Tag: Sam Raybould

Football Benevolence for old players

July 13, 1922 A pleasant indication of the kindly regard which football clubs generally retain for their old players has just come to light. It appears that during Liverpool’s recent banquet to commemorate the winning of the championship the fact came up the knowledge of the directors that […]

Stray leaves – Tommy Bennett, Liverpool F.C.

Tuesday, February 12 – 1918 In the city of Liverpool the adherents of Association football have had the rare privilege of watching Fred Geary, Jack Southworth, Alexander Young, Bert Freeman, and Bobby Parker play centre-forward for Everton, while George Allan, Sam Raybould, Jack Parkinson, and Fred Pagnam have […]

The fishy business at Anfield

December 16, 1915 Next Saturday’s game at Anfield brings to our memory a fishy smell. Stoke and Liverpool will ever be associated with one of the few fiascos ever played. Considering the number of games played, the number of fiascos is infinitesimal and this fact is due to […]

Alex Raisbeck’s Unique Life Story: Part 7

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. the fact that Sheffield United have won the English Cup brings back to me the words of Tom Watson, the Liverpool “boss,” whom […]

Sam Raybould separated from his wife

Saturday, February 5 – 1910 Sam Raybould, the well-known footballer, who at present plays with Chesterfield Town, has been granted a separation order from his wife, Selina Raybould, on the alleged ground that she was an habitual drunkard. Applicant is to have the custody of the three elder […]

Sam Raybould’s domestic troubles

Thursday, February 3 – 1910 A painful case came before Alderman Dr. George Booth (in the chair) and Mr. Theo. Pearson, at the Chesterfield Borough Police Court, on Thursday, when Sam Raybould, the well-known footballer, who at present plays with Chesterfield Town in the Midland League, asked for […]

William Goldie’s benefit

January 1, 1910 “For six seasons,” writes William Goldie, “I played for Liverpool without missing a match; although, of course, I was in the reserve team a good lot. Well, when I got my benefit it only totalled £109. At that time players were getting £300 and £400 […]

Star striker leaves Anfield

Saturday, May 11 – 1907 Sam Raybould, the inside left of the Liverpool club, has been transferred to Sunderland. He has several times endeavored to leave Liverpool, and on one occasion was suspended for irregularly signing for a Southern club. (Manchester Courier, 11-05-1907)

Review of the 1906-07 season

Saturday, May 4 – 1907 Our Anfield friends have had their dark days, some unavoidable, and others whereon the minds were drawn by the players themselves, as to speak. Somehow the men got badly off the mark, and never subsequently did they prove able to recover the ground […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 2-2 (League match)

Saturday, April 27 – 1907 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Sheffield United 2-2 (1-1). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. J.H. Smith (Doncaster). Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy, Percy Saul, Tom Rogers, Tom Chorlton, George Latham, James Bradley, Arthur Goddard, William Macpherson, Joe Hewitt, Sam […]