Tag: Sam Hardy

Three great goalkeepers

I came across a nice feature article about the top goalkeepers of 1908 in the Cricket and Football Field newspaper recently. It is quite interesting reading when the journalist of the time (known as “Richard Samuel”) digs deep into these players perwsonalities. The whole articles can be read […]

Sam Hardy @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Sam Hardy on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Sam Hardy: Born: August 26, 1882: Newbold (Derbyshire), England. Passed away: October 24, 1966: Chesterfield (Derbyshire), England. Nick name: Chuffer. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: 76 kilos (12st.). Career: Newbold White Stars. Chesterfield Town: Signed: April, 1903. […]

Who were the “Liverpool Twins”?

April 21, 1923 The souvenir programme of the War Memorial Fund match on the Baseball Ground on Wednesday contained some interesting information about players, and the following quips: – * Harry Maskrey, can touch both uprights by stretching out his hands! But he does have to walk a […]

Hardy for Forest

Saturday, August 27 – 1921 Sam Hardy is to play for Nottingham. Forest after all, and with this great custodian between the sticks the “Reds” will have a defence second to none in the Second Division. (Derby Daily Telegraph, 27-08-1921)

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VIII

June 25, 1921 Kenny’s troubles as linesman. Club colours cause a disturbance. Amusing experiences with Liverpool on the continent. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, Partick Thistle’s International goalkeeper, in the story of his experiences, exclusive in the ‘Weekly News,’ relates some unusual incidents when with Liverpool, for whom […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VI

June 11, 1921 Remarkable speech by Tom Watson Leads to victory against the Villa. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam Hardy, the prince […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part V

June 4, 1921 When Albert Shepherd bested Liverpool, And what a walking in Epping Forest led to. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part IV

Saturday, May 28 – 1921 Amusing story of Buchan and Campbell When Charlie Buchan’s smile irritated me Base humour about my transfer By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as […]

England v Scotland 5-4 (International: April 10, 1920)

April 10, 1920 International: British Championships, at Hillsborough (Sheffield). England – Scotland 5-4 (2-4). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. Thomas Dougray (Scotland). England (2-3-5): Sam Hardy (Aston Villa), Ephraim Longworth (Liverpool), Jesse Pennington (Captain, West Bromwich ), Andy Ducat (Aston Villa), Joe McCall (Preston North End), Arthur Grimsdell (Tottenham […]

English League beat Scottish League

Monday, March 22 – 1920 The English League beat the Scottish League 4-0 at Hampden Park, Glasgow infront of more than 100,000 spectators. Ephraim Longworth (right full back) and John Bamber (right half back) represented Liverpool. Also on English League team was Sam Hardy (Aston Villa, and ex. […]

Longworth in the English League XI

March 9, 1920 The following team was selected to represent the English League against the Scottish League at Hampden Park, Glasgow on March 20: – Sam Hardy (Aston Villa); Ephraim Longworth (Liverpool) and Jesse Pennington (West Bromwich); Andy Ducat (Aston Villa), Joe McCall (Preston North End), and Arthur […]

Jack Sheldon in trial game

Tuesday, February 3 – 1920 The following teams have been chosen to take part in the first English trial at West Bromwich next Monday: – England – Sam Hardy (Aston Villa); Dickie Downs (Barnsley) and Jesse Pennington (West Bromwich Albion); Andy Ducat (Aston Villa), Joe McCall (Preston North […]

Scotland v England 3-4 (International: May 3, 1919)

May 3, 1919 International, friendly (Victory Shield), at Hampden Park, kick-off: 15:50. Scotland – England 3-4 (0-3). Attendance: 80,000. Referee: Mr. A.A. Jackson. Scotland (2-3-5): James Brownlie (Morton), Alex McNair (Celtic), James Blair (Rangers), James Gordon (Rangers), Jacky Wright (Greenock Morton), Jimmy McMullan (Partick Thistle), James Reid (Airdrieonians), […]

Football League meeting (April 26, 1919)

April 26, 1919 After the match at Liverpool on Saturday, the Selection Committee of the Scottish and English Football Association met and selected the following teams for the return international game to be played at Hampden Park, Glasgow, on Saturday: – Scotland – James Brownlie (Morton), Alex McNair […]

England v Scotland 2-2 (International: April 26, 1919)

April 26, 1919 International, friendly (Victory Shield), at Goodison Park. England – Scotland 2-2 (1-2). Attendance: 31,859; gate receipts: £3,369 9s 1d. Referee: Mr. A. Warner. England (2-3-5): Sam Hardy (Aston Villa), Ephraim Longworth (Liverpool, and captain), Fred Duckworth (Blackburn Rovers), Tom Fleetwood (Everton), Joe McCall (Preston North […]