August 21, 1969 Tony Hateley is facing the biggest challenge of an incredible career that yesterday made him Britain’s most expensive football wanderer. After eleven
Saturday, April 18 – 1964 Liverpool, with considerable Mersey sound, whooped their way into the Football League championship on Saturday. But so far as Bill
March 9, 1964 Wolves boss Stan Cullis splashed a club record £48,000 to buy Jimmy Melia, Liverpool’s England inside forward, last night. The Melia deal
September 2, 1955 Aston Villa pay £23,000 for Dave Hickson After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually
Saturday, May 31 – 1947 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux, kick-off: 15:00. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool 1-2 (0-2). Attendance: 50,765. Referee: Mr. J.
January 18, 1945 In this age of youth it is still the men of experience who are setting the seal on success in the football
December 5, 1944 If you feel like a memory test and ten minutes mental fun and games, cover up what appears below and try to
July 26, 1944 The following players will tour the North of Scotland with the British Army team, starting at Aberdeen on August 7: – Frank
Thursday, February 10 – 1944 The Football Association announced that they have now received notification from commanding officers that all players selected for the England
Saturday, October 24 – 1942 War time international, War Charities Association, at Molineux (Wolverhampton). England – Wales 1-2 (1-1). Attendance: 25.097. Referee: Mr. F.C. Green
Saturday, October 10 – 1942 War time international, War Charities Association, at Empire Stadium (Wembley). England – Scotland 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 75,000. Referee: Mr. P.
August 6, 1941 The Liverpool Football Club’s invitation to amateur players to take part in the talent-trial games is going to be a great success.
Saturday, October 5 – 1940 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Chester 9-1 (2-1). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. H. Hartles
Saturday, August 31 – 1940 Match: North Regional League, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool – Preston North End 3-3 (2-3). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr. R.K.
March 9, 1940 Match, International, representative friendly, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. British Army XI – Football League XI 5-2 (4-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. F.
March 8, 1940 Merseyside stages its second big wartime representative match tomorrow, when, at Liverpool’s Anfield home, the British Army, following their triumph over the
March 7, 1940 Stan Hanson, of Bolton Wanderers, who is a native of Bootle, and brother of Alf Hanson, the former Liverpool winger, has been
Saturday, February 17 – 1940 It was good to receive a letter from Matt Busby, the Liverpool captain who is touring France with the British
Monday, January 22 – 1940 The following players were chosen, yesterday, to take part in the Football League v. All-British Red Cross match at Bradford
January 20, 1940 Match: War time international at Selhurst Park. England – The Army 4-3 (3-3). Attendance: 10,057; gate receipts: £558. Referee: Mr. A.J. Jewell.
December 26, 1939 Match: Red Cross Charity for the St. John Ambulance Fund, at Molineux. Football League XI – All British XI 3-2 (0-1). Attendance:
Tuesday, November 7 – 1939 In this picture (left to right) are Stan Cullis (captain of Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jack Easdale (Liverpool), and George Murphy (Middlesbrough)
Saturday, November 4 – 1939 Match: International friendly for the Red Cross Fund, at Goodison Park. Football League XI – All-British XI 3-3 (2-2). Attendance:
November 3, 1939 The match of the stars in the titbit of tomorrow’s football fare. Goodison Park is the scene of action. Twenty-two of the
Thursday, August 10 – 1939 In honour of Ellesmere Port’s international footballers Stan Cullis (Wolves) and Joe Mercer and Sydney Chedgzoy (Everton), and autographed football