May 17, 1939 Mr. John Baynton, whose death has occurred at Alfreton, Derbyshire, in his eightieth year, was one of the founders of Wolverhampton Wanderers
The death of Alf Robinson
May 13, 1939 The death took place on Saturday of Mr. Alf Robinson, of Westbourne Road, West Hartlepool, the former Carlisle, Sunderland, and Sheffield United
Charles Hewitt censured by the FA
Tuesday, March 7 – 1939 Mr. Charles Hewitt, the Millwall F.C. manager, has been severely censured by the Football Association. This announcement was made to-day
Eddie Kilshaw makes good
January 20, 1939 £6,000 transfer fee offered for Prescot player During their long career Prescot Cables have provided many football “stars” to League clubs but
Vicar critic of football crowds
Tuesday, January 3 – 1939 Club officials refute his charges. It was revealed today that the author of the note in the Liverpool Diocesan Review,
George Patterson – Thirty years at Liverpool
Wednesday, October 5 – 1938 Thirty years an official of one football club! That is the proud record of Mr George Patterson, secretary of Liverpool
Operation for the Liverpool secretary
Thursday, January 14 – 1937 Mr. George Patterson, Secretary of Liverpool Football Club, who has been ill for some days, yesterday entered a nursing home
Job vacancy – manager position
Saturday, July 18 – 1936 The directors of the Liverpool Football Club have decided to advertise for a manager or team manager to fill the
Ex-Liverpool to manage Millwall
Wednesday, April 1 – 1936 Mr. Charles Hewitt to-day resigned the secretary-managership of Chester, and has accepted a similar position with Millwall. Mr. Hewitt is
Memories of Davie Hannah
January 16, 1936 It is with a feeling of deep sorrow that I have just learned of the death of Davie Hannah, and I would
A railway engineer for Liverpool
Monday, August 7 – 1933 Leslie Dewar, a young South African footballer, who had been signed on by Liverpool, arrived at Southampton to-day from the
14 year old Hagan signs for Liverpool
Saturday, December 24 – 1932 I am told that the boy James Hagan, who turned out for Washington Colliery in the North Eastern League at
Tom Bromilow appointed Burnley F.C. manager
October 5, 1932 Tom Bromilow, the former Liverpool and England left half back, has been appointed secretary-manager to Burnley Football Club, in succession to Mr.
The funeral of Richard Birtwistle
December 19, 1929 The funeral of Mr. Richard Birtwistle, of Lytham, a founder of the Blackburn Rovers F.C., a player, referee, club chairman, and county
Patterson appointed secretary-manager of Liverpool F.C.
Thursday, March 8 – 1928 Mr. George Patterson, formerly secretary of the Liverpool F.C., has been appointed secretary-manager of the club in place of Mr.
Arsenal the first team to play with a white football
August 5, 1927 The Arsenal Football Club’s experiment of playing their trial game on August 20 with a ball painted white is not, in the
Season preview 1927/28: Kilmarnock F.C. (Athletic News)
August 1, 1927 There is little change in the personnel of the Kilmarnock club for the coming season. With the departure of Mr. Alex Gibson
Season preview 1927/28 – Queen’s Park F.C. (The Athletic News)
Monday, August 1 – 1927 Admirers of Queen’s Park were last season delighted with the play of their favourites. There was no exodus at the
Season preview 1927-28: Durham City F.C. (Athletic News)
August 1, 1927 Severe depression in the coalfields, which last season seriously affected the club’s receipts unfortunately shows ho sign of improvement. Still, Durham are
Season preview 1927/28 – Lincoln City F.C. (The Athletic News)
Monday, August 1 – 1927 Lincoln City have made few changes compared with previous seasons. Indeed except in goal, they may reopen with the side
Dick Ray new manager for Leeds United F.C.
June 19, 1927 Mr. Richard Ray, of Doncaster Rovers, has been appointed secretary-manager to Leeds United in succession to Mr. Arthur Fairclough, who recently retired.
Mrs. Forshaw: “I’m red, not blue.”
Friday, March 4 – 1927 The news of Forshaw‘s transfer to Everton in yesterday’s ‘’Daily Post” gave enthusiasts a new topic to discuss, and I
Liverpool said “No,” to BBC Radio
February 10, 1927 The Liverpool Football Club yesterday refused permission for their English League match with Newcastle United on February 26th to be broadcast by
Memories of old Anfield and Everton
April 25, 1925 Mr. Jack Wildman, of Bolton, writes: – “I would just like to say that I came to live in Bolton, from Liverpool,
The first ever short corner?
November 17, 1924 Mr. John McKenna, President of the Football League, said in an interview at Liverpool on Monday that both Sam Chedgzoy and Jock
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