Tag: Notts County

The top men and their salaries

Tuesday, August 17 – 1982 What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division. Club Manager Salary Contract remaining Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on” Brighton Mike […]

Club-by-Club-directory 1975

Saturday, August 16 – 1975 Liverpool: Admission prices: 65p – £1,30. Summer signings: Joey Jones (Wrexham, £110,000). Transferred: Frank Lane (Notts County, free), Ian McDonald (Mansfield, small fee), Joe James (Southport). Under suspension: None. Manager: Bob Paisley. (Daily Express, 16-08-1975)

Tony Hateley not for sale

Thursday, July 31 – 1969 Luton Town have made a bid of around £40,000 for Coventry striker Tony Hateley. I understand Coventry are not ready to part for less than £60,000. Te Sky Blues paid Liverpool around £80,000 for him. Hateley, who scored 23 goals in 11 matches […]

Tony Hateley transferred to Coventry City

Thursday, September 19 – 1968 Tony Hateley took just 85 minutes yesterday to become Britain’s first £300,000 footballer. Liverpool sold him to Coventry for £80,000. And that sends the total fees paid out for the 27-year-old centre forward spiraling to an all-time record. Hateley’s previous high priced moved […]

George Harold Swift (George Swift) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Swift on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Swift: Born: February 3, 1870: St. George’s (Shropshire), England. Passed away: 1956. Position: Left back. Height: (5ft. 9in.); Weight: (12st. 8lb.). Career: St. George’s (Shropshire): 1885. Wellington Town: 1886. Wellington St. George’s: 1887. Stoke: 1887. Hereford. Crewe Alexandra: 1889. […]

Black eye Reds

Thursday, March 3 – 1955 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Meadow Lane. Notts County – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 11,000. The Liverpool Eleven:Ashcroft; Lambert, Moran; Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman; Payne, Anderson, Arnell, Rowley, A’Court. The Liverpool goals:1-0 Arnell (14 min.), 2-0 A’Court (51 min.), 3-0 Rowley (81 min.). […]

Fred Geary @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All the articles about Fred Geary on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Fred Geary: Born: January 23, 1868: Hyson Green, Nottingham, England. Passed away: January 8, 1955: Great Crosby (Lancashire), England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 1,58 metres. Weight: 60 kilos. Career: Balmoral (Nottingham): 1885. Notts Rangers: 1886. Grimsby Town: 1887. Notts […]

The death of Olphert Stanfield

March 13, 1952 A well-known figure in football circles, and former Irish international, Mr. Olphert Martin Stanfield (Olphy Stanfield), died in the City Hospital, Belfast, on Thursday night at the age of 83. Mr. Stanfield, who resided with his niece at Wandsworth Crescent was associated with Distillery for […]

James Oswald (Jimmy Oswald) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about James Oswald on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jimmy Oswald: Born: January 3, 1868: Greenock, Scotland. Passed away: 1948. Position: Centre forward. Height: Weight: Career: Clydebank: 1885. Govan Hill: 1886. Kilbirnie: 1887. Third Lanark: 1888. * 1888-89: 12-13 (FA Cup). Notts County: Signed: Signed: August, 1889. * 1889-90: […]

£13,000 star lost at the cinemas

Thursday, September 12 – 1946 Albert Stubbins, Newcastle United’s England centre forward, was transferred to Liverpool to-night for a fee of £13,000, only £1,000 less than Arsenal paid for Bryn Jones, and around the same figure Tommy Lawton cost Chelsea. The signing completed one of football’s most amazing […]

The death of Harry Daft

January 12, 1945 Famous Notts cricketer and footballer The death has occurred at High Cross, Herts., of Harry Butler Daft, the old Notts cricketer and Notts County and England footballer, at the age of 77. The second son of Richard Daft, he was born at Radcliffe-on-Trent on April […]

David Pratt manager of Port Vale

January 6, 1945 Port Vale have appointed Mr. David Pratt, former Yeovil & Petters, Hearts, Notts County, and Clapton Orient manager, to a similar position with them. A flying-officer, Mr. Pratt will take up his new post on his release from the RAF. In his playing days he […]

Jack Blood for Liverpool F.C.

January 1, 1945 There is no doubt that Manager Mr. George Kay, of Liverpool, has made a “capture” in Jack Blood, the tall Exeter City player, who did so well at centre-half for the Reds when they put up the season’s highest goals total in beating Southport 12-1 […]

Alfred West (Alf West) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Alf West on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Alf West: Poems on Players: “He’s a right back, And a tight back, No stripling-raw-and-slight-back; A rare back, Do-and-dare back, A funk-and-fumble-ne’er back. He’s a cool back, Liverpool back, Can-kick-like-a-Spanish-mule-back; Accurate back, His comrades-makes-elate back. He’s a neat back, Never-beat […]

The death of Alf West

June 27, 1944 Mr. Alfred West, who died at Garfield-road, Radford, yesterday, was a full back for the Notts County, Liverpool and Barnsley clubs. Prior to joining the Meadow-lane staff during the summer of 1911, when he was 28, this Nottingham born player had been associated for six […]

The opening football games

Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers, Chester, Southport and Crewe Alexandra home fixtures. Everton visit Stoke, Wrexham will be at Anfield, and New Brighton go to Old […]