Tag: Ronald Orr

Ronald Orr dies in Kilwinning

Friday, March 21 – 1924 The death has occurred in Kilwinning of Ronald Orr, the old St Mirren, Newcastle United, Liverpool, and Raith Rovers inside forward. Orr, while with Newcastle, played for Scotland against England in 1902 and 1904. (Dundee Courier, 27-03-1924) NOTE: Most sources have the wrong […]

Ronald Orr Gunion @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ronald Orr on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ronald Orr: “A good worker who passes with neatness and precision, fairly fast, and an adept at placing into goal.” (Evening Telegraph, 08-11-1911) Born: August 6 – 1876, in Bartonholm, Irvine (Ayrshire), in Scotland. Passed away: March 21 – 1924, […]

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, […]

Ronald Orr sold to Raith Rovers

Wednesday, January 17 – 1912 Ronald Orr, of Liverpool, the Scottish internationalist, has been signed by Raith Rovers, and will turn out against Hamilton Academicals at Stark’s Park this week. Orr hails from Ayrshire, claiming Kilwinning as his birthplace. His first senior team was St Mirren, and from […]

Grand old Ronald Orr

Wednesday, November 8 – 1911 Liverpool’s Ronald Orr is one of the game’s longest service player, for it was as far back as May, 1896, that he left the ranks of Kilwinning Eglington to join Paisley St Mirren, to eventually pass for distinguished service into the keeping of […]

Middlesbrough v Liverpool 3-2 (League match)

Saturday, October 28 – 1911 Match: Football League, First Division, at Ayresome Park, kick-off: 15:00. Middlesbrough – Liverpool 3-2 (2-2). Attendance: 14,000. Referee: Mr. J.E. Hall. Middlesbrough (2-3-5): Tim Williamson, Donald McLeod, James Weir, William Barker, William Duguid, Edward Verrill, Jock Stirling, George Elliott, Billy James, Samuel Cail, […]

Trial match at Anfield

Monday, August 28 – 1911 The “Reds” appear at home to-night for the trial match; kick off at six o’clock. Teams: – * Hardy; Longworth and Crawford; Robinson, Harrop, and McConell; Speakman, Stewart, Beveridge, Bovil, and Uren. * Campbell; Rogers and Pursell; Holden, Peake, and Lowe; Goddard, Gilligan, […]

From Gainsborough with Lowe

Thursday, May 3 – 1911 The Liverpool Football Club are bent on getting their house in order at the earliest possible moment, and re-signings continue apace, while there is very welcome evidence that the directors are fully alive to every opportunity of strengthening their ranks. Liverpool have a […]

Tottenham v Liverpool 1-0 (League match)

Saturday, March 4 – 1911 Match: Football League, First Division, at White Hart Lane, kick-off: 15:30. Tottenham Hotspur – Liverpool 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 20,000. Referee: Mr. D. Hulley. ‘Spurs (2-3-5): Tommy Lunn, Tom Collins, Fred Wilkes, Frank Bentley, Danny Steel, Jabez Darnell, John McTavish, Billy Minter, Percy Humphreys, […]