Tag: Partick Thistle

Who to succeed Dalglish?

Saturday, February 23 – 1991 Caretaker manager Ronnie Moran is the even money favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish, say bookies William Hill. He will be given a few weeks to prove himself. But if he fails there are other candidates at Anfield. Roy Evans, who works with Moran […]

John McMenemy @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John McMenemy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John McMenemy: Born: February 9 – 1908, Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away: February 5 – 1983, Glasgow, Scotland. Position: Inside forward. Height: 168 cm. (5ft. 6in.); Weight: 67 kilos (10st. 6lb.). Career: St. Anthony’s. St. Rochs. Celtic, signed, November 30 – […]

Patrick Gray

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. 9lb.). Career: Govan Hibs. Partick Thistle: Signed: August 7, 1894. * 1894-95: 15-0 (Scottish League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup); * 1895-96: 1-0 (Scottish […]

Alan Hansen signs for Liverpool

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. 1in., 21-year-old Hansen needed little persuading to put his signature to the transfer forms and complete the £100,000 deal that took him from […]

Kenneth Campbell @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

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. Was secured by Liverpool from Cambuslang about four seasons ago, at a small fee, and took the place of Sam Hardy, now with […]

Peter Kyle @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

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 is quiet, unaffected – the type of players who must be understood before he can be appreciated. He is the mainspring of a […]

Everton or Liverpool for Tommy Ledgerwood?

Thursday, May 27 – 1954 Tommy Ledgerwood, former Coldstream goalkeeper now with Partick Thistle, has probably played his last season in Scottish football. Ledgerwood, who has a Scottish League ‘cap’, is considering a move to Liverpool. But whether he will join Liverpool, relegated to the second division, or […]

Frank Christie nets the winner

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 day he would be a last-minute goal-scoring hero of a cup final. Reason for Frank’s transfer was to tighten up the half-back-line in […]

Alexander McDonald (Alex McDonald or Alex Macdonald) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

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. Position: Inside left. Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 66 kilos (10st. 6lb.). Career: Britannia’s F.C. Linfield. Partick Thistle: Signed: May, 1897. Jarrow: […]

Alex Raisbeck left behind £276 18s

Thursday, 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 and Bristol City, a director of Hamilton Academicals, captain of Partick Thistle and of Liverpool and a Scottish international between 1900 […]

Tommy McNeil is dead

Wednesday, June 26 – 1946 The death has taken place of a well-known Association footballer, Tommy McNeil. He appeared for Gloucester City, and his playing days finished with the Cheltenham Football Club. Prior to his coming to Gloucester he had played for Lochgelly, King’s Park, Dunfermline, Partick Thistle, […]

Billy Liddell selected for Scotland

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 with Ireland at Windsor Park, Belfast, on February 9. In defence Campbell (Morton) comes in at right half for his namesake Campbell (Clyde). […]

Shankly injured in practice

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 Lanark. SFA selectors were disappointed at his absence, as they were present to have another look at the half-back before the team to […]

Dundee v British Army 0-7 (Friendly: August 5, 1944)

August 5, 1944 Match: Army friendly, at Dens Park, kick-off: 15:00. Dundee – British Army 0-7 (0-4). Referee: Mr. P. Craigmyle (Aberdeen). Dundee (2-3-5): Reuben Bennett, Bob Rennie, Robert Ancell, Micky Fenton (Middlesbrough), Gray (Morton), Cox (Third Lanark), Miller (Partick Thistle), Turnbull, Willie Anderson, Robert Auld, James Roberts. […]

Hot tickets for Goodison International

December 1, 1943 Second-Lieutenant William Strauss, the South African and Aberdeen winger, takes the outside right position of Alex Macspadyen (Partick Thistle) in the Scotland side to play England in the Army International at Goodison Park on Saturday. Sales of tickets for the match have almost reached 35,000, […]

Scotland v England 1-2 (International: April 15, 1939)

April 15, 1939 International: British Championship 1938-39, Hampden Park (Glasgow). Scotland – England 1-2 (1-0). Attendance: 149,269. Referee: Mr. William Hamilton (Northern Ireland FA). Scotland (2-3-5): Jerry Dawson (Glasgow Rangers), James Carabine (Third Lanark), George Cummings (Aston Villa), Bill Shankly (Preston North End), Bobby Baxter (Middlesbrough), Sandy McNab […]

Liverpool players for sale

Wednesday, April 13 – 1938 Look out for some big money transfer before the season is over. Circulars setting out the names of players with whom clubs are prepared to part are changing hands. I have seen one of these. It comes from Liverpool; who are ready to […]