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John Walker (Jock Walker) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jock Walker on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jock Walker: Born: November 6, 1884: Beith, Scotland. Passed away: December 16, 1968. Positon: Full back. Height: Weight: Career: Eastern Burnside: 1900. Cambuslang Rangers: 1901. Burnbank Athletic: 1902. Raith Rovers: 1903. Beith: 1904. Glasgow Rangers: 1905. Ayr Parkhouse: 1905. Royal […]

Chesterfield v Liverpool 1-1 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 15 – 1945 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Saltergate, kick-off: 14:15. Chesterfield – Liverpool 1-1 (1-1). Attendance: 11,992. Chesterfield (2-3-5): Ray Middleton; George Milburn, Billy Kidd; Allen Pringle, Billy Whitaker, Leo Hobson; Des Collins, Jack Wilson, Robert Sinclair, Bill Hart, Harry Roberts. Liverpool (2-3-5): Billy […]

Leeds United inn for Jeff Gulliver

Monday, December 3 – 1945 Leeds United – this time per Mr. Hilton Crowther – are taking a keen interest in the future of Jeff Gulliver, the Reading “open to transfer” back, now aiding Liverpool, and they make an offer. Leeds have watched Gulliver in his last three […]

Years bridged

Friday, August 31 – 1945 Liverpool will be bridging six years at Anfield tomorrow, for their team against Burnley looks pretty much the same as it did in those brief moments of league football we had in 1939. Only four of the 15 players from whom the directors, […]

Liverpool are invited to Germany

Tuesday, July 17 – 1945 Liverpool F.C. have received official permission to take a team composed largely of their own Service players, and two of their regular “guest” players, to play the B.L.A. 21st Army Group in two soccer matches in Germany. The matches will take place on […]

Liverpool took Oldham too cheaply

May 7, 1945 When Oldham hit back It is not often that Liverpool fall into the error of taking the opposition too cheaply but on Saturday against Oldham Athletic they did, and as a result had to fight hard for the lead after giving the visitors a football […]

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 […]

England XI for Belgium trip

Wednesday, March 14 – 1945 Fifteen star footballers from Britain – 13 English, one Scottish and one Irish – are included in the party of Services players which the FA are taking to the Continent next week for two England v Belgium matches at venues to be announced […]

FA XI and RAF XI teams unchanged

January 16, 1945 No change have so far been notified in the FA and RAF teams for the Soccer representative match at Coventry on Saturday. The selected sides are: – FA XI: Gill Merrick (Birmingham), Bert Sproston (Manchester City), Harry Kinsell (West Bromwich Albion), Neil Franklin (Stoke City), […]

Another Smith-Brown duel

January 5, 1945 With the choice of A.W. Brown, of Huddersfield, as centre-half for the Royal Air Force Soccer team to meet the FA XI at Coventry on January 20, England selectors will once more have the opportunity to assess his abilities in opposition to George Smith, of […]