Tag: Tommy Lawton

Liverpool players for England

Sunday, October 5 – 1947 England soccer selectors were busily engaged yesterday naming the sides for a full international against Wales on October 18 and two representative games. Co-orperation between the FA and League selectors with a view to developing, almost on club lines, the best national side […]

Stubbins in trial

Tuesday, September 17 – 1946 Albert Stubbins, Liverpool’s new centre forward from Newcastle, will lead the England attack against the Combined XI in the unofficial trial match at Nottingham Forest’s ground tomorrow in place of Tommy Lawton (Chelsea), who is injured. (Daily Mail, 17-09-1946)

£13,000 star lost at the cinemas

Thursday, September 12 – 1946 Albert Stubbins, Newcastle United’s England centre forward, was transferred to Liverpool to-night for a fee of £13,000, only £1,000 less than Arsenal paid for Bryn Jones, and around the same figure Tommy Lawton cost Chelsea. The signing completed one of football’s most amazing […]

Bromilow new manager of Newport

Wednesday, May 15 – 1946 Mr. Tom Bromilow, who resigned his position as manager of Leicester City at the beginning of the season, has been appointed manager of Newport County. A former Liverpool and England half back, he was a trainer coach on the Continent and has been […]

Wales v England 2-3 (International friendly: May 5, 1945)

May 5, 1945 Match: International, friendly, at Ninian Park. Wales – England 2-3 (1-1). Attendance: 35,000. Referee: Mr. W.T. Nash (Glamorgan). Wales (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Danny Winter (Bolton Wanderers), Billy Hughes (Birmingham), Donald Dearson (Birmingham), Robert Davies (Nottingham Forest), Ron Burgess (Tottenham Hotspur), Tom Astbury (Chester), […]

Liverton team for Western Command

May 1, 1945 Permission has been granted for the Football League Championship No. 2 to continue until May 26. All matches arranged between League clubs as well as the North and County Cup semi-finals and finals will be allowed to count for the championship, in which Everton stand […]

All set for some thrilling games

Thursday, March 29 – 1945 At Goodison Park on Saturday, Everton and Liverpool renew their struggle to go a stage further in the money spinning League Cup tourney. This game may well set up a new war-time record for Goodison attendance. The best so far is 45,820 for […]

International stars for Cup Derby

Thursday, March 29 – 1945 There will be right and possibly nine internationals in the great Goodison Park send off to the Easter holiday football programme of two matches in three days. Everton include in their side against Liverpool in the second “leg” of their North War Cup […]

Sensations at Goodison Park

Monday, March 26 – 1945 For sensations I look to next Saturday’s second “leg” of the Everton-Liverpool’ North Cup game. The Reds go out a goal to the good, although at one time at Anfield on Saturday I thought it would have been three. The Reds will rejoice […]

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 […]

“Football as we see it”

Thursday, March 15 – 1945 Bootle football followers should make a note that on Thursday evening, March 22, at Bootle Town Hall, there will be a unique gathering of Everton and Liverpool directors and officials, who will talk on “Football as we see it.” The Liverpool and Everton […]

Tommy Lawton for Millwall

Thursday, February 15 – 1945 As Tommy Lawton will be playing for Millwall – Tommy says it is impossible to travel back from the South to play for Everton – Cec Wyles is “first favourite” for the centre-forward position against Southport at Goodison Park. Syd Rawlings will be […]

Anfield team revival

Monday, February 12 – 1945 Liverpool completely turned the tables on Everton in the return Derby game at Anfield, winning 3-1. They almost won by the same total by which Everton prevailed the previous week, and would have done had they not failed with a penalty. Liverpool were […]

Foundation of success

Monday, February 12 – 1945 It’s an old Axton that a strong half back line is a first requirement of a successful side. That was the rock on which Liverpool’s success was built. It’s a long time since I saw Harry Kaye serve up such a great exhibition; […]

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 […]

Liverpool’s hopes

Tuesday, February 6 – 1945 What of football? Well, while I do not anticipate much change in the Everton team for Saturday’s “derby” with Liverpool at Anfield apart from the return of Tommy Lawton, there will be alterations in the Reds’ side. Neither secretary Mr. Theo Kelly nor […]

Easy for Everton

Monday, February 5 – 1945 Liverpool’s handicap Everton beat Liverpool 4-1 at Goodison in a game which fell short of anticipation for it failed to provide the keenness and enthusiasm which had been associated with many previous games between the sides. Everton were easily the superior side, and […]