Tag: Sheffield United

The longest wait (or just about)

Here is a magical number for you, 8,821. It is number of days actually, and a sequence that started on April 21, 1923 and ended on June 14, 1947. In more understandable language it is 24 years, 1 month and 25 days. It is the longest wait a […]

Who to succeed Dalglish?

Saturday, February 23 – 1991 Caretaker manager Ronnie Moran is the even money favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish, say bookies William Hill. He will be given a few weeks to prove himself. But if he fails there are other candidates at Anfield. Roy Evans, who works with Moran […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 2-0 (League match)

Saturday, December 15 – 1990 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Sheffield United 2-0 (0-0). Attendance: 33,516. Referee: Mr. J.W. Lloyd. Liverpool: Bruce Grobbelaar, Glenn Hysen, David Burrows, Steve Nicol, Ronnie Whelan, Gary Gillespie, Peter Beardsley, Ray Houghton, Ian Rush, John Barnes, Steve […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

Sheffield United v Liverpool 0-3 (League match)

Tuesday, December 26 – 1972 Match: Football League, First Division, at Bramall Lane, kick-off: 15:00. Sheffield United – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 34,040. Referee: Mr. P. Partridge. Sheffield United: Tom McAlister, Len Badger, Alan Ogden, John Flynn, Eddie Colquhoun (C), Trevor Hockey, Alan Woodward, Geoffrey Salmons, Billy Dearden, […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 0-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 25 – 1965 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:30. Liverpool – Sheffield United 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 47,259. Referee: Mr. J.S. Pickles. Liverpool: Tommy Lawrence, Chris Lawler, Gerry Byrne, Gordon Milne, Ron Yeats (C), Willie Stevenson, Ian Callaghan, Roger Hunt, Ian St John, Tommy […]

Israel U23 v England U23 0-4 (International friendly)

Sunday, May 17 – 1964 Match: International friendly, in Tel Aviv. Israel U23 – England U23 0-4 (0-3). Attendance: 20,000 Referee: Alexander Minsariatis (Greece). Israel U23 (2-3-5): Chodorov (sub, Vissoker, 46 min.); Primo, Leon; Bachar, Lefkovich, Tisch; Friedrici, Stelvach, Kaulman, Spiegler, Kallah. England U23 (2-3-5): Peter Bonetti (Chelsea); […]

Kevin Lewis is signed

Thursday, June 16 – 1960 Kevin Lewis, 19, Sheffield United right winger, was yesterday transferred to Liverpool for a fee of about £15,000. Lewis is the second outside right signed by manager Bill Shankly since he took over last December. He also paid £6,000 for Sammy Reid, of […]

The opponents know how to provoke Hickson

Wednesday, February 10 – 1960 Dave Hickson, controversial Liverpool centre forward, has been given a break by the Football Association. Hickson, sent off, against Sheffield United in January for the third time in his turbulent career, was notified, yesterday, that he had been cleared of the accusation of […]

Peter Kyle @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Peter Kyle on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Peter Kyle: “There is about him something that is strongly reminiscent of the old Scotch school. He is quiet, unaffected – the type of players who must be understood before he can be appreciated. He is the mainspring of a […]

Lycurgus Burrows @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Lycurgus Burrows at PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Lycurgus Burrows: Born: June 26, 1875: Ashton-under-Lyme (Northumberland), England. Passed away: August 23, 1952: Gosforth (Northumberland), England. Position: Right back. Height: (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: (12st. 10lb.). Career: Melrose Govan. Sheffield St. John School. Woolwich Polytechnic. 1891. Woolwich Arsenal. Signed: Amateur […]

Liverpool players for England

Sunday, October 5 – 1947 England soccer selectors were busily engaged yesterday naming the sides for a full international against Wales on October 18 and two representative games. Co-orperation between the FA and League selectors with a view to developing, almost on club lines, the best national side […]

Ireland v Scotland 2-0 (International)

Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland (2-3-5): Ted Hinton (Fulham); Con Martin (Leeds United), Tommy Aherne (Belfast Celtic), William Walsh (Manchester City), Jack Vernon (West Bromwich Albion, captain), Peter […]

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool 1-2 (League match)

Saturday, May 31 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux, kick-off: 15:00. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-2 (0-2). Attendance: 50,765. Referee: Mr. J. Briggs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-3-5): Bart Williams, Gus McLean, Billy Crook, Jim Alderton, Stan Cullis, Billy Wright, Jim Hancocks, Jimmy Dunn, Jesse Pye, Billy […]