Tag: Tom Miller

Tom Miller transferred to Raith Rovers

December 16, 1926 Tom Miller, of Hamilton Academicals, signed yesterday for Raith Rovers. When it became known that Miller was agreeable to a change several First League clubs including Morton and Dundee United approached the club on the matter. Raith, however, were first on the spot, and it […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VIII

June 25, 1921 Kenny’s troubles as linesman. Club colours cause a disturbance. Amusing experiences with Liverpool on the continent. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, Partick Thistle’s International goalkeeper, in the story of his experiences, exclusive in the ‘Weekly News,’ relates some unusual incidents when with Liverpool, for whom […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part VI

June 11, 1921 Remarkable speech by Tom Watson Leads to victory against the Villa. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam Hardy, the prince […]

Kenneth Campbell’s life story – Part V

June 4, 1921 When Albert Shepherd bested Liverpool, And what a walking in Epping Forest led to. By Kenneth Campbell “Kenneth Campbell, the famous goalkeeper for Partick Thistle and Scotland, continues the story of his football career. Joining Liverpool when a lad as understudy to the renounced Sam […]

Liverpool duo in Scotland squad

Wednesday, March 31 – 1920 The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee on Wednesday night chose the following to represent Scotland against England on April 10: – Kenneth Campbell (Liverpool); Alex McNair (Celtic) and James Blair (Sheffield Wednesday); James Bowie (Rangers), Wilfred Low (Newcastle), James Gordon (Rangers); Alex Donaldson […]

Miller and MacKinlay for Anglo-Scots

Saturday, March 27 – 1920 In the Home-Scots v. Anglo-Scots trial match at Cathkin on Tuesday, William Watson, the Airdrie left back, is standing down in the former team, and his place will be taken by “Napper” Thomson. This game should fully test “Napper’s” abilities, and if he […]

Stirring game at Anfield

December 29, 1919 Liverpool got full compensation for their superior play in the second meeting with Everton at Anfield on Saturday, and were well entitled to their clever win. The attendance was a record one for the season, and although a number of spectators had to be accommodated […]

Liverpool v Everton 3-1 (League match: December 27, 1919)

December 27, 1919 Match: Football League, First Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Everton 3-1 (2-0). Attendance: 49,662. Referee: Mr. H. Pollitt. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Robert Pursell, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Jack Sheldon, William Lacey, Tom Miller, Harry Lewis, Harold Wadsworth. Everton […]

Life ban suspensions removed by the FA

Thursday, August 28 – 1919 The Emergency Committee of the Football Association has removed the suspensions of the following: – Robert Pursell, Tom Miller, Thomas Fairfoull, and John Sheldon, of Liverpool F.C.; F. Howard and A. Whalley, of Manchester United; A. Richards, W. Palmer, and C. Jones, Chesterfield […]

Preparing for the season 1919/20

Saturday, August 23 – 1919 Practically all the League football clubs held final practice matches on Saturday, and supporters of the various clubs were able to estimate more or less how their clubs would fare during the coming season. Naturally, most estimates are rosy-tinted, and it now remains […]

Liverpool F.C.: The annual meeting of 1919

Wednesday, June 25 – 1919 Chairman of Liver club’s decision. Suspensions erased. Players signed for Anfield oncoming season. At the meeting of the Liverpool Football Club last night, at the Law Association rooms, it was announced that former suspensions of players would be erased. Mr. John McKenna, chairman […]

Liverpool v Burnley 7-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, December 28 – 1918 Match: Lancashire Section Principal, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool Burnley 7-0 (4-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. F.J. Proctor (Trentham). Liverpool (2-3-5): William Scott; Sam Speakman, Billy Jenkinson; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Harold Wadsworth, Arthur Metcalf, John Miller, Harry Lewis, Phillips. Burnley […]

Tommy Miller back in Liverpool

August 20, 1918 Tommy Miller, the ex-Liverpool F.C. forward, is due back in Liverpool in a fortnight, when he will take unto himself a Liverpool lady as his wife. Miller, like all his brothers, has long since been a busy man in France. (Liverpool Echo: August 20, 1918)

Sheldon, Pursell, Miller and Fairfoull suspended

Thursday, December 23 – 1915 The following statement was issued by the the football Association today: “The commission appointed first by the Football League, and afterwards by the Football Association, have fully investigated the rumours and allegations largely circulated in several districts  during and immediately after the Manchester […]