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 v Liverpool 2-8 (War time, League match)

Saturday, March 14 – 1942 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Spotland. Rochdale – Liverpool 2-8 (2-5). Attendance: 2,373; gate receipts: £124. Referee: Mr. J. Houston (Stockport). Rochdale (2-3-5): John, Paton, Ancell, Dooley, Neary, Treanor, Taylor, Cunliffe, Walsh, Duff, Bartholomew. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Ron Guttridge, Ray Lambert, […]

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 […]

Football scheme and club views

Wednesday, May 8 – 1940 The Football League today announce a scheme for season 1940-41 for acceptance by the clubs. The 88 clubs are divided into four sections, and clubs have to arrange their home and away fixtures up to and including February 8 with clubs in the […]

Football League: Regional football sections

Monday, October 2 – 1939 Eighty-two English Football League clubs are to take part in the Regional competition, and the Management Committee at Crewe toay divided the country into eight sections as follows: – North-East 11 clubs; North-West 12 clubs; East Midlands 11 clubs; Western 12 clubs; Midland […]

Harry Pollard signed by Rochdale

Saturday, June 3 – 1939 Following upon the exchange of players between Rochdale and Stockport County by which Tommy Doyle leaves Spotland and Willie Harker, a wing half, arrives there, Mr. Ted Goodier (the Rochdale manager) has signed Harry Pollard, an inside right who has been with Exeter […]

Hull City winger signs for Rochdale

Sunday, June 26 – 1938 As intimated by the “Mail” on Saturday, Jack Pears, the Tigers’ outside left, has left the Anlaby-road club. During the weekend he joined his eight Football League club since he first played in his native city of Liverpool in 1927-28 by signing for […]

Dan Cunliffe dies 62 years old

Tuesday, December 28 – 1937 Daniel Cunliffe, of York Street, Heywood, a former international footballer, has died at the age of 62. A native of Bolton, he played for Liverpool, New Brighton, Millwall, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, and Rochdale. (Evening Telegraph, 31-12-1937) Daniel Cunliffe