Tag: Tommy Cunliffe

Tommy Cunliffe banned for life

Monday, October 29 – 1917 At the sitting of the Football Commision appointed by the Lancashire Football Association, at Preston, yesterday, Thomas Cunliffe, the well-known Liverpool outside left who admitted having betted on coupons on two successive weeks and also during previous seasons knowing he was acting contrary […]

Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers 6-0 (League match: September 22, 1917)

September 22, 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal competition, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Bolton Wanderers 6-0 (3-0). Attendance: 15,000. Referee: Mr. J.H. Alderson. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Cunliffe. […]

Liverpool F.C.’s form and figure

Friday, September 21 – 1917 For the third and – last time? One never knows. Three weeks with nothing but victory makes us “want more,” but we must not become drunk with confidence. That way a trip-up lies. Certainly Liverpool will need to play their best, because those […]

Liverpool with a strong second half

Saturday, September 8 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Principal competition, at Anfield, kick off 15:30. Liverpool – Port Vale 4-0 (1-0). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. D.B. Bragg. Liverpool (2-3-5):  Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth, Tom Lucas; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Robert Waine, Arthur Metcalf, Thomas Bennett, Harry […]

Liverpool prepare for a new season

August 15, 1917 Although their list of fixtures is not yet published, Liverpool are first in the field locally with a practice game. While many other teams are experiencing trouble in assembling enough players to complete one team, Liverpool have apparently gone about their business on sound commonsense […]

The verdict: 5-0 for Everton

Monday, April 23 – 1917 The end cometh and we know it. We can feel it. The touch of summer warms us up and colds our enthusiasm for the winter sport. Still the season has been a great success in the city, and we have nothing to grumble […]

Liverpool v Everton 0-4 (War time, League match)

Saturday, April 7 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section Subsidiary, at Anfield, kick off: 15:30. Liverpool – Everton 0-4 (0-1). Attendance: 16,000; gate receipt: £580. Referee: Mr. W. Chadwick (Blackburn). Liverpool (2-3-5): Tommy Houghton; Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas; Harry Lowe, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, Fred Pagnam, Tommy […]

Liverpool v Rochdale 4-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, March 24 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Primary, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Rochdale 4-0 (1-0). Attendance: 15,000. Referee: Mr. J.H. Alderson; linesmen: Messrs. H. Churnside and J. Proctor. Liverpool (2-3-5): T. Haughton, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Arthur Goddard, Arthur […]

Liverpool are “out for blood”

Friday, March 23 – 1917 Liverpool will be “out for blood” to-morrow. There is no doubt that they are yearning for another view of Rochdale, who late on in the game at Spotland got up on the post and won. Liverpool’s first defeat being hailed with tremendous enthusiasm. […]

Everton v Liverpool 2-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, March 17 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Primary, at Goodison Park, kick-off: 15:30. Everton – Liverpool 2-2 (0-1). Attendance: 23,000; gate receipts: £920. Referee: Mr. F. Leigh; linesmen: Messrs. R.R. Keay and H. Oxley. Everton (2-3-5): Frank Mitchell, Bob Thompson, Jock Maconnachie, Tom Fleetwood, Billy Wareing, Alan […]

Liverpool visit Goodison as champions

March 16, 1917 To-morrow it is Everton and Liverpool in contest, and I never remember a more promising outlook. The turf is good, the day suitable, the kick-off at 3.30, the visitors to Goodison Park come as “champions.” Everton have the return of Sam Chedgzoy and Jock Maconnachie […]

Liverpool v Manchester City 3-0 (War time, League match)

Saturday, March 10 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, Primary, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:30. Liverpool – Manchester City 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 20,000. Referee: Mr. T. Nelson; linesmen: Messrs. F.W. Johnson and J.W. Oates. Liverpool (2-3-5): Kenneth Campbell, Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas, John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay, Arthur Goddard, […]

Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool 0-2 (War time League match)

Saturday, March 3 – 1917 Match: Lancashire Section, at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers – Liverpool 0-2 (0-2). Attendance: 8,000. Blackburn Rovers (2-3-5): Liverpool (2-3-5):  Kenneth Campbell; Ephraim Longworth, Tommy Lucas; John Bamber, Walter Wadsworth, Donald Mackinlay; Hannaway, Arthur Metcalf, Tommy Bennett, Harry Lewis, Tommy Cunliffe. The goals: 0-1 […]

Liverpool at full strength again

Friday, March 2 – 1917 Equally confident am I that Liverpool will score at Blackburn. The Rovers are not going well, and without their star items they lack experience. Liverpool, with Goddard and Wadsworth returnering, are at full strength, and are playing so well that they should get […]