Tag: Third Lanark

Suspensions coming to an end

Saturday, December 26 – 1903 The three Liverpool players Raybould, Glover, and Goldie complete their sentence in connection with the signing on for Portsmouth in a week. Raybould has, as has been previously stated, decided to return to the Liverpool club. Glover became a Boniface at West Bromwich, […]

James Edgar Scott (James Scott)

All articles about James Scott on PlayUpLiverpool. About James Scott: Born: 1896, in Stevenston, in Scotland. Passed away: Position: Right half. Height: 177cm (5ft.  9 3/4in). Weight: 76 kilos (11st. 12lbs.). Career: Stevenston United. Ardeer Thistle. Liverpool, eligible, August 20 – 1910. * 1910-11: 0-0 (FL 1). * […]

Liverpool F.C. appointments

Tuesday, August 2 – 1955 Mr. McInnes becomes secretary and Bill Liddell captain Liverpool F.C. directors, holding their first meeting of the new season last night, appointed Mr. James McInnes as secretary in succession to the late Mr. J.C. Rouse, chose Billy Liddell as captain, and re-elected Messrs. […]

Thomas Fairfoull @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Fairfoull on PlayUpLiverpool. About Tom Fairfoull: Born: January 16, 1881: West Calder, in Scotland. Passed away: December 2, 1952: Liverpool, in England. Position: Right half back, started out as inside right. Height: 177 cm. (5ft. 9½in.); Weight: 74 kilos (11st. 9lb.). Career: Lanark Athletic. […]

James Oswald (Jimmy Oswald) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about James Oswald on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Jimmy Oswald: Born: January 3, 1868: Greenock, Scotland. Passed away: 1948. Position: Centre forward. Height: Weight: Career: Clydebank: 1885. Govan Hill: 1886. Kilbirnie: 1887. Third Lanark: 1888. * 1888-89: 12-13 (FA Cup). Notts County: Signed: Signed: August, 1889. * 1889-90: […]

Shankly injured in practice

Monday, October 22 – 1945 Injured in a five-a-side game with his unit, Bill Shankly, of Partick Thistle, was not out at Firhill against Third Lanark. SFA selectors were disappointed at his absence, as they were present to have another look at the half-back before the team to […]

Highland welcoming for the Army XI

August 11, 1944 Yesterday the British Army, which meets a Combined Services eleven at Inverness today, spent the day golfing and bowling in Inverness. In the evening, the team and officials were given a civic reception and entertained at dinner by the Town Council. Provost Hugh Mackenzie welcomed […]

Dundee v British Army 0-7 (Friendly: August 5, 1944)

August 5, 1944 Match: Army friendly, at Dens Park, kick-off: 15:00. Dundee – British Army 0-7 (0-4). Referee: Mr. P. Craigmyle (Aberdeen). Dundee (2-3-5): Reuben Bennett, Bob Rennie, Robert Ancell, Micky Fenton (Middlesbrough), Gray (Morton), Cox (Third Lanark), Miller (Partick Thistle), Turnbull, Willie Anderson, Robert Auld, James Roberts. […]

All set for Dens Park

August 4, 1944 Stage is now set for the opening game at Dens Park tomorrow afternoon between Dundee and the British Army XI. Dundee have completed their defence by signing a goalkeeper, Bennett, from Hull City, and a selection will be made from: – Bennett, Ancell, Rennie or […]

Star players for North Tour

July 26, 1944 The following players will tour the North of Scotland with the British Army team, starting at Aberdeen on August 7: – Frank Swift (Manchester City), Danny Winter (Tottenham), Dick Taylor (Wolves), Wally Barnes (Arsenal), James Carabine (Third Lanark), Archie Macaulay (West Ham), Matt Busby (Liverpool), […]

England XI v Scotland XI 0-0 (War time international)

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. Stevens (Beford). England (2-3-5): George Marks (Arsenal); Joe Bacuzzi (Fulham), Eddie Hapgood (C, Arsenal); Cliff Britton (Everton), Stan Cullis (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Joe Mercer […]

Everton v Liverpool 4-4 (War time, League match)

Saturday, September 19 – 1942 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:15. Everton – Liverpool 4-4 (3-1). Attendance: 17,000. Referee: Mr. H. Holt (Rochdale). Everton (2-3-5): George Burnett, Billy Cook, Jack Jones, Stan Bentham, Tommy Jones, Gordon Watson, George Jackson, George Mutch (Preston North End), […]

Busby-Shankly victory service, and Maestro Liddell!

Saturday, April 18 – 1942 Match: International friendly, at Hampden Park. Scotland – England 5-4 (2-1). Attendance: 75,000. Referee: Mr. R. Calder (Rutherglen). Scotland (2-3-5): Jerry Dawson (Rangers); James Carabine (Third Lanark), Andy Beattie (Preston North End); Bill Shankly (Preston North End), Thomas Smith (Preston North End), Matt […]

The death of Douglas Dick

Monday, June 24 – 1940 The death has occurred at his home in Kilmarnock of Mr. Douglas Dick, who was for many years a prominent figure in Scottish football circles. He was in his 72nd year and was head of the firm of Dick Brothers (Motors), Ltd., Kilmarnock. […]