Tag: South Liverpool

Alfred Hobson (Alf Hobson) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Alf Hobson on PlayUpLiverpool. About Alf Hobson: Born: September 29, 1913: in Leamside (Durham), in England. Passed away: February 21, 2004. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 3lb.). Career: Ferryhill Athletic. Shildon Colliery. Liverpool: Signed, April, 1936. * 1936-37: 25-0 […]

Thomas Green (Tommy Green) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Tommy Green on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tommy Green: Born: November 25, 1883: Rock Ferry (Cheshire), in England. Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). Career: Tranmere Rovers, 1897. New Brighton Tower, 1899. * 1899-00: 5-3 (Football League 2); […]

Thomas Page (Tom Page) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Page on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Thomas Page: Born: November 15, 1888: Kirkdale (Liverpool), in England. Passed away: October 26, 1973: Gloucester, in England. Position: Centre-forward or inside left. Height: Weight: Career: Liverpool: Signed: April 15, 1911. * Signed amateur forms. * 1911-12: 0-0 (FL 1); […]

Manchester United stars at Crosby

Friday, August 7 – 1970 Three Cheshire League clubs from this area – Ellesmere Port, Rhyl and Marine – have given a big “Thank you” this week to Manchester United. And no wonder – for against these non-Leaguers, United have paid them the compliment of turning out teams […]

Di Stefano and Pereira at Holly Park

Tuesday, May 14 – 1968 A capacity crowd of 10,000 is expected at South Liverpool’s Holly Park ground tomorrow evening to watch the might Real Madrid stars Alfredo di Stefano and Benfica goalkeeper Costa Pereira oppose each other in a charity match. The world wide reputations of these […]

Samuel Bowyer (Sam Bowyer) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Sam Bowyer on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Sam Bowyer: Born: October 12, 1887: Witton, in England. Passed away: April 11, 1961: Crewe, in England. Position: Inside left. Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.); Weight: 66 kilos (10st. 5lb.). Career: Earlestown. ** Transferred to Liverpool for £95. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Fred Finney for South Liverpool

July 6, 1950 A former South player, Fred Finney (half-back) has returned to the fold. Finney formerly of Liverpool played for the South in seasons 1947, 1948 and 1949, but last season joined Prescot Cables, where he was an ever-present in the Lancashire Combination. (Source: Evening Express: July […]

Port Vale sign Liverpool duo

Friday, July 2 – 1948 Port Vale last night signed Stan Palk, Liverpool inside left, and Michael Hulligan, outside left. Palk joined Liverpool from South Liverpool in 1942 and Hulligan from a Bootle Junior club the same year. (Daily Mirror, 03-07-1948)

A cheque for South Liverpool

Thursday, August 28 – 1947 Liverpool F.C. have sent a cheque to South Liverpool in recognition of the service they have had from Stan Palk, who was originally on South’s books, joining Anfield when South Liverpool ceased playing during the war. The Holly Park people are gratified at […]

Tommy Halliwell for South Liverpool

Wednesday, August 8 – 1945 South Liverpool are making good progress in their team building for the coming season. In addition to previous signings they have now secured the services of Harry Bates, right full back, who pre-war played for Huddersfield and Swindon, and latterly has assisted Chester. […]

Jack Pilling transferred to Liverpool

May 3, 1945 Liverpool have completed their second transfer deal of the week by securing Jack Pilling, the left half-back of South Liverpool, at a fee understood to be about £350. Pilling has been playing as a guest with Liverpool for the past two or three season with […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

Liverpool v Bury 3-1 (War time, League match)

Saturday, November 25 – 1944 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Bury 3-1 (2-1). Attendance: 11,377. Referee: Mr. E. Adams. Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Kenneth Seddon, Jeff Gulliver (Reading), Jimmy McInnes, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling (South Liverpool), Jack Campbell, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Arthur Shepherd, […]

Hugh Muir Adamson @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Hugh Adamson on PlayUpLiverpool. About Hugh Adamson: Born: April 21, 1885: Hallbeath, Dunfermline, Scotland. Passed away: July 9, 1944: Thistle Street, Dunfermline, Scotland. Position: Left half. Height: 169 cm. (5ft. 6 3/4in.); Weight: 69 kilos (10st. 11lbs.). Career: Hilbeath Star. Hilbeath Ramblers. Hilbeath Juniors. Dunfermline […]