Tag: West Bromwich Albion

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

Edward Fairhurst Adams (Ted Adams) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ted Adams on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ted Adams: Born: November 30, 1906: Anfield (Liverpool/Lancashire), in England. Passed away: November 30, 1991: Burnley (Lancashire), in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.). Career: Liverpool schoolboys. Oakmere, 1925. Earle, 1926. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Liverpool join race to grab £2m Bull

Thursday, September 14 – 1989 Liverpool have joined the queue for Steve Bull, Second Division Wolves £2m rated goal king. Moneybags Liverpool have been searching the market this season for added firepower to compensate for the £1,2m departure of John Aldridge to Spanish club Real Sociedad. Anfield chief […]

The top men and their salaries

Tuesday, August 17 – 1982 What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division. Club Manager Salary Contract remaining Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on” Brighton Mike […]

Robert Idwal Davies – Liverpool Football Club

Davies in media. About Idwal Davies: Born: August 17 – 1899, in Ewloe Green, in Wales. Passed away: June 7 – 1980, in Cowies Hill (Durban), in South Africa. Position: Centre forward, inside right. Height: Weight: Career: Conway, 1919. Buckley United, 1919. West Bromwich Albion, 1919. Southport, 1920. […]

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 […]

A new role for Peter Thompson

Tuesday, August 6 – 1968 Liverpool’s wing wizard, Peter Thompson, is likely to have a different role than that of an orthodox winger in the coming season. He reacted to his new briefing, at Hull on Friday night, with a display which, according to manager Bill Shankly, showed […]

Shock transfer for Dave Hickson

Wednesday, November 23 – 1955 Aston Villa centre-forward Dave Hickson was transferred to Huddersfield last night, less than three months after joining them from Everton at a £22,000 fee. Yesterday’s was a transfer without a preliminary whisper. Hickson did not ask for it. Villa’s shock decision to let […]

The manager who would not give up

Monday, December 28 – 1953Behind the £20,000 signing by Liverpool on Christmas Day of two Charlton players, full-back Frank Lock (£7,500) and inside-left John Evans (£12,500), is the story of the Manager Who Would Not Give Up. For weeks Liverpool manager Mr. Don Welsh has, between trips to […]

Liverpool pay out £50,000

Friday, December 25 – 1953 Liverpool, bottom of the First Division table, yesterday spent another £30,000 in securing the transfers of left-back Frank Lock and inside right John Evans from Charlton, manager Don Welsh’s former club. Don, who only a few days ago paid about £20,000 for Dave […]

Liverpool will not be underrated

Friday, December 11 – 1953 It will be no “push over” for Pompey at Fratton Park when they meet Liverpool tomorrow. The Merseysiders, too, were among those lowly teams who caused such League surprise last week. Fortunately, there is no feeling among the Fratton Park players that here […]

Swooping jet complaint

Monday, March 5 – 1951 Liverpool F.C. directors say they are to “consider making representations to the appropriate authority” regarding a jet plane which swooped low over the Anfield ground during Saturday’s league game against West Bromwich Albion. Mr. George Richards, chairman, stated yesterday – “If there had […]

Harry Chambers passes away

Wednesday, June 29 – 1949 Harry Chambers, famous Liverpool, West Bromwich Albion and England inside forward, has died at Oakengates. A schoolboy international at 11, he joined Liverpool in 1915 and played eight games for England. (Evening Telegraph, 30-06-1949)

Ireland v Scotland 2-0 (International)

Saturday, October 4 – 1947 International, British Championships, at Windsor Park, Belfast. Ireland – Scotland 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 52,000. Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherstone). Ireland (2-3-5): Ted Hinton (Fulham); Con Martin (Leeds United), Tommy Aherne (Belfast Celtic), William Walsh (Manchester City), Jack Vernon (West Bromwich Albion, captain), Peter […]

West Bromwich Albion Reserves at Anfield

Friday, August 24 – 1945 West Bromwich Albion reserve team to visit Liverpool in a Central League match will be: Keith Jones, N. Williams, Bradley, Lowery, George Tranter, Cyril Williams, Le Maistre, Jim JDuggan, Pears, Tommy Bowen, Douglas Saunders. (Birmingham Daily Gazette, 24-08-1945) x Birmingham Mail, Thursday, August […]

Conference to settle football queries

Tuesday, July 24 – 1945 A round table conference between the management committee of the Football League, and the clubs will, I heard in London yesterday, be called to try and straighten out matters affecting the wages and status of players demobilised from the Forces. The curious part […]