Tag: transfer

Obituary: Bert Slater

Wednesday, July 26 – 2006 Bert Slater Goalkeeper with Falkirk, Liverpool, Dundee and Watford Born: 5 May 1936 in Musselburgh. Died: 21 July 2006 in Brechin, aged 70. Although he won the Scottish Cup with Falkirk and a Second Division championship medal with Liverpool, it is his endeavours […]

Lee Kops more flak

Thursday, August 1 – 2002 Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry has launched an astonishing attack on Lee Bowyer after the collapse of the players £9 million move from Leeds. Bowyer’s transfer was all set to go through until Anfield manager Gerard Houlllier called the deal off, citing the […]

Obituary – Cliff Lloyd

Wednesday, January 12 – 2000 Footballer whose biggest victory came after he hung up his boots Cliff Lloyd, who has died aged 83, made a mark in two areas of football – first as a reliable, competent fullback in Fulham’s second division team just after the war, and […]

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 […]

Anfield double champs in £2m bonanza

Monday, July 28 – 1986 Double winners Liverpool’s wages of glory were revealed yesterday as a staggering £2,2 million. Sixteen players earned more than £60,000 and four topped the £100,000 mark.Their earnings, revaled in the club’s accounts, pushed Anfield’s wage bill for the year to its highest ever […]

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 […]

United move in on Fagan

Saturday, August 20 – 1983 When Liverpool and Manchester United have their showdown at Wembley this afternoon there is much more at stake than the annual hand-out to charity. For once, the season’s curtain raiser matches two clubs likely to spend the next eight months wrestling for the […]

Emlyn running with the Wolves

Wednesday, August 1 – 1979 Wolves finally got their man yesterday when Emlyn Hughes completed his slow motion move from Liverpool by signing a two-year contract. But assistant manager Richie Barker, delighted at landing the 31-year old England defender for a bargain £85,000, was quick to issue Hughes […]

Kennedy set to join Liverpool

Thursday, August 10 – 1978 Alan Kennedy, Newcastle’s under 23 full back, is on his way to Vienna this morning – discussing his transfer to Liverpool. Newcastle have agreed a fee – around £300,000 – but Kennedy is discussing his personal terms with Liverpool’s general secretary Peter Robinson […]

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 […]

Former copper joins Anfield

Monday, November 7 – 1977 Steve Ogrizovic, the 6ft. 4in. former policeman, yesterday became the latest of a long and illustrious line of goalkeeper to leave Chesterfield when he signed for Liverpool in a £70,000 deal. He follows men like Gordon Banks, Alan Stevenson, Jim Brown and Steve […]

Dalglish replaces Keegan at Anfield

Wednesday, August 10 – 1977 Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool’s £440,000 buy from Celtic, last night got the best sort of welcome to Anfield he could possibly expect. For it came from Kevin Keegan the £500,000 dynamo he replaces on the eve of another European Cup season. Keegan, speaking from […]

Lawrenson in a record transfer

Wednesday, June 22 – 1977 Brighton have paid a club record fee of £100,000* for Preston defender Mark Lawrenson. And chairman Mike Bamber proudly gave the news last night at Heathrow Airport after signing Lawrenson in Benidorm, where Preston have been on holiday. (Daily Express, 23-06-1977) ** Correct […]

Paisley: Now ban Keegan

Saturday, June 4 – 1977 Kevin Keegan should be banned from playing for England, says his former boss at Liverpool Bob Paisley. Keegan joined P.S.V. Hamburg in a £500,000 deal yesterday. His contract includes a clause releasing him for World Cup and European Championship games. But Paisley said: […]

Keegan sold to SV Hamburg for £500,000

Friday, June 3 – 1977 Kevin Keegan completed his record-breaking £500,000 transfer to SV Hamburg yesterday – then took a swipe at the critics who have accused him of turning his back on England. “I’m no traitor. I don’t care if people do say I’m running out on […]

Alan Hansen signs for Liverpool

Thursday, May 5 – 1977 Alan Hansen, Partick Thistle and Scotland Under-23 defender signed for Liverpool for a fee of around £100,000, yesterday. The 6ft. 1in., 21-year-old Hansen needed little persuading to put his signature to the transfer forms and complete the £100,000 deal that took him from […]

Joey Jones to Liverpool

Monday, July 14 – 1975 Wrexham manager John Neal may quit in protest at yesterday’s £110,000 sale of Welsh U23 international defender Joey Jones to Liverpool. Neal said: “The directors went over my head. Now I’ll have to consider if I have any future with the club.” (Daily […]

Toshack leaves Liverpool

Thursday, November 21 – 1974 Jimmy Bloomfield yesterday did more than half a million pounds worth of transfer business – and was then locked out of the Football League HQ. The Leicester boss sold England goalkeeper Peter Shilton to Stoke for a record £340,000 and the dashed to […]

Speedy Mac back at the Kop

Wednesday, November 13 – 1974 Terry McDermott walked into Liverpool’s lush reception room at 6.15 last night blinked at the glittering array of trophies, then walked into the boardroom for a £170,000 transfer signing. The Newcastle and England Under-23 forward completed what Liverpool chairman John Smith described as […]