Tag: transfer list

David Johnson transferred from Ipswich Town

Thursday, August 12 – 1976 England striker David Johnson last night signed for Liverpool for £200,000 and said: “It’s great to be home.” Merseyside-born Johnson dashed to Anfield yesterday, after Liverpool moved in with a late bid to pip Spurs at the post for the Ipswich centre-forward. Johnson, […]

Liverpool let seven go free

Saturday, May 25 – 1968 Liverpool have given free transfers to seven of their young players and retained 28 professionals, they announced to-day. Among the retained are wing-half Roy Evans, former Bootle and England schoolboy, and winger Dave Wilson, for whom they paid Preston £20,000 18 months ago […]

Shankly put 12 men on the transfer list

Wednesday, April 26 – 1967 Gordon Milne, 12 times an England cap, went on Liverpool’s transfer list last night as manager Bill Shankly launched a Soccer sales spree. Also listed: Geoff Strong, £40,000 signing from Arsenal in November 1964. Shankly has told all League clubs he is ready […]

Walter Hay @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Walter Hay at PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Walter Hay. Born: Glasgow. Passed away: Position: Right back. Height: 174 cm. (5ft. 8½in.); Weight: 70 kilos (11st.). Career: Petershill. St. Mirren, signed, August 14 – 1924. * 1924-25: 6-0 (ScL 1). ***** King’s Park, on loan, January 25 – […]

Wolves pay up £48,000 for Jimmy Melia

Monday, March 9 – 1964 Wolves boss Stan Cullis splashed a club record £48,000 to buy Jimmy Melia, Liverpool’s England inside forward, last night. The Melia deal – Cullis’s second big signing in seventy two hours – boosts Wolves spending this season to £140,000. Cullis bidding to buy […]

Liverpool target Dave Hickson

Tuesday, November 3 – 1959 Everton have agreed to the transfer request of 29 year-old centre forward Dave Hickson. Liverpool, who want the player, were informed immediately the decision was made but issued a statement last night in which they said that they hope Everton will quote “a […]

Underwood wants away

Friday, April 20 – 1956 Dave Underwood, Liverpool and former Queen’s Park Rangers and Watford goalkeeper, has been placed on the transfer list at his own request. He played twenty five consecutive League and Cup games until replaced last Saturday. (Daily Mirror, 20-04-1956)

Aston Villa pay £23,000 for Dave Hickson

Friday, September 2 – 1955 After a day of suspense, Dave Hickson, Everton’s bustling 25 year-old centre forward, was eventually transferred to Aston Villa at fee believed to be about £23,000. This is roughly what Aston Villa received when they transferred their inside forward, Tommy Thompson, to Preston […]

Bradford interested in Charles Ashcroft

Thursday, May 26 – 1955 Bradford and Ipswich Town have been making inquiries for Charles Ashcroft, Liverpool’s England B goalkeeper, who was recently put on the transfer list. It is understood that Liverpool are asking for a small transfer fee. Ashcroft visited Ipswich to discuss the position with […]

Priday joins Accrington Stanley

Thursday, December 11 – 1952 Accrington Stanley manager Mr. Walter Crook last night came to terms with his old club, Blackburn, and signed for a nominal fee South African winger Bob Priday, who cost £10,000 when transferred from Liverpool to Blackburn in March 1949. Priday had been on […]

Never too old to be a star

Monday, November 24 – 1952 Star of non-League Weymouth’s gallant 1-1 draw with Colchester was Willie Fagan, 36, their player-manager who is still on Liverpool’s transfer list. Yes, he is the Scot who played for Preston in the 1937 final and for Liverpool at Wembley three seasons ago. […]

Stubbins for transfer

Wednesday, August 20 – 1952 Albert Stubbins, the Liverpool and former Newcastle United centre-forward, has been placed on the transfer list at his own request. Only a week ago Darlington made an offer for his services, but this was rejected by the club. Stubbins, who played for Liverpool […]

Seven players for sale

Tuesday, March 11 – 1952 Cyril Sidlow, Welsh international goalkeeper, and Willie Fagan, inside forward, a Scottish wartime cap, are among seven Liverpool players offered for transfer. Others on the list are centre-forwards McCurley (ex-Brighton) and Peter Gee, local full back Shepherd, outside left Ken Brierley, and centre-half […]

Les Shannon transferred to Burnley

Wednesday, November 2 – 1949 Burnley yesterday secured the transfer from Liverpool of Leslie Shannon, their 23 year old reserve centre-forward. Shannon, who was on the transfer list as his own request, made ten first team appearances for Liverpool last season. (Western Morning News, 03-11-1949)

Seeking McAvoy

Thursday, September 15 – 1949 Officials of Queen of the South arrived in Liverpool to-day to begin negotiations for the transfer of Doug McAvoy, Liverpool’s Scottish inside forward who formerly played for Kilmarnock. They met George Kay, Liverpool manager, and directors. It is expected the transfer deal will […]

Doug McAvoy on the transfer list

Friday, April 29 – 1949 Following a long chat on Friday between Doug McAvoy and manager George Kay, Liverpool, have agreed to put the ex-Killie man on the open-to-transfer list. Fee is £3,000, but Mr. Kay told Dougie that, if a Scots club come along he’ll be prepared […]

Ramsden to Sunderland for £10,000

Monday, March 15 – 1948 Sunderland took a last leap into the open transfer arena – it closes tonight – and signed on Bernard Ramsden, 30-year-old Liverpool back. A more-than-£10,000 cheque secured Ramsden, who was on the transfer list, at his own request. He began in Sheffield junior […]

£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 […]