Tag: Tommy Lucas

Liverpool F.C. – Hail the 1922 Champions

Liverpool F.C. – The Champions of the League The supreme event in the Eastertide football was the decision of the League championship. When Liverpool had the honour of defeating last season’s winners, Burnley, and on the same day Oldham Athletic overcame Tottenham Hotspur at Boundary Park, the premiership […]

Pratt signs on Liverpool players

Thursday, July 13 – 1933 Now that David Pratt, the former Liverpool player, has taken over the management of Clapton Orient F.C., he is signing up Liverpool men for his new club. How often this happens. The two Liverpool men signed this week for the Orient are Lucas, […]

Liverpool put 15 players on the transfer list

Wednesday, April 26 – 1933 Liverpool have placed 15 men on the transfer list. They are: – Scott (R.), Miller, goalkeeper; Lucas, Wagstaffe, Hallam, backs; James, Henderson, Roe, W. Roberts, half backs; McRorie, Pescoed, Crawford, Bruton, Rigby, Quinn, forwards. In addition, James Jackson, the full-back, who is completing […]

The reserves best in the local derby

Saturday, October 1 – 1932 Reserves, Central League, at Anfield, kick-off: 15:15. Liverpool Reserves – Everton Reserves 3-1 (3-1). Referee: Mr. C.W. Abbott (Sheffield); linesmen: Messrs. N. Ormrod and W. Ryan. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Arthur Riley; Robert Done, Tommy Lucas; Ted Savage, Norman James, Alastair Henderson; Daniel McRorie, […]

Newcastle United v Liverpool 0-1 (League match)

Saturday, August 29 – 1931 Match: Football League, First  Division, at St James’ Park, kick-off: 15:15. Newcastle United – Liverpool 0-1 (0-0). Attendance: 30,298. Newcastle United (2-3-5): Mick Burns; Jimmy Nelson, David Fairhurst; Roddie McKenzie, Dave Davidson, Sam Weaver; Jimmy Boyd, Harry Bedford, Jack Allen, Ronnie Starling, Tommy […]

The Mighty James Jackson

December 29, 1930 Finish with a flourish. No sign of staleness at Blackburn. One had read so much of the alleged hardship on well-trained and well-fed professional footballers that it was quite refreshing to witness a match on the third day wherein play was more strenuously fought in […]

Arsenal keep om doing it

December 15, 1930 Their knack of fighting back. Here we are nearing Christmas, with 18 matches in Arsenal’s record and only one lost. All sorts and conditions of teams have tackled them, but only one has got them down. That was Derby County, whose victory I witnessed, and […]

Gold rush at Roker Park

December 8, 1930 Great Gurney hat-trick. The top figure of the season was registered and there were also other incidents of note at Roker. In the second half the players were like moving spectres in the mist as seen from the Press box, and one had largely to […]

Dan McRorie should make good

December 1, 1930 Hodgson on the mark. The Sheffield United players were seen in two entirely different moods at Anfield I should imagine everyone thought they were extremely unlucky to be two goals in arrear at the interval. They had played the open game at a great pace, […]