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July 2, 1977 Just three years ago Liverpool’s capable full back Phil Neal was a virtual unknown with Northampton Town and thinking about giving up
January 1, 1970 Flu-hit Coventry to-day made a plea to the FA to call off their third-round tie with Liverpool at Highfield Road on Saturday.
All articles about Frank Bradshaw on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Frank Bradshaw: Born: May 31, 1884: Sheffield, United Kingdon. Passed away: May 19, 1962: Bristol, United Kingdom.
August 29, 1959 Bolton’s troubled boss Bill Ridding arrived home at three yesterday morning after watching Northampton’s 6ft leader Derek Leck score twice against Torquay.
July 19, 1956 Dave Underwood rejoined Watford yesterday from Liverpool, and Reg Elvy of Blackburn Rovers is expected to sign for Northampton Town during the
June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August
Tuesday, May 26 – 1942 Liverpool’s heavy defeat by Blackpool, and Northampton’s victory over Leicester yesterday, has carried the latter into the foremost challenging position
December 29, 1941 The Liverpool directors are going to make sure that there is no truth in the old cry that the Reds never do
September 17, 1941 Willie Fagan, Liverpool’s Scottish inside-forward, will make his first appearance of the season next Saturday, when he plays against Manchester City in
Saturday, December 2 – 1939 David Murray, former Everton footballer and one of the South Africans who went to Goodison Park, is back in the
October 2, 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe today divided the
December 10, 1934 FA Cup – Third round draw The draw for the third round of the FA Cup (to be played on Saturday, January
All articles about Herbert Chapman on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Herbert Chapman: Born: January 19, 1878: Kiveton Park, Yorkshire, England. Passed away: January 6, 1934: Hendon, Middlesex,
January 6, 1934 Mr. Herbert Chapman, one of the most famous football personalities of the day, whose managership of the Arsenal Football Club brought the
October 13, 1930 Mr. John McKenna presided at a meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League, held at Euston Hotel, this morning. Benefits
February 12, 1923 The colours of clubs in the Third Division (Southern Section) are: – Aberdare: Claret and sky blue shirts, white knickers; Brentford: White
Tuesday, June 20 – 1922 Archie Rawlings, the clever Preston North End outside right, has been placed on the transfer list at his own request.
Monday, January 30 – 1922 The draw for the third round of the Football Association Cup was made in London yesterday, and officials, appointed as
December 18, 1913 To-day the following eleven was chosen to represent Wales against Ireland at Wrexham, on Jan. 19th: – Teddy Peers (Wolverhampton Wanderers), goal;
March 17, 1913 International, British Championship, at Ashton Gate (Bristol). England – Wales 4-3 (3-1). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. Alex Jackson (Scotland). England (2-3-5): Ernie
March 15, 1913 International: Inter League, at New Cross (Millwall). Southern League – Irish League 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 7,000 (10,000 from the start of the
March 3, 1913 International, British Championship, at Racecourse (Wrexham). Wales – Scotland 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 4,500. Referee: Isaac Baker (England). Wales (2-3-5): William Bailiff (Llanelli),
May 6, 1912 Mr. Herbert Chapman, the manager of the Northampton Town F.C., has accepted the post of secretary-manager of the Leeds City Club. Chapman
Watford F.C. 1910-11 League: Southern League First Division. Home ground: Cassio Road. League table: No 14: 38 matches 13-9-16 49-65 35 points. Manager: Mr. Harry