September 29, 1954 South African goalkeeper Doug Rudham – he toured Britain last season – intends to fly here on October 16 to sign for
August 14, 1952 Liverpool supporters will not see Hugh Gerhardi, the club’s recent signing from South Africa, in Saturday’s public practice game at Anfield. It
August 1, 1952 Manager Don Welsh, of Liverpool, to-day signed on, at Southampton, 19-years-old Hugh Gerhardi, a wing-half from Thistle F.C. of Durban, South Africa.
Thursday, July 3 – 1952 Liverpool, pioneers in bringing South African footballers to this country, will have another Springbok on their staff next season. He
June 14, 1951 Mr. Gordon Hodgson, manager of Port Vale, died at Stoke-on-Trent yesterday, aged 46. Born in South Africa, of English parents, he gained
All articles about Gordon Hodgson on PlayUpLIverpool.com; About Gordon Hodgson: “Another of the South African ex-amateurs, who has turned out exceptionally well for the Anfielders.
Monday, April 25 – 1949 Bobby Locke (South Africa) finished two strokes behind Henry Ransom, who, with a 72 holes aggregate of 276, won the
Monday, November 8 – 1948 Canberra, Monday. – Two English football players are going to Australia as migrants at the invitation of the Corinthian football
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
October 28, 1946 Port Vale yesterday appointed Gordon Hodgson, 41 year-old former English international and Leeds, Aston Villa and Liverpool inside right, as manager in
April 2, 1946 Dirk Kemp, ex-Liverpool goalkeeper, now back home in South Africa, has been granted a permit to re-qualify as an amateur, and is
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Thursday, December 5 – 1945 Liverpool make three changes for their visit to Huddersfield Town, for Nieuwenhuys has recovered from his thigh injury and returns
Wednesday, November 28 – 1945 Liverpool F.C., who before the war signed several South African footballers on professional forms, to-day secured another in R.H.Priday, a
Friday, October 13 – 1944 The Football League have lifted the suspension of Berry Nieuwenhuys, the Liverpool and South African outside right, state Liverpool F.C.
September 11, 1944 The tragedy of Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City in yet another Anfield thriller was the accident to Cyril Done, the Reds’
December 1, 1943 Second-Lieutenant William Strauss, the South African and Aberdeen winger, takes the outside right position of Alex Macspadyen (Partick Thistle) in the Scotland
Tuesday, September 22 – 1942 Berry Nieuwenhuys, Liverpool’s South African outside right, is covering new ground this season. He sends word to say that he
July 21, 1942 Merseyside football clubs are wasting no time in building-up first class combination for the next Soccer season, which opens on August 29.
Tuesday, September 23 – 1941 Berry Nieuwenhuys, Liverpool’s South African centre-forward; is now playing regularly with West Ham United in the London War League. Recently
September 4, 1941 Berry Nieuwenhuys, Liverpool F.C.’s South African winger, has been invited by the British Empire cricket team to turn out for them before
August 25, 1941 A few weeks ago a 17 year-old Bootle lad received a postcard inviting him to have a trial with Everton Football Club.
Saturday, March 8 – 1941 Many Liverpool and Services sportsmen attended the wedding, on Saturday, at St. James Church, West Derby, of Berry Nieuwenhuys, the
Friday, March 7 – 1941 One of the most popular members of the Liverpool Football Club is to be married tomorrow. He is Sergeant Berry
Tuesday, October 22 – 1940 Herman van den Berg, Liverpool’s South African winger, will regain his amateur status on August 5 next year, the South