Tag: Robert Robinson

Bobby Robinson’s daughter married

Saturday, May 30 – 1942 Miss Nancy Robinson, Stanley Park Avenue, Anfield, Liverpool, and Sergeant Herbert Richardson, Ajax-street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, leaving St. Columba’s Church, Anfield, after their wedding. The bride’s father is Mr. Robert Robinson, the former Liverpool A.F.C. right back. (Evening Express, 30-05-1942)

The funeral of Tom Watson

May 11, 1915 A cool corner of Anfield Cemetery had been chosen. The sun’s rays shaded his last resting-place. “Tom” was buried there. The day was beauteously fine, and the setting of the last act was all peaceful. The whole sports-world seemed to be represented. The late manager […]

Summer changes at Anfield

Thursday, August 14 – 1913 Liverpool’s most important new man is Thomas Fairfoull, the Third Lanark half back. Another new players is Fred Staniforth, the Grimsby Town outside right and formerly of Bristol City. Among the players who have departed are Jack Tosswill, to Southend United; Sam Gilligan, […]

Welfare leaves Liverpool for Argentina

Saturday, May 24 – 1913 Liverpool are losing the services of their amateur centre-forward, Henry Welfare, who have secured an appointment in the Argentine as gymnastic instructor. Robinson, Liverpool’s half back, has joined Tranmere Rovers. (Manchester Courier, 24-05-1913)

Beautifully clever football

April 17, 1913 We crossed the park, and there had a capital exhibition from the young Reds and young Blues. I have seen a dozen or more games in the First Division of the League that have been nowhere near last night’s game in interest. John Bovill and […]

Liverpool F.C. injury update

Monday, November 11 – 1912 Liverpool appear to be partial to four goals judging from their recent performances, and their victory at Middlesbrough affords further evidence of the capabilities of their reconstructed forward line. Like Everton, they are being badly hit by injuries to their players, no fewer […]

Liverpool F.C. – statistics 1911-12

Monday, May 6 – 1912 Appearances for Liverpool F.C. in the Football League, First Division, 1911-12. 26 players. Bovill,J. 23 McConnell, J. 8 Bowyer, S. 2 Macdonald, J. 19 Campbell, K 7 Mackinlay, D. 7 Crawford, R.S. 15 Miller, T. 7 Gilligan, S.A. 23 Orr, R. 7 Goddard, […]

Liverpool’s sign on’s for the coming season

Tuesday, April 30 – 1912 Liverpool have signed on John Bovill, Robert Crawford, Kenneth Campbell, Tom Gracie, Sam Gilligan, Harry Lowe, Ephraim Longworth, William Lacey, Hugh Lester, Peter Malone, Donald Mackinlay, Tom Miller, Ernest Peake, Robert Robinson, James Stewart, Elisha Scott, and Robert Pursell. (Dundee Courier, 30-04-1912)

Football League meeting (March 1, 1912)

March 1, 1912 A meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held in Manchester last night. Mr. John McKenna, the president, who occupied the chair, was congratulated on being elected a vice-president of the Football Association. The legal action in connection with Kingsley, late of […]

Fulham v Liverpool 3-0 (FA Cup match)

Saturday, February 3 – 1912 Match: FA Cup, Second Round, at Craven Cottage, kick-off: 15:00. Fulham – Liverpool 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 36,000; gate receipt: £880. Referee: Mr. R. Pook (Portsmouth); linesmen: Messrs. H. Thomson (Surrey) and F.C. Winton (Worthing). Fulham (2-3-5): Arthur Reynolds; Ted Charlton, Jimmy Sharp; Alf […]

Aston Villa v Liverpool 5-0 (League match)

Saturday, December 2 – 1911 Match: Football League, First Division, at Villa Park, kick-off: 14:30. Aston Villa – Liverpool 5-0 (1-0). Attendance: 14,000. Referee: Mr. A. Adams; linesmen: Messrs. A.G. Neale and F. Curtis. Aston Villa (2-3-5): Brendel Anstey, Bert Lyons, Freddie Miles, George Tranter, George Hunter, Samson […]