Tag: Ray Lambert

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

The new goalkeeper at Anfield

Thursday, November 24 – 1955 A new and painful experience this week for Doug Rudham, Liverpool’s South African goalkeeper. He is dropped into the reserves for the first time since he joined the club eight months and twenty-seven games ago. Into the first team against Fulham at Anfield […]

Liverpool staff list for 1955-56

Saturday, August 27 – 1955 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army football Alan Arnell March […]

Teams for Liverpool practice match

Wednesday, August 10 – 1955 The three close-season newcomers to Liverpool’s staff will be on view in Saturday’s public practice match, all of them in the probable reserve XI. They are John Molyneux, ex-Chester; Les Robson, formerly of Darlington, and Healey, the Leyton inside forward who is on […]

Black eye Reds

Thursday, March 3 – 1955 Match: Football League, 2nd Division, at Meadow Lane. Notts County – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 11,000. The Liverpool Eleven:Ashcroft; Lambert, Moran; Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman; Payne, Anderson, Arnell, Rowley, A’Court. The Liverpool goals:1-0 Arnell (14 min.), 2-0 A’Court (51 min.), 3-0 Rowley (81 min.). […]

Liverpool playing staff for 1954-55

Saturday, August 21 – 1954 Name Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Goal – Charles Ashcroft December 29 – 1945 6 ‘ 2 1/2 13 ‘ 1 Chorley Eccleston Juniors Dave Underwood December 16 – 1953 6 ‘ 1 1/2 13 ‘ 5 London Watford Full-backs […]

Portsmouth v Liverpool 5-1 (League match)

Saturday, December 12 – 1953 Match: Football League, First Division, at Fratton Park, kick-off: 14:15. Portsmouth – Liverpool 5-1 (2-1). Attendance: 23,509. Referee: Mr. R.E. Smith. Portsmouth (2-3-5): Ted Platt, Phil Gunter, Jack Mansell, Len Phillips, Duggie Reid, Jimmy Dickinson, Peter Harris, Johnny Gordon, Charlie Vaughan, Matt Gemmell, […]

Liverpool will not be underrated

Friday, December 11 – 1953 It will be no “push over” for Pompey at Fratton Park when they meet Liverpool tomorrow. The Merseysiders, too, were among those lowly teams who caused such League surprise last week. Fortunately, there is no feeling among the Fratton Park players that here […]

Liverpool v South Africa XI 3-2 (Friendly)

Wednesday, October 7 – 1953 Match: Friendly at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – South Africa XI 3-2. Attendance: 7,490. Liverpool (2-3-5): Russell Crossley; Bill Jones, Ray Lambert; Roy Saunders, Fred Tomley, Joe Maloney; Brian Jackson, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Tony Rowley, Alan A’Court. South Africa (2-3-5): Aubrey Tyrell; […]

Liverpool v Portsmouth 3-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 20 – 1953 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:45. Liverpool – Portsmouth 3-1 (1-1). Attendance: 39,662. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Phil Taylor, Laurie Hughes, Bob Paisley, Jimmy Payne, Kevin Baron, Louis Bimpson, Bill Jones, Billy Liddell. Portsmouth (2-3-5): Norman […]

Liverpool v Burnley 3-2 (Friendly match)

Saturday, February 28 – 1953 Match: Friendly, at Anfield. Liverpool – Burnley 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 22,119. Referee: Mr W.H.E. Evans (Liverpool). Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft, Ray Lambert, Eddie Spicer, Roy Saunders, Hugh Gerhardi, Joe Maloney, Jack Smith, Sammy Smyth, Louis Bimpson, Kevin Baron, Alan A`Court. Burnley (2-3-5): Jimmy […]

Burnley v Liverpool 2-0 (League match)

Thursday, December 25 – 1952 Match: Football League, First Division, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 14:15. Burnley – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 35,858. Burnley (2-3-5): Des Thompson; Jock Aird, Harry Mather; James Adamson, Tommy Cummings, Reg Attwell; Jackie Chew, James McIlroy, Bill Holden, Les Shannon, Billy Elliott. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Alf Ramsey stopped Billy Liddell

Saturday, September 10 – 1952 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 18:00. Liverpool – Tottenham 2-1 (0-1). Attendance: 49,809. Liverpool (2-3-5): Charles Ashcroft; Eddie Spicer, Ray Lambert; Phil Taylor, John Heydon, Ken Brierley; Jimmy Payne, Kevin Baron, Jack Smith, Arthur Rowley, Billy Liddell. Tottenham (2-3-5): Ted […]

Teams for the practice match

Friday, August 15 – 1952 Both Liverpool and Everton, at least for the first half of tomorrow’s games, are pitting their recognised first team against the probable Central League XI. There will be no new faces at either ground, though the clubs regular patrons, not being particularly familiar […]

Teams for the practice match

Thursday, August 14 – 1952 Liverpool supporters will not see Hugh Gerhardi, the club’s recent signing from South Africa, in Saturday’s public practice game at Anfield. It is felt that Gerhardi has not yet had sufficient time to get himself thoroughly acclimated, and he has accordingly been omitted […]

Liverpool and Everton rivals

Wednesday, August 6 – 1952 A query by a Wallasey reader set me off yesterday on a statistical search which disclosed figures in relation to Liverpool and Everton players which are, I think, sufficiently interesting to all football fans in warrant inclusion here. The question (which reader A.K. […]

Amateur trials with Liverpool F.C.

Monday, July 28 – 1952 The future of most Football League clubs is becoming increasingly bound up in their own young products, and nobody has done more of recent seasons to foster this type of player than our two senior Liverpool clubs, whose managers and staffs are now […]

Burnley v Liverpoo 2-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 23 – 1952 Match: FA Cup, Fifth Round, at Turf Moor, kick-off: 15:00. Burnley – Liverpool 2-0 (2-0). Attendance: 54,031 (52,070 according to Burnley papers). Referee: Mr. W. Ling (Cambs). Burnley (2-3-5): Jimmy Strong; Jock Aird, Harry Mather; James Adamson, Tommy Cummings, Reg Attwell; Jackie Chew, […]

Liverpool F.C. entertained

May 4, 1949 Today Liverpool’s Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress (Alderman and Mrs. W.T. Lancashire) entertained to lunch at Liverpool Town Hall, the officials and players of Liverpool F.C., who later this week leave Britain for a tour of U.S.A. Here are (left to right, front): Jack Balmer […]

Liverpool make one change

Friday, April 22 – 1949 To receive Newcastle United at Anfield to-morrow, Liverpool today made a defensive change in their team. Bob Paisley, having recovered from injury, resumes at left half in place of Eddie Spicer, and the attack is the same as that which scored four goals […]