Tag: Sheffield Wednesday

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

Stand looked near collapse

Thursday, June 15 – 2001 A doctor who was filled with dread as he watched fans trying to escape the Hillsborough disaster told a court yesterday he feared a stand was about to collapse. Colin Flenley, a GP, said so many supporters were being lifted from the crush […]

Villa look to James

Tuesday, April 27 – 1999 Aston Villa head a queue of clubs ready to offer £2 million-rated David James a chance to re-launch his career. The Liverpool keeper’s fear he will be one of a number of departures from Anfield was confirmed at the weekend when he was […]

Double swoop for Liverpool?

Thursday, May 21 – 1992 Meanwhile, Sheffield Wednesday moved in to make Liverpool sweat on the £700,000 signing of Darren Anderton’s Portsmouth colleague John Beresford. Anfield boss Graeme Souness met the defender in London, only to find he has had transfer talk with Wednesday boss Trevor Francis. Souness […]

Leeds fume at FA ban

Wednesday, August 1 – 1990 Furious Leeds hit out at the FA last night after being banned from a tour to Italy. Leeds had arranged a three match visit to Genoa before their return to the First Division. Now they insist they have been punished for the reputation […]

Wales call new boy Price as more quit

Tuesday, September 30 – 1969 Peter Price, unknown 19-year-old Peterborough striker, seems certain to make his international debut for Wales tomorrow in the Under 23 match against England at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Price and Wrexham wing-half Mickey Evans, 21, were called up last night by the hard-pressed Welsh […]

Liverpool v Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 (League match)

Saturday, October 28 – 1967 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 50,399. Liverpool: Tommy Lawrence, Chris Lawler, Gerry Byrne, Tommy Smith, Ron Yeats, Emlyn Hughes, Ian Callaghan, Roger Hunt, Tony Hateley, Ian St John, Peter Thompson. Unused sub.: […]

Aston Villa pay £23,000 for Dave Hickson

Friday, September 2 – 1955 After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually transferred to Aston Villa at fee believed to be about £23,000. This is roughly what Aston Villa received when they transferred their inside forward, Tommy Thompson, to Preston […]

James Harrop (Jim Harrop) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jim Harrop on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jim Harrop: Born: February 5, 1884: Ecclesall, in England. Passed away:May 25, 1954: Sheffield, in England. Position: Centre half. Height: 177 cm. (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 10lb.). ** Height and weight from April 7, 1913 (Athletic News). Career: […]

Willie Fagan and Tommy McLeod on the golf course

Monday, October 3 – 1949 Billy Hayes, the Huddersfield Town and Irish international full back won the Professional Footballers’ Golf Championship at Childwell, Liverpool, yesterday with a record round of 79, two shots better than Leslie Compton, the Arsenal centre-half. Hayes, who has been with Huddersfield nearly 20 […]

£13,000 star lost at the cinemas

Thursday, September 12 – 1946 Albert Stubbins, Newcastle United’s England centre forward, was transferred to Liverpool to-night for a fee of £13,000, only £1,000 less than Arsenal paid for Bryn Jones, and around the same figure Tommy Lawton cost Chelsea. The signing completed one of football’s most amazing […]

Liverpool F.C.’s tour of Germany

Thursday, August 2 – 1945 The Liverpool F.C. tourists have arrived back in England following their lightning tour of Germany, in which they defeated a RAF side – including George Pope and Richard Dorsett – by seven clear goals, and then drew 3-3 with the BLA Army side […]

BLA 21st Army XI v Liverpool 3-3 (Friendly)

Sunday, July 29 – 1945 Match: Friendly, at Hannover. BLA 21st Army XI – Liverpool 3-3 (1-2). Attendance: 35,000. BIA 21st Army XI (2-3-5): Ted Sagar (Everton), Dennis Westcott (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jimmy Hagan (Sheffield United), McCabe (Middlebrough), Rockaby (Middlesbrough), Eggleston (Sheffield Wednesday), Blenkinsop (Leeds United) +4. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Liverpool F.C.’s fixture list 1945-6

Monday, July 23 – 1945 Football fixtures for the coming season are: 25-Aug-45 Burnley Away 29-Aug-45 Bolton Wanderers Home 01-Sep-45 Burnley Home 08-Sep-45 Bury Home 12-Sep-45 Everton Home 15-Sep-45 Bury Away 22-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Away 29-Sep-45 Blackburn Rovers Home 06-Oct-45 Bradford Home 13-Oct-45 Bradford Away 20-Oct-45 Manchester City […]

The death of Andrew Wilson

March 13, 1945 Andrew Wilson, former Clyde and Sheffield Wednesday centre-forward, has died in Irvine, Ayrshire. Wilson was at his best between 1907 and 1914, when he played for Scotland against England in 1907, 1908, 1912 and 1913, and also played against Ireland and Wales. He led the […]

National captains in Army teams

Tuesday, February 6 – 1945 Joe Mercer and Matt Busby, English and Scottish captains in the international match at Villa Park, will appear for the army against the Royal Navy at Ipswich on February 17. Busby will lead the team, which includes two other internationals in Steele (Stoke) […]

Guest players for local cup final

May 12, 1943 Everton and Liverpool meet in the second leg of the Liverpool Senior Cup at Goodison Park this evening. Kick-off at seven o’clock. A number of guest stars are expected to play, including Matthews, the England wing forward, who is to assist Everton. Liverpool won the […]

Football plans 1942-43

June 10, 1942 Maximum entertainment with the minimum of travel. That is the aim of the Football League for season 1942-43, which begins on August 29, the scheme for which reached the clubs today. The Home Office has expressed the Government’s desire to interfere as little as possible […]