Tag: Tommy Jones

Sam Bartram back between the posts

Wednesday, January 8 – 1941 Providing the Services’ players can get leave, Liverpool hope to field pretty much the same side as last Saturday in the return Lancashire Senior cup-tie with Everton, at Goodison Park, this week-end. One change will be the inclusion of Bartram, now back from […]

Di Stefano and Pereira at Holly Park

Tuesday, May 14 – 1968 A capacity crowd of 10,000 is expected at South Liverpool’s Holly Park ground tomorrow evening to watch the might Real Madrid stars Alfredo di Stefano and Benfica goalkeeper Costa Pereira oppose each other in a charity match. The world wide reputations of these […]

Everton v Liverpool 2-0 (Liverpool Cup, Final)

Monday, May 3 – 1954 Match: Liverpool Cup, Final, at Goodison Park. Everton – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,012. Everton (2-3-5): Jimmy O’Neill, Eric Moore, Don Donovan, Peter Farrell (C), Tommy Jones, Cyril Lello, Eddie Wainwright, Wally Fielding, Dave Hickson, John Parker, Tommy Eglington. Liverpool (2-3-5): Dave Underwood, […]

Tough encounter await Liverpool F.C.

April 27, 1945 Last week this time Liverpool looked comfortable favourites for the Cup at 9 to 4, but their disappointing display against Chesterfield at Anfield has changed the outlook, and Liverpool have lost their position of favourites, now being joint with Wolves at 3 to 1. Liverpool […]

Liverpool bid for FA Cup fame

April 20, 1945 Main interest centres in Liverpool’s bid to make Chesterfield’s blend of youth and experience, so carefully nursed by Mr. Norman Bullock, go the way of Everton and Manchester City. A week ago I was full of confidence that the Reds were rightly in the position […]

Three derbies in a row

Monday, March 19 – 1945 Now a few points regarding the Anfield cup-tie, which will be the first of three big local “Derby” games in succession. We go to Anfield this week, to Goodison Park the following week, and then to Anfield on Easter Monday for the Liverpool […]

Liverpool’s “derby” experiment plan

Friday, February 9 – 1945 Liverpool may repeat an experiment which showed such a success last season, when they face Everton in the return North Cup qualifying Competition “Derby” at Anfield tomorrow. This is the playing of Scottish international right back, Jim Harley, at outside right. Manager George […]

Maurice Lindley returns for Everton

Wednesday, February 7 – 1945 Maurice Lindley will be at centre-half for Everton against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday – his first appearance since January 6. Tommy Jones injured his ankle when slipping in the dark on Saturday evening. Lawton’s return for Cec Wyles is the only other […]

The 37th Liverton game

Friday, February 2 – 1945 Though the heavy call on our internationals effect the teams for the Everton – Liverpool Cup-tie at Goodison Park, it isn’t likely to detract from the thrills and excitement inherent in a tussle between these old but friendly rivals. This will be their […]

One point needed

Friday, February 2 – 1945 Everton go into the “Derby” in the knowledge that they need only one point to make certain of qualifying for the competition proper and I think that will be their return from the latest tilt at the Reds who, in recent seasons have […]

Liverpool will have a wonder attack

August 21, 1944 Problems face the Liverpool and Everton football clubs. Yes, this despite the fact that at Goodison Park on Saturday they gave a particularly bright exhibition to delight 16,228 spectators who responded with nearly £1,200 in cash for the Lord Mayor of Liverpool’s War Fund, bring […]

Liverpool deserved their victory

August 21, 1944 The Lord Mayor of Liverpool ‘s war fund will benefit by £1,150 from the pre-season game between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park, won 5-2 by Liverpool. They deserved their victory, for they were a yard quicker to the ball every time, produced three shots […]

The “Liverton” Derby at Goodison

August 15, 1944 Though the football season proper does not start until Saturday week, the opportunity is being taken by several clubs to stage charity games this Saturday. The meeting of Everton and Liverpool, at Goodison Park, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Fund, is sure to draw […]

Higgins’ debut in the Everton team

February 10, 1944 A. E. Higgins, the amateur outside right, who joined Everton from Tranmere Rovers, will make his debut in the Football League when, on Saturday, he plays for the Blues in the return War Cup qualifying match with Wrexham, at the Racecourse. Higgins takes the place […]

Everton v Wrexham 2-3 (War Cup: February 5, 1944)

February 5, 1944 Match: War League Cup (North), Qualifying match, at Goodison Park. Everton – Wrexham 2-3 (1-2). Attendance: 14,309; Gate receipts: £955. Referee: Mr. H.E. Lambert (Blackburn). Everton (2-3-5): George Burnett, George Jackson, Norman Greenhalgh, Jack Grant, Tommy Jones, Gordon Watson, Billy Hall (Liverpool), Eddie Wainwright, Tommy […]

Liverpool complete “the double”

October 18, 1943 Liverpool completed the double “double” over Everton on Saturday to commune in leadership of the Football League (North) and make county combination headways. The Reds still head the major competition on goal avenge, thanks to getting another five against their Goodison Park rivals, and believe […]

Liverpool v Everton 5-2 (War time, League match)

Saturday, October 16 – 1943 Match: Football League, Northern Section, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:00. Liverpool – Everton 5-2 (3-1). Attendance: 24,907; gate receipts: £1,861. Referee: Mr. H. Holt (Rochdale). Liverpool (2-3-5): Alf Hobson, Jack Westby, Jeff Gulliver, Harry Kaye, Laurie Hughes, Jack Pilling, Jim Harley, Jack Balmer, Berry […]

Local Derby team changes

Friday, October 15 – 1943 Both Liverpool and Everton will have out different teams for this return clash, but whereas Liverpool’s changes is limited to Nieuwenhuys return to the attack in place of Don Welsh the Everton team has been reconstructed, and several new “guest” players will be […]