Tag: Tranmere Rovers

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 […]

Thomas Green (Tommy Green) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Tommy Green on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Tommy Green: Born: November 25, 1883: Rock Ferry (Cheshire), in England. Passed away: Position: Centre forward. Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.); Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 7lb.). Career: Tranmere Rovers, 1897. New Brighton Tower, 1899. * 1899-00: 5-3 (Football League 2); […]

Manchester United stars at Crosby

Friday, August 7 – 1970 Three Cheshire League clubs from this area – Ellesmere Port, Rhyl and Marine – have given a big “Thank you” this week to Manchester United. And no wonder – for against these non-Leaguers, United have paid them the compliment of turning out teams […]

Wales call new boy Price as more quit

Tuesday, September 30 – 1969 Peter Price, unknown 19-year-old Peterborough striker, seems certain to make his international debut for Wales tomorrow in the Under 23 match against England at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Price and Wrexham wing-half Mickey Evans, 21, were called up last night by the hard-pressed Welsh […]

Hateley out with ankle injury

Friday, August 2 – 1968 The shock news for Merseyside to-night with only one week from the eve of the 1968-9 football season is that Liverpool centre forward Tony Hateley is injured. He was not in the party that travelled by rail to Hull this morning and his […]

Liverpool look for third friendly

Wednesday, June 5 – 1968 Liverpool are likely to play three pre-season friendly games as part of their build-up for the start of the League season on August 10, writes Michael Charters. They arranged some weeks ago to play Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday, July 30, […]

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 […]

Southport on Anfield to-night

Tuesday, May 14 – 1968 The final of the Liverpool Senior Cup is revived after a lapse of a few years with the game between Liverpool and Southport at Anfield tonight (7:30 p.m.). Everton did not enter because of their Cup commitments so Liverpool were given a bye. […]

Palmer and Rudham to Johannesburg Ramblers

Friday, May 20 – 1960 Welsh international centre forward Desmond Palmer, transferred from Swansea Town to Liverpool for £8,000 in March last year, is to play for Johannesburg Ramblers. Also joining the Ramblers are Doug Rudham, the South African goalkeeper who has been with Liverpool since 1955, and […]

Wheeler broke the signing lull

Friday, September 7 – 1956 When Johnny Wheeler, Bolton Wanderers’ England wing half-back, signed for Liverpool yesterday, he completed a reversal of normal procedure. He had got himself a house before a transfer. Yesterday morning, Wheeler, born at Crosby, Liverpool, asked Bolton manager Bill Ridding for permission to […]

Liverpool staff list for 1956-57

Saturday, August 18 – 1956 Signed as professional Height Weight Birthplace Previous club Alan A’Court September 24 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 10 ‘ 4 Rainhill Prescot Cables Eric Anderson January 8 – 1952 5 ‘ 8 1/2 9 ‘ 12 Manchester Army Alan Arnell March 22 […]