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All LFC-trainers

Season Trainer(s) Comments, info 1892-1893 A Dick and J Richardson Dick Profile page 1893-1894 T Whitway 1894-1895 T Whitway and Jackson 1895-1896 T Whitway and Jackson 1896-1897 T Whitway 1897-1898 T Whitway 1898-1899 J Chapman Profile page 1899-1900 J Chapman 1900-1901 J Chapman 1901-1902 J Chapman 1902-1903 J […]

The team behind the team

Sunday, December 30 – 1979 They wear red, but they trade in the gold and silver of success … Liverpool F.C., feared, formidable giants of British football. And into the ‘eighties they go … as well-equipped and as hungry for prizes as they have been throughout the decade […]

William Lacey (Bill Lacey) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Bill Lacey on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Bill Lacey: “He possesses an intelligent idea of the requirements of an inside forward, and when once within the danger zone can shoot with power and precision.” (Joint Everton and Liverpool match programme). Born: September 24, 1889: Enniscorthy (County Wexford), […]

Preparing for the Worcester Cup-tie

Wednesday, January 7 – 1959 The match that has turned Worcester into a Cup-crazy City is in danger. Rain threatens to wash out their glamour Third Round clash with Second Division giants Liverpool on Saturday. The Worcester pitch is already waterlogged. If there is more heavy rain or […]

Weymouth’s most unpopular cinemagoers

Wednesday, December 09 – 1953 Willie Fagan, twice a Wembley Cup finalist, with Preston and Liverpool, left a floodlight trial game on the Weymouth ground last night to declare himself a very doubtful starter for his club’s Cup tie with Leyton Orient. Player-manager Fagan had been forced to […]

John Hughes @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about John Hughes on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About John Hughes: Born: April 16, 1877: Bagillt (Flintshire), Wales. Passed away: July 5, 1950: Wallasey (Lancashire), England. ** Note, in a portrait of John Hughes in the match programme for April 29, 1905, it is stated he was born in […]

Cup pitch race against time

Friday, April 28 – 1950 Mr. Percy Young, head groundsman at Wembley Stadium, has won his race against time in the preparation of the pitch for tomorrow’s FA Cup final. “We were just able to finish things,” he said to-day as light rain fell on the precious turf, […]

George Turner Livingston (George Livingston) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Livingston on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Livingston: Born: May 5, 1876: Dumbarton (Dunbartonshire), Scotland. Passed away: January 15, 1950: Helensburgh (Dunbartonshire), Scotland. Position: Inside right, or inside left. Height: 177 cm. (5ft. 9¾in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 5lb.). Career: Artisan Thistle. Parkhead. Dumbarton: Signed: 1895. […]

Real Madrid trainer banned

Tuesday, September 13 – 1949 The Executive Committee of the Spanish Football Federation has decided to refuse the official license of Mr. Mike Keeping, the former Southampton and Fulham player, as trainer of the Real Madrid Club. They declare he did not follow the conditions laid down. It […]

William Keech (Bill Keech) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Bill Keech on PlayUpLiverpool.com; About Bill Keech: Born: February 22, 1872: Irthlingborough (Northamptonshire), in England. Passed away: September 6, 1948: Paddington (London), in England. Position: Centre forward. Height: 5 ‘ 9. Weight: 12 ‘ 7. Career: Irthlingborough Revellers, 1888. Irthlingborough, 1889 Wellingborough Town, 1892. Irthlingborough […]

Thomas Chorlton (Tom Chorlton) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Tom Chorlton on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tom Chorlton: Born: April 9, 1880: in Heaton Mersey, in England. Passed away: March 4, 1948. Nickname: Sunny. Position: Right back, or right back. Height: 5 ‘ 8ft. 1/2in. Weight: 12st 4lbs. Career: Heaton Mersey Juniors, 1896. Northenden, 1898. Stockport […]

Thomas Cleghorn (Tom Cleghorn) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Thomas Cleghorn on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tom Cleghorn: Born: February 13, 1870: St Andrew, Edinburgh, Scotland. Passed away: October 23, 1946: Lanark, Scotland. Position: Left half. Height: 165 cm. (5ft. 5in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Leith Albion. Darlington St Augustine’s: Signed: 1888. Leith Athletic: Signed […]

Liverpool F.C. youngsters celebrated

Monday, March 19 – 1945 The Cup draw made me, unfortunately, late for the celebration supper given by the Liverpool F.C. directors, under chairman Mr. Billy McConnell, to the junior players to celebrate the winning of the Liverpool County Combination championship three times in four years, but I […]

MBE for the Arsenal trainer

January 5, 1945 Acting Squadron-Leader Thomas James Whittaker, RAFVR,, Arsenal Football Club trainer in peace-time, who is said to be as adept in diagnosing and treating the troubles of crashed planes as he is when “mending” injured athletes, has been awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours. […]

Hugh McQueen @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Hugh McQueen on PlayUpLiverpool.com. Born: October 1, 1867: Harthill (Lanarkshire), Scotland. Passed away: April 8, 1944: Norwich (Norfolk), England. Position: Outside left. Height: 172 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). ** Height and weight source: Athletic News: April 17, 1893. Career: West Benhar. […]

The death of Hugh McQueen

April 8, 1944 Mr. Hugh McQueen, who played for Liverpool, Queen’s Park Rangers, and Derby County, for whom he appeared in two cup finals, died to-day at his Norwich home, aged 76. He had lived in Norwich since 1905, and was for many years trainer to Norwich City […]

Liverpool’s fine war record

December 28, 1943 Though the Football League’s first half-season championship did not come to Anfield after all, a word of congratulation is due to Liverpool for their excellent record. To finish third, only one point behind Blackpool, was a creditable performance. Next to the Bloomfield Road club, Liverpool […]

Anfield stars of the future

June 11, 1942 Striking record of second string. With the likelihood that next season’s team—raising difficulties for Soccer clubs will be even greater than in the past, Liverpool FC have reason to be gratified as the excellent showing of their ‘A’ team in the last eight months. The […]

Liverpool ‘A’ – A splendid record

Tuesday, May 12 – 1942 Mention of the ‘A’ team bring to mind the remarkable record of Liverpool’s second string this season. After starting off their County Combination programme in anything but promising fashion, with only one point out of the first six, they have since taken 59 […]