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 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: […]

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, […]

Youngsters star in Reds “derby”

January 11, 1943 Young discoveries were the stars of the third of the season’s Merseyside “Derby” games, when Liverpool once again emphasised their claim to the title of Merseyside “champions” by beating old rivals Everton 3-1 at Goodison Park on Saturday. The value of the coaching and graduation […]

Liverpool survived the shocks

Monday, August 31 – 1942 Liverpool survived quite a few shocks at The Racecourse against Wrexham before winning 4-3. They were a goal down in a minute through Billy Graham, of Norwich City, and even after Berry Nieuwenhuys had levelled matters the Welshmen forged ahead again through Newcastle’s […]