Tag: Southampton

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. […]

Dean Saunders is on his way to Villa

Wednesday, September 2 – 1992 Liverpool striker Dean Saunders is set to join Aston Villa today for £2,5m. Anfield boss Graeme Souness announced that the clubs had settled on a price after his side’s disappointing 1-1 home deadlock with Southampton last night. Said Souness: “We have agreed a […]

Liverpool v Southampton 3-2 (League match)

Saturday, December 22 – 1990 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Southampton 3-2 (2-1). Attendance: 31,894. Referee: Mr. R.A. Hart. Liverpool: Bruce Grobbelaar, Glenn Hysen, David Burrows, Steve Nicol, Steve Staunton, Gary Gillespie, Ronny Rosenthal, Ray Houghton, Ian Rush, John Barnes, Steve McMahon. […]

Steve McManaman – What a boy!

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Lawrie McMenemy yesterday sent a message of hope to England’s aspiring youngsters by naming Liverpool unknown Steve McManaman in his Under-21 side tonight. “It proves you don’t have to be in somebody’s First Division team to earn recognition,” said the England No 2. […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

Liverpool trail Matt

Friday, May 11 – 1990 Liverpool have earmarked Southampton’s Matthew Le Tissier as the man they want to replace “Footballer of the Year” John Barnes. Le Tissier, the 21-year-old Channel Islander, has been receiving the closest scrutiny this season from Anfield’s army of men in the field. Those […]

FIFA lift world ban on English

Thursday, July 11 – 1985 English clubs were readmitted into world football yesterday. But relaxation on FIFA’s ban will not have much immediate effect on the clubs. The European ban stays and that means that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are still a no-go area. Peter Robinson, Liverpool’s […]

Gerard Kelly (Gerry Kelly) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Gerry Kelly on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Gerry Kerry: Born: September 15, 1909: Castleford, England. Passed away: 1983: Luton, England. Position: Outside winger. Height: Weight: Career: Castletown. 1925. Hylton Colliery. 1926. Sunderland: Signed: 1927. * 1927-28: 0-0 (FL 1). Nelson: Signed: 1928. * 1928-29: 38-11 (FL 3N); […]

The top men and their salaries

Tuesday, August 17 – 1982 What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division. Club Manager Salary Contract remaining Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on” Brighton Mike […]

Ray Clemence seeks his Anfield exit

Monday, July 27 – 1981 England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has played his last game for Liverpool. That seems certain to be the outcome of his talks today with manager Bob Paisley. It appears that Clemence, 32, has not changed his view that it would be better to leave […]

David Johnson transferred from Ipswich Town

Thursday, August 12 – 1976 England striker David Johnson last night signed for Liverpool for £200,000 and said: “It’s great to be home.” Merseyside-born Johnson dashed to Anfield yesterday, after Liverpool moved in with a late bid to pip Spurs at the post for the Ipswich centre-forward. Johnson, […]

Southampton v Liverpool 2-0 (League match)

Wednesday, August 14 – 1968 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at The Dell, kick-off: 19:30. Southampton – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 24,453. Referee: Mr. K. Burns. Southampton: Eric Martin, Joe Kirkup, Denis Hollywood, Hugh Fisher, John McGrath, Jimmy Gabriel, Terry Paine, Frank Saul, Ron Davies, Jimmy Melia, John […]

New roof for the Kop

Friday, June 7 – 1968 The roof of Spion Kop at Anfield is to be renewed. But spectators need not worry about its famous acoustics being altered – it will still act as a sounding board to maintain its reputation of being the most notable terracing in football, […]

Albert Edward “Kelly” Houlker @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Albert “Kelly” Houlker on PlayUpLiverpool.com. AboutAlbert “Kelly” Houlker: Born: April 27, 1872: Blackburn (Lancashire). Passed away: May 27, 1962: Blackburn (Lancashire). Position: Left half. Height: (5ft. 6 ½in.); Weight: (11st. 4lb.). Career: Blackburn Hornets, 1892. Blackburn Park Road, 1893. Blackburn Rovers, 1896. * 1896-97: 17-0 […]

Liverpool want Tony Knapp

Wednesday, July 12 – 1961 Tony Knapp, 22-year-old Leicester centre half, now has a choice of going to Southampton or Liverpool. Mr. Bill Shankly, the Liverpool manager, drove to Leicester to talk to Knapp yesterday and agreed  to pay the £26,000 fee Leicester are asking. Knapp will visit […]

Frank Grayer @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Frank Grayer on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Frank Grayer: Born: February 13, 1890: Brighton (Sussex), in England. Passed away: January 21, 1961: Southampton (Hampshire), in England. Position: Right back. Height: 183 cm. (6ft. 0in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 3lb.). Career: St. Denys. St. Mary’s Athletic. Southampton: Signed: […]

Liverpool v Southampton 0-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 31 – 1960 Match: Football League, Second Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:15. Liverpool – Southampton 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 37,604. Referee: Mr N.N. Hough (Macclesfield); linesmen: Messrs P.R. Booth and J. Yates. Liverpool: Bert Slater, John Molyneux, Ronnie Moran, Gordon Milne, Dick White, Thomas Leishman, Kevin Lewis, […]

Southampton v Liverpool 4-1 (League match)

Wednesday, August 24 – 1960 Match: Football League, Second Division, at The Dell, kick-off: 18:45. Southampton – Liverpool 4-1 (3-1). Attendance: 24,823. Referee: Mr R.H. Mann (Worcester); linesmen: Messrs R.A. Chappell and C. Coppack. Southampton: Ron Reynolds, Ron Davies, Tommy Traynor, Brian Clifton, John Page, Cliff Huxford, Terry […]

George Harold Swift (George Swift) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Swift on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Swift: Born: February 3, 1870: St. George’s (Shropshire), England. Passed away: 1956. Position: Left back. Height: (5ft. 9in.); Weight: (12st. 8lb.). Career: St. George’s (Shropshire): 1885. Wellington Town: 1886. Wellington St. George’s: 1887. Stoke: 1887. Hereford. Crewe Alexandra: 1889. […]