Tag: Tom Wilkie

Tom Wilkie’s death

Thursday, March 3 – 1932 Passing of an old Pompey player There are still many Portsmouth F.C. supporters who remember Tom Wilkie, one of the best left backs the club has ever had on its books, and they will read with regret of his death, after much suffering, […]

Portrait of Billy Dunlop

Saturday, September 17 – 1904 We make no apology for introducing our readers to the “doyen” of Liverpool players, – William Dunlop – one of the most loyal and determined full backs that any club ever possessed. In the days when Liverpool was just termed a team of […]

Trio to Portsmouth

Wednesday, August 30 – 1899 Such men as Tom Wilkie, Robert Marshall, Thomas Cleghorn, and Andy McCowie have left Liverpool, the three first named going to Southampton, whilst McCowie will this season play with Woolwich Arsenal. (Sheffield Evening Telegraph, 30-08-1899)

Comings and goings at Liverpool F.C.

May 22, 1899 Liverpool F.C. do not hold their annual meeting till August, although their financial year ends on March 31st. They are a limited liability company, like Everton, but unlike Everton there are no shilling shareholders angrily demanding what has been done with their money, and an […]

Quartette for Portsmouth

Tuesday, May 9 – 1899 The newly established Portsmouth Association Football Club, which has Mr Frank Brettell (late of Tottenham Hotspur) as its manager, has now made rapid strides towards obtaining its team for next season, and there is little doubt that an admission to the Southern League […]

Next season’s players for Liverpool F.C.

May 11, 1898 The Liverpool Club’s team for next season will be selected from the following: – Goal: Harry Storer; backs – Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, and Tom Wilkie; half backs – Rab Howell, Alex Raisbeck, William Goldie, Barney Battles, and Thomas Cleghorn; forwards – Robert Marshall, Andy […]

Archie Goldie refuses to re-sign

Saturday, April 30 – 1898 The following players have signed on for Liverpool:  – Harry Storer, Billy Dunlop, Tom Wilkie, Thomas Cleghorn, Barney Battles, William Goldie, Andy McCowie, Frank Becton, John Walker (new player), Hugh Morgan and Thomas Robertson. As Archie Goldie has refused to re-sign up to […]

Liverpool Reserves v Bolton Wanderers Reserves 2-0 (League match: February 26, 1898)

February 26, 1898 Reserves: Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Bolton Wanderers Reserves 2-0. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Willie Donnelly, Matt McQueen, Tom Wilkie, Harry Mainman, Charlie Wilson, William Goldie, Robert Marshall, William Walker, General Stevenson, Andrew McCowie, John Cox. Bolton Wanderers Reserves (2-3-5): Davies, Halley, Nicol. The […]

The squad for the Scotland tour

Saturday, January 1 – 1898 Mr. Campbell states that Mr. Tom Watson sends the following as the probable Liverpool team against the Hearts on Monday: Willie Donnelly; Archie Goldie and Tom Wilkie; George Hastings, Charlie Wilson, and Thomas Cleghorn; Robert Marshall, William Walker, Abe Hartley, Andy McCowie, and […]

Liverpool at Aston Villa

October 30, 1897 The League – Division 1. Liverpool v Aston Villa, Birmingham. Kick off at three o’clock. The following will play for Liverpool – Harry Storer, goal; Matt McQueen and Tom Wilkie, backs; John McCartney, Thomas Cleghorn, and John Holmes, half backs; Robert Marshall, William Walker, Daniel […]

A capital performance by Liverpool

October 25, 1897 Liverpool were again favoured with delightful weather for the first of their League engagements with Derby County, and another capital attendance witnessed the success of the home players, which, with its attendant, couple of points, places Liverpool in a highly satisfactory position in the tabulated […]

Llandudno Swifts v Liverpool Reserves 1-2

Wednesday, October 20 – 1897 Reserves: Friendly, at Llandudno. Llandudno Swifts – Liverpool Reserves 1-2. Llandudno Swifts (2-3-5): Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Willie Donnelly; Matt McQueen, Tom Wilkie; Harry Mainman, Patrick Gray, Harry Nicholl; Fred Geary, Patrick Finnerhan, Daniel Cunliffe, Andy McCowie, Joe Lumsden. The goals: ??? Match report […]