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.

Monday, 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, […]

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.

Wednesday, 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 […]

Liverpool v Sheffield United 1-0 (Friendly match)

Saturday, April 30 – 1898 Match: Friendly, at Anfield, kick off: 16:00. Liverpool – Sheffield United 1-0 (0-0). Attendance: 500. Referee: Mr. J. Lewis (Blackburn). Liverpool (2-3-5):  Harry Storer, Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, Rab Howell, Thomas Cleghorn, William Goldie, Robert Marshall, Andrew McCowie, Fred Geary, Daniel Cunliffe, Tom […]

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 v Newton Heath 2-1 (FA Cup match)

Wednesday, February 16 – 1898 Match: FA Cup, 2nd Round reply, at Anfield, kick.off: 15:00. Liverpool – Newton Heath 2-1 (0-1). Attendance: 6,000. Referee: Mr.A.J. Barker. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Tom Wilkie, Billy Dunlop; John McCartney, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn; Daniel Cunliffe, Patrick Finnerhan, Abe Hartley, Frank Becton, […]

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 […]

Goalless at Anfield against Everton

Monday, November 23 – 1896 The return League encounter between these two local rivals was played at Anfield on Saturday, in the presence of over 25,000 spectators. From an easy hour the crowd pounced into the enclosure, and the weary of waiting were beguiled by the strain of […]

Aston Villa v Liverpool 3-1 (League match)

Saturday, October 30 – 1897 Match: Football League 1st Division, at Villa Park, kick-off: 15:00. Aston Villa – Liverpool 3-1 (2-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. J. Cowley. Aston Villa (2-3-5): Billy George; Bert Sharp, Albert Evans; Frank Burton, Jimmy Cowan, Jimmy Crabtree; Charlie Athersmith, Jack Devey, Jack Sharp, […]

Liverpool at Aston Villa.

Saturday, 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 […]

A capital performance by Liverpool

Monday, 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 […]

Liverpool v Derby County 4-2 (League match)

Saturday, October 23 – 1897 Match: Football League 1st Division, at Anfield, kick off: 15:15. Liverpool – Derby County 4-2 (2-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. J. Tunnicliffe. Liverpool (2-3-5): Harry Storer; Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie; John McCartney (C), Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn; Robert Marshall, William Walker, Daniel Cunliffe, […]

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 […]

Liverpool v Derby County at Anfield

Saturday, October 23 – 1897 The League – Division 1. Liverpool v Derby County, at Anfield-road. Kick-off at 3.15 p.m. The following will play for Liverpool – Harry Storer, goal; Archie Goldie and Tom Wilkie, backs; John McCartney, Joe McQue, and Thomas Cleghorn, half backs; Robert Marshall, William […]