to the United States. General manager Michael Martin said: “We have been talking for several weeks, but matters began to move in earnest about […]

Speedy Mac back at the Kop

Wednesday, November 13 – 1974 Terry McDermott walked into Liverpool’s lush reception room at 6.15 last night blinked at the glittering array of trophies, then walked into the boardroom for a £170,000 transfer signing. The Newcastle and England Under-23 forward completed what Liverpool chairman John Smith described as […]

Newcastle United v Liverpool 1-1 (League match)

Saturday, December 23 – 1967 Match: Football League, First Division, at St James’ Park, kick-off: 15:00. Newcastle United – Liverpool 1-1 (1-1). Attendance: 46,190. Referee: Mr. G. McCabe; linesmen: Messrs. J. Butler and S. Hatton. Newcastle United: Gordon Marshall, Ollie Burton, Frank Clark, David Elliott, John McNamee, Bobby […]

Robert Blanthorne @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Robert Blanthorne at PlayUpLiverpool. About Robert Blanthorne: Born: January 8, 1884: Birkenhead (Lancashire), England. Passed away: 1965: Rock Ferry (Lancashire), England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 186 cm. (6ft. 1in.). Weight: 83 kilos (13st. 0lbs.). Career: Rock Ferry. Birkenhead. Liverpool: Signed: November 2, 1905; * eligible […]

Kops the tops

Friday, December 31 – 1965 Let us on the eve of a wondrous sporting year, and I sincerely hope a happy 1966, say phooey and forget the villains of football. Altogether now, three hearty British cheers for the real sportsmen, that’s you, you and you, who make up […]