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Stuart Doncaster @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Stuart Doncaster on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Stuart Doncaster: Born: September, 1890: Gainsborough, England. Passed away: 1955: Derbyshire, England. Position: Centre forward. Height: Weight: Career: Buxton: Signed: 1910. Stourbridge: Signed: 1911. Aston Villa: Signed: April, 1911. * 1910-11: 0-0 (FL 1); * 1911-12: 0-0 (FL 1); * […]

He catches ‘em young

Wednesday, July 29 – 1953 Mr. John Dougary, of Lochgelly, who acts as agent for Liverpool, has just sent down one of Fife’s most promising youngsters. He is 16 year-old John Russell, right back of Cardenden. John stands 5ft 9 ½in. He played in all three schoolboy internationals […]

Teams for the practice match

Thursday, August 14 – 1952 Liverpool supporters will not see Hugh Gerhardi, the club’s recent signing from South Africa, in Saturday’s public practice game at Anfield. It is felt that Gerhardi has not yet had sufficient time to get himself thoroughly acclimated, and he has accordingly been omitted […]

From Stanton Ironworks to Liverpool

Saturday, February 25 – 1950 Geoff Whitworth, the Stanton Ironworks’ 22-year-old full-back, signed professional forms for Liverpool on Saturday after a trial in their Central League side against Huddersfield Town Reserves. In this match he appeared at right full-back but he is at home in either of the […]

Liverpool sign Logan Mackenzie

Wednesday, January 8 – 1947 Liverpool have beaten several Scottish clubs in a brisk bidding bout for the signature of a prominent Fife amateur. The player is Logan Mackenzie, a centre half, who was asked to sign at the end of a ten days’ trial with Liverpool in […]

Fifer goes south to Liverpool

Thursday, November 5 – 1946 Off to Anfield to play trials for Liverpool – Logan Mackenzie, much sought Fife amateur. Tall, hefty, and 20, that’s Mackenzie. Centre half or right half, he has played for Burntisland Shipyard and several Fife junior clubs. A number of Scottish senior clubs […]