Tag: Queens Park Rangers

Carter is rewarded for years of strife

Friday, January 11 – 1991 Jimmy Carter and Jamie Redknapp, Kenny Dalglish’s near £1,5 million Liverpool investment, took the rough and the smooth routes to Anfield. Millwall’s 25-old-year-old Carter, signed yesterday for £750,000, will be joined next week by 17 year-old Redknapp from Bournemouth. Jimmy Carter, Millwall. Those […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

Doc take a swipe at Liverpool

Monday, July 31 – 1989 Millwall boss John Docherty took an angry swipe at Liverpool yesterday – after making a club record £500,000 bid for Tottenham midfielder Paul Allen. Spurs chief Terry Venables turned down the first approach but Docherty is determined to capture 26 year old Allen […]

Anfield gets angry at fixture jam

Thursday, May 4 – 1989 Liverpool reacted angrily yesterday as the Football League set a deadline for them to complete their fixtures. The League want to condense their final five First Division games into a 10 day spell so their Championship chase is completed by May 23. But […]

Thomas Green (Tommy Green) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Tommy Green on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tommy Green: Born: November 25, 1883: Rock Ferry (Cheshire), in England. Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). Career: Tranmere Rovers, 1897. New Brighton Tower, 1899. * 1899-00: 5-3 (Football League 2); […]

Liverpool is worth much more

Thursday, July 26 – 1979 Liverpool have sold English soccer short by trading their influential name to sponsorship for a meagre £50,000, say marketing experts. Though their deal to put the brand name Hitachi on their shirts has sent the rest of football seeking similar revenue, the size […]

John Lillie – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about John Lillie on PlayUpLiverpool. About John Lillie: Born: August 6 – 1900, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Passed away: 1977. Position: Left back. Height: 174 cm  (5ft. 8 1/2in); Weight: 76 kilos (12st.. 0lbs.). Career: Prudhoe Castle. * 1920-21 (Northern Alliance). Liverpool. * 1920-1 0-0 (FL 1); * 1921-2 […]

Underwood wants away

Friday, April 20 – 1956 Dave Underwood, Liverpool and former Queen’s Park Rangers and Watford goalkeeper, has been placed on the transfer list at his own request. He played twenty five consecutive League and Cup games until replaced last Saturday. (Daily Mirror, 20-04-1956)

My stars – David Underwood

Monday, September 7 – 1953 Roy Peskett’s Monday morning selection of stars in Saturday’s games. Another goalkeeper (for Watford) who, although beaten four times at Northampton, save two penalties from Fred Ramscar. Signed from Queen’s Park Rangers two seasons ago, London-born, and live with his wife and child […]

Abraham Foxall (Abe Foxall) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Abe Foxall on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Abe Foxall: Born: 1874, in Sheffield (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: 1950. Position: Outside left. Height: Weight: Career: Gainsborough Trinity. * 1897-98: 22-4 (Football League 2); 4-3 (FA Cup); * 1898-99: 33-9 (Football League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup). ** Transferred […]

William Keech (Bill Keech) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Bill Keech on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Bill Keech: Born: February 22, 1872: Irthlingborough (Northamptonshire), in England. Passed away: September 6, 1948: Paddington (London), in England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 5 ‘ 9. Weight: 12 ‘ 7. Career: Irthlingborough Revellers, 1888. Irthlingborough, 1889 Wellingborough Town, 1892. Irthlingborough […]

Liverton v Western Command 4-3 (Charity match: May 2, 1945)

May 2, 1945 Match: Benefit for the Command Welfare Funds, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 18:30. Liverton – Western Command 4-3 (1-0). Attendance: 8,410; gate receipts: £486. Referee: Mr. A.M. Cunningham. Liverton (2-3-5): George Burnett (Everton), George Jackson (Everton), Jeff Gulliver (Liverpool), Jack Pilling (Liverpool), Laurie Hughes (Liverpool), Gordon […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

Western Command XI for friendly

Friday, April 27 – 1945 The Western Command team against Everton-Liverpool at Goodison Park on Wednesday will be: Jack Fairbrother (Preston North End), Bert Sproston (Manchester City), Arthur Jefferson (Queens Park Rangers), Billy Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Ron Suart (Blackpool), Fred Harris (Birmingham), Johnny Hancocks (Walsall), Ronnie Dix (Tottenham […]

Hugh McQueen @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Hugh McQueen on PlayUpLiverpool.com. Born: October 1, 1867: Harthill (Lanarkshire), Scotland. Passed away: April 8, 1944: Norwich (Norfolk), England. Position: Outside left. Height: 172 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). ** Height and weight source: Athletic News: April 17, 1893. Career: West Benhar. […]

The death of Hugh McQueen

April 8, 1944 Mr. Hugh McQueen, who played for Liverpool, Queen’s Park Rangers, and Derby County, for whom he appeared in two cup finals, died to-day at his Norwich home, aged 76. He had lived in Norwich since 1905, and was for many years trainer to Norwich City […]