Tag: Rochdale

Thomas Page (Tom Page) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Page on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Page: Born: November 15, 1888: Kirkdale (Liverpool), in England. Passed away: October 26, 1973: Gloucester, in England. Position: Centre-forward or inside left. Height: Weight: Career: Liverpool: Signed: April 15, 1911. * Signed amateur forms. * 1911-12: 0-0 (FL 1); […]

Eversley Mansfield @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

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. * […]

The Lancashire Cup draw

Friday, November 24 – 1944 The Lancashire Senior Cup draw, made at Blackburn is: – Oldham Athletic v Burnley, Liverpool v Southport, Everton v Chester, Manchester United v Crewe Alexandra, Manchester City v Stockport County, Accrington Stanley v Blackpool, Bolton Wanderers v Bury, Rochdale v Blackburn Rovers. Home […]

United at Anfield

Thursday, October 21 – 1943 Manchester United are bringing a particular strong team to tackle Liverpool at Anfield, on Saturday, including no fewer than eight of their pre-war players under skipper George Roughton. The only “guests” are Bellis, the former Tranmere Rovers winger, who is on Rochdale’s books, […]

Guest players for local cup final

May 12, 1943 Everton and Liverpool meet in the second leg of the Liverpool Senior Cup at Goodison Park this evening. Kick-off at seven o’clock. A number of guest stars are expected to play, including Matthews, the England wing forward, who is to assist Everton. Liverpool won the […]

Invites for the Lancashire Cup

Tuesday, August 4 – 1942 When and how the Lancashire Senior Football Cup Competition is to be played this season will be decided at a meeting to be held at the Pack Horse Hotel, Bolton, on Saturday. The Competition Sub-Committee have invited the following 16 clubs to the […]

Football plans 1942-43

June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]

Rochdale out of War Cup

April 1, 1942 As events proved, it made no difference to Rochdale’s progress in the League War Cup whether or not they won at Liverpool on Saturday. Another two points would not have given them a place in the first round proper. Of course, Rochdale were not to […]

Liverpool romp home big time

March 18, 1942 The stars which Rochdale had in their side on Saturday at Spotland against Liverpool were disappointing. On paper the team seemed strong enough to offer reasonable opposition to any eleven, yet long before the game was over we had found it necessary to remind ourselves […]

Postponed matches to be played

March 6, 1942 First play-offs of the 54 Football League War Cup Qualifying Competition matches which were postponed take place tomorrow. The games which were postponed from January 24 are of paramount importance to some Merseyside area clubs. Everton and Liverpool are “safe and dry” among the 32 […]

Liverpool’s sixth victory?

March 6, 1942 Liverpool should not experience great difficulty in recording their sixth cup victory when they tackle Rochdale, at Anfield, tomorrow for they have out a team which could beat the best. Rochdale, it is true, are in a desperate position. The Spotlands club have only four […]

Liverpool’s final home cup game

March 3, 1942 Bill Jones, the young Glossop soldier-footballer, is the boy who might solve Liverpool’s centre-half problem. He has been selected to play in the position against Rochdale at Anfield on Saturday, which is Liverpool’s final home game in the War Cup Qualifying Competition. Manager Mr. George […]

The opening football games

Wednesday, July 9 – 1941 Football League fixtures for the coming season were received by the clubs today. On the opening day, August 30, Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers, Chester, Southport and Crewe Alexandra home fixtures. Everton visit Stoke, Wrexham will be at Anfield, and New Brighton go to Old […]