Thursday, June 15 – 2001 Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier has signed a new £5m contract keeping him at the club until 2005. The £1 a
Saturday, December 15 – 1990 Liverpool are ready to make John Barnes Britain’s highest-paid player by offering him a staggering £8,000-a-week to stay at Anfield.
Monday, August 6 – 1990 Five Liverpool stars, including manager Kenny Dalglish, earned £200,000 or more last season. The League champions will this week reveal
Wednesday, May 9 – 1990 Liverpool’s new chairman Noel White began his Anfield reign last night vowing to the Kop: “I’ll fight to keep John
Monday, August 19 – 1963 Bill Shankly, the football manager who woved he would never tie himself to any club, has changed his mind and
Tuesday, December 1 – 1959 Bill Shankly was last night appointed as Liverpool’s £2,500-a-year manager, succeeding Phil Taylor, who resigned two weeks ago. He is
March 13, 1952 A well-known figure in football circles, and former Irish international, Mr. Olphert Martin Stanfield (Olphy Stanfield), died in the City Hospital, Belfast,
Tuesday, June 11 – 1930 Sport as a passion Football manager on an “enemy of soul” Value & danger of spectacular games “Sport as a
Saturday, April 13 – 1929 Never in living memory has there been such a football season as this. A fortnight ago Derby County announced that
Monday, May 29 – 1922 An English football player cannot now, be registered as a professional unless he receives not less than 10s a week
May 7, 1921 When seventeen clubs wanted me to sign on. My remarkable discovery and capture by Liverpool F.C. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the
December 23, 1919 Billy Meredith, the famous winger and Welsh international, was on Tuesday re-signed by the Manchester United Club, who, through their manager, Mr.
Thursday, July 5 – 1917 A case of considerable interest in football circles was opened to-day in the King’s Bench Division, when Mr. Enoch James
October 11, 1916 In an interview, this morning, with the English Football Association president Mr. John McKenna, “Bee” gathered the view of the ruling body
August 17, 1916 Liverpool had a trial game this week and mainly concerned themselves with players of local reputation. That football will be carried on
May 31, 1916 I have been scouting round football quarters and footballers’ meeting places, and I find that there is growing strength in the belief
Monday, April 10 – 1916 There were some curious results on Saturday in many matches, and the end of the season feeling, no doubt, caused
November 16, 1915 We are at war through our determination to get fair play for Belgium. Fair play is a jewel. We want a lot
May 1, 1915 Memorable match which won Liverpool the championship. Alick Raisbeck relates some special training yarns. What the maximum wage have done to football.
Saturday, May 11 – 1912 John Macdonald, the Liverpool forward, has been transferred to Newcastle United. “Jock,” as he was familiarly called when associated with
December 2, 1909 Footballers have a good job. But are not fairly treated. It would be a difficult matter to describe one’s feelings when his
July 15, 1909 A serious aspect of the present dispute between the association and the Players’ Union was unfolded by a club official in the
April 20, 1907 Listless Liverpool. The Liverpool team have given two further examples of how not to do it within the past week. Bristol City
April 29, 1904 Billy McCracken, who played left full back for Ireland in all this season’s Association football internationals, yesterday signed on for Newcastle United.
Tuesday, May 7 – 1901 At the annual meeting of the Football Association on Friday, May 24, the following important amendments to the rules of