Tag: Sydney Ross

The death of Andrew Kelvin

October 23, 1911 Andrew Kelvin, one of the original members of the Liverpool Association club recently died at his house in Kilmarnock. He took part in the first match for Liverpool, when Rotherham Town were beaten 7-0. The Liverpool side on that day was: Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah, […]

Bon voyage, Sydney Ross

Wednesday, June 8 – 1910 Sydney Ross, of Ayr Parkhouse, and who latterly played at goal for Third Lanark some years ago, sails at an early date for Australia. Old “Warriors” of Cathkin wish for a safe voyage and good luck. (Evening Telegraph, 08-06-1910) NOTE: Sydney Henderson Ross […]

Liverpool beat Darwen at Anfield

April 1, 1893 The fixture played at Anfield proved to be a good attraction, as fully 5,000 spectators turned out to witness a second edition of the Lancashire Cup tie, played on the same ground some time ago. Darwen turned out as advertised, while the home team had […]

Liverpool v Darwen 1-0 (Friendly: March 31, 1893)

March 31, 1893 Match: Friendly, at Anfield. Liverpool – Darwen 1-0 (1-0). Attendance: 5,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jock Smith, Hugh McQueen. Darwen (2-3-5): Arthur Kenyon, John Leach, James Orr, Michael […]

Dan Kirkwood’s benefit at Anfield

March 24, 1893 This friendly game, by the kindness of the executives of the competing clubs, took place at the Anfield enclosure last evening, before 2,000 spectators. Seeing the great favourite this unfortunate player was, it seems inexplicable that a much greater number were not present to show […]

Liverpool v Chester 4-0 (Liverpool Cup: March 22, 1893)

March 22, 1893 Match: Liverpool Cup, Quarter-final, at Anfield. Liverpool – Chester 4-0 (2-0). Attendance: 2,000. Referee: Mr. Tom Armitt (Leek). Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Jno. Cameron, Hugh McQueen. Chester (2-3-5): […]

South Shore beaten at Anfield

March 20, 1893 This match was the attraction at Anfield on Saturday. South Shields were fully represented, whilst the home team were without Sydney Ross, their clever goalkeeper, but Smith, after a lengthened absence, reappeared. Winning the toss the Blackpoolites defended the Oakfield goal, and promptly to time […]

A big win for Liverpool

March 17, 1893 The return fixture between these clubs took place last evening at Anfield. Liverpool were without Sydney Ross and Jock Smith, the former being seriously ill from an injury received last Saturday. Liverpool: Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah, Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm […]

Liverpool v Fairfield 5-0 (League match: March 6, 1893)

March 16, 1893 Match: Lancashire League, at Anfield, kick-off: 17:00. Liverpool – Fairfield 5-0 (3-0). Attendance: 2,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Matt McQueen, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Malcolm McVean, Thomas Wyllie, John Miller, Phil Kelly, Hugh McQueen. Fairfield (2-3-5): Slater, Bennett, Thomas Handford, […]

Sydney Ross still in hospital

March 16, 1893 Sydney Ross, the Liverpool goalkeeper, is still an inmate of Stanley Hospital. The Liverpool Cup tie with Chester takes place at Anfield on Wednesday next, March 22, and Kirkwood’s benefit on the 23rd, when Liverpool and Bootle will play. (Liverpool Mercury: March 16, 1893)   […]

Serious injury for Sydney Ross

March 13, 1893 The meeting between these clubs has been looked forward to with great interest since they were drawn together in the Cup competition. About 8,000 spectators lined the enclosure at Hawthorne Road, and excepting a strong wind everything tended towards an exciting game. Andrew Hannah, whose […]

Liverpool v Nelson 3-0 (League match: March 4, 1893)

March 4, 1893 Match: Lancashire League, at Anfield. Liverpool – Nelson 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 2,000. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah (C), Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Matt McQueen, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen. Nelson (2-3-5): E. Matthews, W.H. Leach, Craven, S. […]

Another two points for Liverpool

February 27, 1893 The first meeting of these clubs in the Lancashire League competition took place on Saturday, at Anfield, before 3,000 spectators. Liverpool: Sydney Ross, Andrew Hannah, Duncan McLean, John McCartney, Joe McQue, James McBride, Thomas Wyllie, Matt McQueen, John Miller, Malcolm McVean, Hugh McQueen. Southport Central: […]