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.
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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 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.
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
January 24, 1946 An entirely new forward line from that which played for Scotland against Belgium yesterday was selected after the game for the international
Monday, October 22 – 1945 Injured in a five-a-side game with his unit, Bill Shankly, of Partick Thistle, was not out at Firhill against Third