January 25, 1916 The announcement of the death in Glasgow Royal Infirmary of Alex “Sandy” McMahon, the Hibernian, Celtic, and Scottish forward, recalls a player
February 13, 1908 The death is announced at Edinburgh of William Groves (Willie Groves), who in the late eighties and early nineties was a well-known
September 21, 1907 The transfer system as we know it has been evolved through time and the necessities of a complex situation, the whole being
July 9, 1894 Aston Villa have offered to play a match for the benefit of their neighbours at West Bromwich. This is a very kindly
March 20, 1894 It is stated in Scotch football circles that Jack Reynolds and Willie Groves, of Aston Villa, have signed for next season for
June 16, 1893 The first meeting of the Management Committee of the Football League was held at Nottingham on Friday, and lasted over four hours.
April 11, 1892 International: Inter League, at Pike’s Lane (Bolton). English League – Scottish League 2-2 (1-0) (match played 2 x 40 mins.). Attendance: 12,000.
March 19, 1892 Match: English FA Cup, Final, at Kennington Oval, kick-off: 16:00. West Bromwich – Aston Villa 3-0 (2-0). Attendance: 25,000. Referee: Mr. J.C.
February 6, 1892 (Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News: February 6, 1892) West Bromwich Albion F.C. 1891-1892. Back row (left to right): R.J. Hughes (Committeeman), J.
December 14, 1889 Match: Glasgow Cup Final, at Cathkin Park, kick-off: 14:30. Queen’s Park – Celtic 3-2 (2-2). Attendance: 12,000. Referee: Mr. Park. Queen’s Park
September 2, 1889 Everton have been hard at work, bring their house in order. Every effort has been made to obtain the best materials and
Friday, July 19 – 1889 After considerable negotiation the Everton Football Club Committee have secured the following well-known players for their team to play for
February 9, 1889 Match: FA Cup Final, at Hampden Park, kick-off: 15:30. Third Lanark – Celtic 2-1 (1-0). Attendance: 13,000; gate receipts: £799. Refere: Mr.
February 2, 1889 Match: FA Cup Final, at Hampden Park, kick-off: 15:00. Third Lanark – Celtic 3-0 (1-0). Attendance: 17,000; gate receipts: £920. Refere: Mr.
March 10, 1888 International: British Championship, at Easter Road (Edinburgh). Scotland – Wales 5-1 (3-1). Attendance: 8,000. Referee: Mr. John Clegg (English FA). Scotland (2-3-5):