January 1, 1970 Flu-hit Coventry to-day made a plea to the FA to call off their third-round tie with Liverpool at Highfield Road on Saturday.
Sunday, December 7 – 1969 Soccer’s first £100,000 teenager, Alun Evans, of Liverpool, had 60 stitches in his face yesterday after an incident at a
March 28, 1964 Two Liverpool supporters were escorted from the Filbert Street ground just before the Leicester v Liverpool game started. During a scuffle, a
Saturday, November 9 – 1963 Yeah, yeah, yeah … the new Liverpool Sound may be a baby-faced Beatle telling you that she loves you. But
Saturday, February 23 – 1952 Cup-tie enthusiasm reminiscent of that aroused by Burnley F.C.’s 1947 progress was displaying on Saturday, when upwards of 15,000 cheering,
March 19, 1950 Seven people received hospital treatment and more than sixty got first-aid treatment on Everton and Liverpool football grounds yesterday, when more than
Sunday, April 6 – 1947 One man was injured and several fainted when a queue, almost a mile long, of people waiting for cup semi-final
Wednesday, February 26 – 1947 Liverpool F.C. have asked for police co-operation in dealing with counterfeit tickets likely to be presented at the Cup-tie with
January 10, 1945 The death has occurred at Weston-Super-Mare of Mr. Charles Christopher Charsley, a former Chief Constable of Coventry, at the age of 79.
June 17, 1944 Sub-Lieutenant, Richard Thornber, R.N., who lost his life during Allied landing operations, was a native of Darwen. In 1939 he joined Liverpool
January 2, 1943 Mr. Stan Kane, former Liverpool F.C. goalkeeper, and now goalkeeper for the National Police football team, of Maxwell-road, West Derby, married today
Thursday, December 28 – 1939 Thomas George Jones, the Welsh international and Everton footballer, whose address was given as Penyllan-street, Connah’s Quay, was fined 10s.
September 22, 1939 Rules to be observed. By ticket only in some cases. The Football Association have issued the following statement as to the manner
January 25, 1939 Camilla Castegnola, the woman friend of Matthias Sindelar, the Austrian footballer, who was found dead on Monday, died yesterday from gas poisoning.
Monday, January 9 – 1939 Fife families saved from gas-filled homes Courageous action by two Dunfermline men averted a tragedy when gas from a fractured
Sunday, June 5 – 1938 Mr. Isaac Caswell, a member of Blackburn Town Council and a well-known football referee, was attacked last night during a
Wednesday, March 2 – 1938 A policeman is to patrol in front of the boys’ en trance of the Liverpool Football Club during all first
July 19, 1937 A former Liverpool F.C. footballer, Dick Forshaw (42), who was stated to have been in prison almost continuously for the past five
April 10, 1937 Key note: “Jeers turned to cheers when Nieuwenhuys, the Liverpool right winger, scored the only goal of the match – five minutes
July 19, 1931 Elaborate precautions taken by Dixie Dean, the England and Everton centre forward, to keep his wedding plans secret failed. He had to
May 10, 1930 Match: Liverpool Cup, Final, at Anfield, kick off: 15:15. Liverpool – Everton 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. J. Ainsworth; linesmen: Messrs.
November 10, 1923 Aston Villa centre half Ex-policeman arrested after street drama Thomas Ball, the Aston Villa centre half-back, was shot dead outside his house
February 13, 1923 A severe gas explosion occurred in Tynemouth-street in the Everton district of Liverpool, late on Tuesday afternoon. Three houses were wrecked, two
Friday, October 13 – 1922 The Liverpool football authorities are inclined to think that the attempt to bribe three of their players in the Liverpool
September 19, 1917 Twenty-one Worksop miners, one of whom was Wilfred Bartrop, the ex-Barnsley footballer, were yesterday charged with playing pitch and toss in Garden