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Tribute from Kop to its greatest
Sunday, November 22 – 1981 Two thousand soccer fans, players and friends filled Liverpool Cathedral yesterday to pay a final tribute to Bill Shankly, the
This list will for a very long time be “work in progress”. Updates will appear every now and then. The information found here in terms
Bill blasts FA’s banqueting show
Tuesday, October 13 – 1970 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly yesterday exploded at the tradition that players must attend after-match banquets and banned two of his
Taking the Cake
Thursday, June 27 – 1946 A huge cake in the form of a football field, complete with players, goalposts, nets and the record of their
Liverpool with only nine available players
Thursday, August 31 – 1939 Twenty Liverpool players yesterday changed soccer clothes for uniforms, paraded as Territorials in the 9th King’s Regiment, Liverpool (K.L.R.), and
Liverpool F.C. players on the march
May 5, 1939 Twenty nine members of the Liverpool F.C. arrived on an Army lorry to join up in the 5th King’s Territorials at Townsend
Stoke players smash up their own ground
Friday, May 2 – 1924 A Hanley message states that several Stoke football club players drove in a taxi cab yesterday afternoon to the club
The players and officials of Aston Villa F.C.
November 12, 1923 Top row (left to right): Percy Jones, Tommy Jackson, H. Cooch (assistant trainer), Jock Johnstone, Cyril Speirs, Tommy Smart. Centre row (left
Do Liverpool players argue more?
Saturday, January 27 – 1923 There are few clubs’ players who talk and argue on the field so much as do Liverpool, and this practice,
Liverpool F.C. advertise for new players
Friday, July 26 – 1918 (Liverpool Echo, 26-07-1918)
Liverpool F.C. advertise for new players
Thursday, July 25 – 1918 Advertisement LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB are Prepared to Receive APPLICATIONS from Experienced PLAYERS, who are exempt from military service, for season
South Liverpool to host Liverpool
May 2, 1916 South Liverpool and Liverpool meet tomorrow (6.30), at Dingle Park, S., in aid of the Honour Fund. South Liverpool. – Moore; J.
Oldham were waiving white feathers
March 6, 1916 The football folk of the Lancashire county will soon find the new grouping of clubs suits them. There are but two months
Preston North End having player problems
September 30, 1915 Preston have been unable to select their team to face Liverpool. They are experiencing great trouble in raising a team. This state
Liverpool advertise for football players
July 23, 1915 Advertisement LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB ARE NOW PREPARED TO ENROL PLAYING MEMBERS (amateurs and pro.) for Season 1915-16, the only condition being that
Johnny Houston joins Royal Irish Rifles
May 4, 1915 Football players are free agents now until the winner pastime is resumed, and a small number of them have joined the army,
The Spring Sale
February 6, 1914 Liverpool are putting their recently acquired wealth to a good purpose in securing new players. (Evening Express: February 6, 1914) X
The outlook – changes and revisions. (by Sam Hardy, Aston Villa)
Saturday, September 7 – 1912 The powers that be – those who decide how the game of football shall be played so far as the
Players’ Union: United we stand, united we fall
July 5, 1909 About a couple of hundred resignations have been received at the Union offices from players. Many of these accompany the resignation with
Tottenham and Everton in Buenos Aires
June 5, 1909 The Tottenham Hotspur and Everton Football teams arrived at Bueons Aires on Saturday, and were received by a number of Argentine players.
Meeting of the Football Association (May 3, 1909)
May 3, 1909 A special meeting of the officers of the Football Association was held at the Grand Hotel, Manchester, yesterday. Mr. J.C. Clegg presided,
Medals presented to the League winners
Tuesday, September 3 – 1907 Judging from the enthusiasm displayed at the gathering of the directors, shareholders, and players of the Liverpool Club on Tuesday
New insurance scheme for all clubs
Wednesday, August 7 – 1907 The new Compensation Act includes football players, trainers, and groundsmen within its scope, and the Football League, the Scottish League,
Club flotation at Atherton
July 26, 1906 It has been decided to float a limited liability Association football club at Atherton, to take over the ground, players, and other
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