December 23, 1979 Long after the light has faded for many of his old friends who ave drifted away into the dark shadows of retirement,
December 30, 1958 Joe Mercer, struggling Aston Villa’s new boss, made a dramatic attempt yesterday to sign Billy Liddell, 36, Liverpool’s Scottish international forward. But
Wednesday, December 2 – 1942 Billy Liddell, the Liverpool winger, has withdrawn from the Scotland XI to meet the Royal Air Force at Newcastle on
January 20, 1939 £6,000 transfer fee offered for Prescot player During their long career Prescot Cables have provided many football “stars” to League clubs but
March 23, 1936 My dearest football friend, John McKenna, has played out time and retired to his rest. Honest John McKenna. The name will never
Monday, May 9 – 1932 For a fee of £750 Bolton took Edmed, the Liverpool winger, and played him against his old side on Saturday.
June 16, 1923 Signings this week have been remarkably scarce, though there is considerable delight amongst the Liverpool directors in their having been able to
Tuesday, June 20 – 1922 Archie Rawlings, the clever Preston North End outside right, has been placed on the transfer list at his own request.
Saturday, November 27 – 1920 Rumour does not always lie. When Rossendale United visited Morecambe there were rumours that representatives of a First Division club
December 23, 1919 Billy Meredith, the famous winger and Welsh international, was on Tuesday re-signed by the Manchester United Club, who, through their manager, Mr.
November 11, 1916 Match: Lancashire Section, at Haig Avenue. Southport Central – Liverpool 1-3 (0-1). Attendance: 3,000. Referee: Mr. I. Baker; linesmen: Messrs. J. Sweeting
Friday, August 21 – 1914 But for a prohibitive fee placed on his transfer John Macdonald, the Newcastle United winger, would have been a signed
Friday, December 2 – 1910 MacDonald, the Liverpool winger, will be seen at centre-forward in the Liverpool Reserve team at Anfield to-morrow, this move being
August 11, 1906 Having devoted so much space to ground work, me thinks readers are asking what of the players. Such reference must necessarily be