The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused
Saturday, February 23 – 1991 Caretaker manager Ronnie Moran is the even money favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish, say bookies William Hill. He will be
July 3, 1984 Pre-war Anfield wing half dies One of Liverpool’s outstanding pre-war footballers, former wing half Jimmy McDougall, has died in Liverpool, aged 80.
All the articles about Jimmy McDougall published on PlayUpLiverpool; About Jimmy McDougall: “He’s a quiet, unassuming type of player, though his tackles are invariable keen
All articles about John McMenemy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John McMenemy: Born: February 9 – 1908, Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away: February 5 – 1983, Glasgow, Scotland.
All articles about Bill Shankly on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Bill Shankly: Born: September 2, 1913: Glenbuck (Ayrshire), in Scotland. Passed away: September 29, 1981: Liverpool, in
All articles about Patrick Grady on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Patrick Grady: Born: 1875, in Scotland. Passed away: Nickname: Paddy. Position: Centre-half. Height: (5ft. 11in.); Weight: (12st.
All articles about Hugh Henderson on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Hugh Henderson: Born: Passed away: Position: Height: Weight: Career: Third Lanark: Signed: August 11, 1893. * retained:
All articles about James Cleland on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About James Cleland: “A rare dribbler, dodger, and good shot with left foot. Gaining pluck as he gains
All articles about John Drummond on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Drummond: “Johnny Drummond is a grand young player. He has a cool and finished style, passes
August 1, 1977 When Liverpool announce the composition of their party for the pre-season matches in Germany and Holland, the first clues will be visible
Thursday, May 5 – 1977 Alan Hansen, Partick Thistle and Scotland Under-23 defender signed for Liverpool for a fee of around £100,000, yesterday. The 6ft.
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.
All articles about William Salisbury at PlayUpLiverpool. About William Salisbury: Born: February 23, 1899, Glasgow (Lanarkshire), Scotland. Passed away: January 5, 1965, Glasgow (Lanarkshire), Scotland.
All articles about John Lindsay on PlayUpLiverpool.com; Born: 1900: Cartenden (Fifeshire), United Kingdom. Passed away: 1965. Position: Outside right, or inside right. Height: Weight: Career:
Thursday, December 6 – 1962 Liverpool’s long search for a full back ended yesterday with the signing of Bobby Thomson for £5,000 from Partick Thistle.
All articles about Peter Kyle on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Peter Kyle: “There is about him something that is strongly reminiscent of the old Scotch school. He
All articles about Alan Hansen on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Alan Hansen: Born: June 13, 1955: Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Position: Central defender. Height: Weight: Career: Sauchie Juniors.
Thursday, May 27 – 1954 Tommy Ledgerwood, former Coldstream goalkeeper now with Partick Thistle, has probably played his last season in Scottish football. Ledgerwood, who
Saturday, October 24 – 1953 When Frank Christie was transferred from Liverpool to East Fife in January 1951 for £8,000 he little realised that one
All articles about Alex McDonald on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Alex McDonald: Born: April 12, 1878: Greenock (Renfrewshire), Scotland. Passed away: October 22, 1949: Greenock (Renfrewshire), Scotland.
September 1, 1949 Mr. Alexander Galloway Raisbeck, of 19, Bingley Road, Anfield, Liverpool, an official “scout” for Liverpool F.C., formerly secretary-manager for Halifax Town, Chester
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All articles about Hope Robertson PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Hope Robertson: Born: January 17, 1868: Whiteinch, Scotland. Passed away: 1947: Goole, England. Position: Right back. Height: Weight:
June 26, 1946 The death has taken place of a well-known Association footballer, Tom McNeil. He appeared for Gloucester City, and his playing days finished