Tag: Sam Speakman

Sam Speakman dies

Friday, April 27 – 1934 The older generation of Colne football enthusiasts will regret to hear of the death, which took place last week-end at Huyton Quarry, Liverpool, of Sam Speakman, the full-back, who was associated with the Colne club during its heyday twenty-five years ago. He was […]

Liverpool’s choice

August 14, 1919 The Liverpool directors for their game (5 p.m. start), on Monday, have selected the following teams, which must not be construed into “First” v “Second” – the men have been made into sides without any suggestion of classifying them at the moment. Mr. Forshaw, of […]

Liverpool v Burnley 7-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 28 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool Burnley 7-0 (4-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. F.J. Proctor (Trentham). Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, John Miller, Harry Lewis, Phillips. Burnley […]

Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (League match: December 21, 1918)

December 21, 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield. Liverpool – Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 16,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, Harry Lewis, George Schofield. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Gaskell; Birmingham, F. Duckworth; […]

Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool 1-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 14 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal, at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 1-2 (1-2). Attendance: 7,000. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Gaskell; Fred Duckworth, Birmingham; G. Chapman; Cornthwaite, Morris (Preston North End), Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott, Billy Jenkinson, Sam Speakman, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; […]

Liverpool v Oldham Athletic 5-1

Saturday, December 7 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Oldham Athletic 5-1 (1-0). Attendance: 18,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Ephraim Longworth; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, Harry Lewis, Reg Phillips. Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): […]

Oldham Athletic v Liverpool 0-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, November 30 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Boundary Park. Oldham Athletic – Liverpool 0-2 (0-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. P. Laigh. Oldham Athletic (2-3-5): Matthews. Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Green, […]

Liverpool at Manchester City

Thursday, November 14 – 1918 There is a spirit of genuine happiness abroad, and this is found in a No 9 size in sports circles. I hope that football players will live for and love Peace-full methods, and get rid of that dark spot that has recently besmirched […]

Liverpool at Port Vale

Friday, November 8 – 1918 Team: – William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamer, Alex Robertson, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Green. (Liverpool Echo, 08-11-1918)

Liverpool at Port Vale

November 1, 1918 Liverpool, at Burslem, have a chance to return to winning ways, for, though Port Vale have been playing a shade above their former average, I do not see in their side a sufficient strength to keep Liverpool from getting goals. Teams: Liverpool. – William Scott; […]