Tag: Queen’s Park

Bob McColl – he slipped away…

An article from February, 1919. Liverpool couldn’t afford Bob McColl Robert McColl, the famous international, is home again after a long period of Army Service. The “Athletic News” yesterday relates an interesting story told by the late Mr. Tom Watson, of Liverpool, of how McColl became a professional. […]

Andrew Hay @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Andrew Hay on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Andrew Hay: Born: 1902, Chryston, Scotland. Passed away: Position: Right back. Height: 175 cm. (5ft. 9in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Baillieston Juniors. Chryston Juniors, 1923. Airdrieonians, signed, August 14 – 1924. * 1924-25: 0-0 (ScL 1); * 1925-26: 0-0 […]

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All articles about Eversley Mansfield on PlayUpLiverpool.com About Eversley Mansfield: Born: 1886: Barrow, England. Passed away: 1954. Position: Inside forward. Height: Weight: Career: Preston Winckley. 1905. Preston North End. 1906. * 1906-07: 0-0 (FL 1). Manchester United. 1907. * 1906-07: 0-0 (FL 1). Preston North End. 1907. * […]

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). […]

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All articles about John Macdonald on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Macdonald: Born: Edinburgh, Scotland. Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.); Weight: 67 kilos (10st. 7lb.). Career: London Caledonians. Civil Service Strollers. King’s Park, signed, August 27 – 1921. * 1921-22: 11-2 (ScL 2). Queen’s Park, […]

Jim Harley in Navy team

Thursday, February 1 – 1945 The Navy will turn out their strongest Soccer side of the war against the Army at Ipswich on February 17. Five internationals have been chosen, including Petty Officer Robert Brown, the Queen’s Park goalkeeper, and Petty Officer Jim Harley, the Liverpool full back, […]

Four Liver-Scots vs England

January 25, 1945 England’s team to meet Scotland on the Aston Villa ground on Saturday week has not yet been announced. The Scotland XI. Will be: – Robert Brown (Queen’s Park); Jim Harley (Liverpool), Stephen (Bradford); Matt Busby, capt. (Liverpool), Thyne (Darlington), Macaulay (West Ham); Delaney (Celtic), Willie […]

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All articles about Robert Campbell on PlayUpLiverpool. About Robert Campbell: Born: January 27 – 1883, Ellon. Passed away: May 31 – 1942, Glasgow. Position: Right back or centre half. Height: Weight: Career: Kintore Village. Crosshil Winton. Glencairn. Queen’s Park, signed, August 23 – 1904. * 1904-05: 18-1 (SCL […]

Aston Villa old timer dies

Thursday, August 3 – 1939 A player for Aston Villa when they were a Sunday School team died on Thursday – William Garton, 78 years old, and a retired schoolmaster. He played for the Villa against Queen’s Park at Aston, and after his playing career was a referee […]

Liverpool goes for the youth

Friday, January 6 – 1939 Liverpool directors have decided that youth can carry them through to a cup triumph over the fast, go-ahead Luton Town side. At their meeting last night they created something of a sensation by leaving out four players who have been regular members of […]