Tag: Oldham Athletic

Steve McManaman – What a boy!

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Lawrie McMenemy yesterday sent a message of hope to England’s aspiring youngsters by naming Liverpool unknown Steve McManaman in his Under-21 side tonight. “It proves you don’t have to be in somebody’s First Division team to earn recognition,” said the England No 2. […]

Superkid move

Tuesday, January 8 – 1985 Liverpool will today beat a cluster of First Division rivals for the signature of Oldham’s £200,000-rated teenaged starlet Wayne Harrison. The League champions last night agreed terms with Oldham and the player travels to Anfield today to become Britain’s costliest player at his […]

Benjamin Howard Baker

Born: February 13 – 1892, in Aigburth, in England. Passed away: September 10 – 1987, in Warminster, in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: Weight: Career: Marlborough Old Boys. Liverpool Balmoral. Blackburn Rovers. Preston North End. Liverpool, eligible, Aug. 12 – 1914. Blackburn Rovers, signed, Nov. 6 – 1914. Chelsea. […]

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 […]

Hugh Moffat

All article about Hugh Moffat on PlayUpLiverpool. About Hugh Moffat: Born: January 24 – 1885, in Congleton, in Cheshire. Passed away: November 14 – 1952, in Congleton, in Cheshire. Position: Half back. Height: 179 cm (5 ‘ 10 1/2); Weight: 78 kg (12 – 4). Career: Congleton Swifts. […]

Watkinson leaves Liverpool

Friday, January 19 – 1951 Accrington Stanley, Northern Third Division side, have paid their biggest fee for the transfer of Billy Watkinson, the Liverpool reserve centre forward. Watkinson, who has played several times in Liverpool’s first eleven, will lead his new club in their home League match against […]

Liverpool must win at Oldham

May 11, 1945 Liverpool must win at Boundary Park against Oldham if they are to retain title interest. The loss of even one point will put paid to their hopes more or less. Still, the Reds showed sufficient in last week’s clash to indicate a victory, provided the […]

Liverpool took Oldham too cheaply

May 7, 1945 When Oldham hit back It is not often that Liverpool fall into the error of taking the opposition too cheaply but on Saturday against Oldham Athletic they did, and as a result had to fight hard for the lead after giving the visitors a football […]

Oldham Athletic next at Anfield

May 4, 1945 Chief interest centres on our local clubs, and Liverpool should make no mistake about improving their position when they meet Oldham Athletic at Anfield tomorrow. This will be a welcome visit for the ‘Latics have not played here this season. Oldham are a tough side, […]

The remainding fixtures for Liverpool

May 3, 1945 Liverpool have completed their fixture list for the remainder of the season – and an attractive list it is embracing matches with two First Division clubs. Everton’s concluding matches depend on how they fare in the Lancashire Cup. Liverpool are at home to Oldham Athletic […]

Oldham to play at Anfield

May 2, 1945 Liverpool have arranged to play Oldham Athletic in a Football League match at Anfield on Saturday. Manchester City contemplated accenting the fixture, but have decided not to play any more games this season. This will be Oldham’s first visit to Anfield this campaign. The return […]

Billy Liddell back for Liverpool F.C.

Friday, March 16 – 1945 Manager George Kay, of Liverpool, has received word that Billy Liddell, the Scottish international, and Cumner, of Wales and Arsenal, are certain starters against Tranmere Rovers, at Prenton Park in the North Cup. This removes some of the furrows on the Kay brow, […]

Invites for the Lancashire Cup

Tuesday, August 4 – 1942 When and how the Lancashire Senior Football Cup Competition is to be played this season will be decided at a meeting to be held at the Pack Horse Hotel, Bolton, on Saturday. The Competition Sub-Committee have invited the following 16 clubs to the […]

Football plans 1942-43

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 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]

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 […]