Tag: Sheffield

Everton own 40% of Liverpool’s shares

Friday, November 30 – 1966 London, Glasgow and nine other cities stage more than a quarter of Britain’s League football. None is closer to co-operation in the presentation of a community’s Soccer than Liverpool. The rivalry and excitement of the game on Merseyside are familiar. Less know is […]

John Lee (Jack Lee) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Jack Lee on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jack Lee: Born: 1890: Sheffield, England. Passed away: 1955. Position: Outside left, but played all forward positions. Height: Weight: Career: Bird-in-Hand: Signed: 1912. Hull City: Signed: 1913. * 1913-14: 22-3 (FL 2); * 1914-15: 29-7 (FL 2); * 1919-20: 24-9 […]

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: […]

Abraham Foxall (Abe Foxall) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Abe Foxall on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Abe Foxall: Born: 1874, in Sheffield (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: 1950. Position: Outside left. Height: Weight: Career: Gainsborough Trinity. * 1897-98: 22-4 (Football League 2); 4-3 (FA Cup); * 1898-99: 33-9 (Football League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup). ** Transferred […]

Our Visitors – Liverpool F.C.

Saturday, November 29 – 1947 Liverpool have eight of their unsuccessful Cup semi-final team on view to-day. These are a strong go-ahead side, and we should see a good game. Cyril Sidlow (goalkeeper): Native of Colwyn Bay, and one of the best at his job. Outstanding at positional […]

Ramsden considering flower power

Tuesday, May 6 – 1947 Bernard Ramsden, Liverpool F.C.’s £8,000 full back, has gone to America to marry Miss Audrey Clark of New York, whom he met as a sequel to saving the life of one of her relatives. After resending the relative in Greece, Bernard was told […]

Anxiety over fuel an power position

Saturday December 28 – 1946 Industrial demands for electricity are lighter than usual this week-end and domestic cuts are unlikely a Central Electricity Board spokesman said today. Industrially, however the fuel and power position is still causing anxiety. A ministry of Fuel and Power spokesman to-day referred to […]

Next season’s big games

Wednesday July 15 – 1942 The Football Association yesterday issued a list of representative matches arranged for the 1942-43 season. War charities will benefit from most of the matches. Fixtures include: September 5 – 1942: FA XI v Civil Defence; September 19 – 1942: Army v Scotland (to […]

Berry Nieuwenhuys for All British XI

Tuesday, June 17 – 1941 The first representative English football match of the season will be played at Sheffield next Saturday. Teams styled All British XI, and a Football League XI will meet on the Sheffield Wednesday ground at Hillsborough, and the League are devoting the proceeds to […]

Rabbi Howell (Rab Howell) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Rab Howell on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Rab Howell. Born: October 12, 1867: Sheffield (Yorkshire), in England. Passed away: July 21, 1937: Preston (Lancashire), in England. Position: Half back. Height: 165 cm. (5ft. 5in.); Weight: 60 kilos (9st. 7lb.). * Source for height and weight: Athletic News: […]

Ambrose Langley @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ambrose Langley at PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Ambrose Langley: Born: March 10, 1870: Horncastle (Lincolnshire), England. Passed away: January 29, 1937: Sheffield (South Yorkshire), England. Position: Full back. Height: 181 cm. (5ft. 11½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career.: Horncastle: 1887. Boston: 1888. Grimsby Town: 1889. Middlesbrough Ironopolis: […]

Blenkinsop gives away eight caps

Saturday, May 25 – 1935 Mr. Harry P. Lewis, a former Hull City F.C. manager, who recently underwent an operation and is now, happily, quite recovered, has set up business in Sheffield, by the proceeds of a benefit match generously played by the Rotherham United and Sheffield Wednesday […]

Burnley sign Alfred Roe from Liverpool

Monday, May 22 – 1933 On Monday Alfred Roe, left half, was signed from Liverpool, with whom he has played for three seasons. Hailing from Sheffield, he was at Mexborough, the birthplace of George Waterfield, before he went to Liverpool as an amateur. He signed professional forms with […]

A fine Liverpool rally

September 8, 1930 Draw after being two goals behind. Penalty dispute. Mr. J.O. Rickwood, of Sheffield, had controlled this game in a way which had scarcely drawn a murmur from the crowd of 18,000. He had always been well placed, and his decisions had given universal satisfaction, until […]

Alf Roe transferred to Liverpool

March 14, 1930 Disappointment has been caused at Doncaster by the fact that the player who did so well at centre-half against Mansfield under an assumed named has signed amateur form for Liverpool. After the Mansfield match he had an interview with the Doncaster Rovers directors, and it […]