Tag: transfer fee

Liverpool finally sign Iago Aspas

Sunday, June 23 – 2013 Liverpool last night signed striker Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo in a £7,7m deal. Aspas, who scored 12 goals for Celta last season, has signed a long-term contract subject to international clearance. It’s Liverpool’s third summer signing after Manchester City’s Kolo Toure and […]

The Spanish FA blocks Iago Aspas deal

Friday, June 14 – 2013 Liverpool insist their deal to sign Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas will go through despite claims it has been blocked by the Spanish Football Federation. The Reds last night announced a £7,7m transfer had been agreed in principle, subject to the necessary documentation. […]

West Ham agree fee for Andy Carroll

Tuesday, June 13 – 2013 Sam Allardyce is still working around the clock on landing No 1 target Andy Carroll. The West Ham manager has had a £15m bid accepted by Liverpool for the England striker who is currently nursing a heel injury. “Our first priority is signing […]

Chris Kirkland tipped for the top

Sunday, September 2 – 2001 Gerard Houllier has smashed the British transfer record for a goalkeeper who only six years ago was dragged away from his newspaper round to play for Coventry City. Chris Kirkland, 20, who moved to Liverpool for £9 million on Friday, was not even […]

Villa look to James

Tuesday, April 27 – 1999 Aston Villa head a queue of clubs ready to offer £2 million-rated David James a chance to re-launch his career. The Liverpool keeper’s fear he will be one of a number of departures from Anfield was confirmed at the weekend when he was […]

£2,3m Nigel seals Kop dream move

Tuesday, July 20 – 1993 Nigel Clough was yesterday valued at £2,275 million for the “perfect move” to Liverpool he hopes will secure his England future. His old club Nottingham Forest and Graeme Souness at Liverpool were happy with the compromise transfer fee decided by a tribunal. Forest […]

Dean Saunders is on his way to Villa

Wednesday, September 2 – 1992 Liverpool striker Dean Saunders is set to join Aston Villa today for £2,5m. Anfield boss Graeme Souness announced that the clubs had settled on a price after his side’s disappointing 1-1 home deadlock with Southampton last night. Said Souness: “We have agreed a […]

It’s a teen dream

Monday, January 14 – 1991 Teenage prodigy Jamie Redknapp yesterday completed a dream move to Liverpool . . . helped by a friendship forged before he was born. “I’m so excited I can’t wait to get started,” bubbled the 17-year-old as he prepared for his first training stint. […]

Carter is rewarded for years of strife

Friday, January 11 – 1991 Jimmy Carter and Jamie Redknapp, Kenny Dalglish’s near £1,5 million Liverpool investment, took the rough and the smooth routes to Anfield. Millwall’s 25-old-year-old Carter, signed yesterday for £750,000, will be joined next week by 17 year-old Redknapp from Bournemouth. Jimmy Carter, Millwall. Those […]

Doc take a swipe at Liverpool

Monday, July 31 – 1989 Millwall boss John Docherty took an angry swipe at Liverpool yesterday – after making a club record £500,000 bid for Tottenham midfielder Paul Allen. Spurs chief Terry Venables turned down the first approach but Docherty is determined to capture 26 year old Allen […]

Superkid move

Tuesday, January 8 – 1985 Liverpool will today beat a cluster of First Division rivals for the signature of Oldham’s £200,000-rated teenaged starlet Wayne Harrison. The League champions last night agreed terms with Oldham and the player travels to Anfield today to become Britain’s costliest player at his […]

Cyril Oxley @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Cyril Oxley on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Cyril Oxley: Born: May 2, 1904: Beighton (Derbyshire), England. Passed away: December 20, 1984: Coventry (Warwickshire), England. Position: Outside right or outside left. Height: (5ft. 9in.); Weight: (12st. 5lb.). Career: Whitwell Colliery. Chesterfield: Signed, 1923. * 1923-24: 4-0 (Football League […]

Tottenham chasing Ray Kennedy

Sunday, January 10 – 1982 Stoke and Spurs are poised to join the chase for Liverpool and England midfielder Ray Kennedy, who is now surplus to requirements at Anfield. Stoke boss Richie Barker has already been in touch with Liverpool after selling his England Under-21 star Adrian Heath […]

Clemence to quite Euro champs

Sunday, May 31 – 1981 England goalkeeper Ray Clemence may have played his last game or Liverpool. That is the shock news for Anfield fans following the club’s third European Cup triumph in Paris (writes Ray Bradley). The 32-year-old Liverpool star is ready to leave Anfield knowing that […]

McGarvey to start for Scotland

Saturday, June 2 – 1979 Frank McGarvey, the £300,000 Liverpool signing from St Mirren who still awaits his Anfield debut, makes his first full appearance for Scotland today, against world champions Argentina at Hampden. McGarvey, who appeared as substitute against Northern Ireland last week, gains his chance thanks […]

Alan Kennedy signs for Liverpool

Monday, August 14 – 1978 Alan Kennedy, 23-year-old Newcastle defender, joins Liverpool this morning. The £300,000 signing will make his first appearance for the European champions against Celtic in tonight’s testimonial match for Jock Stein. (Daily Mail, 14-08-1978)

Aussie Alun

Friday, July 7 – 1978 Alun Evans has become the most expensive player to leave the Football League and join an Australian club. He has been sold by Walsall to Hellas, the South Melbourne club for £10,000. Evans was English football’s first £100,000 teenager when he left Wolves […]

£352,000 Souness goes to Anfield

Tuesday, January 10 – 1978 Liverpool smashed another transfer record yesterday when they bought Graeme Souness from Middlesbrough for £352,000. Their outlay on the talented Scottish midfield man they have pursued for six weeks represents a new record cash deal between English clubs. Liverpool already hold the records […]